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Class Teacher - Full-time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-21-T
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:28/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

Schools this job is for


We have a new vacancy for a class teacher at Upton Junior School. We welcome applications from Early Career Teachers and experienced teachers looking for a new challenge.

Applicants are warmly welcomed to visit the school prior to application. Please contact Darci Arthur, Head of School - headofschool@uptonjunior.com for a tour of Upton. The position available will initially be fixed term for one year.

Successful candidates will:

  • Fully embrace our 'One Childhood One Chance'philosophy
  • Have the potential to develop further as an outstanding practitioner - our children deserve nothing less!
  • Be committed to team working and leading by example. 
  • Be able to engage, motivate and support pupils, staff and parents; with flair; sensitivity and with consistently high expectations
  • Possess the drive and determination to ensure our pupils receive a first class educational experience.

We can offer you:

  • A strong, dynamic Leadership Team working across the Trust to ensure the three schools are outstanding
  • Fabulous pupils, each deserving a teacher that will willingly go that extra mile to ensure they succeed.
  • Supportive school communities with excellent facilities
  • A staff team that are committed to ensure all pupils achieve their potential
  • First class Induction programme; whether you are an ECT or an experienced teacher; you will receive excellent support in the transition to your new role
  • Outstanding continuing professional development opportunities
  • A dedicated, sociable team who will warmly welcome you aboard the ‘Viking Ship!’

The Academy 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 a Disclosure and Barring Service at an enhanced level.

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Darci Arthur, Head of School
  • Address:Upton Junior School,
    Edge End Road,
    CT10 2AH
  • Telephone: 01843 861393
  • Email: headofschool@uptonjunior.com



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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.