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Maternity Cover Teacher - Fixed Term

Shears Green Junior School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2431-163T
  • Posted:16/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:30/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4th April 2023



Full Time Teacher Required - Main or Upper Pay scale

This post is suitable for the right ECT applicant.  

At Shears Green Junior School it is our mission for every child to be the very best version of themselves.  No matter their start point or background, children have equal opportunities to achieve their full potential.

If you feel that you can match our vision, we want to hear from you!

We can offer you:

We have a bespoke Wellbeing package for every member of staff which includes physiotherapy, counselling etc

  • Each member of staff receives 1 Wellbeing day per year
  • A friendly, creative, committed team of staff in a school with a positive atmosphere
  • A supportive parent community
  • We offer clear pathways to professional development opportunities
  • A commitment to ensuring a good work-life balance
  • A large, oversubscribed school in lovely surroundings with forest school and a wildlife area.
  • Weekly planning opportunities in year groups

Shears Green Junior School is a popular over-subscribed four form entry school in Northfleet, Kent.  Transport links to M2/A2 are minutes away from the school. 

We expect all potential applicants to make an informal visit to the school before they apply.  As part of the recruitment process, we may request the opportunity to see you teach.

Closing date for applications : 12.00 noon Thursday 30th March 2023

Interviews : Tuesday 4th April 2023

The job is to start on the 1st September 2023. Please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates and appoint for this position earlier than the closing date. Please do not delay your application until the deadline for submission.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references.

Information about the school

Shears Green Junior School is a vibrant and bustling educational institution that prides itself on delivering an engaging, exciting, and immersive curriculum. Our dedicated team of supportive, friendly, and professional staff are driven by a strong moral purpose - to ensure that each and every child reaches their full potential and becomes the very best version of themselves.

Situated in the heart of Gravesham, Shears Green is a highly sought-after junior school with a strong reputation for success. Currently, we have 497 pupils on roll, divided into 16 classes, providing a dynamic and inclusive learning environment.

At Shears Green, we prioritise the well-being and development of our students. With excellent ICT facilities, well-resourced classrooms, and extensive grounds, including delightful areas for our furry friends - dogs, chickens, and guinea pigs - our students are provided with an enriching and stimulating learning experience.

To learn more about Shears Green Junior School and our commitment to excellence, we invite you to visit our website at www.shearsgreenjuniorschool.co.uk.

Job Contact Information

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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.