Year 1 and Year 2 Class Teacher - Full-time

Fawkham CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3015-81T
  • Posted:14/05/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:14/10/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our fantastic primary school for an ambitious, qualified, committed and enthusiastic teacher to join our driven and talented team in the position of teacher for our Year 1 and 2 vertically grouped class.


We warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers, Early Career Teachers need not apply. We are a warm and friendly, high achieving primary school at the heart of the community with strong links to our local Church.

We are looking for an outstanding infant practitioner who is a creative and imaginative teacher that would relish the career development opportunities provided from working with proactive staff to further develop our school. You must be able to plan highly effectively to meet the needs of all children. Excellent classroom management skills and high expectations of all pupils are essential as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the infant curriculum.

We are looking for someone who:

  • supports and helps promote the school’s Christian ethos
  • is a good primary practitioner with proven ‘good’ teaching and learning with the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • is committed to raising standards of achievement
  • demonstrates very high expectations of learning, achievement and behaviours
  • is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
  • has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • can lead subject/s (subject/s negotiable) across the school


In return we will offer you:

  • the opportunity to help shape our future by joining our proactive staff team
  • a school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • happy, very well behaved children who are eager to learn, enjoy and are proud of their school
  • a stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
  • a strong commitment to support professional development opportunities
  • a welcoming, friendly, highly motivated, talented and dedicated staff team
  • a very supportive governing body, local church, parent body and PTA
  • working from home for your PPA
  • working from home for your leadership work linked to your subject leadership 
  • minimal marking using stampers


Interviews will take place within one week of application submissions if we feel that you would be suitable to come and join our great team.


You are warmly invited to arrange a visit to the school and to discuss the position further with the Headteacher, Miss Mandy Bridges. Please telephone the school office to arrange this.


Fawkham CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.


Information about the school

Fawkham CE Primary School is a small four class primary school with 102 children on roll is situated in a stunning rural environment, and is surrounded by its own extensive woodland and outdoor learning areas. Fawkham is housed in a modern building with excellent facilities. We enjoy support from our parents, the church and the community. Our children enjoy school, achieve high standards, and are happy and well-behaved. In 2023, the school received both a 'Good' Ofsted inspection grade and a 'Good' SIAMS inspection grade.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Mandy Bridges
  • Address:Valley Road, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8NA
  • Telephone: 01474 702312
  • Email:


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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.