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Class Teacher - Maternity

St Michael's RC Primary School , Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-3712-55T
  • Posted:22/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:01/01/2024
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC



St. Michael’s RC Primary School has a vacancy for maternity cover which is required from January 2024. We are looking for a year 6 teacher. The role is suitable for experienced teachers.  


St Michaels maintained its "Good" status from its recent Ofsted inspection.  

"Pupil’s love coming to this school and speak about it with a sense of pride. They feel well supported by adults in school. They enjoy their learning because teachers make it relevant to them." Ofsted November 2019.


St Michael's provides pupils with a rich range of learning across a broad range of subjects, having received the Primary Science Quality Mark, Silver Arts Mark and NAACE Award for ICT. We have a fully functioning forest school with a level 3 qualified Forest School practitioner specifically employed to support our children in the outdoor classroom. We are a friendly, hardworking team with well-being and care for our whole school community being at our core. We have received the Nourish the Workplace award for the support we give our staff and school team.


If you want to be part of this vibrant and happy team, please contact our Business Manager Kim Cleall-Harding on 01634 832578 to arrange a visit or have an informal chat with the Headteacher, Nicola Collins.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.


We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:


  • Excellent classroom practice that demonstrates creativity and caring with the ability to make learning fun
  • High expectations and a commitment to providing the best possible education for all pupils
  • The ability to be flexible, dynamic, enjoy a challenge and be well organised.
  • Be driven and ambitious for the learners, both the children and staff alike, paying particular attention to one's CPD in a community where we are all learning.
  • Have the unswerving desire to support the values and aims of St. Michael's RC Primary School, the needs of its pupils and staff
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to inspire, support and lead others



We can offer:

  • A warm, mutually supportive and caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances
  • A highly experienced and effective leadership team who can support excellent opportunities for CPD.
  • A positive and enthusiastic, well-resourced and attractive working atmosphere.
  • A creative and innovative environment that encourages a 'risk taking' and positive mindset culture
  • A happy school where children are eager to learn and where standards are high.
  • Coaching and guidance through a system of peer support in the classroom with planning, delivering teaching and analysis of impact, resulting in the sharing of ideas and practice in a non-judgmental atmosphere
  • High quality IT resources both inside and outside the classroom to aid teaching and support with planning and preparation, including an iPad and laptop


St Michael's RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.


Appointment to this position will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure Check.


Information about the school

St Michaels RC Primary School is a two form entry school in Medway, with 452 pupils on roll. We were rated Good by Ofsted in November 2019. Our Catholic ethos is central to all that we do, we promote our school CIRCLE values which are in keeping with our distinct catholic nature. We have a strong inclusive and supportive ethos. We have a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children. We serve a diverse multi-cultural community and celebrate the richness that this brings to school life.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 1634832578


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.