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ECT or Ect+1 Ks2 Class Teacher - Full-time

Staplehurst School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2192-239T
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:25/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:26th May 2022

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This is an exciting opportunity for an ECT or ECT1+1 practitioner to join a good school and a very strong team 'Leaders invest in and value the staff. They take into account staff's well-being when introducing new initiatives. Across the school there is a strong spirit of camaraderie and teamwork' Ofsted Janaury 2022. 

Staplehurst School is a large village primary school with wonderful children and excellent facilities. 'Leaders want pupils to receive an excellent education. This vision is understood by staff and executed with much determination and passion.' Ofsted January 2022

  • Do you have high aspirations and expectations of children and yourself?
  • Are you passionate about providing all children with the opportuinity to succeed?
  • Are you commited to improving standards and raising achievement?
  • Do you value a knowledge rich curriculum and have a good understanding of how children learn to read?
  • Can you generate creative ideas to develop our curriculum and inspire children?
  • Are you an effective communicator and good team player?

If so, we would love you to join our team!

We are seeking to appoint an ECT or an ECT+1 class teacher, who is looking to lead a core subject. You must have a  strong understanding of pedagogy and  deep subject knowedlege across the curriculum. You would be joining a  knowledge-rich school and a place “Where children come first’. In return you will join a wonderful team of staff and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career. TLRs are available for the suitable applicant.

We are looking for a teacher who can:

  • Model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good and outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school;
  • Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment;
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well as a member of the staff team.

We offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated children who will love your desire to engage them in their learning.
  • A welcoming staff team who work well together and who are committed to the continuing development of the whole school.
  • An inclusive environment where children come first.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities, including a comprehensive training package for Early Career Teachers (ECT or ECT +1).
  • Supportive parents and governors.

 The start date is September 2022. The position is full time and permanent.

We are asking potential candidates in the first instance to contact the school office to have an informal conversation with the Headteacher regarding the advertised position and strongly recommend a visit to the school. 

Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

Staplehurst School has just been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are proud that ‘the school’s values of positivity, respect, independence, determination and excellence (PRIDE) are seamlessly woven into everyday life’ Ofsted January 2022. Our school is a two form entry community school, with approximately 376 pupils. Situated conveniently, between Maidstone and Cranbrook, in a beautiful rural part of Kent, the school, with its ‘outward-facing, best practice at heart’ culture, has achieved sustained academic improvement and continues to retain an excellent, enthusiastic team of staff.

Blessed within beautiful and spacious grounds, Staplehurst School has the added benefit of two large sports halls, music room, library and a lovely Early Years outside space, as well as a Breakfast Club available from 7.30am and an After School Club until 5.30pm.

Staplehurst School continues to be at the heart of the village community, where we pride ourselves on being an integral part of the everyday lives of people in the village. It is this community support, together with the caring and commitment from staff, which contributes to the well-being of the children. The Governing Body, staff and parents are an ambitious and dedicated team, working together to promote the school, and where our aim is to ensure each child reaches their full potential.

At Staplehurst School children definitely come first!

At Staplehurst, we consider our curriculum to be knowledge-rich. We view the curriculum as the mastery of a body of subject-specific knowledge, the definition of which has been carefully considered and sequenced to offer children the best opportunities as successful 21st century citizens. We champion ‘big ideas’ and invaluable knowledge that children deserve – this informs how we grow our pupils, and how we ensure that when they leave, they have had a rich, culturally diverse experience and are ready to progress to secondary school as well-rounded, considerate individuals.

Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580 891291

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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).