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KS2 Teacher - Full-time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-3919-91T
  • Posted:17/03/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:01.09.2020
  • App Close Date:27/03/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:W/C 30.03.2020


If you share the same passion for improving the life chances of children and young people and would be interested in working for Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, a school looking for rapid improvement, then we look forward to hearing from you!  We are searching for a passionate and enthusiastic teacher, to join our team in September 2020. We welcome applications from somebody looking to make the next step in their career development or a Newly Qualified Teacher, who is committed to developing the delivery of a creative and inspirational curriculum to all our wonderful children.

Take a look at this short video with our children talking about their time at DBCPS. This is just a snippet of how our children view our school and what you could look forward to by becoming part of our growing and supportive team.


We are part of Cygnus Academies Trust, and have a supportive and enthusiastic team of school leaders, teaching staff, support staff and governors who, together, are committed to moving the school forward on its journey of school improvement. We believe in nurturing and developing our staff, supporting them to achieve their goals and career progression, through peer support, coaching and CPD.

Applicants should:

  • have qualified teacher status;
  • use effective behaviour strategies in and outside of the classroom;
  • be a good/outstanding classroom practitioner;
  • have high expectations of themselves and their pupils;
  • make effective use of assessment for learning and have an inclusive approach that enables children to flourish;
  • be able to foster positive, supportive relationships with children, parents, staff and the wider community;
  • be committed to continual professional development;
  • be successful in demonstrating highly effective KS2 classroom practice;
  • have high expectations of what pupils can achieve and successful behaviour management skills;
  • be a fun and lively character who develops good relationships with all children;
  • work effectively within a diverse team and to engage with the friends and families of DBCPS.

We can offer:

  • Friendly supportive staff, governors and a welcoming community;
  • Happy, enthusiastic, well behaved children who are eager to learn;
  • A commitment to your professional development;
  • Fringe pay allowance;
  • Private Benenden Health Care

Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School. Our curriculum ensures learning is engaging, exciting and relevant to the needs of our children in the multicultural and diverse DBCPS community and we are proud to be part of the Cygnus Trust.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are now at capacity being a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We also have a Nursery with capacity for 52 children. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school and working together to continually develop all aspects of our school and community life.

Please visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama, music and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in.

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community and we believe you would see this clearly from any school visit. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

Furthermore, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Mrs Linda Pilbeam on 01322 424023 to arrange a visit.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Pilbeam
  • Address:Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Birdwood Ave, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5GB
  • Telephone: Tel: 01322 424021
  • Email: Finance@dbcps.kent.sch.uk

Fax: Fax: 01322 424062

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.