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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 8.30am - 3.30pm 5 days per week, 32.5 hpw, 38 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale

Kent Range 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Temple Hill Primary Academy are looking to recruit a number of Higher Level Teaching Assistants to join their staff to work in each year group on fixed term contracts initially for a year but with the protentional to be extended for the right candidates as well as the possibility to train for teaching further down the line.

Person Spec:


  • Successful relevant experience of working with children of relevant age within a learning environment
  • Demonstrate specialist skills that may be appropriate to 7(a-d) above
  • Good understanding of child development with the ability to apply behaviour management policies and strategies which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • Be able to work calmly under pressure with the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstance/situations


  • Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) plus knowledge acquired through training and experience to level of professional standards specified for HLTA status plus additional professional development.
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of National Curriculum requirements in relation to specialist area (e.g. additional needs, curriculum area), including planning, preparing and delivering programmes of learning activities to groups and classes.; also detailed understanding of how pupils of relevant age group(s) and ability learn; relevant learning strategies and methods.
  • Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures relevant to child protection and health and safety.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer?

  • Supportive and inclusive team- your voice is valuable and will be heard
  • Opportunity to develop within the school and the wider Trust
  • Staff wellbeing matters to us- we have plenty of laughter!
  • In return for your hard work and dedication, we are able to offer you a range of benefits, including:
  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • 2 family days
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers

Further details about the role

Purpose of the role is: To collaborate with teachers in planning and delivering programmes of teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to undertake educational activities with individuals, groups and whole classes within a framework agreed with and under the overall direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. All shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

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About Temple Hill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Arranging a visit to Temple Hill Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@golden-thread.org.

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