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Class Teacher - Full-time

St James' Church of England Primary Academy , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2002-33T
  • Posted:07/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:wc 2nd May 2023



Salary:            Main Scale

Contract:         Full time and permanent

Start Date:      September 2023

St. James’ Church of England Primary Academy, which is a member of The Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST), is currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring Class Teacher.

Are you motivated by the desire to transform children’s life chances no matter their starting point?  If so, then this could be the position for you.  St. James’ is a unique and friendly, ambitious one-form entry Church of England Primary Academy.  This post is ideal for a teacher who wishes to contribute to a school on an innovative and exciting journey.

Do you have:

  • a knowledge of the Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 curriculum and its means of delivery?
  • the ability to provide children with creative and challenging learning that inspires and motivates them?
  • personal integrity, approachability and commitment to our Christian ethos?
  • an unshakeable belief that there is no ceiling to achievement?
  • the ability to develop positive relationships with pupils?
  • enthusiasm and commitment to working as part of a team?
  • confidence to communicate clearly with parents?

We can offer you:

  • amazing children who are eager to learn and happy to be challenged;
  • supportive parents who have a desire to help the school improve;
  • a talented and friendly team of staff dedicated to the needs of the children;
  • opportunities for professional and leadership development across the family of schools in MAST;
  • a school community which offers the opportunity of becoming a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities; and
  • a passionate commitment to staff work-life balance.

Visits are warmly encouraged – please contact Mrs Upton at the following email address to arrange a time: office@stjames.medway.sch.uk

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants regardless of age, gender and ethnicity.  Applications are welcome from all teachers who can support the ethos of our Church Academy.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children.  Therefore, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Closing Date:      Friday 21st April 2023

Interview Date:   w/c 2nd May 2023

Information about the school

St. James' Church of England Primary Academy is based in the Isle of Grain on the Hoo Peninsula and is a member of the Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Tracy Upton
  • Address:High Street, Isle Of Grain, Rochester, Kent, ME3 0BS
  • Telephone: 01634 270 341
  • Email: office@stjames.medway.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.