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Class Teacher and English Lead - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-120-T
  • Posted:08/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS + TLR 2 £3,017
  • Start Date:April or September 2023
  • App Close Date:23/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday, 27th February 2023.


We are seeking an inspirational Class Teacher and English Lead with high expectations and a passion for making a difference for all children to join our team.  The Barnehurst Federation of Schools is committed to providing the best possible education for our children through adapting and evolving our practice and providing the highest quality CPD for our team.

The Federation of Barnehurst Schools comprises two outstanding schools. We value our community, and the school has built a strong reputation for excellence over the years.

We are the founding school of The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley.  This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher who:

  • Have a proven record of high expectations and raising standards for all children.
  • Share our passion, commitment, drive, enthusiasm and ethos.
  • Contribute towards an inspiring learning environment.
  • Be innovative and are highly motivated.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of our staff team.

We can offer:

  • A supportive and friendly team committed to raising standards for all children. 
  • A commitment to your CPD with weekly dedicated CPD release time alongside personal development coaching sessions.
  • An exciting, innovative and creative Global Citizenship Curriculum.
  • A Senior Leadership team who are committed to building a career path for all staff members enabling them to achieve their future ambitions.
  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved children who are keen to learn.
  • Dedicated half-termly medium-term planning time.
  • A collaborative working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviours and high expectations for all.


Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed, please contact the school on 01322 334401 or send an email  admin@barnehurstfederation.co.uk

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be emailed to admin@barnehurstfederation.co.uk

Interview:  Monday, 27th February 2023.

References will be requested from those shortlisted.

The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Primary First Trust and The Federation of Barnehurst Schools operate an equal opportunities policy. 

References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to the interview.



Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.