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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Term Time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-152S
  • Posted:25/11/2021
  • Pay:TDET Band 6, point 18 (see advert)
  • Start Date:January, 2022
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:15th December, 2021


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

36.25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time only + 1 week)

Are you a Teaching Assistant, a Learning Mentor,  an existing HLTA or a graduate with a link to education/learning or in a similar role, who wants to develop their teaching skills in a school which believes in nurturing and achievement for all, including staff?  Would you enjoy opportunities and internal/external development?  Do you want to be part of our supportive team? 

This role will primarily be covering classes across the whole school from Y1-6.  With excellent training and development on offer, this is a position that will allow you to grow.

 The Role (will include)

  • Covering classes across the whole school (Year 1 to Year 6)
  • Assessing/marking learning
  • Communicating with teachers to deliver learning already planned
  • CPD including internal and external training

This appointment will start December, 2021. Salary: TDET Band 6, point 18 £18,259 per annum (equivalent to £21,688 per annum for a full-time all year round post)

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We warmly welcome visits to our School; please contact the Headteacher’s PA pondl@whitehillprimary.com to make arrangements. 

Applications can be found at http://whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk/vacancies. We do not accept CV's.Interested applicants should submit their applications by email to walshl@decustrust.com 

Closing date: 09:00 Friday 10th December, 2021

Shortlisting: 10th December, 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 15th 2021


Information about the school

Whitehill is an inclusive primary school, with a current roll of 670 children, serving a diverse community. We strive to build confident, ambitious and independent learners. We are proud that our children enjoy high quality, enriched learning with exciting opportunities.

Whitehill has much to offer: grow in a supportive environment with lots of internal and external CPD. As part of The Decus Educational Trust, Challenge Partners and the Gravesham Learning Partnership, our excellent network offers exceptional opportunities. We will help you to thrive.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jennifer Lumley
  • Address:Sun Lane, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5HN
  • Telephone: (01474) 352973
  • Email: lumleyj@decustrust.com


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).