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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Featherby Infant School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2401-92S
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2
  • Start Date:30th August 2022
  • App Close Date:26/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:10th June 2022


Hours : 28 hours per week Teaching Assistant  + 2 hours per week PPA cover, term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks per year)

Actual salary - £ 13,58 per annum 

Featherby Junior and Featherby Infant and Nursery School are both part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

The care and wellbeing of our pupils is a high priority and our children are enthusiastic and hardworking. We would like to  recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and committed  staff team.

We are looking someone who:  

  • Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification in child care  
  • Experience of working with children in an education setting  
  • Ability to work as part of a team 

If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you. To find out more please contact Mrs Barraclough on: 01634 231984 (Juniors)

In return we offer National terms and conditions, tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities and a generous package of staff benefits.

For further information on the Trust and the school see attached applicant information pack or visit our website:  https://www.maritimeacademytrust.org/

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 26th May 2022

Interviews: 10th June 2022

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks. 

Information about the school

Currently there are 234 children on roll who are based across three sites in Medway. The largest of the sites is in Gillingham and there are two satellite sites based at Featherby Primary School and Bligh Primary School.

Danecourt was judged to be good in all areas, except Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and EYFS both of which were judged as being outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Job Contact Information


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).