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Upper Key Stage 2 Teacher with Leadership Responsibility - Full-time

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2027-114T
  • Posted:11/04/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:05/05/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Do you want to make a difference?

Do you want to inspire and engage children in their learning?

Do you want to work in a school that nurtures everyone with kindness and compassion?

If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then read on…

Please don’t be put off by our Requires Improvement grading, come and visit the school, talk to us and judge for yourselves if this is the right place for you to thrive and flourish. 

We are looking for a strong, experienced and dedicated UKS2 class teacher to join our team in September 2023.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a subject and have potential leadership responsibility which, for the right candidate, may include pupil premium.

Our senior leadership team is passionate about making Archbishop Courtenay a safe haven of hope and aspiration.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of our wonderful, unique and diverse children and care very much about staff wellbeing. We are proud to have been awarded the Wellbeing Award for Schools and a Compassionate School Award.

The successful applicant will:

  • Support our Christian vision and learning values
  • Committed to the learning of the children
  • Work well in a team
  • Be a strong classroom practitioner
  • Provide engaging and exciting learning experiences
  • Have high expectations for behaviour, attainment and progress
  • Be a well-organised team player with good communication skills
  • Be a willing learner with a commitment to their own professional development

Visits to the school are encouraged.  Please call the school office to make an appointment: 01622 754666 or email office@abc.aquilatrust.co.uk.

We look forward to meeting you.

Early Career Techers (ECTs) are welcome to apply and would be fully supported in school and as part of Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust.

We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

All applications should be via Kent-Teach.

Information about the school

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is an expanding 1.5 form entry school and a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

We work closely with our community, especially All Saints' Church, and have a PTFA which helps organise many events. PE and music specialists provide additional curriculum enrichment. All early years classrooms have their own, purpose-built outside learning environment. Our Pastoral & Wellbeing Manager offers highly effective support to our pupils and their families.

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, online recruitment checks and overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 355174


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.