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Class Teacher - Maternity Cover Only - Maternity

The Island Learning Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F76-60-T
  • Posted:03/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:24/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for


The Island Learning Trust are seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher to work at Halfway Houses Primary School. We are looking for a teacher who loves teaching, children and who aims high in all endeavours, going the extra mile for every child. This position is to provide Maternity cover initially but there may be the potential for the position to be extended. This position is to start in September 2024

The successful candidate will be joining a well established team who are energetic and passionate about their pupils' learning and wellbeing. They are a dynamic and highly supportive staff team with a sunny outlook who always put children first! Please take a look at our school and Trust websites to find out more about The Island Learning Trust community and why we always encourage everyone

                                                            'to be the best we can be'

Each of our schools offer a lively, happy vibrant school community with a positive outlook and the support of a dynamic staff team with high quality CPD, coaching and mentoring. We are very proud of our growing Trust and strongly encourage interested candidates to visit us - our Head of School will be keen to meet you and show you around. Visits can be arranged by emailing recruitment@tiltrust.org.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Hayley Chambers on recriutment@tiltrust.org

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Island Learning Trust reserves the right to withdraw this advert if a suitable candidate is appointed prior to the closing date

The Island Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding.  The Trust is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across the Trust which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online and Social Media checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Information about the trust

TILT is a local, high performing Trust that is invested in raising aspirations for children and families in Swale. The Island Learning Trust promotes and achieves excellence. It recognises the importance of outstanding teaching and learning by actively encouraging creativity and innovation, whilst having consistent standards of behaviour and attendance. Treating everyone as equal, whilst celebrating diversity, is a non-negotiable; protecting all through safeguarding, health and safety and welfare is paramount. The Trust's core mission is to drive transformation in educational standards for all pupils; accelerating progress, raising standards of education achieved and the aspirations of the children and families we serve, developing high performing, outstanding schools for the future.

Staff have a responsibility to be positive in their relationships with pupils and supportive of each other. We have a responsibility to ensure every moment a child is in our school will be spent productively. Through thorough use of evidence we will enable all children to make excellent progress. Our motto is "...to be the best we can be..." We maintain a relentless focus on raising standards of achievement so that all pupils have opportunities to achieve their full potential.

We expect all staff to maintain the highest professional standards at all times. We put children first. Staff are prepared to go the extra mile to provide the best possible education for their pupils. Our aim should always be to provide for the pupils of our school what we would want for our own children. In order to do this we maintain a rigorous focus on: accelerating and improving attainment and progress, improving the quality of teaching and learning so that it is at least strongly good, effective leadership and accountability structures and ensuring consistent application of agreed systems and processes throughout all TILT schools.

The Island Learning Trust was established on 1st November 2016. The MAT was comprised of Minster Primary and Halfway Houses Primary, both schools are on the Isle of Sheppey, an area of high deprivation and socio economic challenges. These two founding schools are both Ofsted rated good schools. The outcomes at Minster Primary are outstanding. Sunny Bank Primary School in Sittingbourne joined TILT in February 2020 under a sponsorship arrangement and significant all round improvement has been made with the support of the MAT.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hayley Chambers
  • Address:Brecon Chase,
    ME12 2HX
  • Telephone: 01795 606458
  • Email: recruitment@tiltrust.org



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.