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KS1/2 Teacher - Full-time

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-3917-159T
  • Posted:21/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:23/04/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 30 April

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For the first time in three years Garlinge Primary School and Nursery has a vacancy for a class teacher. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated KS1/2 teacher to join our school.

We require a commitment to deliver an outstanding level of Teaching and Learning aimed at raising standards and providing a rich and enjoyable curriculum.

Our children are fantastic and in order for them to achieve they need challenge, high expectations and engaging teaching.

If you would like to visit our school please telephone the school office to make an appointment for a tour of our large site which should last approximately 45 minutes. Please see below for tour dates/times:

Tuesday 26 March - 11.00am

Wednesday 27 March - 14.00pm

Tuesday 2 April - 16.00pm

To apply, please complete the online application form and include a letter stating your reasons for choosing our school. Please do not attach a CV as all necessary information should be provided in your application form.

A formal interview will take place on Tuesday 30 April with a panel comprising of the Headteacher and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. You will also be expected to teach a 25 minute English task with a focus of your choice to a Year 3/4 class. The lesson will be observed by a member of our Management Team.

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If applicants have not been contacted by Friday 26 April they have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Information about the school

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a ‘Good’ school as recognised in our latest Ofsted inspection (March 2018). The inspection found that staff ‘have an unwavering commitment and determination to provide the best possible experiences for all pupils in a happy, calm and aspirational environment’.

We are a large coastal school to the west of Margate with approximately 800 pupils on our rising roll. We are currently four form entry from Reception to Year 5, with three form entry in Year 6. The school will become four form entry throughout every year group by September 2019. This expansion has been facilitated by an exciting new build, enabling us to develop a cohesive approach to learning within departments. We have also installed an inclusive play area for our amazing children.

We aim to provide a caring, exciting and inclusive learning environment where every child and family really matters with a focus on raising standards alongside the development of the whole child. The school’s values are Perseverance, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork and all children are familiar with these. The recent Ofsted visit noted that the values ‘pervade every aspect of the school’s work’, and we are proud that is the case.

We are a school with specialist provision for Physically Disabled pupils and provide a link class with Foreland Fields School.

We are a part of a newly established Cooperative Trust, working with Bromstone Primary School and St Mildred’s Primary Infant School. We work closely within our trust to improve all aspects of our practice, including CPD and support for NQTs.

Our large site comprises of a KS2 and a KS1 building and we are continuing to invest heavily in our outdoor learning environment, including newly laid sports courts in one of our three large playgrounds.

We inspire, respect and celebrate achievement and diversity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 298648

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.