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Primary Teacher (Key Stage 2 Y4 or Y5) - Full-time

Sissinghurst (VA) Church of England Primary School, Sissinghurst

  • Ref:KCC886-3309-139T
  • Posted:19/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS would suit an ECT.
  • Start Date:01/09/2024
  • App Close Date:29/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/b 29th April 2024


Sissinghurst Primary School wishes to appoint a creative, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our lovely school for September 2024.  We have a very caring and experienced team at Sissinghurst and would therefore also welcome early career teachers to consider starting their teaching journey with us.

We are looking for an inspiring teacher who can think outside of the box, engage with new ideas and provide outstanding learning opportunities to our children. Someone who would be; willing to commit to the Christian ethos of the school, willing to go the 'extra mile' for our children, an excellent practitioner with a clear understanding of the Primary Curriculum, enthusiastic and hardworking with good organisation skills, committed to promoting high standards of behaviour, attainment and progress, a good team worker with a sense of humour and an excellent communicator.

At Sissinghurst School there is something for everyone. We offer a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits, to suit all circumstances.

  • A great work-life balance - We offer a variety of working patterns, such as part-time, job-share and

term-time hours to achieve a work-life balance that’s right for you.

  • Personal Development

○ High quality training 

  • Support

○ A thorough induction 

○ Statutory sick pay.

○ Support Line.

○ An inclusive and supportive work environment that enables everyone to do their job to the best

of their ability. 

  • Reward and Recognition

○ Annual appriasal to give you feedback on how your performance has made a difference.

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

○ A generous holiday entitlement - which for Term Time only colleagues is incorporated into the

annual salary.

○ Additional leave - including statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave is

available as well as personal and carer’s leave at the discretion of the Headteacher.

○ Wellbeing Centre 

  • Kent Adult Education - 10% discount on most Kent Adult Education courses.
  • Kent Rewards:

○ Kent Rewards is the home of employee benefits

■ Shopping Discounts - with so many great local businesses in Kent, through Kent

Rewards there are fantastic deals and discounts:

  • Discounts on train tickets, ferries and coaches
  • Savings on holidays and flights
  • Cashback when booking experience days with Groupon, Living Social, Wowcher and many more

We offer truly wonderful children, a friendly school with a strong Christian ethos, experienced and supportive staff team, senior leaders with experience in mentoring teachers in their early career development, a superb learning environment in a well-resourced school and support for your continuous professional development. Visits to the school are warmly invited.To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01580713895 or by emailing sbm@sissinghurst.kent.sch.uk 

We may interview suitable applicants before the closing date.

Information about the school

We are a small, friendly and popular school with a caring Christian ethos. We have strong links with our local Church and community. Our supportive Governing Body and active friends/parents association play a key role in our school.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and well being of all pupils. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures including an enhanced DBS check, confidential health check and satisfactory references.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs S Branson School Business Manager
  • Address:Common Road, Sissinghurst, Kent, TN17 2BH
  • Telephone: (01580) 713895
  • Email: sbm@sissinghurst.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.