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Class Teacher - Full-time

High Halden Church of England Primary School , Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3139-131T
  • Posted:22/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:15/10/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking an excellent classroom practitioner to join our team from January 2024.  

If you:-

  • Are a dynamic and creative classroom practitioner
  • Can demonstrate ‘Quality First’ teaching every day.
  • Have high expectations of yourself and your pupils
  • Can use your initiative when enhancing and enriching the children’s learning within & beyond the classroom
  • Have a real passion to see children develop a life-long love of learning
  • Are a teacher with a sound understanding and knowledge of Key Stage 2 
  • Want to provide the best for all children 
  • Are inspirational, knowledgeable and enthusiastic

...please make contact as we want to hear from you! 

We are interested to hear from a range of candidates, no specific subject specialism-we are keen to see what you can offer! 

We can offer you:-

  • Small class sizes with at least one full time teaching assistant
  • A lively, friendly and professional team of colleagues, dedicated to achieving high standards 
  • A school committed to delivering an exciting and creative curriculum 
  • Children who enjoy coming to school and value learning 
  • Beautiful, rural location which supports learning outside of the classroom
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • An amazing learning environment! 
  • Supportive families who engage well with the school. 
  • A leadership team that is committed to work life balance and cares about your well being.

All of our classrooms are fitted with interactive, touch screen TVs, all children in KS2 have access to a Chromebook each to support their learning across the curriculum.  

Please take a look at our virual tour: https://highhalden.primarysite.media/media/virtual-tour 

Oftsed states that:

  • Everyone in this school is involved in its continual strive to improve. There is a strong sense of pride from everyone involved.
  • Pupils are expected to conduct themselves well and they rise to this challenge. As they grow in this safe and nurturing environment, pupils develop confidence and self-esteem.
  • High standards of behaviour allow pupils to concentrate and achieve well.
  • The school has developed a strong curriculum. Its creation is grounded firmly in the school’s ethos of encouraging curiosity and creativity, as well as developing character and a sense of community.
  • Leaders have been highly effective in creating an overwhelmingly positive staff team who feel inspired, well supported and unanimously proud to work at the school.

We can assure you that working at High Halden will be exciting and fun. Have a look at our website to get a feel of what we are about https://www.high-halden.kent.sch.uk/ 

You can also follow our social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook) to see all the fun we have: @HighHaldenSch

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and staff. We expect all applicants to share this commitment and the post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application. Online searches will be carried out prior to interviews. 

Information about the school

High Halden Church of England Primary School is a small, friendly school which has served the local community since 1868. We have a team of dedicated and committed teachers, support staff and governors and a strong relationship with our local church and community. The behaviour and attitudes displayed by our pupils are very good and we work closely with parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children. We are proud of our positive and caring ethos through which all our pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential.

Our School Vision At High Halden we take pride in creating a nurturing environment where our community of learners are valued as individuals. Through God’s love, rich experiences and a sense of belonging, all will make strong roots to grow, flourish and bear fruit.

Our Christian Values

Generosity Respect ❤ Wisdom Trust Hope

Our vision and associated values are theologically centred on the Bible narrative ‘The Vine and the Branches’

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit (John 15:5).

Rooted in God, we grow together.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233)850656


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 Legislation.