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Class Teacher - Full-time

Coxheath Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2677-151T
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:28/02/2020 at 08:00
  • Interviews:4th March 2020


We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring person to join our school at what is a very exciting time. We are currently designing a new, irresistible curriculum with high quality texts, sport and the arts at the heart of learning. We want our teachers to have the freedom to use their skills in a range of innovative ways and would be excited to explore this with you further at interview.

Our school is part of Coppice Primary Partnership, a small primary focused Multi Academy Trust based in Maidstone and surrounding areas. Within the school and across the Trust we offer exciting career development and have an established 'Leadership Pathways' programme for all staff who wish to explore a range of career opportunities including leadership roles for the right candidate. We are also passionate about valuing and supporting our staff and offer a range of employment incentives including, free childcare for primary aged children, fast-tracking opportunities and a family friendly approach to flexible working. Please feel free to discuss this further with us.

This post is suitable for experienced teachers and NQTs to apply and we welcome visits at any time.

As an excellent practitioner you must:

• Be an excellent teacher - at whatever stage in your career - with in-depth subject knowledge.
• Have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils.
• Be passionate about meeting the needs of all children.
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Value working in teams and partnerships.
• Be skilled at fostering independence and pupil-led learning.
• Be reflective, resilient and ambitious, keen to develop your professional expertise.
• Engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community.
• Be committed to ongoing professional development.

In return, we offer:

• Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn.
• A creative, positive and friendly staff team.
• A supportive environment where there are many opportunities for professional development via a ‘Leadership Pathways’ programme.
• A chance to collaborate with colleagues, with year group partners, as well as local networks and professionals.
• A large, modern and well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated
• An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our team and hope you will want to further explore this with us. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these with Mrs Vant through the school office.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Our school is at the heart of the community and we have strong collaborative links with local primary schools. We work in partnership with Loose Primary School and St Katherines as members of the Coppice Primary Partnership which offers lots of career development opportunities for staff to explore.

The school’s ethos is one where every child is valued and cared for and where there are high expectations for all. Parents actively support their children and we have a committed and supportive Governing Body.

We also benefit from a large site, with spacious accommodation and excellent facilities for outdoor learning.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Sarah Corke
  • Address:Stockett Lane, Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4PS
  • Telephone: (01622) 745553
  • Email: bursar@coxheath.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 746986


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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.