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Class Teacher - Full-time

Bidborough CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3023-70T
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:12/10/2022 at 13:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Are you looking for a school in a beautiful setting with a strong family feel and friendly staff? At Bidborough CE Primary School, we can offer you opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment and one which takes work/life balance seriously. 

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team in January.

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and creative teacher. This would provide a fantastic opportunity for someone wishing to join a supportive Church of England village school that has delightful, well motivated children.  You will need to be an effective classroom practitioner and a positive team player with excellent communication skills.

Visits are highly recommended. Please do have a look at our website and get in touch. Please contact Julie Burton, on 01892 529333 or by email: headteacher@bidborough.kent.sch.uk to find out more.

The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore all staff are subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service along with all other relevant employment checks.


Information about the school

Bidborough Church of England Primary School is a Good School (Ofsted 2017) and an Outstanding Church school according to our Church inspection (SIAMS 2017). We are a school that strives for improvement and is very well supported by the governing body. The school has strong collaborative links across the Tunbridge Wells community, supporting subject leadership and professional development at all levels.

You will join a supportive team in a beautiful location. Their is a strong village feel and an engaged parent community. Our work too support wellbeing has been recognised through the Sandwell Wellbeing award and Nourish the Workplace award - a reflection of our continued commitment to pupils and staff.

We seek to balance the academic pressures put on the children by providing a holistic approach to educating our children. This is partly what leads to our sense of family within our community, together with staff, parents and children who enjoy working and learning together. We aim to provide our children with a rich and varied experience, leading to increasing independence and self-esteem. Our vision statement is Faith in our Future, reflecting our underlying Christian values which prevail throughout the school.

Please do visit our website for a virtual tour of the school.

The school 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 safeguarding check and satisfactory references.

Visits to our school are encouraged and inquiries are most welcome. Please use Kent's Online Application Form and an accompanying Letter of Application stating your strengths and experience if you are interested in this vacancy. We reserve the right to interview and appoint at our convenience.

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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.