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KS2 Teacher - Full-time

Brenzett CEP School, 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 School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as GOOD in our SIAMS and in our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’. We are an active and leading school within Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk) We work in strong partnership with other schools across the local area, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff. We are situated along the A259/B2080. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Brenzett CE Primary School 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.

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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.