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Key Stage 2 Class Teacher - Fixed Term

St Laurence in Thanet CE Junior Academy, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-2014-95T
  • Posted:03/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:19/06/2024 at 17:00
  • Interviews:27 June 2024


If you are enthusiastic, quick thinking, adaptable, have a good sense of humour and enjoy a challenge, this is the school for you. This is a fantastic career opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher with passion and commitment who really does have the desire to make a difference to the lives of children. We can offer you in return delightful children and friendly supportive staff.

St. Laurence Church of England Junior Academy is looking to appoint a Year 4 class teacher. We would like to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner, who has high expectations of themselves and their pupils and has the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils through quality teaching and creative learning experiences. We strive for high standards of achievement across the curriculum and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a determination to make a difference. We are looking for someone who will value our school vision of developing the "whole child"; both academic and character.

Our school has a strong, caring Christian ethos, high expectations, hard-working children and a strong team of motivated and supportive teaching and support staff. We strongly advise prospective applicants to visit our school before submitting an application where you will receive a warm welcome. St. Laurence Church of England Junior Academy is fully committed to the welfare of pupils and safeguarding. This post is dependent on a Disclosure Barring Service check, Health checks and satisfactory references.

The successful applicant will be required to lead at least one subject across the school. An interest in leading PE would be advantageous.

Please note that this is a fixed term contract for 1 year to be reviewed in August 2025.

All applications to be made via Kent-Teach.

Information about the school

St Laurence CE Junior Academy has 156 pupils and is a one/two form entry junior school with a distinctive Christian character. Our school’s vision:

Our school offers a supportive, inclusive, nurturing and inspiring learning environment, where each member is known, loved and empowered to reach their full potential. Children are encouraged through an aspirational and engaging curriculum to develop their knowledge, skills and character so that they can truly flourish, both now and into the future. We are part of the Aquila MAT and work closely with 15 other schools. New opportunities and a network of support are just part of what we can offer you.

We promote a values-led, nurture based education which means that we provide a high level of pastoral care to ensure that all our children achieve well. Our children come from all sorts of different backgrounds. Our parents, friends, Governors and local church provide support and we collaborate with local schools very successfully. Pupils are encouraged to be aspirational, to develop a lifelong love of learning, and to become well-rounded, happy children. The school offers a wide variety of extra-curricular clubs which provides our children with additional experiences. St Laurence provides a network of support for families that need it and it is praised in the community for being a caring school.

St Laurence CE Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, online recruitment checks and overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 589273


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.