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KS2 Teacher - Full-time

Brenzett CEP School, Nr Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2081-108T
  • Posted:15/09/2017
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Jan 2018
  • App Close Date:02/10/2017 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning 09 October 2017


Years 5 and 6 Class Teacher

We are in the very fortunate position to be looking for an outstanding teacher, who will help us to maintain our strong practice in Years 5 and 6, with 20 children presently in the class! We are a rapidly growing school that is driving forward and on the up! Please do not believe all that you hear or read about us!

July 2017 we gained a GOOD for our SIAMS inspection and a recent school review confirms the strong place that the school is in. We work very closely with Kingsnorth CEP in a team approach with one joint Governing Body. We have fabulous links with our trust (Aquila) which places us in a very stable position for the future.

We currently have 4 classes across Year R, Year 1 + 2, Years 3 + 4, and Years 5 + 6. Since September 2017 the school has been under new leadership; Head of School (Miss Cassie Cahill) and Executive Headteacher (Mr Iain Witts, Headteacher Kingsnorth CEP)

Our children request an energetic, highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking teacher who places them at the centre of school life, with high expectations of pupil's achievement and behaviour, ensuring every child achieves their full potential.

As a Class Teacher you will have:

  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and is able to inspire and lead others
  • High personal and professional standards, drive and energy with a teaching ability to provide a role model for all
  • Passion and tenacity to make a real difference to pupils across all subject areas and the ability to help children go further than they think possible!
  • A commitment to being a strong classroom practitioner and can work effectively in a team
  • Excellent communication skills, developing the potential of all of our children
  • A willingness to engage in and support our school’s coaching programme.

Our children deserve the very best so the successful candidate will:

  • Have a commitment and determination to champion our children to meet their potential
  • Be willing to go above and beyond for the sake of our children and our school
  • Demonstrate pride in themselves, their work and how they help children to learn
  • Bring joy to their classroom, their school team and the wider school.

In return, we can offer:

  • Amazing children, who are well behaved, enthusiastic and keen learners
  • A hugely supportive, committed and friendly staff team, leadership, parents and Governing Body
  • A commitment to staff Continued Professional and Learning Development and your wellbeing
  • Opportunities for career progression across our Trust schools.

If you share our Vision and Values and you are excited by this amazing opportunity, empowering you to make a real difference to pupil achievement, please contact the school office or Miss Cassie Cahill (ccahill@brenzett.kent.sch.uk) to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01797 344335.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and you will also find a wealth of information about our school on our website www.brenzett.kent.sch.uk. All applications are to be made via the Kent-teach KCC application form.

Information about the school

Brenzett CE Primary is in an exciting period of change; since September 2017 we have a new leadership team in place with, Iain Witts Executive Headteacher (Brenzett and Kingsnorth CEPs).

We are a very warm and welcoming school, where we have a Forest School set in amazing grounds. We have a dedicated staff team and we are able to meet the needs of our children and families by working in very close relationship with them. In July 2017 we achieved a ‘Good’ judgement for SIAMS and the school is rapidly improving thanks to our dedicated staff team.

In Autumn 2016 the school joined the Aquila (DCAT), enabling staff to access a range of exciting professional development including School to School support and leadership qualifications. We are part of the Aquila Coaching into Appraisal programme, providing every member of staff with a bespoke professional development programme to enhance their career at whatever stages they may be.

The school has a long history - it began in 1851 and moved to its new building in 2002, this has provided excellent accommodation for 5 classes as well as additional teaching space for intervention groups and a truly amazing outdoor environment which includes a pond area. We value our links with the local community, especially the local church, St Eanswith's. As a church school everything we do is underpinned by our values of Friendship, Trust, Forgiveness and Compassion.

Brenzett CE Primary is easy to reach - just 15 minutes from Ashford M20 Junction 10, 40 minutes from Canterbury, 30 minutes from Hythe/Folkestone and 30 minutes from Hastings.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, promoting the welfare of our community through our strong Christian Values and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks, other essential recruitment and to undertake an enhanced disclosure to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Cassie Young
  • Address:Straight Lane, Brenzett, Nr Ashford, Kent, TN29 9UA
  • Telephone: (01797) 344335
  • Email: cyoung@brenzett.kent.sch.uk


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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.