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Year 5 Teacher (Full Time Maternity Cover) - Maternity

Ospringe CEP School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-3108-80T
  • Posted:12/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:18/10/2023 at 00:15
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a passionate and inspiring teacher to provide full time maternity cover for our year 5 class from January 2024 for the remainder of the academic year.  The candidate should have high standards of teaching and classroom management.

The closing date has been set as 30th October 2023, however we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if the right candidate is found.

At Ospringe CE Primary School individuals are valued and helped to achieve their personal best.  Children are supported in becoming confident and independent young people, who thrive on challenge, and are motivated to learn in our nurturing, supportive and friendly environment.

Ospringe C.E. Primary School was inspected in June 2023 with a very strong outcome.  It was recognised that staff are very well supported and that “A culture of kindness and care pervades the school. Everyone is welcome, included and appreciated.”

Visits to the school are encouraged.  Please contact the school. Where possible, please send your application form via the 'Kent-Teach' website.

Ospringe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Ospringe is a Church of England Primary School with a strong and caring ethos. We are oversubscribed and have 210 pupils on roll taught in 7 classes within our spacious school site on the outskirts of Faversham.
Our Ospringe school family’s Christian ethos: nurture- grow- succeed; is underpinned by Jesus’ mustard seed parable- from the smallest seeds grow the greatest shrubs (Mt13v31-32). Valuing our diverse community, together we embody our vision, “With God’s guidance; sowing the seeds of success; nurturing and inspiring pupils and adults to flourish.” Our children are happy, keen to learn and well behaved. We work hard to encourage each child to reach their full potential and are proud of the support and care given by our staff to all pupils. As Ofsted noted when we were inspected in June 2023: "Leaders and staff know the pupils well. Consideration is given to every pupil’s social, emotional and learning needs, and support is provided whenever required. Consequently, pupils benefit consistently from the rich curriculum on offer."

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs A Ralph
  • Address:Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8TX
  • Telephone: (01795) 532004
  • Email: office@ospringe.org

Fax: 01795 535744


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.