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Key Stage 2 Teacher - Full-time

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2027-105T
  • Posted:18/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASP


Do you want to make a difference?

Do you want to work in a school that nurtures everyone with kindness and compassion?

Do you love teaching?

If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then read on…

Please don’t be put off by our Requires Improvement grading, come and visit the school, talk to us and judge for yourselves if this is the right place for you to thrive and flourish. 

We are looking for an experienced class teacher to join our team in September 2022, although an earlier start may be possible.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a subject so a passion for music, MFL or computing would be wonderful, but not necessary. 

Our new senior leadership team are passionate about making Archbishop Courtenay a safe haven of hope and aspiration.  They are dedicated to improving the lives of our wonderful, unique and diverse children and care very much about staff wellbeing. We are proud to have been awarded the Wellbeing Award for Schools.

The successful applicant will:

  • Support our Christian vision and learning values
  • Committed to the learning of the children
  • Work well in a team
  • Be a strong classroom practitioner
  • Provide engaging and exciting learning experiences
  • Have high expectations for behaviour, attainment and progress
  • Be a well-organised team player with good communication skills
  • Be a willing learner with a commitment to their own professional development

Interviews will be held as soon as possible.

Early Career Techers (ECTs) are welcome to apply and would be fully supported in school and as part of Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended.  Please call the school office on 01622 754666 to arrange an appointment. We look forward to meeting you.

We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

All applications should be via Kent-Teach.  

Information about the school

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is an expanding 1.5 form entry school and a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

We work closely with our community, especially All Saints' Church, and have a PTFA which helps organise many events. PE and music specialists provide additional curriculum enrichment. All early years classrooms have their own, purpose-built outside learning environment. Our Pastoral & Wellbeing Manager offers highly effective support to our pupils and their families.

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 355174


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).