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Class Teacher - Full-time

Four Elms Primary School, Edenbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2134-156T
  • Posted:31/03/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2023/ Possibly sooner
  • App Close Date:23/04/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a full-time class teacher who shares our vision and values. 

We want to recruit an outstanding and passionate teacher to join the staff team in our forward thinking school. You will have the opportunity to work in a wonderful rural location alongside a dedicated teaching team and supportive senior leadership team. Our pupils are keen to learn and understand the importance of our school shared values;







Despite being small in size, we are huge in ambition. We actively encourage teachers to engage in research informed practice and reflective thinking. We are part of the Inspire Federation and work collaboratively with our partner school, Seal Primary in Sevenoaks. We have forged strong links with other outstanding schools across the country and actively encourage visits to these.

Our staff are our most treasured resource and we strive to ensure that we nurture talent at all levels. We offer leadership opportunities that result in rapid career progression.

The Inspire Federation recognise the importance of family and are committed to ensuring staff are given time to share special occasions.

Staff with children under school age will be given the day off to spend their child’s birthday with them. When your child reaches school age, staff will be given time to attend school events e.g. sports day, nativities, church services.

Teachers are given two release days a term to complete medium term planning for the following term to reduce the amount of work they need to do in the school holidays, as this needs to be spent recuperating and reenergising.

This position is for a full-time teacher to start in September 2023 with the possibility of this being sooner for the right candidate.  

We strongly urge candidates to visit the school or make a telephone appointment with the Head of School as the school will only usually consider candidates which have done so.


We pride ourselves in the creative curriculum we offer and the school community we have built. If this appeals to you please come and meet us, or request further details by contacting the school office on: 01732 700274.

Information about the school

Part of Inspire Academy Movement Trust, Four Elms is a small village primary school located in the lovely village of Four Elms. The School has four classes, Reception are taught in Class 1 following the EYFS Curriculum. Years one and two are taught together in Class 2, Years three and four in Class 3 and Years five and six in Class 4.

Please read the report of our Ofsted inspection. We are a good school overall and achieved outstanding for behaviour and attitudes.

At Four Elms we are committed to achieving the highest aspirations for ourselves, both personally and as learners. An enriched, inspirational curriculum gives pupils opportunities to develop courage and grit from within.

The Four Elms culture of reflection enables children to learn from mistakes and celebrate achievements. Our culture of respect, for ourselves and others as well as the world around will carry children confidently forward.

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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.