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Recovery Tutor - Part-time

The Downs CofE Primary School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3163-77T
  • Posted:11/10/2021
  • Pay:MPS2
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The Downs CEP is looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join our team as soon as possible. This is a term time only temporary contract linked to the DfE school led recovery fund and will be temporary until the end of 31/08/2022 in the first instance.

This position is for 4 days per week (26hrs) on MPS2 (having completed the old NQT process).

Are you an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher? Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in the primary range?  Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow in independence and self-confidence? Would you like to be given the opportunity to support children in their learning? Then look no further!

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and friendly teacher to support pupil premium and other disadvantaged pupils children across the school. You will have experience in enabling high quality inclusive provision linked to classroom teaching and pupil specific needs. You will teach in small groups and provide high quality and individualised feedback to children and teachers. You will take part in regular assessment and monitoring to ensure pupils remain on track and to identify areas of focus. You will also work alongside a variety of teacher to identify gaps in learning and plan accordingly.

You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. We are looking for people who are determined to secure the absolute best for each pupil and will work hard to ensure every child achieves everything they are capable of.

If you decide to apply for this post, please complete the application form. Your supporting statement should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

We hope you find the information in this pack useful. Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 01304 372486 or email secretary@downs.kent.sch.uk

Only applications submitted on the Kent Teach application form will be considered. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

The Downs CEP School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

Information about the school

The Downs CEP School is a large two form entry Primary School, in Walmer.

We take pride in having a strong sense of community and family and believe that nothing is impossible!

The Downs has been graded as good by Ofsted and Outstanding by the most recent Diocese inspection which noted our good Christian ethos and active links with the local churches.

In April 2019, The Downs CEP school became a founding member of the Deal Education Learning Alliance Trust (DEALT) which is a MAT comprised of eight local primary schools within Deal and the surrounding villages. This unique and exciting collaboration of local schools work together to ensure the very best outcomes for all pupils and their families within our town.

Personnel across DEALT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons.

All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Natalie Luxford - Acting Headteacher
  • Address:Owen Square, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7TL
  • Telephone: (01304) 372486
  • Email: secretary@downs.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01304) 380471


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).