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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Martin's Church of England Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3149-81T
  • Posted:25/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:27/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:week commencing 1st May


Class Teacher Required for September 2023.

A wonderful opportunity to teach a class of 30 children at St Martin's CEP School has presented itself following a staff changes.  We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher to work in our wonderful school with our friendly staff and amazing children. St Martin's CEP federated with Seabrook CEP School in September 2017 and staff work collaboratively across both schools, which makes this a very exciting and supportive environment. 

The ideal candidate should:

be keen to learn and develop their teaching

have energy and the determination to make a difference

have good communication skills

be an excellent classroom practitioner

have high expectations

be a good role model

have commitment to raising standards and achievement

have an understanding of KS1 and KS2

understand that every child is unique and be able to reflect this in their practice

be a team player, willing to share ideas with their colleagues

be supportive of our inclusive Christian Ethos

have experience of teaching in the KS1 and 2

have a creative approach to teaching and understand the importance of engaging children through their own interests.

In return we can offer:

a welcoming, friendly and professional school community

a thorough induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities

children who are enthusiastic and eager to learn

a supportive staff, governors and parents/carers community

opportunities to work across our federation

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including DBS and satisfactory references. Therefore, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 document, all applications should be made via Kent Teach online. We are unable to accept any CV's emailed to us. This role is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and amendments to the Exemptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are shortlisted, where possible we will obtain references before interview. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of Eligibility to work in the UK.

We would very much like you to visit our lovely school and strongly encourage you to book an appointment and come and see the children. Please contact the school office for a tour.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 27th April 2023

Interviews: week commencing: 1st May 2023

 We reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate apply



Information about the school

St Martin's Church of England Primary School is situated in a coastal setting in Folkestone. St Martin's is an outstanding half form entry school and enjoys excellent links with the local church, St Martin's, and the surrounding community. . The school has 7 classes, each with an average size of 30 children. St Martin's CEP School works closely with it's sister school Seabrook CEP School which it federated with in 2017. The schools share an Executive Headteacher and a leadership team that work across both sites. There are excellent working relationships across the federation which enable staff, children and families to work in partnership to support the education of the children. We are a very happy school where all are valued. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all the children and staff. For further information please contact the Executive Headteacher, Mrs E Carter.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 268850


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 Education.