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Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) - Full-time/Part-time

Mundella Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2296-141T
  • Posted:19/04/2024
  • Pay:Veritas Main Scale (£28,000 - £38,810)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:08/05/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Monday 20th May, 2024


Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Veritas Main Scale (£28,000 - £38,810) dependent upon experience

We are looking for a dynamic experienced teacher to join our team on a maternity cover contract.  There is potential for this post to become permanent depending on circumstances. We are in a position to consider applications for either full time or part time work. Please make your preference clear on application.

In your role as Maternity Cover Teacher at Mundella Primary School, you will be required to inspire children, celebrate success, embrace learning and uphold our school vision and values. We offer a supportive and enthusiastic staff, wonderful children and inspirational professional development opportunities.  

We are seeking someone who: 

  • Dedicated and creative classroom practitioner
  • Aspires to be an ambitious, energetic member of the school team
  • Has an uncompromising passion for teaching and learning
  • Is motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative
  • Has the ability and determination to inspire and motivate children to achieve highly and lead others to success
  • A potential senior leader

Principal accountabilities: 

  • Plan and deliver creative and high quality engaging lessons around the National Curriculum
  • Fully support the vision, mission and values of the school and promote the highest levels of achievement within the class
  • Liaise effectively with the whole school community
  • Be a fully committed and active part of your phase team

Our offer to you:

  • Happy children that are excited to learn
  • A fantastic staff team
  • A nurturing and supportive ethos
  • A commitment to creativity across the curriculum
  • Support from your phase leader and Senior Management Team
  • Generous PPA time and classroom support

We invest in the development of our staff in order to work towards excellence in the classroom or future leadership. We work closely with other schools across our district, and within our trust, to develop the quality of teaching & learning.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. If you are interested then please contact the school office for an application pack and to arrange a visit. Telephone: 01303 847385 or e-mail: office@mundella.kent.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is on Wednesday 8th May at 8am with interviews being held on Monday 20th May 2024. Please note that applications should be submitted via the “Kent Teach” website.

Veritas Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasize the Trust’s commitment to the safeguarding of its pupils and staff. Posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, two satisfactory references, an adequate pre-employment health check, and verification of the right to work in the UK. Please note as part of “Keeping Children Safe in Education” requirements, Veritas Multi Academy Trust will carry out online searches for all shortlisted candidates


Information about the school

Mundella Primary School is a forward thinking and child centered school situated in East Folkestone. The school is comprised of 7 classes and caters for up to 210 children in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2.

The school has a happy and friendly atmosphere, with a very dedicated staff who are ambitious for all their pupils and the community they serve.

With Aspiration and Achievement at our heart, the school values good behaviour and offers a creative environment in which children are keen to learn and fulfil their true potential.

We are proud to be part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lauren Wharmby- Headteacher
  • Address:Black Bull Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5QX
  • Telephone: (01303) 252265
  • Email: lwharmby@mundella.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 252281


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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.