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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-181-S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay:PFT C1 – £24,282 - pro rata £16,785
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 3rd July 2023


We have a great opportunity for a knowledgeable and efficient individual to join us in the role of Teaching Assistant at The Federation of Barnehurst Schools. Teaching Assistants are vital in ensuring each child reaches their full potential. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can develop a positive working relationship with the children to enable access to learning, contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment.

The Federation of Barnehurst Schools comprises of 2 outstanding schools. We value our community, and the school has built a strong reputation for excellence over the years.

We are the founding school of The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley. This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence. In return, as a member of the Primary First Trust, we offer bespoke training opportunities to support professional development, at all levels.

The ideal candidate will share our vision and commitment to upholding our high standards and aspirations for our children.

 We can offer:

• A positive working environment with strong focus on staff and pupil wellbeing.

• A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your role.

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be emailed to admin@barnehurstfederation.co.uk

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.