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Class Teacher - Full-time

Mersham Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2285-63T
  • Posted:13/02/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:18/03/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:22/03/19


We are seeking to appoint an exceptional class teacher for our Reception Year. Ideally you would be available to start after Easter but we would also consider a September start date for the right candidate. He or she will be full of enthusiasm and have boundless energy. They will be excited about the prospect of working with wonderful children, talented and committed colleagues, and supportive parents. The successful candidate will recognise that delivering the highest possible educational outcomes for pupils is not simply a matter of exemplary teaching but fostering a sense of fun and wonder in the classroom. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an excellent classroom practitioner with EYFS/KS1 experience
  • has high expectations of the children and themselves
  • is able to work collaboratively with others
  • is able to take the initiative
  • will relish a challenge
  • recognises that teaching remains the best job in the world
  • would take on subject leadership (with support and training as needed)

 In return we can offer you:

  • Happy children who are full of enthusiasm and keen to learn
  • A supportive school community
  • A commitment to excellence for all
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Working in a community where we are aiming to be the best we can

A tour of the school is highly recommended.

Mersham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment. Successful candidates will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check

Mersham Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

You can find out more about the school at www.mersham.kent.sch.uk. If you would like further details or want to arrange a tour, please contact the school office on 01233 720449.


Information about the school

Mersham Primary School is situated in an attractive village south east of Ashford, just off the A20. This highly successful, popular and friendly rural school currently has 190 pupils on roll, drawn from Mersham itself, the surrounding villages, Ashford and beyond. The playing field and grounds have been substantially developed and resourced to provide exciting opportunities for staff to enhance the entire curriculum through regular Outdoor Classroom activities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 720190


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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.