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Class Teacher - Full-time

Riverview Junior School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2096-226T
  • Posted:22/05/2024
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:07/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:12 June 2024


Riverview is a large 4 form entry, very friendly and successful Junior school on the outskirts of Gravesend.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated Class Teacher with a passion for teaching and learning.

We can offer you:

 A fantastic school with experienced, enthusiastic, supportive practitioners;
- Happy, well-behaved children who are enthusiastic about learning;
- A supportive team of colleagues who work closely together and are passionate about learning;
- A year team of experienced teachers who plan jointly and support each other;
- Well-resourced learning environments;
- Highly trained and effective support staff;
- Governors who are committed to ensuring that our school is the best that it can be.
- A strong commitment to Continuing Professional Development; including opportunities for career       progression within The Golden Thread Alliance;

In return we are looking for a colleague who is:

- energetic, fair, and really enjoys working with young children;
- organised, resourceful and works well as part of a team;
- capable of making a difference;
- an imaginative, fun and effective communicator;
- flexible and hardworking and who can use their initiative;
- self – motivated and has a strong commitment to their own personal development.

We are now part of The Golden Thread Alliance and we work closely with the other schools in the trust.

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave 
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged, and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information about the school

Riverview Junior School is a very popular four form entry Key Stage 2 school on a large site we share with the Infant School.

Our extensive site offers lots of opportunities for outdoor learning, including an outdoor library, two football pitches, MUGA, outdoor intervention area, animal farm and forest school, and we offer large well-resourced classrooms.

We are delighted to announce that our recent Ofsted inspection, carried out in February 2022, graded the school’s overall effectiveness as ‘Good’ with ‘Behaviour Attitudes’, ‘Personal Development and Leadership Management’ all being graded as Outstanding;.

We are now part of The Golden Thread Alliance and we work closely with the other schools in the trust.

The Golden Thread Alliance consists of nine schools: Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

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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.