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Teacher - Full-time

River Mill Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2112-82T
  • Posted:06/03/2024
  • Pay:MPS £31,350 - £42,689
  • Start Date:29th August 2024
  • App Close Date:30/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


River Mill is looking to recruit two class teachers with an area of curriculum responsibility to join our new primary school in Dartford.

Teachers for September 2024 ECT’s welcome to apply

As a Trust we are looking for dynamic, forward thinking, enthusiastic teachers to join our team.

  Being a growing Trust, we offer exciting opportunities for teachers to progress and develop their skills in a well-equipped environment with exceptional leadership support. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • QTS or relevant teaching qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of the KS1/KS2 curriculum
  • Experience of working at a whole-school level
  • High expectations for all pupils
  • Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build effective positive working relationships
  • Keen to try new and innovative ideas

We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team including:

  • The opportunity to work with committed teaching professionals within our school and across the Trust.
  • Cross Trust CPD
  • Fantastic children and families
  • Amazing technology – including an immersive suite and VR headsets

We follow a creative curriculum to encourage children to become independent learners.  We are looking for energetic, innovative teachers that have the ability to provide children with lessons that they will remember for the rest of their academic life.  You must have good communication and organisational skills with the confidence to work on your own initiative.

The Trust also provides staff who have completed their probationary period with £100 towards their gym membership, a well-being day of choice (conditions apply), free eye tests and up to £65 towards glasses and an assistance package which includes legal advice, counselling, financial advice, family advice and much more.

We encourage you to come and meet our leadership team at our schools so you can soak up the friendly atmosphere and get a feel for the amazing facilities you could be involved in and discuss the values and expectations of the Trust.

If you would like to see our school before applying, please call the School Office on 01322 466 975 or email Suzanne Leader at headteacher@rivermillprimaryschool.co.uk to arrange a tour.


Information about the school

River Mill is a new free school that has opened in the centre of Dartford. We are part of Connect Schools Academy Trust, which is a MAT with six like-minded schools in Dartford, Tonbridge and Bromley. We will be Combining with Compass Academy Trust from September 2024. This enables us to deliver highly effective CPD opportunities and structure for professional development and career progression.

We are a friendly and welcoming school with a diverse community of learners and have high expectations for all our pupils and celebrate their many skills and talents.

Being a growth mind-set school, we have no limits on pupil or adult learning. We are committed to ensuring that all River Mill children are become motivated, enthusiastic and independent learners. We do this by creating learning experiences that are relevant, engaging and purposeful. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best that they can be.

We have a brand new school building with extensive grounds and excellent teaching resources, ICT provision, spacious classrooms, a happy and supportive staff team and happy, motivated children. Our creative STEM curriculum and curriculum drivers promote engagement and enjoyment as well as developing the skills and knowledge for life-long learning.

Connect Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Dunstall
  • Address:Central Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5JN
  • Telephone: 01689 821716
  • Email: ldunstall@CSAT.org.uk
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.