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Y5 Class Teacher - Part-time

Temple Grove Academy, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2018-220T
  • Posted:22/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:09/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


Temple Grove Academy is committed to excellence in primary education.

A KS2 Y5 Class Teacher/ECT is required 4 days a week for January 2024.

Main Pay Scale - Negotiable.

Temple Grove Academy is seeking an experienced class teacher to join us on our journey to excellence. Our pupils do not always have the best start in life. We are determined for them to reach their full potential and for their aspirations to match our own. If you would like to lead a curriculum area please indicate which would be your preference.

We seek candidates who:

  • Have high expectations and proven good practice;
  • Are energetic and enthusiastic about teaching and learning;
  • Show excellent communication and organisation skills;
  • Believe in improving the outcomes for pupils and their community

We offer:

  • A commitment to CPD for all;
  • Supportive staff and governors;
  • LSA's to support personalised learning in classes;
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children

Visits to the academy are warmly welcome. To obtain a recruitment pack or arrange an appointment please contact our school office, Temple Grove Academy. Friars Way, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3UA. 01892 520562, or office@templegroveacademy.com

Temple Grove Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and external agencies to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews are to be held as soon as possible.

Information about the school

Temple Grove Academy is a one-form entry primary school located in Tunbridge Wells (near High Brooms train station). It has been managed by the Temple Grove Academy Trust since 2011 and has since achieved a Good rating from Ofsted in September 2019. In all five areas of judgment:

• Leaders are ambitious for their pupils. They work hard to provide a broad and engaging curriculum for everyone. • Teachers have high expectations and pupils value the interesting work they are given. • Leaders are determined that all children will learn to read at an early age • Through a rich curriculum, leaders aim for all pupils to be able to learn to manage their lives both now and in the future • There are well-planned opportunities for pupils to learn to keep themselves safe, including when online.

TGA’s school sits on 4 acres of land in the Sherwood Park area of Tunbridge Wells. The school has already heavily invested in its Forest School endeavour through the following infrastructure:

• Firepit • Canopy • Mud kitchen • Bespoke outdoor classroom

TGA aims to, over time, further improve its facilities in order to become a local Forest School leader and offer not only year-round weekly sessions but also holiday camps and term time sessions to other local primary schools.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mel Coleman
  • Address:Friars Way, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3UA
  • Telephone: (01892) 520562
  • Email: hr@templegroveacademy.com


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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.