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Senior Teacher - Full-time

Temple Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2657-176L
  • Posted:09/05/2019
  • Pay:Leadership/MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:20/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 3.6.19


Temple Hill Primary Academy is looking to recruit an aspiring school leader who is interested in joining a team that focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of children and in particular those children who are vulnerable, have special educational needs or disabilities. 

This AHT/SLT role requires a highly motivated, quick thinking, creative leader who is looking for their next challenge to join our friendly and supportive team.

This position will suit a teacher who is passionate about education and leadership, who has excellent organisational skills and thrives on challenge, who has the highest expectations of themselves and of the children and is a team player who can motivate and support all members of our school community.  They will need a specific interest, knowledge and expertise in meeting the needs of SEND pupils in mainstream schools and have the skills and personal attributes to lead and support staff in raising standards.  As part of the Leadership team the post holder would be expected to play a part in monitoring standards across the school and driving school improvement in addition to undertaking responsibility for the day to day management of provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs.

What can Temple Hill offer you:
• The opportunity to learn and develop a strong leadership practice in a positive, caring and welcoming environment with happy children who enjoy learning.
• Supportive colleagues and community
• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils
• 2 family days leave per academic year, half day Christmas shopping, access to Perkbox savings scheme.

Our children are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to offer them an environment of opportunity and discovery through a rich and broad curriculum, with as wide a range of activities as possible.

We warmly welcome visits to our school.

Information about the school

The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Temple Hill Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Temple Hill Primary Academy is an expanding school moving from 3 form to 4 situated in Dartford in the county of Kent . In 2017/2018, the Academy has 801 pupils including 86 children attending the Nursery.

The school became an Academy in 2016. The previous maintained school went through OFSTED in February 2015 with an outcome of Requires Improvement. The conversion to an Academy brought about staff changes and there is now a new leadership team in place with a structure which includes an experienced Executive Head Teacher. Temple Hill Primary Academy serves an ethnically and economically diverse community.
There are currently 32 different languages spoken by our pupils. 25% of the children have English as an Additional Language. The school is situated in the 13th most deprived area in Kent. It is one of the most deprived areas in the county and has 31% PPG. Temple Hill works closely with the other primary schools within The Galaxy Trust: Oakfield and West Hill.

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.