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Key Stage One Full Time (Optional 50% Maths Leadership + TLR) - Full-time

Barming Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2080-164T
  • Posted:22/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UP1
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are excited to advertise a job for the initial role of a Key Stage One Full Time Class Teacher. This comes with an optional 50% Maths Leadership/TLR. 

We want someone who has a growth mindset and a drive/passion for education; where fun, enjoyment and quality first teaching is at the heart of all lessons.   We want a new member of staff to help enhance and bring our curriculum to life with imaginative ideas and who has strong subject knowledge - especially RWI.  

If you can answer ‘yes’ to the questions below, please apply as we would love to meet you.

  • Do you love teaching and have a drive to help all children achieve?
  • Do you have a growth mindset and strong subject knowledge of the majority of primary subjects?
  • Do you think outside of the box and create fun and enjoyable lessons which engage all children?
  • Do you believe in utilising outside spaces, including meaningful school trips to enhance learning experiences?
  • Are you ready to join a supportive team of Senior Leaders, Teachers and Teaching Assistants, who care about well-being?
  • Do you whole heartedly believe in a collaborative approach to education and love to work as part of a team?
  • Are you a good/outstanding teacher?

As noted by OFSTED, leaders and teachers have high expectations and staff provide pupils with a high-quality environment that encourages learning and supports activities.

Visits are welcome so you can best decide whether or not; this is the school for you!   

We look forward to meeting any potential candidates and showing off our lovely school, especially our extensive grounds.


NB: We reserve the right to carry out interviews and to appoint a teacher before the application closing date. 

Information about the school

Barming Primary School is a member of the Orchard Academy Trust family of schools and is made up of Allington Primary School and Barming Pre-School and Primary School. We cater for 2 - 11 year olds. It is a well-equipped two-form entry primary school serving the village of Barming (and surrounding areas) on the edge of Maidstone. We have approximately 466 children in purpose built accommodation, including shared resource and work areas, corridor libraries and a computer suite. Our school has a large site which provides admirably for our social and academic work. We strive for a provision committed to enabling every child to become the very best they can be, encouraging high expectations and working hard to achieve the very best for everyone in our school.

Barming Primary School is committed to developing staff in order to ensure that teaching and learning in the school is of the highest standard. We endeavour to provide a high quality provision within an inclusive environment and ever changing financial position.

Well-being is high up on our priorities, ensuring that this is cascaded throughout our school for children, staff and wider community. This helps to provide an environment that is continuously looking at work/life balance - work hard / play hard!

Barming Primary School is committed to safeguarding children. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, check against the ISA barred list for children and it is subject to references. References will be sought before interview, unless otherwise stated on your application form with a valid reason.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Chris Laker
  • Address:Belmont Close, Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9DY
  • Telephone: (01622) 726472
  • Email: office@barming.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01622 729844


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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.