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Alternative Curriculum Coach / HLTA - Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-684S
  • Posted:12/03/2020
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:April/May
  • App Close Date:29/03/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:W/c 30th March 2020


Alternative Curriculum Coach / HLTA

Salary: NJC Scale 4/5 Points 7-17 pro rata to £15,922 - £19,408

36 hours per week, term time only

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated person to work as part of a professional team within a self-contained unit, working with students who experience difficulties in accessing main stream education.  

The successful candidate will work with individuals and small groups, planning, preparing and delivering lessons; sometimes using distance learning or computer aided techniques.  The post holder will be expected to progress students’ learning and with other professionals, support pupils’ social, emotional and physical well-being. 

It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy and English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2, an HLTA qualification would be advantageous.

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career.  There is an independent nursery based on the school site. 

Application forms are available from kent.teach.com or our school website www.tenterden-schools-trust.com/vacancies alternatively please send an email to Ellie Reid in Human Resources on vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: 29th March 2020, however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.