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Class Teacher - Full-time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-138-T
  • Posted:17/06/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:20/07/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for




Required: September 2022 

Salary: MPS 

Hours: Full Time, Permanent 

Location: Chantry Community Academy, Gravesend 

Chantry Community Academy are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced teacher to join their team.  The successful candidate will have relevant experience of working with children in an education setting either at primary level, or a secondary teacher who wishes to relocate to primary education.   We would welcome applications from candidates who have a subject degree specialism especially in English or Maths. 

At Chantry Community Academy we pride ourselves on the positive, friendly relationships we have, both within the school and also with our parents.  We are a very open and welcoming school and visitors comment favourably on the calm and orderly environment we have created. 

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive: 

  • Skills for Life Trust values 
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover  
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust 
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing 
  • A supportive environment 
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD  
  • Secure car parking 
  • Laptop and technical support 
  • Access to the National College*  

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education. 

Please check out this video for more information about Chantry Community Academy:  


If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department 

on 01634 861593 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you. 

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The Skills for Life 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 subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references. 


Closing Date: 20th June 2022 - We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. 

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk



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).