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Eyfs-Ks1 Teacher - Full-time

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F32-17-T
  • Posted:02/05/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20 May 2019

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We are looking for a highly motivated and highly effective Early Years Foundation Stage or Key Stage 1 class teacher wishing to join a small team of teachers who are committed to raising standards and expectations. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in and help shape our Primary School, at an exciting stage in its development.

The successful candidate will be a hardworking, creative, energetic and excellent classroom practitioner. They will have the capacity to help us establish a vibrant learning environment, and a culture of enthusiasm for learning. Their professionalism and dedication will enable our pupils to achieve more than they believe possible.

Our teacher will:


  • Be an inspirational teacher with a proven track record of good or better teaching
  • Have high expectations of all pupils and experience in raising their achievement
  • Have experience of, or have the potential to, lead in a subject area
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Be committed to working in partnership with all members of the school community to raise standards of achievement
  • Care passionately about children, their development and achievements
  • Be hard working and adaptable to change
  • Contribute to school wide tracking processes so that every pupil makes good and outstanding progress.We will offer you:
  • A modern building with fantastic facilities and resources
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and responsive children
  • A hard working, talented team who will share your energy and enthusiasm to grow Skinners’ Kent Primary School into an outstanding school
  • A high quality community of committed and expert professionals across the Multi Academy Trust
  • First rate professional development and learning opportunities
  • An innovative approach to curriculum development
  • Parents who tell us they are fully supportive of what we do and who are ready to give you their full support
  • Excellent support from an exceptionally skilled team of Governors. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE - Please include the following in your application:

  1. A letter explaining how your experience and qualifications equip you for this role. Please refer to the role profile.
  2. Identify one particular initiative that you have developed which you feel would be relevant to this position.
  3. Set out your relevant qualifications, experience, in service training and interests on the application form.
  4. Include names and addresses of two professionals who are willing to provide you with a reference, one of whom should be your most recent/current employer.
  5. Complete the attached appendix 1 and return the complete application to HR Department on hr@skinnerskentacademy.org.uk

If you are short-listed, references will be requested in the week w/c 20 May 2019

Interviews will take place w/c 20 May 2019

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment

Information about the trust

The Trust comprises of Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary School.

The Academy opened on September 1st 2009. It is an independent, non fee-paying, mixed, all ability school, funded by the DfE and supported fully by its lead sponsor The Skinners’ School, a grammar school for boys and the Skinners’ Company. The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is founded on the principles of a culture of high standards and high aspirations, a culture of active participation, an emotionally rich learning environment and an inclusive environment where every child is known and every learner supported.

The main aim of the Academy Trust is to provide the highest quality of education for students, from Reception to Year 11 and the Sixth Form. The Academy Trust aims to raise and reflect aspirations within the local community and provide education, social and economic benefits for all.

We aim to find and develop everything that is exceptional in each child and let it flourish within a framework of high expectations. We intend to motivate and inspire our students to achieve of their very best, to fly high, and to set course on the brightest of futures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:
  • Address:The Skinners' Kent Academy,
    Sandown Park,
    Tunbridge Wells,
    TN2 4PY
  • Telephone:
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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.