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Class Teacher + Phonics Leader - Full-time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-65T
  • Posted:07/05/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£4700)
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:20/05/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:22nd or 23rd May


Class Teacher / Phonics Leader: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£4700)

Lead our well-established and successful Read, Write, Inc programme across EYFS and KS1 (11 classes).  Support and develop others, including teachers and teaching assistants, to deliver engaging learning.  Whitehill Primary has much to offer and wants the best for all.  Grow in a supportive environment with lots of CPD opportunities.  As a three/four form entry school we help you to thrive.  Our large site, extensive resources, and friendly, happy community helps all to shine:



The Role (includes):

  • Class Teacher, EYFS or KS1 based, working closely as a team with year group partners.
  • Non-class/group based daily during Read, Write, Inc hour to support, challenge and develop others
  • Leading phonics (Read, Write, Inc) across EYFS and KS1 including overseeing assessments.
  • Weekly leadership release time.
  • Excellent Opportunities for CPD including in house and external.  Potential courses, qualifications and more tailored to you.

The Person (must have):

  • Strong teaching and learning skills.
  • Ability to support, challenge and develop others.
  • Experience in EYFS or KS1.
  • Good phonics skills.  Whilst experience of Read, Write, Inc may be beneficial, a full induction programme including external support would allow transition into role without necessarily having experience of Read, Write, Inc.

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We warmly welcome and encourage visits to our School. To arrange an appointment, please telephone Lianne Pond, PA to the Headteacher on 01474 352973 ext. 216 or email lpond@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk

Initial applications should be made via downloaded application forms and emailed to Jenny Lumley, HR at jlumley@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk. CVs will not be accepted.

Information about the school

We are a three/four form entry primary school with both 15 and 30 hours nursery provision. We build confident, ambitious and independent learners by having the highest aspirations for all. Our school is happy, helpful and hardworking.

Our Ofsted Good school is committed to development, with strong links to 3 teaching school alliances, being the lead school in the Insight Challenge Partner Hub, and with a dedicated CPD leader facilitating opportunities for staff as a collective and also based on personal development.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

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.