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Class Teacher - Full-time

Chartham Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2259-268T
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 19th June 2023


Are you a knowledgeable, dynamic practitioner who is looking for a new opportunity in
our forward-thinking, nurturing school? Here at Chartham Primary, we are excited to be
recruiting for a Classroom Teacher starting in September for either an Early Years / KS1 setting.

This is a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated and organised person to join the school team at
Chartham which is part of Inspira Academy Trust. 

Our staff team are committed to providing the best possible education for every child, and
enjoy working in close partnership with parents and our community. We pride ourselves in
providing an enriched curriculum for our children with wonderful outdoor learning opportunities.
Chartham is one of two schools within Inspira Academy Trust. We are a happy and welcoming
primary with around 390 pupils on our roll.

 We can offer you:

  • A welcoming school enriched with amazing outdoor facilities
  • Friendly, enthusiastic children who are very proud of our school
  • A dedicated and motivated staff team who thrive on new challenges, and are keen to support and learn from each other
  • An innovative approach offering a holistic, meaningful and relevant curriculum
  • A forward thinking and creative school, committed to the development of all our staff
  • A unique and spacious environment which celebrates our inclusive ethos

 In return, we are looking for someone who is:

  • Enthusiastic, imaginative and willing to take risks to inspire their children
  • Committed to continuous improvement with a reflective outlook on their own practice
  • An excellent role model for staff and children (with a good sense of humour!)
  • Compassionate and prioritises the wellbeing of all children
  • Committed to upholding excellent standards of teaching and is highly effective in their role
  • Passionate about our children and community, and supports the Chartham vision
  • If you believe you are the right person for our school, please do not hesitate to get in touch for further information and/or to arrange a tour of the school. Please call or email the school office to make an appointment, or you can watch our video tour on the school website. We really look forward to hearing from you.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils.
Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for
our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and
able to give their best. 

Information about the school

Overview of Inspira Academy Trust

The Inspira Academy Trust is a small MAT comprising currently of 2 schools within Canterbury in Kent.

Our Mission is to:

  • Create a welcoming environment in our schools where everyone feels happy, safe, included and are empowered to develop and practice independence.

  • Instil a love of learning and encourage pride in all achievements through the foundations of a high quality curriculum.

Our Vision is to:

  • Be a high performing trust with uncompromising standards and high expectations.
  • Champion learning at the centre of our communities.

  • Promote and ensure the well-being and safeguarding of pupils at all times so they feel secure, happy and safe.

  • Enrich learning through engaging indoor and outdoor environments.

  • Have passionate, high quality staff who encourage a love of learning, evoke curiosity and stimulate imagination.

  • Enable pupils to achieve their potential, be well prepared for the next stage of their education and instil aspirations for their futures.

  • To offer opportunity for all through the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion whilst challenging social injustice and inequality enabling bright futures for all.

Our Way is to:

  • Be guided by our key values; perseverance, kindness, respect, honesty and fairness.

  • Make learning fun, challenging and stimulating, using a creative and cutting edge curriculum.

  • Provide an atmosphere where pupils and staff feel safe, secure and valued and are empowered to achieve their full potential.

  • Be a family of schools strengthened by the support from parents/carers, children and the wider school community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jamie Noble, Headteacher
  • Address:Shalmsford Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7QN
  • Telephone: (01227) 738225
  • Email: hr@inspiraacademy.co.uk

Fax: (01227) 732175

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.