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Class Teacher - Full-time

Marden Primary Academy, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2183-115T
  • Posted:28/04/2023
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


​​​​​​Marden Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate Class Teacher who will join their vibrant team from September 2023. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to plan highly effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of all children in our care. 

At Marden Primary Academy, our successful candidate can expect;

  • Supportive CPD package including supporting NPQ
  • Small class sizes and excellent behaviour
  • An opportunity to be a part of a village community school with innovative curriculum including 1:1 Chromebooks.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • ​​​​​​​Opportunities for subject leadership and career progression
  • Collaborative planning within the year group or phase

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a graduate with QTS
  • Has evidence of outstanding practice as a classroom teacher
  • Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills​​​​​​​

Information about the school

Working at Marden Primary Academy: Marden joined Leigh Academies Trust in September 2020. The academy serves the beautiful village community of Marden in Kent and has 40 pupils in each year group. Significant proposed housing development in the local area means that there is genuine potential for future expansion.

Marden’s children are its biggest asset and they need leaders with grit, determination and passion to help provide them with a positive future. We are looking for a very special person as only the best will do for the children of Marden.

Our successful candidate will be talented and a highly motivated leader with drive and commitment to excellence as well as strong interpersonal skills. You will be joining a supportive, committed and passionate team who work hard to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential.​​​​​​​

Ethos: At Marden Primary Academy, we believe every child deserves the right to a nurturing and caring community, whose shared vision is ambitious and uncompromising. With an internationally-minded approach, we collectively challenge ourselves and one another, showing both support and resilience to continuously improve and achieve, in learning and in life.

Values: - Ready - Respect - Safe

We were awarded a 'Good' rating by Ofsted in 219 - 'Marden Primary is a calm, friendly school with a positive atmosphere. Pupils are happy and enjoy their lessons. They work hard and want to learn new things. Pupils are proud of the special experiences that the school offers. These include the chance to care for rabbits and guinea pigs. Pupils also benefit from the quiet and beautiful ‘secret garden’ in the school’s grounds.'

"We are a rural school in the heart of the community of Marden serving the village and the surrounding area. Marden is a school that welcomes everyone, with a family atmosphere and a desire to help every child do their very best. We do this through inspirational teaching with a range of exciting learning opportunities; a nurturing culture where all children feel they belong; and through working in close partnership with parents and carers." - Principal Niall Dosad

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 832058


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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 Legislation.