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Class Teacher - Maternity

St Alphege CEI School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-3129-110T
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:15th April 2024
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 13th March 2024


We are seeking to appoint an excellent and extremely motivated Key Stage 1 Class teacher to join our talented and friendly school team.  The position is a full time temporary maternity cover, from April until December 2024 

We are looking for a teacher who is:

  • Totally child-centred, and who can plan exciting and challenging learning experiences, well matched to the needs of individual children
  • Highly reflective, keen to share their own strengths and take on new ideas from others
  • Positive with a real ‘can-do’ attitude, willing to work hard with others in a friendly and close team
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Infant curriculum and able to maintain subject leadership across the whole school and nursery
  • Extremely reliable and able to communicate with others across the school community in a caring way
  • Willing to work well within our rich and creative curriculum.
  • This post is unsuitable for an NQT.

We can offer you:

  • An ethos where wellbeing is prioritised for staff and children
  • A successful, happy school with excellent Ofsted outcomes (February 2023)
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • A supportive and fun team, with excellent role models
  • An imaginative approach to teaching where The Arts are central to our planning and provision (Platinum Artsmark 2019)

We warmly welcome visits to our school. Please contact the school office to arrange this.

Information about the school

St Alphege CE Infant School and Sunbeams Nursery is a happy school within a vibrant Whitstable community with strong links to our sister school Herne CE Infant School.

We have a spacious building with excellent resources, an urban forest area, access to the beach and strong links with our local schools. The school is two form entry with an LA Maintained Nursery offering fully flexible provision. The school is strongly committed to working closely with families and the community.

The Senior Leadership Team and Governing body are committed to provide quality CPD for staff enabling excellent teaching, provision and extended services.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 263826


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.