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The Town of Gravesend in the County of Kent

The town of Gravesend is located on the border of Essex and Kent.   Gravesend is situated in the South East region of the UK and is governed by Gravesham District (B) council.  Gravesend has a train station called Gravesend Rail Station (GRV).

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Train Stations in Gravesend

Gravesend Rail Station (GRV)

Churches and Places of Worship in Gravesend

Shri Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara
St George's
St Mary the Virgin
Ifield Church
Gravesend Muslim Cultural Centre.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Gravesend

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Posted: 21/01/2019

Salary: £60 - £65/day Main Pay Scale per Day

Category: Education

Are you a recent graduate looking to gain experience working with SEN pupils? Would you like full training and support on how to work with a range of SEN as a SEN Learning Support Assistant?

A primary in Gravesend, Kent, are seeking a SEN Learning Support Assistant to join their friendly staffing team.

This SEN Learning Support Assistant position has been designed to help pupils with SEN to reach their full potential. Your role will be helping to support learners across the school to overcome the barriers to learning that they currently face.

• SEN Learning Support Assistant
• Gravesend, Kent
• Long-term, Full-Time role
• £60-£65 per day
• You must hold a minimum of a 2.1 in your degree to be considered
• Immediate start date

This SEN Learning Support Assistant role is a tailored intervention role that allows pupils with Special Education Needs to access education effectively. As a SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will be supporting pupils with SEN across the school to reach their full potential. In this SEN Learning Support Assistant position you will be working both one-to-one with individual SEN pupils and also leading intervention classes with small groups. You will be supported and directed by an approachable SENCO who is renowned for having every pupil’s best interest a heart.

This SEN Learning Support Assistant requires a reliable and self-assured graduate who has achieved a minimum of a 2.1 in their degree. The portfolio of the successful SEN Learning Support Assistant will include a truly compassionate nature and the calm demeanour to work with SEN pupils. Previous experience of working with SEN children is desirable, but not essential.

This pleasant primary school, found in Gravesend, Kent, is well-known for the inclusive education it offers to all pupils. The school has on-site parking available for all staff.

Click ‘Apply Now’ and send your CV to Richard at EduStaff to apply for this position.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale per Annum

Category: Education

Are you an experienced Maths Teacher or NQT looking to secure a permanent teaching post for September?

Would you like to work in a recently renovated and expanding secondary in Gravesend, Kent?

*** Gravesend, Kent
*** Full-Time, Permanent role
*** Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale
*** Open to both experienced Maths Teachers and NQTs
*** Leading classes up to GCSE
*** Excellent CPD
*** Interviewing now for September 2019

This position is open to both experienced Maths Teachers and to NQTs looking for their first, permanent teaching role. The school want to meet a Maths Teacher who has a strong understanding of the national curriculum and how to use it in their lessons. The hired Maths Teacher will have the skills to motivate their pupils and inspire learning and improve attainment levels.

As a Maths Teacher at this school, you will be leading classes up to GCSE in a fun, vibrant and success-driven Maths Department. Equipped with the latest facilities, in a state-of-the-art, modern building, you will have everything you require to be successful in your new Maths Teacher role.

This school has an excellent reputation for invaluable support, guidance and progression opportunities they provide all their staff with. The school prides itself on their exceptional support network - available to all new colleagues at any stage of their career. NQTs will benefit for mentoring from a skilled and well-respected Teacher and more experienced Maths Teachers will be offered the opportunity to propel their career with extensive CPD provision.

This up-and-coming Academy is in Gravesend, Kent and is part of a highly respected trust including sector leading grammar schools. The school was judged to be ‘Good’ for its overall effectiveness and excellent Leadership, with the Maths Department being at the forefront of the school's success.

Click ‘Apply now’ and send your CV and covering letter to Richard Pentecost at EduStaff.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful Maths Teacher applicants will be contacted
Posted: 21/01/2019

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale per Annum

Category: Education

Chemistry Teacher – Gravesend, Kent

Are you an experienced Chemistry Teacher seeking a fresh environment and the opportunity to teach through to A-level as of September 2019?

*** Chemistry Teacher
*** Gravesend, Kent
*** Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale
*** Permanent, full-time position
*** Leading classes across KS3, KS4 and KS5
*** CPD and TLR opportunities available
*** Interviewing now for a September 2019 start

This role would suit a passionate and academic success-driven Chemistry Teacher who has a thorough understanding of the current curriculum. Someone with experience working in a high-achieving school and an excellent practitioner who can consistently deliver ‘Outstanding’ lessons to all students.

As the new Chemistry Teacher, you will be joining an established Science Department staffed by a team of friendly, fun and experienced practitioners. In developing new skills through the school's continued professional development plans, the hired Chemistry Teacher will be provided with the tools to become a successful practitioner. This Chemistry Teacher position will see you lead classes up to KS5. The hired Chemistry Teacher will be joining a well-equipped department which features the latest equipment, tidy laboratories and some excellent technicians and teaching assistants. If you are soon to be an NQT, the school will provide an experienced mentor from the Science Department to guide you through your induction year and help you to overcome the day-to-day rigours of teaching.

This state-of-the-art secondary is in Gravesend, Kent. The school is easily accessible via public transport and has on-site parking available to all staff. All members of this school, from the SLT to the students, are contributing their efforts to help upgrade the schools Ofsted 'Good' grade to 'Outstanding'. This school truly invest in the welfare and professional development of all their staff, it offers a brilliant school environment for any Chemistry Teacher to progress their career in the right direction.

Click ‘Apply now’ and send your CV and covering letter to Richard Pentecost at EduStaff.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful Chemistry Teacher applicants will be contacted

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale per Annum

Category: Education

Year 1 Teacher – Gravesend, Kent

Are you a Year 1 Teacher looking for a new role for September?

Would the opportunity to work in a supportive primary school that boasts excellent academic success and outstanding resources appeal to you?

*** Year 1 Teacher
*** Gravesend, Kent
*** OFSTED ‘Good’ 2-form entry
*** Outdoor learning areas, well-resourced classrooms and a close-knit teaching team
*** Excellent CPD
*** Interviewing now for a September 2019 start

For this Year 1 Teacher role you must be an outstanding practitioner who can inspire Year 1 pupils to achieve their potential. It is important for this school that they meet a Year 1 Teacher with the drive to engage their pupils in a positive manner and apply creativity to their teaching in all aspects of the curriculum. As a Year 1 Teacher at this school, you will have access to some impressive resources including a large outside learning area, interactive reading corners and excellent facilities.

As a Year 1 Teacher, you will be working with the supportive and friendly Headteacher, an excellent practitioner who is always keen to hear new ideas from all members of staff. This school boasts an excellent CPD scheme in which all staff are encouraged to enrol upon. As the new Year 1 Teacher, you will be encouraged to attend regular training sessions which will develop a skill set that you can put to good use in the rest of your teaching career.

This is a supportive, 2-form entry school in Gravesend, Kent, with on-site parking facilities. Pupils at the school are well-behaved, enjoy coming to school and make excellent progress, with attainment sitting well above the national average. This is a secure school to join and one that will nurture and develop the teaching talents of any Year 1 Teacher looking to make a positive move in their career for the next academic year.

Click 'Apply', send your CV to Richard Pentecost.

Please note: due to the volume applications, only successful Year 1 Teacher applicants will be contacted
Posted: 20/01/2019

Salary: £24000 - £28000/annum Benefits per Annum

Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £45000/annum up to £45,000 per Annum

Category: Engineering

There is now a vacancy for a Quality Manager to join a successful manufacturing company in north Kent. Salary package for the Quality Manager is up to £45,000 + benefits including 25 days holiday, pension. The Quality Manager reports to the Managing Director.
Responsible for fulfilling the role of company quality expert; this is a hands-on position. Ensuring the quality of the parts produced meet all customer expectations; quickly and effectively taking action when non-conformances are found. Maintaining the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements and therefore ensuring that documented practices meet the true interpretation of the QMS standards. You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the certified quality system requirements with lean, cost effective strategies that meet the organisation’s needs.
* Leadership of the Department and Team
* Implement and manage team KPIs
* Develop, maintain and supervise the QM system
* To analyse root cause of internal and external quality concerns.
* Effectively communicate and reinforce company commitment to improvement efforts
* Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyse results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
* Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
* Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
* Coordinate with Sales, Materials Purchasing, Engineering, Production, and Packing to resolve customer complaints and concerns
* Lead PPM improvement plan for strategic customers.
* Apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.
* Determine and apply appropriate Measurement System Analysis tools.
* Bachelor degree or equivalent in Engineering
* Experience of working within a certified QMS (e.g. ISO).
* Previous experience in leading and managing a Quality Department
* Exceptional process aptitude (i.e. intuitive understanding of manufacturing processes)
* Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment.
* Customer quality assurance experience
* Previous audit experience
* Experience and practice of 8D problem solving disciplines
* Measurement systems analysis and Statistical process control
* A strong communicator at all levels, good analytical and leadership skills
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £25000 - £28000/annum plus benefits per Annum

Category: Sales

Are you a dynamic and motivated Marketing Executive, looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience in advertising, networking branding and digital marketing?

Our client, based in Gravesend, is looking for a creative, talented and enthusiastic Marketing Executive to breathe new life into their advertising and sales strategies. The role will involve working with minimal supervision whilst working closely with a management committee to develop robust plans.

Duties of the role include:

- Raising the companies profile within local markets
- Leveraging and coordinating outside influencers
- New business generation through the delivery of integrated marketing campaigns
- Regular monitoring and reporting on campaign progress and ROI
- Coordinating and managing company events
- Copywriting and producing marketing communications
- Web copy and coordination of digital communications
- Budget management
- Overseeing an Awards and Sponsorship plan

This role would suit someone with a CIM qualification and experience in a professional services environment, for example legal, banking, finance etc.

The ideal candidate will have:
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including client-facing
- Strong influencing and persuading skills
- Confident approach to communications
- Commercial and strategic outlook
- Excellent understanding of marketing and business development processes
- Strong, relevant, prior experience
- Strong project management skills

This is a full time position, based predominantly in Gravesend, but will require work in other branches, therefore a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

For more information, or to apply for the role, send CVs to Ellie

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Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Construction

Are you an experienced factory, manufacturing or production operative? Looking for a new role? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting for a Production Operative.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Production Operative, you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

- Preferential overtime rate
- Bonus scheme
- Enhanced holiday entitlement
- Contributory pension scheme
- Free uniform and PPE
- Free parking
- Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
- Healthcare cashback scheme
- Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice on a whole range of issues
- Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?

As our ideal Production Operative, you will be able to demonstrate proven experience working within a similar manufacturing environment. You will also:

- Possess good communication skills and be numerate
- Ideally hold a fork lift truck licence
- Be a good team player
- Have experience of manual handling

What will I be responsible for?

The successful Production Operative will be responsible for actively participating in bagged products manufacturing in a safe manner. You will also take responsibility for:

- Own and colleagues safety
- Ensuring product quality
- Continuous improvement towards plant and production methods
- Good housekeeping

Our business

Tarmac is the UK's leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country's long term future.

If you share our values and have the drive and enthusiasm to help us fulfil our vision, we would like to meet you. Please click APPLY below now to register your interest in the role of Production Operative!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum per Annum

Category: Legal

Successful firm in Kent seeks a Crime Duty Solicitor on a full-time, permanent basis.

A fantastic opportunity has now arisen for a Crime Duty Solicitor to join our client’s thriving practice located in Gravesend, Kent. The successful applicant shall handle a busy and rewarding caseload of criminal matters.

• Attending police stations
• Representing clients detained at the police station
• Agency work
• Providing an excellent service to Legal Aid clients
• Serious violence
• Running police station and Magistrates’ Court files
• Liaising with clients and other professionals

The Candidate
• Applications are encouraged from solicitors possessing solid experience in crime
• Duty accreditation is essential for this role
• Demonstrate analytical and decision-making skills
• Be highly self-motivated with the ability to manage your workload effectively
• Excel in communication both verbally and written

The Firm
Our client is an independent, full-service law firm in Kent which has been established in the area for over 170 years but has a modern, progressive approach. The firm is committed to offering clients a smooth, stress-free legal service. Establishing a great reputation for efficient service, this multi-accredited business has continued to grow as a result of client recommendations, and is now seeking a Crime Duty Solicitor to join their office in Kent.

Solicitor – Crime Duty

For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C0(phone number removed).


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Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £34000/annum van, ot + pension per Annum