Class Teacher with Core Subject Lead - Full-time

Staplehurst School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2192-192T
  • Posted:08/04/2021
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:23/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 26 April, 2021


Staplehurst School is a large village primary school with wonderful children and excellent facilities.

  • Do you have a proven track record of high impact on learning outcomes?
  • Are you committed to improving standards and raising achievement?
  • Are you looking at joining a knowledge-rich school?
  • Are you an effective communicator and good team player?

If so, we would love you to join our team!

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Upper KS2 class teacher, who is looking to lead a core subject. You must have a  strong understanding of pedagogy and  deep subject knowedlege across the curriculum. You would be joining a  knowledge-rich school and a place “Where children come first’. In return you will join a wonderful team of staff and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career. TLRs are available for the suitable applicant.

We are looking for a teacher who can:

  • Model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good and outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school;
  • Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment;
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well as a member of the staff team.

We offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated children who will love your desire to engage them in their learning.
  • A welcoming staff team who work well together and who are committed to the continuing development of the whole school.
  • An inclusive environment where children come first.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities, including a comprehensive training package for NQTs.
  • Supportive parents and governors.


The start date is September 2021. The position is full time and permanent.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, and we would love to show you around (COVID secure format), so that you can see the school in action and ask any questions that you might have. Please contact Lucy Davenport (Head Teacher) by email:  to arrange a time and date. 


Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

Staplehurst School is a two form entry community school, with approximately 360 pupils. Situated conveniently, between Maidstone and Cranbrook, in a beautiful rural part of Kent, the school, with its ‘outward-facing, best practice at heart’ culture, has achieved sustained academic improvement and continues to retain an excellent, enthusiastic team of staff. Blessed within beautiful and spacious grounds, Staplehurst School has the added benefit of two large sports halls, an ICT suite, music room, library and a newly updated Early Years outside space, as well as a Breakfast Club available from 7.30am. Staplehurst School continues to be at the heart of the village community, where we pride ourselves on being an integral part of the everyday lives of people in the village. It is this community support, together with the caring and commitment from staff, which contributes to the well-being of the children. The Governing Body, staff and parents are an ambitious and dedicated team, working together to promote the school, and where our aim is to ensure each child reaches their full potential. At Staplehurst School children definitely come first!

At Staplehurst School, our key aims are to engender the school values in all of the children. These have been discussed and agreed by the children, staff and parents, and are as follows: Pride, Positivity, Respect, Independence, Determination and Excellence:

Children are encouraged to fulfil their potential through a creative curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils, develops independent and enquiry-based learning skills and offers appropriate challenges so that they might achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of their lives.

Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580 891291


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Apply for this Role Today

Apply Now

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you have read all the relevant information and documents provided by the school. If you are ready to apply for this vacancy please click the "Apply Now" button

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.