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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-148-S
  • Posted:26/09/2022
  • Pay:£4.81 per hour, £6,600 FTE
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing 10th October 2022


The Barnehurst Federation of Schools has an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team to provide support and assistance to the Teacher in the classroom.

The position requires excellent interpersonal skills to relate well to children and adults, and a basic understanding of the National Curriculum and the Early Years Foundation stage and the types of lessons taught at the different key stages.

 The Primary First Trust currently consists of 10 primary schools in Kent, Bexley and Medway who work in close partnership together. From the outset the commitment of our organisation has been to ensure we can meet our school improvement priorities.  The upward trajectory of the results in all of our schools shows we have achieved this.

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to contribute the growing culture and reputation of our fantastic school.
  • A team of like-minded and very skilled professionals, committed to giving pupils a very high standard of education who will support you in your apprenticeship.
  • The chance to work with some wonderfully creative, polite and hardworking children and their families.

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed this can be arranged. Please contact Natalie Jones, Administration Support Officer to arrange on 01322 334401 or n.jones@barnehurstfederation.co.uk.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the  criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to n.jones@barnehurstfederation.co.uk by Noon, Friday 7th October 2022. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to The Federation of Barnehurst Schools, Barnehurst Close, Erith, Kent, DA8 3NL.

The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools operates an equal opportunities policy. 

References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.


Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.