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Ks1 Teacher (Maternity Cover - Full Time) - Maternity

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-202T
  • Posted:26/09/2022
  • Pay:St Michael's Teaching Pay Scale
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:05/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 14th October 2022

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Working within the Pre-Prep in Year 2, the successful candidate will have QTS and will be able to offer skilled and inspiring teaching, perhaps refined through experience and be excited by the prospect of working in a close-knit team with an outstanding record and reputation. Pre-Prep staff are committed to giving our children the best start in their education.

As part of the St Michael’s staff, you will have responsibility for the safeguarding and the welfare of the pupils in your care.  You will be highly organised and confident in dealing with parents. You will have bags of initiative and will be a reliable, positive, team player.

Our Maternity Cover teacher needs to be:

Passionate about teaching our Pre-Prep children and able to inspire them. A teacher with a sense of fun and bags of energy and enthusiasm who is also creative and caring would be just right!

 Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools).  Our Teaching staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided.  All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Annual salary review, classes are small, parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please call Kim or Sathya in the HR team for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying.

Early applications welcomed.

Please complete a teaching staff application form downloadable from our website, vacancies page Join Us | St Michaels School

 Please submit your application form with a covering letter (in MS word or PDF format only) including details of the skills, qualities and experience you have, and why you would like to apply for this position to:

 Mrs. Kim d’Albertanson at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk

Application Deadline: Wednesday 5th October 2022 at 9am

Interview Date: Friday 14th October 2022

 St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and online digital presence checks if invited to interview.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 475 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 100 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our academic staff are in school 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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.