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Full-Time Fixed Term Class Teacher - Full-time

Swingate Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2549-41T
  • Posted:06/10/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/10/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Following a relocation of a teacher, Swingate Primary School is looking to appoint a KS1/2 class teacher to join our dedicated team. This would be a fixed term contract for one acedemic year. We are a large three form entry, inclusive, successful school with extensive grounds and friendly staff.  If you are looking for a new challenge maybe we are the school for you?

We are looking for someone who will:

  • inspire our children to Believe, Learn and Achieve
  • is looking for their first role or someone who brings experience
  • be passionate about developing the whole child
  • be creative and look for opportunities to enrich the curriculum
  • has a positive mindset and a good sense of humour

What we can offer:

  • a successful, forward-thinking and popular school
  • support from your year group team.
  • Bespoke ECT programme
  • leaders who are mindful of well-being 
  • a car parking space
  • a happy team of staff who go the extra mile

We are aiming to appoint the right candidate to join us in Janary 2023 

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 19th October 22 at  3pm

Please contact our Business Manager, Liz to organise a tour of the school: stame019@swingate.medway.sch.uk

This is warmly encouraged.

For more information on the life of Swingate please visit our website, YouTube channel and Twitter page. 

Website: www.swingate.medway.sch.uk

Twitter: @SwingatePrimary

YouTube: Swingate Primary

Date for interview:  TBC

Swingate Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS check and supportive references will be required for the successful applicant.

Information about the school

We are a brilliant, large three-form entry (including a Nursery), inclusive, successful school with extensive woodland grounds and friendly staff. We aim to inspire our children to be Brave, Resilient, Responsible and Empathetic. Our curriculum is child-centred, creative and progressive.

We are part of the Bluebell Federation comprising of Swingate and Horsted Schools.

Our teachers work collaboratively to reduce workload and we have an impressive sporting profile. We are a Jigsaw Flagship school and staff and pupil well-being is valued and promoted. Swingate has a strong leadership team that welcomes and encourages children and staff to reach their true potential. Check out our Twitter account: @SwingatePrimary.

We offer a fantastic wellbeing package including a pension scheme, carefirst and training and development opportunities

GDPR Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

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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.