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Class Teacher - Full-time/Part-time

Slade Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2155-252T
  • Posted:24/05/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint an inspirational and aspirational class teacher to join our outstanding primary school.  We welcome your application if you feel that you:

  • can demonstrate a clear understanding of what constitutes excellent teaching for learning
  • have high expectations of yourself and the children that you teach
  • have a passion for learning with an ability to make it both irresistible and memorable for all children
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work effectively as part of a team
  • can contribute to and support the inclusive aims and ethos of our school

We can offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming and inclusive school environment
  • Motivated, well behaved and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • Hardworking and committed staff and governors
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development
  • An attractive and well-resourced school environment

This post is flexible and can be either part-time or full-time from September 2024.  The year group allocation will be determined by the successful applicant’s curriculum strengths and previous teaching experiences.  Applications must be made via the Kent-Teach on-line application system.

Slade Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Information about the school

Slade Primary School is nestled behind Tonbridge Castle, close to the Parish Church, the River Medway and the local park, which are all ideal resources for the school to use to inspire and motivate children.

We are a busy, friendly and popular two form entry school with 420 children on role. We also have a Specialist Resource Provision which caters for the needs of children with a severe to profound hearing loss with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

We have a warm and welcoming ethos with high expectations of all our children; aiming to be the best they can be in all aspects of school life. We teach through a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum that aims to inspire a life-long love of learning, which includes being able to offer all our children a wide range of extra-curriculum activities before and after school.

We are very proud to have our own Forest School at Slade. We recognise the importance of mental and physical well-being and, as well as connecting with nature, the Forest School experience offers multiple benefits. The holistic approach helps children develop many personal and social skills that can be difficult to teach in the classroom. We also have a designated space, called the Wobble Room, where our children can go when they are either feeling low or upset to help them get back into the green zone and in a good place to learn again.

We encourage all our staff to continuously improve their practice through training and development; to work together to be the best they can be to provide for our children.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post. Please note, to ensure equality for all applicants, we are unable to accept applications and CVs forwarded directly to the school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Slade
  • Address:The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1HR
  • Telephone: (01732) 350354
  • Email: HR@slade.kent.sch.uk


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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.