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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Margaret's Church of England Junior School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-3195-22T
  • Posted:30/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:10/06/2023 at 18:00
  • Interviews:14th June 2023


We are looking for an innovative, creative practitioner to join our wonderful school community as a Class Teacher. In addition leadership opportunites could be available for the right candidaate. Recently, we have changed our curriculum, therefore this is a wonderful time to join our school. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic about teaching and learning and being the best they can be;
  • Has high expectations for the children they teach;
  • Is committed to inclusive practice and passionate about achievement for all;
  • Is committed to safeguarding and wellbeing for children and staff;
  • Can demonstrate outstanding, innovative practice;
  • Has experience teaching KS2;
  • Has potential to develop leadership.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with a welcoming, friendly, dynamic and dedicated team;
  • The chance to work in a school where you can really make a difference and lead change;
  • Opportunities to develop your skills through CPD development and research projects;
  • Additional release time for teachers in the early stage of their career;
  • Excellent support with your own development;
  • Further teaching opportunities across the trust in the future;
  • The chance to be part of our school’s improvement journey to good and beyond.

This vacancy is open to Early Career Teachers and experienced teachers.

We reserve the right to appoint prior to closing date if the right candidate is found, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Information about the school

St Margaret's Church of England Junior School is a founding member of the Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST). It is situated in Rainham, Kent, close to the town centre in the midst of an established and thriving community. The school is one of the largest Junior schools in Kent and is over subscribed each year. The school has an exciting atmosphere which is created by our staff and pupils, where lively and enquiring minds are nurtured and children are engaged and enthused by our creative curriculum.

Our enthusiastic and inspirational teaching and support staff work creatively with the challenges of education and management and practice innovative and imaginative thinking to provide a stimulating working and learning environment. During their time at St Margaret’s, children will become confident and independent learners equipped with the necessary skills to prepare them as lifelong learners.

We aim provide excellent, inclusive education to all our children within the context of Christian belief and practice. St Margaret’s is both a distinctly Christian and inclusive community. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith. It promotes Christian values and spiritual development through the experience it offers to all its pupils whilst being open to the diverse community it serves. Our Christian values of Respect, Resilience and Responsibility underpin all we do at St Margaret's. The school operates as a family, with love for all at its centre, encouraging all members of the school community to;'Grow and Achieve in God's Love'. We are looking forward to the next phase of our journey and we hope that you will consider taking that journey 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.