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Teacher - Full-time

Loose Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2044-248T
  • Posted:23/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS - £28,000 - £43,685
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 19 June 2023


The team at Loose Primary school are looking for some new colleagues to join us on our adventure of excellence. Our curriculum is developing with a vision for excellence, exhibition and enjoyment. We have a strong, knowledge rich curriculum which is delivered expertly across the school and are seeking staff who can join us in ensuring learning is fun, purposeful and inspiring. We would love to invite teachers who are keen to share their children’s outcomes with the public, plan and deliver exciting exhibitions for the community and bring the world alive in the classrooms.  

We would also love to hear from staff who want to develop their skills as leaders and contribute to the curriculum and development of others. With two other classes in the year groups, teamwork is essential to maximise the benefits of workload reduction.  

Some key characteristics of the teachers we would love to hear from: 

  • Have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils. 
  • Be passionate about inclusion. 
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Value working in teams and partnerships. 
  • Promote pupil independence 
  • Understand features of instructional teaching  
  • Use assessment to improve outcomes or adapt lessons. 
  • Be reflective, resilient and ambitious, keen to develop your professional expertise. 
  • Engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community. 
  • Be committed to ongoing professional development. 

The benefits of joining Coppice Primary Partnership:

  • Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn
  • Access to private healthcare, including 24 hour GP access
  • Annual flu jab offered to all staff
  • A family first approach – cover to ensure that you don’t miss important family events
  • Free access to wraparound care for primary aged children attending trust schools. This includes access to the holiday play scheme when staff are working.
  • The holiday play scheme is also open and free to staff who have children who attend other schools when staff are required to work.
  • All staff have access to Kent Rewards, a site offering cash back, discounts and vouchers for a range of popular high street stores
  • Throughout the year, school and trust wide social events will be available. These will all be optional, but we believe in developing relationships and social events can certainly help! Events will be informal affairs, usually in informal settings and are open to all staff
  • A large, modern and well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated
  • An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our team and hope you will want to further explore this with us. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these through the school office.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Loose Primary School is a large, oversubscribed 3-form entry school set within an amazing community and beautiful surroundings. The school has created an ambitious vision to provide children with a world-class education. Children are motivated and willing to learn and flourish when provided with exciting learning opportunities, the chance to take risks and bring their imaginations to life. Our school facilities support these opportunities; we have our own swimming pool, superb art, computing and PE resources as well as vast grounds that can be endlessly explored

Our staff team are highly motivating and work together to develop themselves and one another. Children are at the heart of everything we do and the professional development we offer ensures that staff continually improve for the benefit of the children.

Loose is part of the Coppice Primary Partnership incorporating; Loose Primary School, Coxheath Primary School and St Katherines School and Nursery. This partnership proves invaluable in providing many exciting career opportunities for staff to explore as well as providing excellent staff support and development. Please feel free to discuss this further with us.

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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.