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Teacher, Early Years - Part-time

Bishops Down Primary and Nursery School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2490-176T
  • Posted:05/07/2022
  • Pay:Main Scale
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:12/07/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:14th and 15th July


Part Time Early Years Teacher - 3 days per week

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a teacher to join our team at Bishops Down for the next academic year.   This will be on a fixed term contract and will be reviewed for academic year 2023/24.

We are looking for an experienced Early Years teacher to cover PPA in Nursery, Reception and Year 1 (one day in each class) for 3 days per week - ideally this would be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. Previous Early Years experience is essential. This role is to start from September 2022

You must be a strong Early Years practitioner with a proven track record who can inspire and motivate children of all abilities. A sense of humour and a can do approach are essential. Any subject specialisms considered.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for the candidate to work within a strong Early Years team of talented, supportive and caring colleagues.

If this role interests you please call the school office and come and visit us.

Bishops Down is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Bishops Down Primary and Nursery School is an inclusive, non-denominational school working in partnership with the Tunbridge Wells Primary Schools Collaborative Trust. The school was built in 1967 and is situated on the western edge of Tunbridge Wells in a leafy and pleasant residential area.

The school site is beautiful, elevated and fringed with green playing fields and woods. A fragrant quiet garden, pond and wooden structures in the grounds offer opportunities for happy playtimes.

We have just under 250 pupils in the primary and nursery classes. We also have a designation for children with physical disabilities and complex medical needs who are all included in mainstream.

We run Wrap Around Care at the beginning of the day and after school for our school and nursery children and during the holidays we run a Holiday Play Club for all children in the community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Jo Sheldon, Personnel Officer
  • Address:Rydal Drive, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9SU
  • Telephone: (01892) 520114
  • Email: office@bishops-down.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 619130


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).