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Teacher Key Stage 2 - Full-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-273T
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:22/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning 29th April


We are looking for a caring and committed teacher to join our team. Someone who is keen to ensure learning is exciting, high quality and makes a positive difference.

At River Primary School, we believe that children come first and we ensure their experiences at school help them to thrive in education. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing rich and exciting learning opportunities both in the classroom and outside, making learning irresistible.

This presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work in our two form entry school which has a proven record of supporting teachers in their career development and includes a comprehensive induction. 

Our children achieve academic success but we work hard to develop them as well-rounded, responsible young people who will positively contribute to society in the future. Our THRIVE values: Teamwork, Health, Responsibility, Integrity, Value Everyone and Empathy help us to guide and support the children as they develop the skills and resilience which will equip them to overcome challenges that they may face in life.

Our motto 'Be your best you' allows children to aspire to achieving the very best standards in both their learning and their behaviours.

As a forward-thinking federation, we invest in the professional development of our team and personalise what we offer according to level of experience and career aspirations. 

We are looking to appoint, first and foremost, an excellent class teacher and welcome applications from teachers at all stages of their career who can offer:

·        Be an excellent teacher who understands how children learn best

·        Understand inclusion and show warmth and care to the children in their class

·        Demonstrate a passion for education, and for working with children

·        Be enthusiastic about school improvement

·        Understand the needs of all children, including those with a range of SEND

·        Work successfully in partnership with families and involve themselves fully in school life

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.  Any questions relating to the role prior to application can be sent via email to: office@river.kent.sch.uk


River Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.




Information about the school

As a Federation we will offer you:

  • Enthusiastic children who are motivated to learn and proud of our schools.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of shaping the future of our school.
  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity.
  • A team of dedicated teachers and support staff who are fully committed to our schools and ethos.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within our Learning Hub.
  • A strong partnership with parents, carers and our local community.
  • A supportive governing board, providing appropriate challenge.
  • Regular staff room treats!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Victoria Alliston (Head of School)
  • Address:River Primary School, Lewisham Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: (01304) 822516
  • Email: office@river.kent.sch.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 Education.