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Class Teacher - Full-time

Royal Rise Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2085-242T
  • Posted:20/05/2024
  • Pay:Main pay scale £30,000-£41,333
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:03/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Post Title: Teacher – Maternity Cover

School: Royal Rise Primary School

Contract Type:  Fixed Term 3 months 

Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Grade: Main Pay Scale

Salary:  £30,000-£41,333

Position Start Date: September 2024 

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 3rd June 2024 

Interview Date: To be confirmed

At Royal Rise Primary School, we are looking for an enthusiastic, committed Teacher to join our supportive, friendly “village” feel school.

We are a small, family school where every child and staff member is treated as an individual and is welcomed as part of the Royal Rise family. You will work with a supportive, caring team of staff who will ensure that you are able to achieve within your role. We also hold a Wellbeing award and are a dog affiliated school.  There is easy access to the local train station.

For further information about the school, please visit https:/www.royalriseprimary.kent.sch.uk

We offer:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Employee support services.
  • Effective CPD opportunities
  • Collaborative working with other schools within our Trust

Are you an excellent teacher who has high expectations and the ability to inspire and motivate children?   Do you have a good sense of humour and want children to achieve their full potential? We would love to hear from you!

We need someone who has a strong working knowledge of the curriculum and assessment procedures, believes that all children should be enabled to achieve their full potential and the enthusiasm to bring learning alive.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher to join our fantastic team on our journey to be the best we can be.

In return we can offer a highly motivated and dedicated team of staff who are committed to school improvement, professional development, and the achievement for all pupils. We are staffed with caring, passionate, and committed professionals and provide, a supportive working environment.

Once this temporary post has finished there may be scope to join us, or another of our Trust schools, should the opportunity arise.

We encourage visits to our school and would love for you to come and meet our wonderful children and staff and see us in action.  To arrange this and a further discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01732 354143.

We look forward to showing you our fantastic school if you would like to arrange a visit!

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

 For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01732 354143.

Information about the school

Royal Rise Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is a thriving one-form entry school set in the heart of the Tonbridge community. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and keen to learn. The school is celebrating its second year of being a “Good” School. Ofsted say that “staff are caring and nurturing and their expectations are high. Children’s well being is at the centre of what we do and why we do it. Have a look at our website.

We have a supportive, passionate leadership team and a dedicated team of staff who provide the highest standard of education for every child, creating an environment where learning is fun and every member of our school community is valued.

Information about the trust

Cygnus Academies Trust is a growing family of schools that we nurture and support to be the best that we can be. Everyone in our family is our responsibility and we value how unique every individual and school is. We provide the tools, strategies and knowhow to enable everyone to flourish. Our aim is to give everyone in our family, irrespective of background, the learning and experiences needed to give them the life chances that were once the preserve of privilege.

Safer recruitment

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview.

Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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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.