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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Martin's School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2313-191T
  • Posted:10/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPR
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 24th May 2022


Are you looking to further your career in teaching and want to join a forward thinking and innovative school where children love learning? Then St Martin’s School, part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust, may be the school for you! We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and dynamic teacher who has the passion and drive to ensure that the children in our school receive the very best education through an exciting, stimulating and vibrant curriculum and environment, coupled with a determination to improve outcomes, opportunities and enjoyment for children, enabling us all to achieve together. 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Share the our school and trust values, and be prepared to put the children at the heart of everything
  • Have good communication skills, high expectations and be a skilful classroom practitioner
  • Be keen to learn and develop their teaching
  • Have energy and the determination to make a difference
  • Have commitment to raising standards and achievement and demonstrate an excellent understanding of how pupils learn
  • Be a team player, willing to share ideas and with a good sense of humour

In return, we can offer: 

  • A friendly, dedicated and supportive team of staff who thrive on challenge and having fun and who work closely together to improve the quality of achievement and enjoyment for all pupils 
  • A thorough induction programme and good professional development opportunities 
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn

This post is currently based at St Martin’s School, however, opportunities may also arise for the successful candidate to work across the Whinless Down Academy Trust schools.

We welcome informal visits prior to application. Please contact us if you would like to arrange this.

The safeguarding of our children is of paramount importance, and we are rigorous in our recruitment procedures. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check, and references will be pursued. We are an equal opportunities employer.





Information about the school

St Martin’s School is proud to be part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust; a MAT committed to providing excellent local schools for local children. We work closely with our two partner schools, Priory Fields and Vale View to give children the very best learning experience. Our trust truly believes that learning changes lives.

St Martin's School is a one form entry school, situated in a long-established residential area on the western outskirts of Dover. We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Trust to secure best outcomes for children through an exciting and engaging curriculum, tailored to meet the needs of our children. We actively work to develop all our staff and offer a comprehensive programme of professional development for staff at all levels and in all roles.

St Martin's School benefits from the skills of a range of support staff including a FLO, Learning Mentor, a range of Teaching Assistants, sports coaches and a specialist music teacher.

The school was awarded good by OFSTED in September 2018.

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 and requires satisfactory references. Where a role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children, it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

The Trust's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and Ex-Offender's Policy can be found in the School Details section and below.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Michelle Noden
  • Address:Markland Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9LY
  • Telephone: (01304) 206620
  • Email: sbm@stmartins.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01304) 242626


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).