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Lower KS English Teacher - Full-time

St Andrew's School , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-6002-63T
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:28/10/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Tuesday 2nd November


Exciting and Rare Opportunity at St. Andrew’s School

Full time and Permanent Lower KS2 English Teacher

Have you ever thought about teaching at an Independent School?

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational Lower Key Stage 2 Teacher to join St. Andrew's School from January 2022. This is a full-time, permanent position.

This unique role mainly involves teaching English across a KS2 year group (two classes), but there will also be a small amount of teaching in other subject areas (including Humanities and PSCHE).

If you are passionate about teaching and learning and would like to join a friendly team who are dedicated to providing a stimulating environment in which children can learn, then this could be a position for you.

We are looking for someone who will:-

  • Be creative, dedicated and enthusiastic
  • Have high expectations of both academic achievement and behaviour
  • Support our wonderful traditions as well as sharing our exciting vision for the future.
  • Be active in developing positive relationships with all parents
  • Be capable of delivering excellent lessons
  • Be a team player within a happy, hard-working staff
  • Be willing to take on some extra-curricular responsibilities (these are paid in addition)
  • Ensure ICT is used effectively in teaching (pupils have access to their own laptops)

We can offer:-

  • A staff laptop
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Exceptional support from the SLT and colleagues
  • Delicious free lunches
  • Generous PPA time

If you would like to speak to the Principal for more information or visit the school for a tour please contact the School Office on 01634 843479 or email info@st-andrews.rochester.sch.uk If you would like to apply for the vacancy please click on the link below.  Please complete your application by midnight, on Thursday 28th October 2021.


Interviews will take place on Tuesday 2nd November 2021.

St. Andrew’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check)

Please view our Safeguarding Policy on our school website - https://www.st-andrews.rochester.sch.uk/about-st-andrew-s/school-policies-and-procedures

Information about the school

St Andrew’s School is a highly successful and well respected co-educational independent primary school set in a conservation area of historic Rochester. Our bright, happy and enthusiastic pupils thrive in our smaller class sizes and benefit from specialist teaching in some subjects.

St. Andrew's achieves consistently good academic results where pupils are prepared for the 11+ examinations and the majority move on to the School of their choice. The School has a very happy atmosphere that can be attributed to the sensitive way in which the staff teach and care for the children. The enthusiasm for the children to be successful creates a stimulating environment that is conducive to learning. The School is proud of its teaching and learning with an emphasis on class teaching with appropriate differentiation. The discipline in the School is based on mutual respect amongst pupils, peers and teachers. The children have clearly defined parameters of behaviour and are taught to show respect to all with whom they come in contact.

The 340 pupil school caters for 3 to 11 year olds and is owned and managed by Education Development Trust, a leading independent provider of education and training services in the UK and overseas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 840789


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).