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Teacher - Fixed Term

Shears Green Junior School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2431-150T
  • Posted:02/10/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:31/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:5th November 2022



Maternity Cover - Full Time Teacher Required - Main Pay scale

This post is suitable for the right ECT applicant.  

If you are forward thinking and able to work within a team, able to share good practice and with amazing ideas as well as being caring, innovative, approachable, and have a great sense of humour, we would love to have you on our team.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and inspirational to cover our year 4 class teacher whilst she takes maternity leave.   Our children are excited about learning and proud of the wonderful resources and environment we offer.  We are a friendly and supportive school who have high expectations of work and enjoyment of both children and staff. We are extremely proud of our learning environment and our positive relationships with parents.  We have enthusiastic and effective support staff and dedicated governors.

We offer a great CPD programme encouraging career progression, laptop and ipad to aid recording of pupil assessment, weekly planning opportunities in year groups in order to reduce teacher workload.  We have an excellent wellbeing package which all staff can access.  

We strive to ensure all of our teachers are able to teach an exciting, creative curriculum.

Shears Green Junior School is a popular over-subscribed four form entry school in Northfleet, Kent.  Transport links to M2/A2 are minutes away from the school.  

We expect all potential applicants to make an informal visit to the school before they apply.  As part of the recruitment process we may request the opportunity to see you teach.

Closing date for applications : 12.00 noon Friday 7th October 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 11th October 2022

The job is to start 1st January 2023 and is fixed term until August 2024.  Please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates and appoint for this position earlier than the closing date.  Please do not delay your application until the deadline for submission.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS Disclosure System

Information about the school

Shears Green is a large, popular, successful and over-subscribed junior school situated in Gravesham. There are currently 480 pupils on roll organised into 16 classes.

We are well resourced, have excellent ICT facilities, large splendid grounds, and children who want to learn.

If you want to learn more about the school why not visit our website on www.shearsgreen-jun.kent.sch.uk.

Job Contact Information

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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.