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Class Teacher EYFS - Full-Time/Part-Time - Maternity

Coxheath Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2677-214T
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:16/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19 October 2023


We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring person to join our school at what is a very exciting time. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hard-working teacher to join our happy and dedicated team. We celebrate and value a broad, engaging EYFS curriculum where the children are active learners and are nurtured to develop a curiosity about the world around them. This post is being offered on a full-time/part-time basis, dependent on the right candidate, and this will be explored in more detail at interview.  The post is initially, temporary to cover maternity leave, expected to end December 2024 but there may be potential to continue thereafter.  The post is suitable for experienced teachers on Main Pay Scale Range.

As an excellent practitioner you must:

• Be an excellent teacher - at whatever stage in your career - with in-depth subject knowledge.

• Have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils.

• Be passionate about meeting the needs of all children.

• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Value working in teams and partnerships.

• Be skilled at fostering independence and pupil-led learning.

• Be reflective, resilient and ambitious, keen to develop your professional expertise.

• Engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community.

• Be committed to ongoing professional development.

We offer:

• Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn.

• A creative, positive and friendly staff team.

• A supportive environment where there are many opportunities for professional development.

• A chance to collaborate with colleagues, with year group partners, as well as local networks and professionals.

• A growing and well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated

• An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our team and hope you will want to further explore this with us. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these with Mrs Fullagar through the school office. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made are subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Our trust was born out of a genuine desire to secure outstanding provision for all children. The word ‘partnership’ was chosen deliberately as our vision is for schools to work together, building on their own strengths and uniqueness to secure the very best for every child.

We are guided by a set of core principles which support everything we do.

• We are and will remain a primary led trust who understand and appreciate the uniqueness of Primary Education.

• Collaboration supports the identification of best practice and its appropriate dissemination.

• We will be led by primary specialists with experience of leading successfully within the primary sector.

• Excellent academic standards of education will be secured by building on the strong values and ethos in which children are educated within each school.

• Our curriculum, rich with the knowledge and skills that children need will also celebrate sport and the arts, supporting children’s aspirations. Every child’s time at school will be a positive experience and something they will remember fondly for the rest of their lives.

• Our school improvement model is designed to retain expertise within the trust, providing bespoke and timely support as required.

• We invest in our staff by providing high quality professional development to support them in securing the very best provision for our children. We build capacity and will offer opportunities internally where appropriate to encourage staff retention.

Coxheath Primary School is at the heart of the community and has strong collaborative links with local primary schools. It also benefits from a large site, with spacious accommodation and excellent facilities for outdoor learning.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Karen Francis
  • Address:Stockett Lane, Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4PS
  • Telephone: (01622) 745553
  • Email: karenfrancis@coppicepp.org

Fax: (01622) 746986


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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.