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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Francis Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5207-50T
  • Posted:11/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:03/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 23rd April


We are seeking to appoint an experienced or newly qualified teacher to work in either key stage one or two from September 2019.

The successful candidate will be a consistently good practitioner, with a sound knowledge and understanding of primary education.

This is an excellent development opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher to join a friendly, committed and supportive team of staff and governors. 

St Francis is a popular Catholic Primary school where the Catholic ethos, wide horizons and high achievement contribute to success for all.

Any successful applicant will be an enthusiastic team player who is willing and able to share ideas and expertise and be able to make a significant contribution to whole school improvement and the wider life of the school.

We can offer the successful candidates:

  • A strong Catholic ethos
  • The opportunity to be part of a team in a good school which provides an outstanding Catholic education
  • Opportunities to develop your practice through a wide range of CPD and working with senior colleagues.
  • Happy, caring children who OFSTED describe as “diligent, eager to learn and to please their teachers”.

Our children are energetic and friendly and enjoy taking responsibility for themselves and others.

Visits to the school are essential.

Please contact the school office at office@st-francis.kent.sch.uk or by telephoning 01622 771540 to make an appointment to view.

 St Francis Catholic Primary School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Information about the school

St Francis is a popular, inclusive, well- equipped primary school serving a wide Catholic community in Maidstone and beyond. We are a large two form entry school with over 400 pupils on roll. The school is housed in a modern building which includes an open plan library and up to date computer suite. All classes are well resourced and have interactive whiteboards and visualisers.

We are a hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic team described by Ofsted as “an impressive professional workforce, committed to ensuring that all pupils make progress”. We are committed to enabling all children to achieve the very best they can through a dynamic, creative and questioning curriculum. Staff development is always focused on ensuring outstanding teaching and learning, with challenge for all.

Our recent Ofsted inspection in September 2018, judged the school to be good in all areas.

Tolerance, mutual respect and understanding are central to the excellent relationships and standards of behaviour within the school.

Our children are energetic and friendly and enjoy taking responsibility for themselves and others. We believe in developing the whole child in a happy and safe environment where high expectations of learning and discipline ensure that all are able to achieve academically, spiritually and socially.

We provide an outstanding Catholic education with many opportunities for our children to become immersed in the liturgical life of the school and our parish through daily assemblies, masses and other services.

Our community is enriched through strong relationships with all stakeholders – children, staff, parents, governors and friends work together to secure the best outcomes for our children. You would receive a very warm welcome to our school community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 771568


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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.