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Class Teacher - Full-time

Ightham Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2167-106T
  • Posted:08/10/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2021
  • App Close Date:18/10/2020 at 13:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 22nd October or Friday 23rd October


We have a vacancy for an energetic and proactive lower Key Stage 2 class teacher who would like to be part of an enthusiastic, committed and successful team.

Ightham Primary School received a full Ofsted inspection in March 2020 and the school was graded as Outstanding in all areas. The report noted that: "Pupils behaviour is impeccable. Parents are extremely positive about the school. Leaders ensure that all staff receive training to become experts in their field."

NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply for this post. 

Jobshare applications will also be considered - please make this very clear in your application.

We are looking for:

  • A strong knowledge of the Key Stage 2 Curriculum.
  • A reflective, caring practitioner who maintains very high expectations.
  • A teacher that will "go the extra mile" for each and every child.
  • An excellent role model who will motivate and inspire children.
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure a consistent approach both within the classroom and across the school.
  • A creative, imaginative and inspiring approach to bringing the curriculum alive and making it relevant for all children.

We can offer:

  • A superb location in which to come to work each and every day.
  • An active school community with extremely supportive parents.
  • A supportive, dedicated and experienced teaching team.
  • A commitment to professional development.
  • The second largest woodland area of any primary school in Kent.

We welcome applications from any individuals who are high quality practitioners. You will find a lot of information on our school website - www.ightham.kent.sch.uk 

If you would like to discuss this position informally, please contact the Head Teacher via email headteacher@ightham.kent.sch.uk

Interviews will be held at the school during week beginning 19th October 2020.

Ightham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



Information about the school

Our aim is to provide a stimulating learning environment that offers an adventure for the mind and a care for the individual in a safe secure environment.

Ightham Primary School is situated in an idyllic rural setting and caters for up to 210 pupils accommodated in seven classes. We place the children, who are well behaved and motivated, at the heart of everything that we do. They benefit from many opportunities to take part in the excellent range of academic, physical and creative activities that we offer, both during and at the end of the school day.

We received an Ofsted inspection in March 2020 and the school was graded as outstanding in all areas.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr D Sherhod
  • Address:Ightham Primary School, Oldbury Lane, Ightham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 9DD
  • Telephone: (01732) 882405
  • Email: admin@ightham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01732 781027


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.