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Early Career Teachers - Full-time/Part-time

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-133T
  • Posted:07/02/2023
  • Pay:£30,500 starting salary
  • Start Date:1st September 2023 or sooner
  • App Close Date:06/03/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Job title: Early Career Teachers
Status: Permanent with roles up to full time
Grade: A higher starting salary for our Early Career Teachers, £30,500 per year
Post Start Date: 1st September 2023 or earlier depending on the successful candidate
Closing Date for Applications: 6th March 2023

We are currently seeking to appoint Early Career Teachers within Woodland Academy Trust who are passionate about ensuring our children receive the very best education.

We have vacancies at Knockhall Primary School as well as our other schools in Bexley. The successful candidate will be responsible for the standards and progress of pupils and will be enthusiastic and motivated to help our children to ignite their spark and reveal the champion.

We recognise that for our Early Career Teachers, the first two years of teaching are important years to consolidate the practice and knowledge learnt during your studies. We are passionate about ensuring our Early Career Teachers receive an excellent induction, providing the tools and resources to become a successful, confident and skilled teacher. We have dedicated ECT mentors, training, development and cross-Trust events to support you as you start your exciting journey.

The successful candidate will be excited to specialise in our delivery of teaching and learning, pedagogy and experience and building their knowledge of the use educational research such as Rosenshine’s Principles. We are seeking to appoint staff who can work collaboratively with colleagues and who are passionate about providing all children with the very best learning experiences possible.

What you need to succeed:

• Be passionate about providing opportunities for children from a wide range of backgrounds
• Be keen to develop and make use of the school’s links with the local community
• Have high aspirations and expectations for every pupil to succeed
• Understand the value of developing the ‘whole’ child
• Be committed to forging strong relationships with parents
• Be an excellent teacher, committed to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils
• Have the vision, passion and drive to improve standards in all areas of school life.

We want to ensure that our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you would prefer the application form and material in an alternative format or you would like to know more about our recruitment process, please contact us.

Application Deadline: 6th March 2023

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close this position early should a suitable candidate be found. Therefore, early application is advised.


Information about the school

Knockhall Primary School is an energetic primary school at the heart of the community in Greenhithe. It has recently had a brand new build for the Early Years and Foundation stage children in addition to a recent extension for key stage 2.

We want to capture the minds of our learners by creating an inspirational curriculum that adults enjoy delivering. We always strive to improve on our outcomes to ensure or children get the very best from their time with us. More than anything however, we do this as peers, supporting each other along the way with a focus on our core purpose.

At Knockhall, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We do our utmost to ensure each child excels through our school values.

Embedding these values into everything we do enables our pupils to go on and have successful life experiences. We are excited to hear from leaders to share in our passion for offering children excellent education with incredible opportunities for learning and who will work hard to ensure our pupils time with the school is the best it can be.

Knockhall Primary is proud to be part of the Woodland Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs C Stredder
  • Address:Eynsford Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9RF
  • Telephone: 01322 382053
  • Email: sbmkhp@watschools.org.uk
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.