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Class Teacher - Maternity Cover - Maternity

St Katherine's School & Nursery, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2118-296T
  • Posted:12/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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St Katherine's School & Nursery is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring person to join our school.  

We are currently designing a new, irresistible curriculum with high quality texts, sport and the arts at the heart of learning. We want our teachers to have the freedom to use their skills in a range of innovative ways and would be excited to explore this with you further at interview. 

Our school is part of Coppice Primary Partnership, a small primary focused Multi Academy Trust based in Maidstone and surrounding areas. Within the school and across the Trust we offer exciting career development and have an established 'Leadership Pathways' programme for all staff who wish to explore a range of career opportunities including leadership roles for the right candidate. We are also passionate about valuing and supporting our staff and offer a range of employment incentives including, free childcare for primary aged children, fast-tracking opportunities and a family friendly approach to flexible working. Please feel free to discuss this further with us.

This is a full time post, on a Maternity Cover temporary contract, starting in January 2023. The successful candidate will be based at St Katherine's School & Nursery. This post is suitable for experienced Teachers and NQTs (ECTs) to apply. 

As an excellent practitioner you must:

  • Be an excellent teacher - at whatever stage in your career - with in-depth subject knowledge.
  • Have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils.
  • Be passionate about meeting the needs of all children.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Value working in teams and partnerships.
  • Be skilled at fostering independence and pupil-led learning.
  • Be reflective, resilient and ambitious, keen to develop your professional expertise.
  • Engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community.
  • Be committed to ongoing professional development.

In return, we offer:

  • Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn.
  • A creative, positive and friendly staff team.
  • A supportive environment where there are many opportunities for professional development via a ‘Leadership Pathways’ programme.
  • A chance to collaborate with colleagues, with year group partners, as well as local networks and professionals.
  • A large, modern and well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated.
  • An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our team and hope you will want to further explore this with us. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these with Mrs Rodmell, through the school office.

 

Information about the school

St Katherine's School & Nursery is part of a friendly community, situated in Snodland. Together with Loose Primary School and Coxheath Primary School, it is a member of the Coppice Primary Partnership which is providing many exciting career opportunities for staff to explore.

We have very high expectations for pupil outcomes and support staff with many professional development opportunities to help secure the very best provision for every child. We are committed to working collaboratively with other schools and a Leadership Pathways programme exists for all members of staff with career development opportunities to explore.

We have highly motivated and well behaved children and supportive parents.

Teachers plan and monitor work together in and across year group teams offering mutual support and exchange of ideas. An effective induction process exists for new staff offering a mentor for the first year.

We value sporting activities highly and have extensive grounds and our own indoor swimming pool. The children swim all year round, taught by qualified swimming coaches and leave the school able to swim well.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs N Rodmell
  • Address:St Katherine's School & Nursery, St Katherine's Lane, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5EJ
  • Telephone: 01634 240061
  • Email: nrodmell@st-katherines.kent.sch.uk

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.