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EYFS Class Teacher - Part Time - Maternity

St Martin's School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2313-203T
  • Posted:07/12/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 13th December


Are you a passionate and committed Foundation Stage Teacher?

If you are looking for a position where you can really make a difference in a forward thinking and inclusive trust, and if you want to be part of a happy, friendly and enthusiastic team, then St Martin's School is the place for you!

We wish to appoint a superb EYFS Class Teacher to cover maternity leave for 2 days a week for the  duration of the Spring Term.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and dynamic teacher who has the passion and drive to ensure that the children in our school receive the very best start to their education through an exciting, stimulating and vibrant curriculum and environment, coupled with a determination to improve outcomes, opportunities and enjoyment for children, enabling us all to achieve together.

The successful applicant will be committed to work with the pupils, the wider school community and our staff team in striving for excellence. 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Share the school values, and the values of the trust, and be prepared to put the children at the heart of everything
  • Have good communication skills, high expectations and be a skilful EYFS classroom practitioner
  • Be keen to learn and develop their teaching
  • Have energy and the determination to make a difference
  • Have commitment to raising standards and achievement and demonstrate an excellent understanding of how pupils learn
  • Be a team player, willing to share ideas and with a good sense of humour

In return, we can offer: 

  • A friendly, dedicated and supportive team of staff who thrive on challenge and having fun; who work closely together to improve the quality of achievement and enjoyment for all pupils 
  • A thorough induction programme and good professional development opportunities 
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn

We welcome informal visits prior to application. Please contact us if you would like to arrange this.

Information about the school

St Martin’s School is proud to be part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust; a MAT committed to providing excellent local schools for local children. We work closely with our two partner schools, Priory Fields and Vale View to give children the very best learning experience. Our trust truly believes that learning changes lives.

St Martin's School is a one form entry school, situated in a long-established residential area on the western outskirts of Dover. We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Trust to secure best outcomes for children through an exciting and engaging curriculum, tailored to meet the needs of our children. We actively work to develop all our staff and offer a comprehensive programme of professional development for staff at all levels and in all roles.

St Martin's School benefits from the skills of a range of support staff including a FLO, Learning Mentor, a range of Teaching Assistants, sports coaches and a specialist music teacher.

The school was awarded good by OFSTED in September 2018.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and requires satisfactory references. Where a role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children, it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

The Trust's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and Ex-Offender's Policy can be found in the School Details section and below.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 242626


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.