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Key Stage 2 Teacher (Currently in Year 5) - Part-time

Joydens Wood Junior School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2438-100T
  • Posted:19/01/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 21st February 2023


We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational class teacher to join our Year 5 team after the Easter break in Term 5 (starting Monday 17th April 2023, if the right candidate is able to start sooner for transition that would be helpful for our school). You will be working only two days a week (Thursdays and Fridays). The contract is temporarily until the end of the school year, but may become permanent depending on the need of the school. 

If you are dedicated and passionate about learning and teaching and want to develop your skills, then this could be the position for you. We are offering a real opportunity to make a positive impact to our children at Joydens Wood Junior School.

We are looking for teachers who will:

  • Put pupils first.
  • Have high expectations of all pupils and secure exceptional outcomes for all.
  • Be pro-active, optimistic, energetic, resilient and creative.
  • Be active in developing positive relationships with all parents and carers.
  • Embrace change and innovation positively and with a good sense of humour.
  • Help drive our school forward to outstanding future successes.
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner who can lead by exemplary practice.

We can offer:

  • Fantastic children, who are well behaved, enjoy school and strive to do their best.
  • An inspirational, dedicated and vibrant staff team.
  • Supportive and caring parents and governors that want the best for our children.
  • Opportunities for growth, development and career progression

You will be joining our school at a time as we continue to build our curriculum based on the needs and interests of our children and work. Furthermore, the school is currently in the process of joining the NEXUS Education Schools Trust. 

Tours around the school are encouraged, just please call the school office to arrange a visit with a member of our Senior Leadership Team.

Joydens Wood Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service. 

Please be aware we may invite suitable candidates earlier to interviews. 


Information about the school

Joydens Wood Junior School is located in a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of London. We are a member of the Nexus Education Schools Trust. We are a friendly and caring school with a team of enthusiastic, committed and hardworking staff.

We have approximately 310 pupils on roll in Years 3 to 6, with a 3-form entry in each year group.

We have sets of classroom laptops and smart screens in all classes. The large playing field and our generous outside space allows our children to thrive with our various sports teams being successful in many local competitions. Combined with extra-curricular opportunities, performances and school residential trips, our school offers the chance for every child to unlock their potential.

We believe in an Experience Curriculum and Values based education which nourishes and enables children to flourish, making a difference to the world through who and how they are. Our pupils are happy, safe and well-motivated, showing respect for themselves and others. They are proud of the high standards they reach and of how hard they work at school.

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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.