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Class Teacher with TLR Responsibility - Full-time

Downsview Community Primary School, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-3896-118T
  • Posted:31/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS 4-6 with London Fringe Allowance with TLR 2
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 18:00
  • Interviews:W/B Monday 19th June 2023


Downsview Community Primary School is seeking an inspirational and enthusiastic Class Teacher to lead the learning in a KS2 Class from September 2023.

This post comes with a TLR allowance for leadership of either English or Curriculum Development, dependent on the interest and expertise of the successful applicant, across the school. The post is ideal for ambitious and self-motivated applicants who are keen to take the next steps in their journey towards school leadership in a positive and supportive environment.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a strong understanding of effective teaching and learning;
  • Is positive and nurturing with the children in their care;
  • Develops positive relationships with colleagues and works well as part of a team;
  • Contributes positively to wider school life and understands the importance of fostering positive relationships within in the school community;
  • Is keen to actively engage in professional development opportunities.

At Downsview, we can offer you:

  • Friendly, supportive and hardworking colleagues;
  • Sufficient release time to fulfill the role whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance;
  • Friendly children with a real desire to learn;
  • A supportive working environment which encourages risk taking and innovative thinking;
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development;
  • Supportive Governors and a forward thinking Leadership Team.

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed. Please contact the head teacher - Richard Moore - by email at headteacher@downsview-primary.kent.sch.uk to arrange a visit. As a school, we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advert.

Downsview Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore this appointment will be subject to a DBS check.

Information about the school

Downsview Community Primary School is an open, inclusive and welcoming school set in a semi-rural location in Swanley. We are a one form entry school with classes from Reception to Year 6. We are fortunate to be set in extensive grounds with lots of opportunities for outdoor learning and recreation.

We aim to provide the pupils in our care with learning, experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Pupil and staff well-being is an ever-present priority for us. All children are given the support and care that they need to be successful, and all staff are encouraged to develop their roles through professional development opportunities.

All that we do is underpinned by our Downsview Values of Respect, Integrity, Kindness, Inclusivity, Aspiration and Resilience. These values equip our pupils with the skills, knowledge and mindset needed to be successful in an ever-changing world.

We are an outward looking school that seeks to have a positive impact on our local community through building positive relationships with parents, carers and the local community. We aspire to support all members of the school community in order to create a positive environment in which our pupils can flourish.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 667468


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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.