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Lower School Class Teacher - Full-time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-603T
  • Posted:23/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sept 2023
  • App Close Date:10/06/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The John Wallis Academy are seeking to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Teacher of Lower School

We are looking to appoint a Teacher with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the our key Christian values of Love, Respect. The ability to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and to consistently teach inspirational lessons is essential. We welcome applications from experienced teachers as well as ECT’s and those new to teaching.

Qualities, Skills and Experience - To be considered for the position:

  • Hold a good honours degree or equivalent and a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE);
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development relevant to the role. Such as NPQ or other relevant leadership training
  • A can do attitude that promotes positivity and a solution focussed approach.
  • Demonstrable ability to secure high standards of learning and behaviour by motivating, encouraging and engaging pupils
  • Demonstrable ability to build effective working relationships with a range of colleagues and stakeholders, including parents/carers, teachers and external professionals.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills suitable up to and including senior managers.
  • Data and IT literate with good IT skills.
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills
  • Personal and professional authority and resilience.
  • Able to credibly challenge established assumptions and ways of working and make a valuable contribution to influencing organisational culture.
  • Empathetic, tactful and diplomatic.
  • Solution focused, working collaboratively and collegially with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • A willingness and ability to develop specialist knowledge and keep up to date with local and national policy and developments.


Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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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.