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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Grove Park Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2595-95S
  • Posted:08/12/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Jan 2023
  • App Close Date:01/01/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join a large and dynamic team at Grove Park Primary School.


Our Trust consists of four schools Aspire School, Bobbing Village School, Grove Park Primary School and Iwade School.

If you are experienced, enthusiastic and adaptable and able to bring out and nurture the best potential in our pupils aged 4-11, you may be our ideal candidate.

 The hours of duty are from 8.40-3.25, Monday to Friday, term time only - a total of 28.75 hours per week. This post is  38 weeks per year plus 2 days. The annual salary is Kent Range 3 £12,865 ( full time equivalent £19,293).

 This role will involve you to work with the whole class, groups of pupils or support children on 1:1 basis and deliver intervention programs.

 You will be our desirable candidate if:

  • You have experience of working with children (ideally in a school setting) and have an understanding of children’s development;
  • You have maths and English GCSEs A*-C;
  • You are proactive and be flexible;
  • You are team player who is also committed to the wider life of the school;
  • You are a clear communicator with adults and children;
  • You are a positive role model to all.


In return, we can offer you:

  • Well behaved, polite children who enjoy learning;
  • A friendly and supportive team;
  • Opportunities for development through training, mentoring and coaching;
  • An inclusive environment where you feel valued;
  • A supportive leadership team.

For general and specific responsibilities for this position please refer to the job description.

Please note that we accept application forms only. To download an application form, please visit our website and email the completed form to hr@ba-mat.org.uk. If you require further information, please contact Anna Smith by telephone on 01795477417 or by email at hr@ba-mat.org.uk.  

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment


Information about the school

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is made up of four schools, Aspire school, Bobbing Village, Grove Park Primary and Iwade School, all are based in Sittingbourne, Kent. Aspire School is a three form entry school, Iwade School is a three form entry school, Grove Park is a two form entry school and Bobbing School is a one form entry school. Each school has its own individual characteristics and sits at the centre of their community.

Within the trust, we recognise everyone as an individual and we nurture, value and develop them. We aim to achieve the highest standards in all that we do and to have happy children and staff, eager and excited to come to school.

We work in collaboration with other schools and organisations seeking the best innovative practice in teaching, sharing new ideas and learning from others. We use research as a springboard for change.

We strive to make our schools even better, recruiting the very best to meet the needs of a changing world. We foster a positive attitude which allows everyone to develop new skills, build resilience and achieve their dreams.

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Bourne Alliance MAT, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare for all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR
  • Address:Hilton Drive, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PT
  • Telephone: (01795) 477417
  • Email: hr@ba-mat.org.uk


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