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Teacher KS 1/2 - Full-time

Goudhurst & Kilndown CEP, Goudhurst

  • Ref:KCC886-3029-33T
  • Posted:22/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:18/04/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Searching for the next step in your career? Or are you an aspiring NQT looking for your first teaching role? A school that values personal development is looking for you! We are looking for an experienced KS1/2 teacher, or enthusiastic NQT, to complete our team for September 2019.

In addition we shall be formally collaborating with Benenden Church of England Primary School from April 2019. 

We are looking for a highly skilled, energetic, creative and innovative teacher with leadership potential to join our teaching team. In your application we would love to hear about the skills and knowledge that you would bring to our team and any curriculum strengths and experience you have in subject leadership. You will be required to teach as part of the recruitment process. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email.

In addition, we are seeking someone who:

  • Has a creative approach to teaching and learning including the use of ICT
  • Has a passion for collaborative practice
  • Is an effective team player
  • Possesses a sense of humour
  • Is resilient
  • Is a reflective practitioner
  • Has an interest or experience in outdoor learning/forest school
  • Is committed to supporting extra curricular activities

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming school with close community links
  • A supportive and friendly staff team
  • Hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • Flexible PPA arrangements
  • A supportive leadership team with in-house coaching/NQT mentoring provided
  • Flexibility to build on your strengths and talents
  • A  lovely school in a beautiful setting

Our pupils achieve well and make good progress – academically and socially – during their time with us. We make good use of our extensive grounds and the local community to further enrich our curriculum. Have a look at our website to get a feel of what we are about. Visits to the school are recommended. Please contact me Lindsay Roberts on 07796918635 to make an appointment to view the school during the Easter Break.



Information about the school

Goudhurst and Kilndown are small picturesque villages in the Weald of Kent, 10 miles from Tunbridge Wells and 13 miles from Maidstone. The school which was graded Outstanding at our last Ofsted and SIAMS inspections, is part of a thriving community. The catchment area is mixed, with children from a wide variety of backgrounds. Our school is situated on the Cranbrook side of the village with stunning views over Bedgebury Forest and the Weald of Kent. Our school is very well equipped and our facilities are excellent. We place high value on providing a broad and balanced curriculum, rich with outdoor learning opportunities; we have an established Forest School which all children experience. Our staff are friendly, enthusiastic and very committed to providing the best education we can for our pupils.

We are a friendly school with delightful children and supportive parents and we work in close partnership with the local and wider community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01580) 211768

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.