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Full -Time Permanent Term Class Teacher - Full-time

Swingate Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2549-107T
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Swingate Primary School is looking to appoint a Key Stage 1 class teacher to join our dedicated team. This would be a permanent contract. We are a large three-form entry, inclusive, successful school with extensive grounds and friendly staff.  Swingate is a vibrant, progressive and fun place to work; apply today!  

We are looking for someone who will:

  • be an ECT or has experience
  • be passionate about developing the whole child
  • be creative and look for opportunities to enrich the curriculum
  • have a positive mindset and a good sense of humour

What we can offer:

  • a successful, forward-thinking and popular school with a good CPD programme
  • Wellbeing and appreciation of staff and pupils a high priority (our teachers agree that workload is fair). 
  • a listening and present SLT team. 
  • a school with awards in PE, computing and PSHE. 
  • support from your year group team and excellent curriculum resources and planning in place
  • Teaching and Learning support: White Rose Maths, Jigsaw PSHE / RE, iLanguages, Kapow, Talk4Writing, specialist music and PE teachers, PE planning, and TTRockstars. 
  • ECT tutor and mentor support in place
  • beautiful grounds and plenty of space (inside and outside)
  • a happy team of staff who make #TeamSwingate an amazing place to work. 


We are aiming to appoint the right candidate to join us in September 2024.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 4th March 24  at  8am

Please contact our Business Manager, Liz to organise a tour of the school: stame019@swingate.medway.sch.uk

This is warmly encouraged.

For more information on the life of Swingate please visit our website, YouTube channel and Twitter page. 

Website: www.swingate.medway.sch.uk

Twitter: @SwingatePrimary

YouTube: Swingate Primary

Date for interview:  Week beginning  TBC

Swingate Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS check and supportive references will be required for the successful applicant.

Information about the school

We are a brilliant, large three-form entry (including a Nursery), inclusive, successful school with extensive woodland grounds and friendly staff. We aim to inspire our children to be Brave, Resilient, Responsible and Empathetic. Our curriculum is child-centred, creative and progressive.

We are part of the Bluebell Federation comprising of Swingate and Horsted Schools.

Our teachers work collaboratively to reduce workload and we have an impressive sporting profile. We are a Jigsaw Flagship school and staff and pupil well-being is valued and promoted. Swingate has a strong leadership team that welcomes and encourages children and staff to reach their true potential. Check out our Twitter account: @SwingatePrimary.

We offer a fantastic wellbeing package including a pension scheme, carefirst and training and development 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 Education.