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Class Teacher (Monday to Wednesday) - Minterne Junior School - Part-time

Minterne Junior School and The Acorn Centre, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2463-111T
  • Posted:16/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:01/09/2024
  • App Close Date:13/05/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:16/05/2024


This is a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated and organised person to join the school team at Minterne Junior School which is part of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced class teacher to join the school’s successful and supportive team. This role may be suitable for experienced teachers who are looking for a new challenge, however we encourage anyone to apply who feels they have the necessary skills and abilities to fulfil the role.

Minterne is one of ten schools within Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are a junior with 389 of pupils on our roll. In addition, we have the Acorn Speech and Language Centre, which is a specialist provision.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust believe that our people are our biggest asset.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in an excellent school and to contribute to its growth and development
  • Students who enjoy learning
  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
  • A supportive and committed board of trustees
  • Work within a growing Trust who fully believe in the professional development of their staff.

The successful candidate will:

  • Has a genuine desire to create and teach interesting and engaging learning experiences for our pupils
  • Be committed to developing life-skills in children through rich learning experiences
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be punctual
  • Be committed to providing extra-curricular experiences for pupils
  • Communicate well and be confident managing others
  • Have excellent teamwork and collaborative skills
  • Respect confidentiality and the potential sensitivities of working in a school
  • Have experience working in a school
  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum

We warmly welcome and encourage potential candidates to visit our school in order to take a tour, meet staff, ask initial questions and get a ‘feel’ for Minterne’s philosophy.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our Community MAT is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applications to be made via Kent Teach.

For further information about the role, please contact Kirsty Warner, via telephone on 01795 472323 or office@minterne.kent.sch.uk

Information about the school

Minterne is a large 3 form entry Junior School with an attached speech and language unit called The Acorn Centre. The school serves a pleasant residential area of the town. Facilities are excellent and include an ICT suite with 35 PCs. The school has a large, well-stocked library. We have also built a second hall.

The supportive staff work closely in Year Group Teams. Minterne was graded as Good by Ofsted in October 2021. The school is well known for Creativity, Sport and Music.

Minterne is part of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. The infant and junior schools share a specialist unit resource for children with speech and language difficulties.

Minterne is committed to stringent Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment. Any anomalies or gaps in employment history will be vigorously pursued prior to any job offer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Catherine Hurst
  • Address:Minterne Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1SB
  • Telephone: (01795) 472323
  • Email: office@minterne.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01795) 475223


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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.