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Class Teacher - Maternity

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-147-T
  • Posted:02/10/2023
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale
  • Start Date:March 2024
  • App Close Date:11/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 16th October 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mayplace Primary School for a highly skilled class teacher. We are seeking to appoint a maternity cover class teacher for 1 year from the 4th March 2024 with the capacity for outstanding practice to join our Mayplace team.

Mayplace Primary is a fantastic school with amazing pupils. Our adventurous outdoor curriculum enables children to think creatively, problem solve and experience exciting learning opportunities.

Our values of Leading Learning, Love of Learning, Team and Belonging provide a framework for our pupils which supports them in academic excellence as well as becoming clear thinkers who are collaborative with a strong moral compass.

We are an inclusive school which values difference. We understand that each of our children are individual and we seek to meet their needs through a curriculum which is vibrant, dynamic, and practical. We know that children who enjoy their learning are engaged and therefore make the best progress; it is crucial to us that every child achieves the most that they can and becomes the best that they can be.

The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary only family of schools that has already demonstrated a commitment to improving standards and also working with effective professionals on career development both within their individual schools and the wider Trust.


The successful Candidate will be:

  • A strong classroom practitioner who is passionate about education.
  • They will be forward-thinking, competent in digital learning and has an interest in and enthusiasm for in outdoor learning.
  • Dynamic and will want to make a difference to young people, families and the community.
  • The ideal candidate will share our vision and commitment to high standards.

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD opportunities in the school and across the Trust.
  • A positive working environment with strong focus on staff and pupil wellbeing.
  • Motivated and engaged children who are keen to learn.
  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your role. 

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon Wednesday 11th October 2023

Interview and Selection process: Week beginning 16th October 2023

For further details please email: admin@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk

The Primary First Trust and Mayplace Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Primary First Trust and Mayplace Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.




Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.