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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Katherine's School & Nursery, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2118-316T
  • Posted:31/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS - £28,000 - £43,685
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 19/6/2023


Coppice Primary Partnership are looking for keen, enthusiastic and passionate people to join our team. We are a small, Primary focused Multi Academy Trust in West Kent focused on achieving the very best outcomes for the children in our schools.

We are in the fortunate position to be able to extend our teaching team at St Katherine's School.

At St Katherine's School & Nursery we believe in providing the correct blend of academic challenge, moral development and enrichment that allows for the holistic development of each child in our care. Our aim is not to limit, but rather liberate, their potential.

We believe passionately in the importance of recognising every pupil as a unique individual, each with their own gifts and talents. We provide a foundation for life in a happy school, where all individuals have high expectations of themselves, respect each other and strive to excel. We are a school to which the whole community, children, staff, parents and governors are proud to belong.

Our values were designed by our whole school community and ensure reflect the high expectations that our staff and children have. 

As a practitioner you must:

  • Be an excellent teacher - at whatever stage in your career - with in-depth subject knowledge.
  • Have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils.
  • Be passionate about meeting the needs of all children.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Value working in teams and partnerships.
  • Be skilled at fostering independence and pupil-led learning.
  • Be reflective, resilient and ambitious, keen to develop your professional expertise.
  • Engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community.
  • Be committed to ongoing professional development.

The benefits of joining Coppice Primary Partnership:

  • Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn
  • Access to private healthcare, including 24 hour GP access
  • Annual flu jab offered to all staff
  • A family first approach – cover to ensure that you don’t miss important family events
  • Free access to wraparound care for primary aged children attending trust schools. This includes access to the holiday play scheme when staff are working.
  • The holiday play scheme is also open and free to staff who have children who attend other schools when staff are required to work.
  • All staff have access to Kent Rewards, a site offering cash back, discounts and vouchers for a range of popular high street stores
  • Throughout the year, school and trust wide social events will be available. These will all be optional, but we believe in developing relationships and social events can certainly help! Events will be informal affairs, usually in informal settings and are open to all staff
  • A large, modern and well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated
  • An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our team and hope you will want to further explore this with us. We review applications on a rolling-basis. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these by contacting hr@coppicepp.org.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

St Katherine's School & Nursery is part of a friendly community, situated in Snodland. Together with Loose Primary School and Coxheath Primary School, it is a member of the Coppice Primary Partnership which is providing many exciting career opportunities for staff to explore.

We have very high expectations for pupil outcomes and support staff with many professional development opportunities to help secure the very best provision for every child. We are committed to working collaboratively with other schools and a Leadership Pathways programme exists for all members of staff with career development opportunities to explore.

We have highly motivated and well behaved children and supportive parents.

Staff work together across the school and trust, offering mutual support and exchange of ideas. An effective induction process exists for new staff to ensure that they are well supported throughout their transition to St Katherine's School and beyond.

We value sporting activities highly and have extensive grounds and our own indoor swimming pool. The children swim all year round, taught by qualified swimming coaches and leave the school able to swim well.

The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children; and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks.

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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.