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Teacher - Maternity

Greatstone Primary School, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-5218-104T
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:20/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:25th May 2022 (& Observation)


Would you like to work in a school where the children are at the heart of learning and teaching?

We thrive on openness and honesty at Greatstone. Our values are Together we Care, Dream and Dare fostering an environment that is a happy place for both children and grown-ups to work. We laugh a lot but know when to be serious. We care a lot, sometimes too much. We never do anything for the sake of ticking boxes but we always do things for the sake of the young people in our care.

If you are

  • An inspirational class teacher
  • Committed to an exciting and innovative curriculum
  • Passionate about children's learning
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic teacher with drive and vision
  • Committed to high quality displays and the highest quality work from children
  • Keen to develop your own subject leadership across the school 

Then we can offer you:

  • Hardworking, motivated children
  • A friendly, welcoming and happy school
  • A range of opportunities for professional development
  • Supportive leadership team and governors
  • A commitment to ensuring a sensible work-life balance
  • A high focus on promoting a positive SEMH for both staff and children
  • A well-resourced and lovely school


Greatstone Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, references and right to work in the UK.

If you would like to dip your toe in … yes, we are by the sea too … you are warmly invited to contact the Head of School, Mrs Jaclyn Kay, to discuss this vacancy.

Information about the school

Greatstone Primary School is a Foundation School with ten classes and approximately 300 children. We also have a 52 place Nursery on site. We are a well maintained rural school set in large open grounds close to the sandy beaches of the south east coast and the unique landscape and nature reserve at Dungeness. The school has good access by road and is about 30 minutes drive from both Ashford and Folkestone.

The School and Nursery have a very good reputation within the local area and is renowned for the excellent behaviour of its children and the high expectations of its staff. We have a reputation for delivering a high standard of education in a friendly, happy and supportive environment. The school was rated Good in its last OFSTED inspection carried out during February 2017.

Job Contact Information

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).