Higher Level Reading Specialist Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: The Howard Academy Trust
  • Reference: HS/22/211331
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 11:24 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: NJC C2 POINTS 12 - 25 (ACTUAL SALARY £15,337 - £20,449 PER ANNUM)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Thames View Primary School, Kent

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Higher Level Reading Specialist Teaching Assistant

Start date: September 2022

Thames View Primary School is a two-form entry school in Rainham, Kent. We are a ‘Good’ school (OFSTED 2020). There are amazing open spaces to explore, offering endless opportunities for a new member of staff, with an experienced team of teachers and a wonderful team that will be willing to offer support to a new member of staff.

Thames View Primary School seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic Higher Level Teaching Assistant with a specialism in Reading to start from September 2022, with immediate effect. The post is graded on NJC Grade C2 Points 12 – 25 (Actual Salary £15,337 - £20,449 per annum).

Thames View Primary School can offer you:

  • A school that believes strongly in educating the whole child
  • Happy and enthusiastic pupils, who are keen to learn
  • The chance to work in close collaboration with supportive staff and governing body
  • The experience of working in a caring school which balances hard work with fun times

Benefits of Working for The Howard Academy Trust

We are committed to promoting personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer: 

  • CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Flu Jabs
  • Free Health Checks 
  • Access EarlyPay
  • Mindfulness Taster Sessions
  • Skills Network of 30 Free Level 2 8 – 12 week courses
  • Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham
  • Wellbeing afternoons
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders


Thames View Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be taken up for those candidates short-listed for interview. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

To request further information please contact Leanna Rogers, Head of School on 01634 629080. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 30 September 2022.  Please note that CVs are not accepted, and applicants should apply by sending the completed application packs to hr@thatrust.org.uk. Please note we will be reviewing applications and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified early application is recommended.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.  We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.

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