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Ks1 or Ks2 Classroom Teacher - Full-time

Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3912-218T
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:26/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:3rd May 2023


  • School: Westlands Primary School
  • Salary: MPS/UPS
  • Permanent

We have the exciting opportunity for an inspirational and dedicated teacher to join our forward thinking and collaborative team in key stage 1 or 2.  We are looking for someone with the drive and passion to continue to support the development of teaching and learning and provide the best opportunities for our pupils.

This post represents an ideal opportunity for someone with ambition to work in a large, innovative primary school in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team as part of one of the South East’s leading multi-academy trusts.

In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer you the opportunity to work within an inspirational Trust with a focus on delivery of an exceptional curriculum.  This post provides the opportunity:

  • To work with children who have an enthusiasm for learning;
  • To work with supportive, talented and committed colleagues and an experienced governing body;
  • To develop leadership skills with the support of experienced leaders, both within the school and throughout the Trust;
  • To work in a positive school environment where all children are supported to aim high and achieve their best;
  • To undertake a key role in determining the best possible outcomes for our pupils.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Liz Bruce, liz.bruce@swale.at or 01795 470862

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: 3rd May 2023

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

We are a school that likes to celebrate success at every level. Our children are hard-working, enjoy a challenge and love to learn. We provide a huge array of activities for children to broaden their experiences which you will be able to see through our news and updates on our website and social media feeds. Working in partnership with parents, carers and other key members of the community we work together on the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Westlands Primary School is part of Swale Academies Trust, which is one of the leading Multi Academy Trusts in the south east with a highly effective record in school improvement.

The Trust consists of a group of primary and secondary schools based in Kent, East Sussex and South London. Westlands Primary School was judged ‘Good’ in its last Ofsted inspection in July 2019 and the school continues to improve and develop. The welfare and development of its pupils is at the heart of everything the school does.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss L Bruce - Office Manager
  • Address:Homewood Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XN
  • Telephone: (01795) 470862
  • Email: liz.bruce@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 477886


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.