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Ks2 Teacher - Job Share

Whitfield Aspen School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2471-160T
  • Posted:22/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:06/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 16th October 2023


KS2 Teacher 0.55 FTE Job Share required for January 2024

Main Scale Salary (ECT/UPS welcome to apply)

Whitfield Aspen School requires a KS2 Teacher 0.55 FTE to join our fantastic and unique school.  We are looking for dynamic individuals who will fully embrace the school’s Vision and Values of “Learning Together with Aspiration, Imagination and Determination”.  This is a very exciting opportunity for someone to join our friendly and supportive staff team, so we need to find the right person.  Have you got what it takes? 


The ideal candidate will: -


  • Have experience, understanding and an enthusiasm to meet the learning needs of all pupils in exciting, meaningful and effective ways.
  • Be committed to improving their professional learning and knowledge, through engagement with research.
  • Have high expectations and a commitment to providing stimulating learning experiences.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with children, colleagues and parents.
  • Be able to lead a TA team in their class to ensure all learning is dynamic and personalised.
  • A teacher who uses their imagination to enrich the children’s enjoyment of learning and is passionate about engaging the children in the world around them.


If you would like to join our highly motivated team in our school, we highly recommend that you visit us prior to completing your application.  This will give applicants an opportunity to find out more about our unique school which prides itself on how it enables everyone to learn together whilst treating everyone equally but not necessarily the same.  Please also refer to our website www.whitfieldaspenschool.co.uk for further information about our school.


Contracts will be subject to satisfactory references, teacher barring and qualification checks and pre-employment health screening. As part of Keeping Children Safe in Education, shortlisted candidates will be screened online prior to interview.

Our school and its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Gemma Kingsland-Roberts on 01304 821526 or by email: gemma.kingsland-roberts@whitfield.kent.sch.uk

Deadline for Applications: Midday, Friday 6th October 2023


Interview Date:               Monday 16th October 2023

Information about the school

We are a ‘Good’ school with outstanding opportunities for pupils and staff. In September 2019, we were one of the first schools inspected under the new framework. Whitfield Aspen School is unusual in a national context, in that it is a two/three form entry mainstream primary, with over four hundred pupils, combined with the district special school for one hundred and seventy-two pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex Learning Needs (PSCN). Our school is an extremely cohesive community with an ethos and culture that helps young people to thrive. It has provided extensive training for ALL staff and offers staff a high degree of autonomy which comes along with high expectations and personal responsibility.

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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.