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Year 1 Teacher - Full-time

Charing CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3343-91T
  • Posted:23/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:11/05/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 18th May 2023


We welcome applications for this exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated class teacher to join our team from September 2023. We are a small church school where staff and children thrive in a supportive school community.  Our children achieve well through a combination of engaging, personalised teaching and the setting of high expectations for learning and behaviour for all our pupils.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a subject so a passion for RE or Science would be desirable, but not essential. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Support our Christian vision and learning values
  • Be 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 on 01233 712277 or email office@charing.kent.sch.uk

We look forward to meeting you.

Early Career Teachers (ECTs) are welcome to apply and will 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 to be made via Kent-Teach

Information about the school

Charing CE Primary School is a happy, secure, Christian environment situated in the beautiful village of Charing on the A20 between Maidstone and Ashford. The school has approximately 110 pupils ranging in ages from 4-11 years. The school has strong links with the church and the community of Charing, with excellent pastoral care, and is committed to raising standards ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. It was graded a good SIAMS in November 2017 and a Good Ofsted in October 2021. We are a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

Charing CE 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

  • Name:Mr Thomas Bird (Headteacher)
  • Address:School Road, Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0JN
  • Telephone: (01233) 712277
  • Email: office@charing.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.