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Reception Class Teacher - Full-time

Holywell Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2629-68T
  • Posted:21/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:April/ September 2023
  • App Close Date:22/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 27th February 2023


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reflective practitioner to join our excellent, friendly and supportive team.  Ideally, we would be looking for someone to start from 17th April 2023, but we would be willing to look at a September start if we found the right candidate.

Are you:

  • imaginative and eager to bring learning alive?
  • passionate about curriculum enrichment?
  • a positive team player?
  • motivated with high expectations?
  • committed to achievement for all pupils?

You would be joining an aspirational school committed to providing all pupils with the best. Our children deserve nothing less.

You would be most welcome to make an informal visit to the school to meet our fantastic children and friendly, dedicated staff.

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming, friendly and supportive school team, governing body and parents in a small school environment
  • enthusiastic, motivated children who are eager to learn
  • full induction and support
  • commitment to ongoing professional development

Both ECTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

The EKC Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and two successful references. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted may be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

To apply for this post please download a copy of the application form and send to finance@holywell.kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

Holywell is a one form entry village primary school situated in the attractive location of Upchurch on the outskirts of Sittingbourne. We are one of the founding schools of the EKC Schools Trust.

As a Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting School, we firmly believe in putting children's rights at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on knowing our children well and providing an environment in which they can flourish.

Our Governors and Parents are extremely supportive and keen to be involved. Our children enjoy coming to school and are a delight to teach. We have high expectations within a supportive and positive community where every child really does matter. Holywell is a school that knows itself well and is on an exciting journey towards outstanding.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs T Snellings
  • Address:Forge Lane, Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7AE
  • Telephone: (01634) 388416
  • Email: finance@holywell.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.