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Class Teacher - Full-time

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-134T
  • Posted:06/03/2023
  • Pay:Teacher MPS points 1-6
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:31/03/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:To be arranged


We are currently seeking to appoint inspirational class teachers at Knockhall Primary School who are passionate about ensuring our children receive the very best education.

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 they hold within themselves.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of teaching and learning, pedagogy and experience of using 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.

As a teacher, you will:

  • 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.

The post is full time on a permanent contract. Applications would also be welcomed from part-time candidates.

Our Offer

Woodland Academy Trust seek to appoint colleagues who share in our values and mission to ignite the spark and reveal the champion. We recognise that in order to offer the best outcomes for our children, our staff teams need the opportunity to be the very best they can be too. We do this by ensuring we have in place for all staff:

  • Continuous professional learning focusing on core areas;
  • Working collaboratively with agencies around us and offering formal training opportunities, bespoke and targeted professional development as well as in-house, bespoke training from our many experts and coaching and mentoring;
  • Embedding initiatives to support with reducing teacher workload;
  • A strong supportive ethos with dedicated line management structures and clear communication channels;
  • Well-being assistance and support including a dedicated employee assistance helpline and occupational health;
  • Opportunities to take part in exciting initiatives and projects that help shape the way our children will learn in the future;
  • Wide range of family friendly policies in place for staff;
  • Recognising national terms and conditions for staff;
  • Teachers and Local Government pension schemes;
  • Cycle to work schemes.

Information about the school

At Knockhall Primary School, we believe in fostering a community where kindness is at the core of everything we do. Our school is not just a place for academic growth; it is a place where we nurture compassion, empathy, and understanding. We are committed to creating an environment where every individual feels valued and respected.

Inclusion is a cornerstone of our educational philosophy. We celebrate the uniqueness of each student, recognising that our differences make us stronger as a community. Here, diversity is not just accepted; it is embraced. We strive to create a learning space where everyone feels seen, heard, and appreciated.

Our school is more than just a building; it is a community of learners, educators, and families working together towards a common goal – the success and well-being of our students. As we embark on this academic journey together, let us build bonds that go beyond the classroom. Let us create a sense of belonging that extends to every corner of our school.

I invite you to join us in cultivating a culture of kindness, promoting inclusion, and building a strong sense of community. Together, we can make Knockhall Primary School a place where everyone feels welcome, supported, and inspired to reach their full potential.

For more information about Woodland Academy Trust please visit the Trust website at https://www.woodlandacademytrust.co.uk/

Job Contact Information

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


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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 Education.