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Teacher/ Phase Leader - Full-time

Mundella Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2296-131T
  • Posted:08/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS (+TLR for Phase leader) or UPS
  • Start Date:Mon 17th April 2023
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 23rd February 2023


Teacher/ Phase Leader


Due to an unexpected promotion of one of our amazing team, we are looking for a dynamic teacher and phase leader who wants to take on a new challenge.

You would have a class responsibility and would lead one of our phase teams within KS2, as well as the opportunity to become part of our committed team. Ideally this will be teaching in year 5 for the remainder of the academic year.

Due to tight timescales of this recruitment, we can only offer tours on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th or Monday 13th February. It being half term, School will be closed on Monday 13th February but our Headteacher will be happy to  chat with you and  show you around the school.

We are seeking someone who: 

  • Dedicated and creative classroom practitioner
  • Aspires to be an ambitious, energetic member of the school team
  • Has an uncompromising passion for teaching and learning
  • Is motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative
  • Has the ability and determination to inspire and motivate children to achieve highly and lead others to success
  • A potential senior leader


Principal accountabilities: 

  • Plan and deliver creative and high quality engaging lessons around the National Curriculum
  • Fully support the vision, mission and values of the school and promote the highest levels of achievement within the class
  • Liaise effectively with the whole school community
  • Be a fully committed and active part of your phase team


Our offer to you:

  • Happy children that are excited to learn
  • A fantastic staff team
  • A nurturing and supportive ethos
  • A commitment to creativity across the curriculum
  • Support from your phase leader and Senior Management Team
  • Generous PPA time and classroom support


We invest in the development of our staff in order to work towards excellence in the classroom or future leadership. We work closely with other schools across our district, and within our trust, to develop the quality of teaching & learning.


Visits to the school are expected and welcomed, please contact the office to book a tour.

We have a professional culture of safeguarding our children and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online check and references will be sought to advise our recruitment process.

Information about the school

Mundella Primary School is a forward thinking and child centered school situated in East Folkestone. The school is comprised of 7 classes and caters for up to 210 children in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2.

The school has a happy and friendly atmosphere, with a very dedicated staff who are ambitious for all their pupils and the community they serve.

With Aspiration and Achievement at our heart, the school values good behaviour and offers a creative environment in which children are keen to learn and fulfil their true potential.

We are proud to be part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lauren Wharmby- Deputy Headteacher
  • Address:Black Bull Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5QX
  • Telephone: (01303) 252265
  • Email: lwharmby@mundella.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 252281


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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.