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Upper Key Stage 2 Class Teacher - Part-time

The Discovery School, Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2065-254T
  • Posted:17/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:01/05/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:6th May 2024


The children and staff of The Discovery School are looking for a dynamic teacher to join their fantastic team. The Discovery School is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' school in all areas (February 2023). 

Applications from Early Career Teachers and experienced teachers are very welcome. 

We are looking for a one day a week, KS2 teacher from September 2024. The successful candidate would need to be prepared to attend evening parent consultations.  

If you are:
* An outstanding class teacher
* Committed to an exciting and innovative curriculum
* Passionate about children's learning
* A dedicated and enthusiastic teacher with drive and vision
* Committed to high quality displays and the highest quality work from children
* Keen to further develop your own pedagogical knowledge 
* Keen to develop your own subject leadership across the school 


Then we can offer you:
* Hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
* A friendly, welcoming and happy school
* A range of opportunities for professional development
* Supportive and active parents and governors
* A commitment to ensuring a sensible work-life balance
* A high focus on promoting a positive SEMH for both staff and children
* A well-resourced and lovely school

Ofsted stated that; "Staff are proud to work at the school. They are overwhelmingly positive about the support and guidance they receive from leaders."

If you think this is you, come and meet us and see what The Discovery School is all about!

We are a highly successful school and are committed to the welfare and the safeguarding of all children

We take safeguarding our children extremely seriously at The Discovery School, so applicants to this role will be subject to the usual rigorous DBS and reference checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe In Education (KCSIE) 2023.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, The Discovery School 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 at the interview.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitable qualified applications.

Tours are welcomed and are available on request from the school office. Alternatively, please watch our school tour on our school website to get a feel for our school.  

Please also visit it our school website for further information about The Discovery School as well.


Information about the school

The Discovery School is an outstanding and popular, three form entry school, beautifully situated in large, attractive grounds in the heart of the development of Kings Hill. We have recently been inspected by Ofsted (February 2023) and have been judged to be Outstanding in all areas, including overall effectiveness.

Our children are happy, confident and well-motivated and we expect the highest standards of behaviour and learning from all of them. We have an outstanding staff team who contribute with enthusiasm and dedication to the life of the school. Our motto is: Be the best that you can be, and this is what we all strive to do every day.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Tina Gobell
  • Address:Discovery Drive , Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4GJ
  • Telephone: 01732 847000
  • Email: office@discovery.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.