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Teaching Assistant - Early Years, Bligh Primary School, Strood - Maternity

Barnsole Primary Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F45-23-S
  • Posted:04/02/2019
  • Pay:NJC D2, Point 12-21 pro-rata
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing Monday 25th February

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We are seeking to appoint an experienced Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team for three days a week; Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave.


Are you?

  • passionate about young children getting the best start to their education?
  • someone who has the highest expectations of themselves and others?
  • a dedicated team player with energy, drive and creativity?
  • able to work collaboratively and act with initiative?
  • of the belief that all children can do well and have a desire to help them achieve?
  • innovative and committed to school improvement?


We can offer you…

 children who are enthusiastic

  • a dynamic and supportive Senior Leadership Team;
  • opportunities for career development;
  • a 100% focus on providing high quality early years education; and
  • a vibrant, energetic and fun place to work.

Bligh Primary School consists of Bligh Infant and Junior Schools. Bligh Infant School is an outstanding school (June 2015) and Bligh Junior School is a good school (February 2013). Both schools are members of Barnsole Primary Trust.

At Bligh we follow the Trust ethos; we respect, value and invest in our staff to ensure that they have every opportunity to become outstanding leaders of learning.


Further Information

Application forms are available from our website. On completion of your application, please email to hr@barnsoleprimarytrust.org. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact Amanda Pearce on 01634 336275 to arrange a convenient time. For further details about our School/Trust please visit:



Bligh Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.


Information about the trust

Barnsole Primary Trust is driven by a moral purpose, determined to see a high performing and successful Multi-Academy Trust that delivers the very best educational experience for all pupils in the Early Years and Primary Phases.

The Trust believes that every child has the right to access a good or outstanding school. This means a commitment to working collaboratively and effectively using everyone’s strengths to meet a common aim. We are proud of the teaching and leadership capacity that is being built across Barnsole Primary Trust; as a result of this strength, the Trust is now poised to move forward into a period of significant growth. Barnsole Primary Trust is a cost-effective organisation that has a clear business model delivering the efficiency, effectiveness and challenge required to ensure that school improvement is at the forefront of everything we do. There is a relentless drive for continued improvement in teaching, learning, leadership and governance, to achieve the best personal and educational outcomes for every pupil.

Our partnerships reach beyond the Multi-Academy Trust. We are an outward looking organisation seeking to learn from others and sharing our own good practice and expertise. We very much welcome enquiries with regard to any of our schools and services, along with suggestions for partnership working.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amanda Pearce
  • Address:Barnsole Primary Trust,
    C/O Bligh Primary School,
    Bligh Way,
    ME2 2XJ
  • Telephone: 01634 336275
  • Email: hr@barnsoleprimarytrust.org



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.