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Class Teacher - Part-time

Hollingbourne Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2166-68T
  • Posted:10/11/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBA


We are looking for a part- time KS1 teacher to join our amazing team on a permanent basis!


The children of Hollingbourne Primary think that a teacher who joins our school family must:

  • Be kind
  • Listen carefully
  • Make us feel safe
  • Join in with all our unique activities like egg rolling and singing at the O2
  • Love to play and learn outside (and have a talent for building camps!)
  • Help us to keep going and never give up because we know growth mindset is important
  • Encourage us to make mistakes, to have a go again if we get things ‘wrong’
  • To show us that we are important individuals within a class
  • Enable us to learn in different ways and with different people
  • Give us responsibilities
  • Let us show you that we can...

The leaders of Hollingbourne Primary think that a teacher who joins our learning community must:

  • Share a belief that we are developing the whole child- their heart and their mind
  • Be able to build strong, trusting relationships with children
  • Have high expectations and believe that every child can
  • Be flexible
  • Be approachable and communicate clearly with a wider range of stake holders
  • Work well as a team, particularly as this role is a job share
  • Be able to adapt quickly to situations in the classroom as well as outside of the classroom
  • Be reflective and show a commitment to further developing practice
  • Be a teacher with a great track record of class progress and attainment

If you think this describes you, then we welcome your application and encourage you to contact me via e-mail to discuss the post further and arrange a virtual tour of the school! 


This post is for two days per week (Monday and Tuesday), plus PPA time. 

Information about the school

Hollingbourne is a small, delightful, friendly, village school nestled in the North Downs. It boasts over 100 lovely children aged 4 to 11 years.

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential, providing them with a stable, caring environment in which they and are stimulated and keen to learn.

Our staff team at Hollingbourne is our real strength. We work hard to develop the school in ways which best meets the needs of our children and staff alike, ensuring our curriculum reflects this.

The school looks out onto the North Downs and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

The main building is Victorian with later additions of an Early Years block and a modern school hall. We have access to both a school playground and a large field which the children are encouraged to make the most of.

The school has been graded Good by OFSTED in March 2022. Please have a look at our OFSTED report as it sings about the strengths of the school and the ethos we hold.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Tammie Allen-Harding
  • Address:Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1UA
  • Telephone: (01622) 880270
  • Email: tallen@hollingbourne.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622 880270)


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.