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Ks2 Class Teacher - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-76-T
  • Posted:16/11/2021
  • Pay:Teachers Main Pay Scale
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Year 5 Teacher from January 2022.  The class is well established having a great attitude to teaching and learning.


There is a range of abilities within the class and the class is supported by an experienced Teaching Assistant.


We can offer:

  • An opportunity to join a welcoming, friendly and fun school team committed to the children’s education, progress and a lifetime love of learning.
  • A highly committed and supportive leadership team who support and mentor staff.


The school began its transition to a two-form entry in September 2016 and will reach full expansion by 2022.  The school joined the Primary First Trust in February 2017. There is a 52 place nursery in the school. The school has a diverse intake, made up of 15 ethnic groups. 31% of pupils have English as an additional language (EAL). The school has extensive grounds including playgrounds, a field and Multi Use Game Area, all of these are used to enhance pupils’ learning experiences. 

The school is situated in the east of Gravesend offering quick links to the A2/M2. The site is extensive giving staff good car parking facilities and a dedicated PPA room as well as a staff room. The building is well-maintained offering a good working environment. The school values staff well-being and support is put in place for new member of staff so that they are quickly integrated into the school community. We have a supportive staff community, with calm well-mannered children. The school is well resourced and there are opportunities for continued professional development.

Your interview day is a mutual process aligned to helping you to decide if Westcourt Primary & Nursery School is the right school for you to advance your career.  We aim to make it as supportive as possible. 

At this time we are sadly unable to encourage visits to the school, so please visit our website at https://www.westcourt.kent.sch.uk/.  Please contact Miss Sexton, Headteacher via email at headteacher@westcourt.kent.sch.uk if you have any questions regarding the position.

You can also learn more about us by visiting our website https://www.westcourt.kent.sch.uk/

Alternatively, search for us on Facebook or Twitter:


Twitter: https://twitter.com/SchoolWestcourt?s=09

To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to headteacher@westcourt.kent.sch.uk by 10am, Tuesday 30th November 2021. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Headteacher, Miss Sexton at Westcourt Pirmary School, Silver Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4JG. 

The Primary First Trust and Westcourt Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Primary First Trust and Westcourt Primary School operates an equal opportunities policy.

References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview




Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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).