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Teaching Assistant, Bligh Primary School, Strood - Part-time

Barnsole Primary Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F45-33-S
  • Posted:05/07/2019
  • Pay:NJC D2 £18,426 - £21,166 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:1st September 2019
  • App Close Date:17/07/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Monday 22nd July 2019

Schools this job is for


We are seeking to appoint a part-time experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team on a permanent basis. The hours of work are 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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 respect, value and invest in our staff to ensure that they have every opportunity to become outstanding leaders of learning.

We have excellent opportunities for class based and one-to-one Teaching Assistants, who are ambitious about their own career and passionate about developing the very best in themselves and all our pupils.

Are you?

  • 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?
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?
  • ambitious and committed to your own professional development?
  • innovative and committed to school improvement?

We can offer you:

  • pupils who are enthusiastic and caring;
  • a dynamic and supportive Senior Leadership Team;
  • opportunities for career development;
  • a 100% focus on improving outcomes for all our pupils; and
  • a vibrant, energetic and fun place to work

Further Information

Application forms are available from our website. On completion of your application, please email to hr@barnsoleprimarytrust.org. We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 336220 to arrange your visit. 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.