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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-86S
  • Posted:22/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 7
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/08/2020 at 15:00
  • Interviews:August/ September


Post:                 Higher Level Teaching Assistant 
Contract:          Fixed Term (1 Academic Year)
Start date:        September 2020
End date:          31st July 2021
Hours/weeks:  32.5 hours/ 38 weeks
Grade:              Kent Range 7

We are looking to appoint a higher level teaching assistant to join part of our school team to continue on our journey to success and help drive our mission forward, removing barriers for all and ensuring our children access the education they deserve.

As a HLTA, you will be expected to complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for an agreed area of work under an agreed system of supervision.  This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring students and assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement, progress and development.

All of staff receive 3 extra paid well-being days per year, an extensive CPD offer, amazing development opportunities and a chance to make a real difference in a supportive and happy environment.

The successful candidate must be qualified with the relevant Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status.

Interviews will take place throughout August.  

 The Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference.  It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.

Due to the high level of applications we recieve, we reserve the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date, therefore early application is encouraged.

Information about the school

At Knockhall Primary School, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We expect all children to:

Achievement Work hard to fulfil their potential and develop as confident independent learners. Make good or better progress as a result of consistently good teaching.

Aspiration Be provided with a broad and relevant curriculum to ensure that they gain in confidence and develop the skills and knowledge required for the future.

Aspire To be the best they can possibly be.

Teamwork Work confidently within a group, contribute their own ideas effectively and fully share individual and collective responsibility.

Respect Be polite and respectful to others in action and words. Respect the environment, equipment and other people’s ideas, beliefs and differences.

Honesty Tell the truth at all times and be fair and just.

Pride Be proud of everything they do, have self-respect and a sense of personal worth.

Resilience Learn that initial failure is a learning experience that with perseverance and determination leads to future success.

We aim to inspire children to be the very best they can be and to ensure that they are well developed and responsible citizens of the future.

We are a strong and happy school community where all children are included and where all can take part.

Parents and Carers are the greatest influence on a child’s life and their life chances.

We work closely with all families and place a high value on that support to make sure that by working closely together every child is safe, secure and doing their very best.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01322) 624 509


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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.