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Class Teacher - Fixed Term

Penshurst CEP School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-3314-86T
  • Posted:13/12/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:16/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


If you are passionate about making  a difference to the lives of young learners , want to work in a school that is supportive and happy then we have just the job for you.

We are looking for a full-time skilled teacher who can provide our Early Years and Year 1 children with an exciting yet challenging curriculum.  

We place learning at the heart of what we do; we aim to provide our pupils with experiences that will engage and excite them, that will provide them with the best of starts to their school life and encourage them to achieve their very best. 

We are looking for a teacher initially for a fixed term (January - August) but this could lead to something more permanent if we found the right person. There may be opportunties beyond this initial fixed term. 

As a teacher you will:

  • Take responsibility for teaching a class and have high expectations of pupils in order to build successful relationships.
  • Set challenging teaching and learning objectives; planning lessons and sequences of lessons to ensure good progress for all children.
  • Make appropriate use of the school's monitoring and assessment strategies to evaluate pupils' progress towards planned learning objectives.

We are fortunate to be located a beautiful part of the country with a stunning school setting. This provides our pupils with opportunities to learn outside and be part of the wider community.

Penshurst CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references and complete a DBS check.



Information about the school

We are a small village church school, at the heart of our community, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have around 90 pupils taught in four classes: Foundation & Year 1 , Year 2 & Year 3, Year 4 and Years 5 & Year 6.

The school plays a very active role in the local and wider community and provides many opportunities for children to develop their talents and interests, whether this be in the many sporting competitions we take part in or in our wide range of extra-curricular clubs.

Our staff team is small, friendly and mutually supportive, which we believe is a real strength of our school. Our Christian values are important to us and are at the heart of all we strive to achieve. We encourage our pupils to 'walk in the shoes of others'.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01892) 870446

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.