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Classroom Teacher (Temporary) - Part-time

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-225T
  • Posted:14/03/2024
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:19/04/2024 at 16:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


The Leadership Team at Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough, are seeking to appoint an inspirational and nurturing teacher to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. This post is ideally suited to someone who has experience of working in KS1. The role would be for 2 days (Mon/Tues) and a PPA afternoon (likely a Wednesday).  This post is to cover maternity leave from September to December 2024.

We have an established, strong curriculum that is well-resourced. This is supplemented by a fantastic learning environment with our own ICT Suite, music room and fantastic outdoor spaces including a Forest School.

We are looking for a skilled practitioner who can:

  • Exhibit the East Borough Core Values in your professional behaviours.
  • Be an excellent role model for teaching and learning.
  • Support the children with the transition into Year 1.
  • Demonstrate a confidence in teaching phonics (RWI pedagogy ideal but not essential)

We can offer you:

  • A strong, supportive ethos across the school based on our Core Values
  • Motivated, well behaved children
  • Committed and supportive staff
  • A fantastic learning environment

We benefit from being part of the Valley Invicta Academy Trust by having close links with the secondary schools enabling collaborative projects and school visits. Teachers and TAs have joint CPD sessions including moderation, and there are many opportunities for pupils to take part in a range of sporting and arts events.

If you believe that you are the person we are looking for, please contact Mrs T. Hennon (Office Manager) to arrange a visit to the school.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found attached.

Valley Invicta Academies Trust expects every employee to take responsibility for promoting a culture that values and respects difference. We welcome applications from all diverse and ethnic groups.

If you require access arrangements to complete an application form, please contact the Trust who will support you i.e., large print, coloured forms.

Information about the school

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough is a two-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space, with a forest school, and well-equipped sports and play areas. There are many extra-curricular activities on offer and bespoke spaces for music and ICT.

East Borough prides itself on working together with pupils and parents to ensure every child is encouraged to aim high. They are pleased to have achieved the Silver Sports Award and the Eco Schools Silver Award.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 672017


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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.