Primary Teacher - Full-time

Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3284-75T
  • Posted:04/05/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:08/06/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Wb 8th June 2020


In these difficult times we undertand that getting the right person for our school could be more difficult than ever. It is however, more important than ever to get the right person!. We will be very flexible around our recruitment process in orer to support the safety of any candidates. NQTs and experienced teachers are all welcome!

In our classrooms pupils have a voice, they work together in collaboration and are able to challenge each other to improve. All staff model positive learning behaviours and our pupils thrive in an environment where they have the freedom to have a go.

We are seeking a teacher who would welcome the exciting opportunity to work in our school.  We are looking to appoint before the July. 

We can offer you:

  • A group of diverse, professional and supportive colleagues
  • The chance to work with our amazing pupils in an Outstanding school
  • A unique and constantly developing environment.

Are you?

  • Adaptable, resilient and have a desire to make a lasting difference to the lives of our pupils.

If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.  A visit to our school is strongly recommended.

We believe in distributed leadership and encourage our staff to be creative, in the same way that our teachers encourage our pupils.

Visit http://www.ladyj.kent.sch.uk/ or contact Phil Chantler, Headteacher on 01233 812781 for more details.

Information about the school

We aim to provide a stable, caring environment in which children are happy to attend and are stimulated and keen to learn and develop their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of skills encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Lady J is a popular, oversubscribed two form entry primary. Our 2015 and 2009 Ofsted inspections saw us graded as Outstanding in all areas; concluding that "Outstanding teaching inspires and motivates pupils to work hard in all subjects. As a result, pupils have a passion for learning and take great pride in their achievements" (Ofsted 2015) and describing us as "an outstanding school (where) high expectations coupled with a relentless ambition to be even better ensure that everyone aims for the stars!" (Ofsted 2009).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Phil Chantler
  • Address:Bridge Street, Wye, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5EA
  • Telephone: (01233) 812781
  • Email: s.swan@ladyj.kent.sch.uk

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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.