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Teacher Bligh Primary School, Strood Kent - Full-time/Part-time

Barnsole Primary Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F45-52-T
  • Posted:19/11/2019
  • Pay:Main/Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:1st January
  • App Close Date:06/12/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 11th December

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Are you a passionate primary teacher with the ability to make an immediate contribution to the way that pupils learn and engage? If this sounds like you then look no further!

We are seeking to appoint two experienced or newly qualified primary teachers, who will initially be based in KS1 or lower KS2, to join us to build upon our successes and help to shape the future of Bligh Primary School as part of Barnsole

As a Teacher you will be: 

  • a dynamic primary practitioner who understands outstanding teaching and learning with the highest expectations of themselves and others
  • passionate about teaching and learning
  • committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes
  • a dedicated team player with energy, drive and creativity
  • innovative and committed to school improvement
  • a strong communicator with emotional intelligence
  • ambitious and committed to your own professional development
  • a teacher with a sense of humour“We want a teacher who is funny and nice” Year 2 child

In return we can offer you: 

  • pupils who are enthusiastic and caring.
  • a dynamic and supportive Senior Leadership Team with a firm focus on staff wellbeing and teacher workloads
  • opportunities for career development across the Trust
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for all our pupils.
  • a vibrant, energetic and fun place to work.
  • a dedicated senior mentor throughout your NQT year. 

Bligh Primary School consists of two separate schools plus a nursery on site. Bligh Primary Infant School is an outstanding school (July 2015) and Bligh Primary Junior School is a good school (Feb 2013).

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. We have excellent opportunities for teachers who are ambitious about their own career and passionate about developing the very best in themselves and all our pupils.

Further Information 

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact Anne Bennett on 01634 336206 to arrange your visit. 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 early if a suitable candidate is found. 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.