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Class Teacher - Fixed Term

Mereworth Community Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2185-176T
  • Posted:01/05/2024
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale 1-6
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:05/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you seeking a fun, supportive and caring work environment where you will receive continuous professional development tailored to your needs?

We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher for 2.5 days per week to fixed term for 1 year.

Would you like to spend 2.5 days per week in a lovely close-knit community school, where pupils achieve well?

Mereworth Community Primary School is looking to recruit a dedicated, professional and enthusiatic teacher to join our very experienced, inclusive and happy team.

You must have at least 2 years experience of teaching Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2. We are looking for a committed teacher who will share our values, deliver high quality learning experiences to all pupils and inspire them to achieve their very best.

As a class teacher you will:

  • Show good practice and engaging personalised learning using a range of teaching styles in order to ensure that all pupils can achieve their full potential.
  • Plan and deliver engaging and exciting sequential lessons to inspire children.
  • Regularly collect and record pupil progress data, analysing and interpreting the data in order to inform planning, interventions and resources to maximise the attainment of your pupils.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to Child Protection, Health and Safety, Security, Equal Opportunities and Confidentiality.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience of teaching in the Primary Sector and a thorough understanding of the principles of Primary Education.
  • A calm and organised approach to planning and establishing a secure learning environment.
  • A flexible approach, with the ability to manage change.
  • Experience of working with pupils with SEND.
  • The knowledge and understanding of how to develop strategies appropriate to the needs and abilities of individual pupils, including those with special educational needs.

Further information:

We welcome and encourage visits to our school prior to application.  To arrange your visit please contact the main office on 01622 812569.

Mereworth Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding its pupils to ensure that all members of the school community are safe together and happy together. All posts are subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS, teaching prohibition checks and health check; we will endeavour to request references before interviewing. You can find the school's child protection policy using the following web address:

References will be requested for all candidates shortlisted and Online Searches prior to interview.

The school is committed to child protection/safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this duty of care. Offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DSB (Disclosure and Barring Service) and other employment checks.

The school is committed to Equality and Diversity in employment practice and delivery.

Information about the school

Mereworth Community Primary School is a popular village school situated between Maidstone and Tonbridge. We are a vibrant, single form entry school situated in wonderful grounds which are used extensively to enhance the delivery of the curriculum. The school building is a mixture of Victorian, 1960’s and modern rooms. We have indoor learning zones which includes a library, a music room, computer room and a Design & Technology room. We have extremely supportive parents and governors and wonderfully caring, polite and well behaved children.

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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.