Staff Vacancies

Schools Direct Salaried Programme

School Direct applications for September 2020 are open!

A non-modular programme that runs for one year. Successful completion will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) only. During the year, you will be placed at one of our schools and will also experience a comparative teaching experience within an alternative Key Stage with a 4 week placement at another of our partner schools.

For more information please take a look at our UCAS page or The Primary First Trust website.

Learning Progress Assistant

Status: Fixed Term
Hours/Percentage of Week:   18.75 hours a week
Weeks per year:    39 weeks a year (term time only)
Grade:  PFT C1 (pro rata £9,216)
Post Start Date:    ASAP 

Closing Date for Applications:  Friday 25th October 2019 by 5pm
Interviews:   Wednesday 30th October 2019

Are you an innovative and creative Learning Progress Assistant who is passionate about providing inspirational learning opportunities for children?  If so, Lessness Heath could offer you a wide range of professional development opportunities as well as a very supportive and dedicated team. 

We are currently seeking an experienced applicant who can;
To be experienced working 1:1
To support a child with speech and language needs 
To support a child with their learning 1:1 in the classroom
To help the child initiate and sustain positive social interactions with peers

Lessness Heath Primary School is a large 3 form entry school in Bexley, South East London.  The school had a successful Ofsted inspection (December 2017). Early Year is outstanding, ‘Children make excellent progress in all areas of learning so that the proportion attaining a good level of development by the end of the Reception Year is well above the national average.’ Ofsted stated ‘All pupils behave with consideration and care. They look out for each other and are fully involved with school life. Pupils’ good attitudes to their work and interest in learning also support the good progress that they make.’

We can offer:

  • A warm, friendly and supportive school ethos;
  • A clear focus on the wellbeing of our whole school community
  • A successful school with a great learning environment
  • Fantastic children who have high aspirations for their achievement
  • Great staff who are welcoming, committed and energetic
  • A strong belief in the development of the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum
  • A commitment to your on-going professional development

We are supported by the Primary First Trust, an effective primary only academy chain who support us in offering exceptional CPD. At any stage of your career we can offer bespoke tailored training which can support your individual needs and career aspirations. 

Visits to the school are always welcomed and encouraged, so you can see first-hand what a career with us can offer and meet our wonderful pupils and staff team. 

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be email to by 12pm on Friday 25th October 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and other employment checks. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.

To view any current vacancies, please visit the Primary First Trust website.