Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Class Teacher - Maternity

St Martin's Church of England Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3149-65T
  • Posted:28/04/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:07/05/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Key Stage 2 Teacher Required  for September 2020.

This position will be  for one academic year.

A wonderful opportunity to teach at St Martin's CEP School has presented itself following maternity leave. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher to work in our wondferful school with our friendly staff and amazing children. St Martin's CEP School federated with Seabrook CEP School in September 2017 and staff work collaboratively across both schools, which makes this a very exciting and supportive environment. Newly qualified teachers are warmly welcome to apply.

Opportunities for secondment considered.

The ideal candidate should:

be keen to learn and develop their teaching

have energy and the determination to make a difference

have good communication skills

be an excellent classroom practitioner

have high expectations

be a good role model

have commitment to raising standards and achievement

understand that every child is unique and be able to reflect this in their practice

be a team player, willing to share ideas with their colleagues

be supportive of our inclusive Christian Ethos

have experience of teaching in KS2 (this can be as part of a school placement for trainee teachers)

have a creative approach to teaching and understand the importance of engaging children through their own interests.

In return we can offer:

a welcoming, friendly and professional school community

a thorough induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities

children who are enthusiastic and eager to learn

committed staff, governors and parents

opportunities to work across our federation

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including DBS and satisfactory references.

Due to our current school closure, please email the school via the headteacher email: headteacher@st-martins-folkestone.kent.sch.uk or phone our school mobile number on 01303 238888 or the school mobile on  07436 582933 to register your interest and book an introductory conversation, as visiting our school site is currently not possible.

Closing Date for applications: 7th May 2020

Information about the school

St Martin’s CEP School is an wonderful one form entry primary school in Folkestone. where "pupils are great ambassadors for the school." The school has close links with the local church, St Martin's and the local community. The school is very proud to have been graded as outstanding in our Church School inspection where it was recognised that Christian values provide a very clear focus on the wellbeing of all members of the school.(SIAMS Report Jan 2016) "We’re happy, we’re safe, we have fun and we learn loads; what more could we want?"

St Martin's CEP School is situated on the outskirts of Folkestone, close to Shorncliffe Barracks, consequently a very small number of our pupils are the children of Service Personnel and have Nepalese as their first language.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including DBS and satisfactory references.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 268850


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.