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KS 1 Class Teacher- Maternity Cover - Full-time

Lydden Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2321-49T
  • Posted:08/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:5th June 2023
  • App Close Date:27/02/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 6th March



We are looking for a versatile Key Stage 1 teacher to join our small team in June 2023. This role will be on a temporary contract, providing day to day planning and teaching whilst the permanent member of staff is on maternity leave.

Are you a team player who works well with others and values the home/school partnership? Most importantly you will be someone who shows a genuine interest in children and who invests in all aspects of their learning and development. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing rich and exciting learning opportunities both in the classroom and outside, making learning irresistible.

This post would suit a teacher at any point in their career. As a federation, we invest in the professional development of our team and personalise what we offer according to level of experience and career aspirations.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment at a mutually convenient time.

Information about the school

Lydden Primary School is a small rural village school catering for approximately 80 children between the ages of 4-11. Children learn in our four classes.

We aspire for all children to become confident, caring individuals who achieve well academically and develop a love of learning. We aim for our children to develop lifelong skills, taking responsibility for their own learning so that they can face future challenges with confidence.

We know that children learn best when they are happy. We aim to develop self-confidence and have a holistic approach to learning and the curriculum; which enables our children to live as responsible members of their communities.

We offer an attractive and stimulating rural environment including an outdoor classroom, forest school and science area with a pond.

We celebrate diversity and respect all children regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity or religion. We provide a happy, caring, supportive and positive learning atmosphere, where each child can achieve success.

We are committed to working in partnership with parents in the education and development of their child and welcome parents to take advantage of the many informal and formal occasions to enhance home/school relationships.

Lydden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and therefore all staff and volunteers are subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 822887

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.