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Class Teacher - Maternity

Frittenden CEP School, Cranbrook

  • Ref:KCC886-3198-64T
  • Posted:02/12/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Beginning of Term 4
  • App Close Date:06/01/2020 at 20:00
  • Interviews:w/b 13 January


Are you looking for a new adventure in a popular rural spot? If so, we are seeking a good teacher to cover a maternity leave in our year 3/ 4 class. This is a fabulous opportunity to work in a small school with a strong and supportive staff. You will have a well resources classroom and experienced teaching assistants. The lucky candidate will be warmly welcomed by our supportive whole school team, who will endeavour to help you settle in quickly and successfully.

You will be part of a dynamic and professional team, who work together to foster our pupils' independence and thinking skills, encouraging them to take responsibility for their learning. 

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 friendly, supportive and keen to capitalise on your strengths. Whether you are experienced or newly qualified, you'll share our commitment to develop the skills and talents of each child. 

Whilst we are in a rural location, we are only 30 minutes from Ashford, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells. Come and visit our little village school and see what you think!

Frittenden 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.

If this position appeals to you, please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01580 852250. Please have a look at our website www.frittenden.kent.sch.uk which will give you a flavour of our school.

All applications are to be made via the Kent-teach KCC application form.


Information about the school

Frittenden Church of England Primary School is a popular small school in the heart of Frittenden Village. Whilst we benefit from an idyllic location in the heart of the countryside, we are easily accessible from Maidstone, Ashford and Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding villages. We currently have 100 children on roll divided into 4 classes, with an intake of 15 into the Reception class and mixed classes thereafter.

As a church school we enjoy a close relationship with St Mary's Church. We promote our Christian values of Compassion, Trust, Wisdom, Hope, Thankfulness and Forgiveness throughout our school.

In March 2018 we were judged to be a ‘good’ church school and in June 2017, a ‘good’ school by Ofsted. We are now aiming to be an outstanding school.

Frittenden CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to the necessary pre-recruitment checks.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580 852250

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.