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Classroom Teacher - Fixed Term

Folkestone St Mary's CEP Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3349-141T
  • Posted:17/03/2021
  • Pay:Main pay scale
  • Start Date:September 2021 or sooner for exceptional candidate
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:26th to 28th April


Magic Weavers needed!

Beside the sea is a stunning place to be. Sunny Folkestone is a vibrant, upcoming town with opportunities for aspirational teachers & leaders. St. Mary's is a great school and poised on top of the East Cliff; a stone's throw from the beach! we expect you to go to! Our grounds are equally stunning with 3 Forest School areas, 2 large playgrounds, a pond & huge field. In the summer, it is the most wonderful place to work & explore with the pupils. We are a large, oversubscribed school with an exciting vision, an amazing staff team & strong Christian foundation.  Friendly, dynamic & fun describes us well. Our curriculum is driven from a passion to engage & immerse pupils in their learning and their world. We frequently engage with outside community groups & ensure rich authentic experiences for the children & staff.

We are looking for colleagues who can match the energy of the current staff team & continue with us on our journey in shaping the most vibrant & engaging school possible.

  • be able to turn a square room into a world of wonder & be passionate about celebrating pupils' learning.
  • be passionate about literacy and bring ideas to further develop our journey so far.
  • know the key learning theories & be able to apply this daily
  • have a strong sense of achievement & be able to inspire the children & staff around you.
  • have a good understanding of the impact of deprivation on school communities.
  • you will have a passion for teaching that supersedes any bad day, be self driven, aspire for excellence, be resilient & able to self reflect to improve practice.

As a forward thinking &  inclusive school, we are driven to offer:

  • strong support & CPD so that you develop as a highly effective practitioner.
  • regular non contact time which is typically more than 10%.
  • active work to reduce workload for teachers
  • additional adult support in every classroom
  • opportunities to work across a network of schools in leadership & curriculum development
  • an environment where ambition & energy is rewarded well.
  • additional payment for graduates & qualified teachers of a high calibre. 

St. Mary's is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to a DBS Check & two satisfactory references.

Information about the school

St Mary’s C of E Primary Academy is a wonderful school providing education for pupils aged 3-11 on the sunny East Cliff Folkestone. With a large Forest school and easy access to the beach, we are blessed with one of the best learning environments a child or teacher could ask for. Come and see for yourself and find out how you can join our amazing journey.

Job Contact Information

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.