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Class Teacher - Full-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-140T
  • Posted:15/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/04/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:April 2023


We require an inspirational, enthusiastic, ambitious and motivated teacher to join our school and become part of a happy, committed and dynamic staff team.

This is a full time position for KS2 from 1st September 2023.  

We are looking for a suitable candidate who:
• is an excellent practitioner;
• can plan and deliver excellent learning opportunities for our children;
• has high expectations of children both academically and socially;
• works closely with colleagues to improve their own practice;
• will share and promote the school’s Christian vision and values;
• will build strong relationships and engage successfully with learners, families and all members of the school community;
• Is highly organised, positive and enthusiastic in all aspects of school life.

We will offer:
• A caring, warm and friendly school;
• Enthused and motivated children;
• Support with delivery an inspiring curriculum
• Supportive staff, governors and parents;
• Strong links with local community;
• Opportunities to collaborative working;
• A commitment to ongoing professional development.

Are you what we are looking for? Are you ready for a challenge and eager to make a difference to the lives of children in your care? 

We welcome and value visits – come and meet us! Please email or call to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Interviews: TBC however we reserve the right to interview any strong applicants prior to this date. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check and two recent references.

Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 165 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close-knit village community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education, and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up other schools, including primary and secondary schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Kelly Burlton and Mrs Jen Dawes
  • Address:Bethersden Road, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3QJ
  • Telephone: (01233) 860232
  • Email: office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01233) 860804


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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.