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Teacher Key Stage 2 - Full-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-249T
  • Posted:01/06/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning 19th June


We are looking for a versatile primary teacher to join our team. The position would suit candidates at any stage of their career and we welcome applications from ECTs.

Are you ready to make a positive difference to children’s learning?

At River Primary School, we believe that children come first and we ensure their experiences at school help them to thrive in education. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing rich and exciting learning opportunities both in the classroom and outside, making learning irresistible.

This presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work in our two form entry school which has a proven record of supporting teachers in their career development and includes a comprehensive induction. 

Our children achieve academic success but we work hard to develop them as well-rounded, responsible young people who will positively contribute to society in the future. Our THRIVE values: Teamwork, Health, Responsibility, Integrity, Value Everyone and Empathy help us to guide and support the children as they develop the skills and resilience which will equip them to overcome challenges that they may face in life.

Our motto 'Be your best you' allows children to aspire to achieving the very best standards in both their learning and their behaviours.

Are you interested in joining a forward-thinking school?

As a federation, we invest in the professional development of our team and personalise what we offer according to level of experience and career aspirations. 

We are looking for a team player who works well with others and values the home/school partnership. Most importantly you will be someone who shows a genuine interest in children and who invests in all aspects of their learning and development.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office for an appointment and more information. Any questions relating to the role prior to application can be sent via email to: office@river.kent.sch.uk.

The school may bring the closing date forward if sufficient applications are made to this advertised post.


River Primary School is committed to safeguarding children. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.


Information about the school

As a Federation we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity.
  • Enthusiastic children who are motivated to learn and proud of our schools.
  • A team of dedicated teachers and support staff who are fully committed to our schools and ethos.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within our Learning Hub.
  • A strong partnership with parents, carers and our local community.
  • A supportive governing board providing appropriate challenge.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Neil Brinicombe
  • Address:Lewisham Rd, River, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: 01304 822516
  • Email:


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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.