Class Teacher - Full-time

St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3716-91T
  • Posted:09/09/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Jan 1st 2020
  • App Close Date:25/09/2019 at 11:30
  • Interviews:Tuesday October 1st


Are you the enthusiastic and motivational teacher needed for a KS2 class?

We are friendly, supportive and keen to capitalise on your strengths. The successful applicant will be a good classroom practitioner with high expectations, supportive of our Catholic ethos and a strong team player, keen to make a difference for children.

You will need to be a fun loving individual, who is extremely well organised, flexible and a great team player. Whether you’re experienced or newly qualified, you’ll share our commitment to develop the skills and talents of each child. Strength and experience in upperKS2 is an advantage.  The ideal candidate will embrace outdoor learning and foster children’s independence and thinking skills, encouraging them to take responsibility for their own learning. You will understand the needs of children who are actively engaged in their own learning and you will organise your practice to meet those needs.  We provide a strong mentoring programme for all new staff.

St.Teresa’s is a popular, well-resourced and over-subscribed school on the edge of Ashford with excellent teaching facilities, motivated children and a very supportive fully committed, friendly team of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff.  We are committed to self- improvement and therefore commit considerable time and resources to developing our staff, both with in-school support and tailored professional development.  Join our team in dreaming and creating an exciting and inspiring world for the children. A willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our school and to take part in its’ wider life is very important. We look forward to you joining our happy and highly supportive team.

Informal visits can be arranged by ringing the school office 01233 622797. St. Teresa’s has been consistently judged good by OFSTED, including in the most recent inspection (Oct 2013) Please visit our website and view our latest Ofsted report.

Information about the school

St.Teresas Catholic Primary School is a single form entry school set in Ashford. We are a consistently good school, set in beautiful eco-friendly grounds. We are part of a thriving community and work as part of the Parish with the support of our parents. We place the children at the heart of every decision, including involving them the recruitment process. We became part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership in May 2017 and work closely with our academy partners,KCSP, while retaining our current collaborations with other local Ashford schools in order to share best practice for the benefit of staff and to enrich the lives of the children. The school is popular with parents and operates a waiting list in all classes.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Bernadette Brown
  • Address:St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Quantock Drive, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8QN
  • Telephone: (01233) 622797
  • Email: headteacher@st-teresas.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01233 665922


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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.