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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Otford Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2138-183S
  • Posted:20/09/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 - commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/09/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 4th October 2021

Advert

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated HLTA to work at our school. You will be fully committed to supporting excellent outcomes and further improving standards. The successful applicant will be working alongside our skilled, friendly and supportive team to help our children enjoy, learn and achieve success.  This is a full time, term time only position, the hours are 8:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday. The salary will be Kent Range 6 (according to experience).

Applicants will be able to demonstrate highly effective KS1 and KS2 practice and will:

- meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or can demonstrate extensive experience.

- have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible working in the classroom, dinner hall and playground

- be passionate about teaching and learning

- be able to work creatively and strategically

- be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn

- be positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude

- committed to improving the life chances of every child

 

The successful candidate will support the class in:

  • Providing stimulating, engaging activities suitable to the primary age range
  • Keeping records and providing pupils with feedback to inform and support subsequent provision
  • Working in close partnership with parents /carers to improve pupil outcomes
  • Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of the children
  • Assessing children's learning with reference to relevant National Curriculum and school assessment documents. 

In return the successful candidate will be a part of:

  • Friendly supportive staff, governors and a welcoming community.
  • Happy, enthusiastic, well behaved children who are eager to learn.
  • A school committed to professional development.

Candidates will need to have a clear knowledge and understanding of working with children in a classroom, be willing to contribute to a team, have good communication skills and should be fully committed to supporting the vision, aims and values of our good school. 

The closing date for applications is 30th September 2021.

Information about the school

Otford Primary School is located near Sevenoaks, based in the historic village of Otford. We are a two-form entry school, drawing from the village and immediate surrounding areas with committed staff and parents. We like to maximise links within the village and local community.

The School has undergone buildings and facilities development in the last few years. A large sports field and outdoor spaces are used to maximise physical activity and learning outside the classroom as well as weekly Forest School sessions off site. Please refer to our website for more information!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Helen Roberts
  • Address:High Street, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 5PG
  • Telephone: 01959 523145
  • Email:

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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.