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Class Teacher (Maternity Leave) - Full-time

Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3912-201T
  • Posted:12/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:19/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 23rd May 2022


Full time, fixed term until 31st August 2023, to cover maternity leave.

We are looking to employ a teacher on a one-year, fixed-term contract and welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

Our children are looking for teachers who:

  • Make learning fun and challenging;
  • Are enthusiastic and creative;
  • Have a good sense of humour;
  • Value all pupils as individuals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a good understanding of all areas of the curriculum;
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Be ambitious, innovative and inspirational;
  • Work in partnership with parents to provide the best education.

Our school can offer you:

  • A large, well-resourced environment;
  • Bespoke professional development – to include strong NQT support;
  • Highly supportive team;
  • Very clear expectations, shared vision and ethos;
  • A commitment to supporting staff wellbeing through streamlined systems focusing on the core aspects of teaching, learning and assessment.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. 

If you are interested in this post, please contact Karen Mirams, Executive Headteacher via email to liz.bruce@swale.at or 01795 470862.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  Week Commencing 23rd May 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

We are a school that likes to celebrate success at every level. Our children are hard-working, enjoy a challenge and love to learn. We provide a huge array of activities for children to broaden their experiences which you will be able to see through our news and updates on our website and social media feeds. Working in partnership with parents, carers and other key members of the community we work together on the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Westlands Primary School is part of Swale Academies Trust, which is one of the leading Multi Academy Trusts in the south east with a highly effective record in school improvement.

The Trust consists of a group of primary and secondary schools based in Kent, East Sussex and South London. Westlands Primary School was judged ‘Good’ in its last Ofsted inspection in July 2019 and the school continues to improve and develop. The welfare and development of its pupils is at the heart of everything the school does.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss L Bruce - Office Manager
  • Address:Homewood Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XN
  • Telephone: (01795) 470862
  • Email: liz.bruce@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 477886


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).