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HLTA (Recovery Support) - Full-time/Part-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-105S
  • Posted:29/11/2021
  • Pay:Relevant to Qualification (KR4 - KR6)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/12/2021 at 11:00
  • Interviews:15/12/2021


We are seeking an inspirational, highly motivated and creative Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our caring and dedicated team.  This position offers an exciting opportunity for a committed individual to work for a friendly and supportive school where all members of the team work together for the benefit of the whole school community.

The core post will be part-time, 20 hours per week, term time only. 

The days and hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 12:45pm. 

There is also an opportunity for the right candidate to work an additional 7.5 hours in the afternoons (1:45pm to 3:15pm) 

This is a temporary post until the end of the academic year, part funded by the Catch-Up Premium provided by the Government. 

There may be potential for the post to be extended further depending on the needs of the school and future funding.

Key elements of the role:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver specified learning activities to an identified group of children to make accelerated progress across a range of age groups
  • Be responsible for planning and implementing structured learning programmes and supporting pupils as individuals and in groups to access learning activities in and out of the classroom

 The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified, or have evidence of working towards a Level 4 HLTA Certificate or Diploma
  • Have successful relevant experience of working with children across the Primary age range.
  • Have experience of planning and running high quality interventions which have positive outcomes for pupils.
  • Be able to inspire and motivate pupils to reach their full potential
  • Use their initiative to support and stretch learning
  • Be empathetic to the social, emotional and physical needs of all children.


We can offer:

  • A salary based on Kent Range 6 for HLTA qualified candidiates. 
  • Depending on qualification and experience, pay could range from KR4-KR5 for unqualified candidates or those currently undertaking training. 
  • A friendly and welcoming working environment.
  • A wonderful resourced and modern school building
  • The potential for collaborative working and further development within The Pathway Academy Trust.

Please contact the school office should have any questions or wish to discuss the role further. Visits to the school are very welcome.


Culverstone Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding, all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. References will be only be requested for those short-listed and prior to interview.


Information about the school

We are a popular, rural village school with 7 classes and a nursery. CGPS formed part of the Pathway Academy Trust in October 2015. TPAT currently has five schools: Meopham Community Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Wrotham Road and Culverstone Green. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

We have a brand new school building and school grounds that are beautifully rural and spacious. The children have a school council and their view point is very important to us. We have a supportive Local Governing Body and an active PTA. We are an innovative and creative school with a positive, friendly and motivated staff team. We are committed to CPD. We even have our own school dog! Come and see for yourself!

Please do have a look at our Facebook page and school website.

The Pathway Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role will involve contact with children, referred to as 'regulated activity' therefore all applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). A copy of our Child Protection policy is available from our website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Adrian Watson
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Culverstone Green, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: (01732) 822568
  • Email: tharana.wahed@cgps.kent.sch.uk


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).