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Teacher - Full-time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2117-189T
  • Posted:16/11/2022
  • Pay:MPS Fringe (£29,344 - £40,083 pa)
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/11/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Class Teacher 

Start Date: January 2023

Salary: MPS Fringe

We are a school on an exciting improvement journey and are looking to strengthen our team further by appointing a full time Class Teacher.

We are looking for a Class Teacher who has high expectations, of themselves and their pupils, and has the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils through quality teaching and creative learning experiences.

You will be joining a dedicated and supportive staff, with a Leadership Team committed to developing your career path through extensive opportunities of professional development both within the school and as part of Cygnus Academies Trust. 

Salary will be in line with teachers pay and conditions and based on experience and proficiency.

Visits to the school or telephone conversations with the Headteacher are encouraged and appointments for this can be made by emailing HR@cygnus.org.uk

The successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check.

Interviews - To be confirmed

*Please note that they vacancy may close early if a suitable applicant is found*

Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School. Our curriculum ensures learning is engaging, exciting and relevant to the needs of our children in the multicultural and diverse DBCPS community. We are very proud to be part of Cygnus Academies Trust.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are now at capacity being a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We also have a Nursery with capacity for 52 children. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school and working together to continually develop all aspects of our school and community life.

Please visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama, music and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in.

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community and we believe you would see this clearly from any school visit. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

Furthermore, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Please contact the school on 01322 470678 if you require further information.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Information about the school

At DBCPS we ensure that our children receive the best education, focussing on building independence, determination and self-belief. Our BRIDGE values are at the heart of everything that we do. Encouraging children to Believe in themselves, Respect each other, show Independence, be Determined, Grow together and demonstrate Excellence.

Our engaging, exciting and creative curriculum, encourages children to become life-long, resilient learners who are well prepared for their future as self-motivated and independent citizens of the world. As a community school, we build strong relationships and partnerships to ensure we know all our families well and how best to support them.

We are very proud of our school and hope that you will contact us to arrange a visit so that you can see for yourself. We are located on The Bridge Learning and Community Campus. We see ourselves as part of the local community and we strive to make local and international links to support both learning and citizenship at our school.

Cygnus Academies Trust

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Suscon, Brunel Way, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5FW
  • Telephone: 01322 224201
  • Email: HR@cygnus.org.uk

Documents

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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.