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Teacher - Full-time

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-3917-219T
  • Posted:11/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April 2022
  • App Close Date:09/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 22 February


Garlinge Primary School and Nursery currently has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and dedicated KS1/2 teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to join our school community and we welcome applications from both experienced teachers and those who are newly qualified and looking for their first post in the teaching profession.

Initially, the successful candidate will be teaching a Year 3 class for three days per week and providing cover for other classes, as well as taking their own PPA time in the other 2 days. The cover could be anywhere from Years 1 to 6. You will be working alongside the Year 3 team and the current class teacher, who is now also working as an additional SENDCo within the school.

This is a temporary position in the first instance until the end of this academic year, however, dependent upon the intake for 2022/23 this position may become available on a permanent basis from September. 

We require a commitment to deliver an outstanding level of teaching and learning aimed at raising standards, meeting the children's social needs and providing a rich and enjoyable curriculum.

Our children are fantastic and in order for them to achieve they need challenge, high expectations and engaging teaching.

If you would like to visit our school please telephone the HR office on 01843 222557 to make an appointment for a tour of our large site which should last approximately 45 minutes. Please see below for tour dates/times:

Tuesday 18th January 4pm

Thursday 27th January 10am

Wednesday 2nd February 2pm

To apply, please complete the online application form and include a letter stating your reasons for choosing our school. Please do not attach a CV as all necessary information should be provided in your application form.

A formal interview will take place on Tuesday 22nd February with a panel comprising of members of the Senior Leadership Team. You will also be expected to teach a 25 minute English task with a focus of your choice to a Year 3 class. The lesson will be observed by a member of our Leadership Team.

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If applicants have not been contacted by Friday 18th February they have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Information about the school

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a ‘Good’ school as recognised in our latest Ofsted inspection (March 2018). The inspection found that staff ‘have an unwavering commitment and determination to provide the best possible experiences for all pupils in a happy, calm and aspirational environment’.

We are a large four form entry school to the west of Margate with approximately 775 pupils. We aim to provide a caring, exciting and inclusive learning environment where every child and family really matters with a focus on raising standards alongside the development of the whole child. The school’s values are Perseverance, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork and all children are familiar with these. The most recent Ofsted visit noted that the values ‘pervade every aspect of the school’s work’, and we are proud that is the case.

We are a school with a Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) for Physically Disabled pupils, a satellite class from Foreland Fields School and a further SRP for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions due to be built by the end of 2022.

We are a part of an established Cooperative Trust (Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust), working with Bromstone Primary School and St Mildred’s Primary Infant School. We work closely within our Trust to improve all aspects of our practice, including CPD and support for ECTs. We are also proud to be part of a Federation between our school and Parkside Community Primary School in Canterbury.

Our large site comprises of a KS2 and a KS1 building, three large playgrounds and a school field and we continue to invest heavily in our outdoor learning environment which includes an inclusive play area and sports courts.

We inspire, respect and celebrate achievement and diversity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 298648


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).