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Primary Teacher - Full-time

Tiger Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2008-214T
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:26/04/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Tiger Primary School is a vibrant and inclusive primary school committed to providing a supportive and engaging learning environment for both students and staff. Our school prides itself on its collaborative and friendly staff team, innovative curriculum, and commitment to staff well-being and development.


We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Class Teacher who possesses the following qualities:


  • Strong classroom organisation skills
  • Ability to foster positive relationships with children, parents, staff, and the wider community
  • Energy and determination to make a difference
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to make learning an enjoyable experience for our children


Benefits of Joining Tiger Primary School:


  • Collaborative, friendly staff team
  • Commitment to supporting a good work/life balance
  • No requirement to produce lengthy daily lesson plans
  • PPA - Able to work from home, where required
  • Purposeful meetings, not always weekly - some meetings will be related to reading around a subject or an email sent. Time is precious!
  • Inclusive, supportive leadership that cares, listens, and empowers
  • Designated HLTA support for each phase
  • Well-resourced and modern facilities
  • Laptop and iPad provided for all teaching staff
  • Every year group has their own set of Chromebooks and iPads for the children
  • Release time from class for subject leaders and middle managers
  • Wellbeing days (e.g., coffee van/cakes for staff, staff breakfast)
  • 'Me-Day' - Everyone is awarded a day which they can take at any point during the academic year
  • Feedback policy with an emphasis on live marking during the lesson
  • No additional break or lunch duties for teaching staff
  • CPD for teachers which is relevant and driven by research
  • Balanced, broad, and rich curriculum coverage with carefully chosen schemes of work
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Coaching sessions with the school's own ECT mentor and teaching & learning coach
  • Termly employee awards celebration
  • Access to an on-site working farm


How to Apply:


We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including neurodivergent individuals. If you are excited about this opportunity and believe you are a great fit for our team, please complete our School Application Form, we are unable to accept CVs. If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email recruitment@futureschoolstrust.com to arrange a visit.


Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will have to meet the person specification and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Welcome to Tiger Primary School!


Tiger Primary School is a ‘Good’ (September 2023) school in the heart of Loose, Maidstone with over 450 children aged 4 to 11. The curriculum is designed to provide a broad and balanced education, rich in real-life experiences and opportunities. Understand that every child deserves to experience a sense of accomplishment in a wide range of areas. The enriched curriculum reflects this belief, offering an excellent balance between academic and personal development.

Tiger Primary value each and every child as an individual, ensuring that they are supported throughout their own unique educational journey. Children and staff share a genuine love of learning, thriving in an environment built upon the school values (Teamwork, Independence, Going beyond the expected, Empathy, Resilience).

At Tiger Primary School, they offer a welcoming and inviting space where enthusiastic and happy children fill our classrooms. Passionate for learning is evident in their commitment to enable ALL children to achieve their very best. The staff at Tiger care deeply about the wellbeing and development of all young people, fostering a love for teaching and learning that is truly inspirational.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. At Future Schools Trust we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every individual's unique talents and perspectives are valued and can thrive. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.

What's In It For You? A vibrant and exciting place to work A friendly and supportive environment An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary Schools and one Primary School. Alongside Tiger Cubs, our term time only Day Nursery, for children aged 3 months to 4 years, with great benefits to education staff. A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available. An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 745166
  • Email: officetps@tigerprimary.com


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.