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Full Time/ Part Time Upper Ks2 Teacher - Fixed Term

Sutton Valence Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2193-163T
  • Posted:18/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:29/04/2024 at 14:30
  • Interviews:9th May 2024


The pupils, staff and Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated Upper Key Stage 2 teacher. This position can be either part time (3 or 4 days) or full time. Please state your preference in your application. It will be a fixed term contract for 1 year starting from September 2024. 

Sutton Valence Primary School is in an exciting period of development as we look to challenge ourselves to excel in all areas of the curriculum and provision. We are determined to ensure our pupils receive the highest possible standard of education. We believe every child should thrive and their happiness and wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to driving forward educational practice, always in the best interests of our pupils. We aim to provide this by looking outward for innovation and advancement. We encourage our staff to develop their skills and proficiencies and have in place a strong professional development programme. Our team are supportive and welcoming and make working at our school a real pleasure.

What we can offer you:

  • Pupils who are well behaved and regularly congratulated on their manners and enthusiasm
  • Friendly, dedicated and passionate staff
  • Progressive and innovative thinking with tailored CPD
  • An exciting and bespoke curriculum
  • An enabling, ‘can-do’ culture in which to learn and grow
  • A supportive and welcoming working environment

We offer an inclusive curriculum that caters for a comprehensive range of students in both phases. We are proud of the fact that our curriculum is both carefully tailored to the needs of our students, and also highly academic. We seek to nurture our children’s talents and abilities, and to help our young people become confident, mature and responsible members of society who are able to fulfil their ambitions.

Sutton Valence is a village primary school that continues to develop links with its community and wider audience. Our pupils are ambitious and hard-working, they embrace our high aspirations and the range of opportunities offered to them both during and beyond the school day. We pride ourselves on the values that our wonderful pupils embody and what an asset they are to our school.  

The successful candidate will build, as part of our team, on the multi-faceted progress that has already taken place.

Please explore our website or come and visit to find out more about our pupils, our team and the school. The job description and person specification give you an indication of the scale and ambition we have for this post.

Sutton Valence Primary School reserves the right to interview prior to the closing date.

We welcome visitors to the school. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.


Information about the school

Sutton Valence Primary School is situated within a beautiful rural setting on the outskirts of Maidstone. Please refer to our school website for further information about the school.

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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.