Community First Academy Trust is committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and consistently promoting the welfare of children. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory references, medical clearance and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the Trust.

Our Charitable Trust as one legal and moral purpose to advance education in the public interest. 

We offer structured careers for teachers and support staff members, supported by high-quality professional development in an environment where staff and leaders learn together. 

Platt Bridge Community School

unch time supervisor - aug 2022

Salary: National Minimum Wage
Hours: 7.5 hours per week (working  11:45 to 13:15 or 12:00 to 13:30 a day)
Start Date: ASAP
 Contract Type: Permanent
Employer:  CFAT Facilities Ltd 


CFAT Facilities Ltd are seeking to appoint a lunchtime supervisor to join our committed team.

These roles assist in the supervision of pupils during the lunchtime period to ensure their wellbeing and maintain their safety.

To apply return a completed application form on or before 9am Mon 22nd Aug 2022.

Application Form - click link below to download 


Level 2 Teaching Assistant - July 2022


Grade 3 plus automatic enrolment into the CFAT well-being Plan


Primary (age range 2 to 11) The successful applicant will initially be based within UKS2

Start Date:

September 2022

Contract Type:


Working Pattern:

Term Time plus one additional week for inset training and twilights set by the Headteacher.  

Closing Date:

9am on Monday 25th July 2022


We are seeking to appoint an experienced upper Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant – L2 to work as part of our school Trust. The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting pupils. The desired candidate will be hardworking, honest, dependable and self-motivated in order to uphold the ethos, aims and values of our school and Trust.  

We are seeking applications from exceptional individuals who have the highest aspirations and expectations for young people and are passionate about ensuring that they can go on to lead a happy and successful life.


Teaching Assistants are key positions within school, responsible for supporting the development of all pupils within their designated phase so that every child can leave the school equipped to lead a happy and successful life and achieve.


Teaching Assistants work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support/administrative programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried in the classroom or outside the main teaching areas.


The successful candidate will also be required to supervise groups of pupils undertaking activities in non-teaching situations for example, lunchtime for 30 minutes paid duty each day.


Candidates must be qualified and possess excellent communication skills and will have demonstrated an ability to work with primary aged pupils. Applicants will be aware of some of the challenges facing young people yet hold the highest aspirations for Platt Bridge Community children and families. They will also be committed to and use strategies that will ensure that all students are given the very best opportunities to be successful in all areas of their lives


Our school core values define us. Every member of staff in our school follows our ‘Promotes Belief Creates Success’ values. Candidates will need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child. 


Full Application Pack - click below Application Form - download below




We are recruiting for a Pastoral Lead (Primary Phase) to join our team - June 2022



Grade 6

Start Date:

ASAP - following safer recruitment checks 

Contract Type:

Permanent following an initial six-month probationary period 

Working Pattern:

37 hours per week working (Mon to Fri) term time plus three additional weeks – a flexible approach to working hours is required.


Access to professional learning through the Trust Institute of Learning.

Closing Date:

9am on 20th June 2022


Full Application Pack - click below Application Form - download below



Related Legislation | Policies: 



Applicant Safer Recruitment Notice:

in line with our Safer Recruitment Policies; Community First Academy Trust is entirely committed to safeguarding children and adults and has robust safeguarding policies in place  which follow both local and national legislation and guidance. These place a duty upon every employee who has contact with children, adults and families in their everyday work to safeguard and promote their welfare. The Trust has nominated safeguarding leads who advise and support professionals when they raise concerns about a child or adult’s welfare. 

Please be aware overseas checks will be required if you have lived or worked abroad continuously or in total for 3 months or more over the last 5 years, or 12 months or more over the last 10 years, whilst aged 18 or over. For more information, please visit

All our schools and partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment any concern(s) should be raised without delay to Mr M Haskayne. 

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Complying with Safer Recruitment legislation

Safer recruitment is all about keeping unsuitable people away from children and vulnerable adults – this is a vital part of our safeguarding and safer recruitment processes.


CFAT Safer Recruitment Register 

Name  Training Successfully Completed 
Sue Darbyshire  November 2019
Martin Haskayne  November 2019
Craig Holden May 2019
Michelle Frost  September 2016
Alison Eaton - PB LAB  March 2021
Carly Lomax November 2019
Charlotte Hindley November 2019
Nicola Wood  November 2019
Fay Holderness  February 2019
Jen Machaj - Kingsbridge SCITT  January 2021
Kirsty Green - Kingsbridge SCITT  February 2019


Recruitment Agencies:

Community First Academy Trust (CFAT) and all its organisations do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send unsolicited CVs to any of our job openings or to CFAT employees. CFAT will not be responsible for any fee(s) related to unsolicited CVs and succeeding any job opening or recruitment initiative.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible. 

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Kingsbridge SCITT Vacancies

Train to Teach with Community First Academy Trust and Kingsbridge Initial Teacher Training 

Community First Academy Trust operate the Kingsbridge Educational Partnership we train teachers via a variety of routes.

We are currently enrolling expressions of interest for September 2022.

We’d love you to come in and have a chat with us about the exciting teacher training opportunities available.

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Current vacancies for school-led teacher training to start in 2022 are as follows: 

  • Primary School Teacher 
  • Art and Design 
  • Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Computing 
  • Design and Technology 
  • Drama 
  • English 
  • Geography 
  • History
  • Mathematics 
  • Modern Languages 
  • Physical Education
  • Physics

 accrediting provider Community First Academy Trust t/a Kingsbridge SCITT

CFAT Recruitment Policies & Forms