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Class Teacher - Full-time

Riverview Infant School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2462-143T
  • Posted:01/12/2023
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:15/01/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:23rd January 2024


Do you want to work in a fantastic school with experienced, enthusiastic, supportive practitioners and well-behaved outstanding learners?

Riverview is a large 4 form entry, very friendly and successful Infant school on the outskirts of Gravesend.

We can offer you:

  • Happy, well-behaved children who are enthusiastic about learning;
  • A supportive team of colleagues who work closely together and are passionate about learning;
  • A year team of experienced teachers who plan jointly and support each other;
  • Well-resourced learning environments;
  • Highly trained and effective support staff;
  • Governors who are committed to ensuring that our school is the best that it can be.
  • A strong commitment to Continuing Professional Development; including opportunities for career progression;
  • A full ECT Induction programme supported by an outstanding mentor.

In return we are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is energetic, fair, and really enjoys working with young children;
  • Is organised, resourceful and works well as part of a team;
  • Is capable of making a difference;
  • Is an imaginative, fun and effective classroom practitioner;
  • Is flexible and hardworking and who can use their initiative;
  • Is self-motivated and has a strong commitment to their own personal development.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dedicated, highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher. ECT Applications welcome.

So, if you would like to know more about our amazing school then please contact the Office for further details. Alternatively visit our Website at www.riverview-infant.com 

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

We are part of the Golden Thread Alliance and work closely with the other schools in the Trust. 

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  


Information about the school

School Description: Riverview Infant School is a large four form entry infant school with an increasingly diverse community where exemplary staff are dedicated to ensuring that the time children spend there is successful and remembered fondly. Leaders and staff believe learning should be enjoyable to engage and motivate children, building on and consolidating the unique set of experiences that each child brings. Children are at the heart of the school, encouraged to persevere and to be aspirational in their learning, as well as to actively contribute to their community, in essence equipping them to be valuable citizens for the future.

Riverview has high expectations for the children in its care, not only for academic success but in all aspects of personal achievement.

We are now part of The Golden Thread Alliance and we work closely with the other schools in the trust.

The Golden Thread Alliance consists of nine schools: Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tina Ricketts
  • Address:Cimba Wood, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4SD
  • Telephone: 01732 795660
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.uk


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.