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EYFS Reception Class Teacher - Full-time

Shorne Church of England Primary School , Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3019-78T
  • Posted:30/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:30th August 2023
  • App Close Date:26/04/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:2nd May 2023


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated EYFS Reception Class Teacher to join our dynamic and passionate team. The EYFS Reception Class Teacher will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning for our pupils in Reception.

The successful candidate will be joining a team committed to the education and welfare of children and families, who work closely with colleagues in the wider Trust. We are fortunate to have an incredibly supportive Local Governing Body and children who are happy and keen to learn.

Please download a job description and person specification below.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form available below.  Should you wish to undertake a tour of the school, please contact the office by email (office@shorne.kent.sch.uk) or telephone 01474 822312.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th April 2023 at 4pm

Interview date: Tuesday 2nd May 2023

School website: https://www.shorne.kent.sch.uk/

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been successful.

Shorne Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and governors to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable.  Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website. All new employees, volunteers and governors will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Information about the school

Shorne Church of England Primary School, part of the Aletheia Academies Trust, is a friendly, dynamic and innovative school. We believe in ensuring that each and every member of the school community feels valued, listened to, nurtured and encouraged to see the positive impact they can have on the world. Our children are at the heart of everything we do and we strongly believe in offering each child every opportunity to develop into kind, confident, and compassionate members of society. We are a very friendly and supportive team who firmly believe in the importance of collaboration between and the well-being of colleagues, families and children.

We are located in a beautiful village setting and have 208 children. We are proud to have been graded as a good school by Ofsted in March 2023, and also good as a Church school by SIAMs in February 2018. We pride ourselves on our collaborative ethos, and should you join us we will ensure that you have opportunities for continued professional development, as well as support and friendly faces on a day-to-day basis.

The school has extensive facilities, bright, airy classrooms and attractive school grounds. We believe in the development of the whole child. Our vision - Growing Together in Learning and in Faith - reflects our strong Christian ethos and our aim for the very best for everyone within our community. Whilst we are a Church of England School, our Christian Values are lived by pupils and staff of all faiths and none. Inclusion of all is incredibly important to us at Shorne.

We are proud to be part of the Aletheia Academies Trust. We work regularly and collaboratively with our partner schools to provide a wide range of exciting learning opportunities for our children and staff.

Shorne Church of England Primary School Vision: ​

“Growing Together in Learning and in Faith” ​

To develop life-long learners that have a clear understanding of the world in which we live through the acquisition of skills and knowledge; developing their unique God-given talents which will enable them to contribute, collaborate and flourish in a global society. ​

“…grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord…” Peter 3:18

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Tara Hewett
  • Address:Cob Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 3DU
  • Telephone: 01474 822312
  • Email: office@shorne.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 Education.