HLTA - Ashford

Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2024
  1. HLTA, Teaching Assistant
£100 - £116 per day
  1. Long-term

HLTA - Ashford

Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
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Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) - Tonbridge

Full-time - £100 - £116 per day - January 2024 start

Tradewind Recruitment are sourcing for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) to support schools in the Tonbridge and the wider Tonbridge and Malling area, for long-term contract positions from January 2024. These are full-time positions but could have scope for a candidate to go permanent.

The Role

  • Preparing classrooms for lessons, including setting up video presentations and sourcing books and handouts for students
  • Teaching classes unassisted, especially when Teachers are ill or on leave
  • Planning and delivering learning and enrichment activities, either with Teachers or independently
  • Working with small groups of students or individuals needing special attention
  • Developing specialist curricula in areas of interest
  • Assessing students' progress and discussing development with Teachers, parents and Carers
  • Consoling students who are unwell, injured or upset
  • Supervising student groups on excursions and at sporting events


  • Experience working as a HLTA would be highly desirable.
  • Holding a L4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification would be highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience planning and delivering specialist PPA lessons across the primary curriculum.
  • Either have, or be willing to get, an enhanced DBS on the update service.
  • Must have right to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Tradewind Recruitment

  • We offer highly competitive and fair rates of pay, paying to scale for all long-term/perm responsibilities.
  • A specialised, highly experienced, and dedicated Consultant to be your main point of contact.
  • An independent and experienced Compliance team to ensure you can continue working.
  • Tradewind works with the National College and can offer over 2500 accredited courses that you would have access to, so you will be able to complete CPD at your own convenience.

For more information on the schools we are working with specifically, please apply to this advert and will respond to you within 24 hours, or contact kent@twrecruitment.com or call us on 01227 852 816.


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