Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Ks1/2 Teacher - Full-time

Southborough CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3297-210T
  • Posted:17/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:24/05/2022 at 18:00
  • Interviews:26th/27th May


Class teacher required KS1/2 –September 2022

From September 2022 we are looking to appoint an excellent class teacher to our talented team. We collaborate together to ensure all children have equal opportunity to access our exciting, creative curriculum. Our successful OFSTED (June 2018) recognised our school’s many strengths. Experienced teachers and Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply. Although we are looking to appoint a teacher who could teach in KS1 or 2, pease indicate in your application if you have a preference over which key stage you teach.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, highly effective full time teacher who has:

An engaging teaching style that inspires all types of learners, and fosters independence and confidence.

High expectations of themselves and all pupils, and a track record of accelerating the progress of the children.

Strong behaviour management skills.

Excellent communication skills, at all levels, with pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.

A good sense of humour and the drive to go that extra mile in order to develop and maintain outstanding practice.

We can offer you:

  • Happy and enthusiastic children
  • Supportive and friendly staff, parents and governors
  • Beautiful grounds and excellent resources
  • Continuing professional development and leadership opportunities

Please see our virtual school tour video https://www.southborough.kent.sch.uk/ to find out more about our school.


The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore all staff are subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service along with all other relevant employment checks.

Closing date: Tuesday 24th May at 6pm.

Interview date: Thursday 26th/27th May

Information about the school

About our school.

Our School ethos is 'Giving Inspiring Flourishing Together'. We encourage, nurture and respect each other as we grow in our learning and our living. Together we shine brightly.

Our Christian ethos, vision and values underpin all of our actions. We believe everyone has limitless potential and that all of our children can flourish if given rich opportunities, experiences, care and guidance. With children who are eager to learn, together with parents and Governors who are supportive, our team of dedicated staff promote an inspirational culture of creativity with high aspirations where there are no barriers to a child’s success. We challenge our children and ourselves to be the best we can be in a safe, rich and purposeful environment, while relishing life and learning at Southborough.

Our school buildings are designed to create a small school feel. We ensure our focus is on recognising each and every child’s uniqueness and individual needs which we achieve by working in close partnership with every family. Our children benefit from the expertise and diversity of a dedicated large staff team and the facilities a 3-form entry school offers.

We have high expectations and relentlessly strive for excellence. We encourage children to take pride in their presentation, environment and learning. We expect children to demonstrate excellent manners and behaviour with respect for others and their environment. Staff work closely together to ensure consistency of these expectations and a shared responsibility for all children regardless of class or year group.

We consider every member of our school community to be a life-long learner and value all contributions to the continued improvements to our school. School initiatives are carefully considered, discussed and research led to ensure we continue to build upon our successes as: “The quality of teaching is the most powerful factor in determining the life chances of children. If we get it right, this can be 20 times more significant than all others.” Sir John Jones.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01892 512619


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).