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Reception Class Teacher - Full-time

Castle Hill Community Primary School , Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3904-145T
  • Posted:11/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:18/04/2022
  • App Close Date:24/01/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:03/02/2022


We are looking for an outstanding Early Years practitioner to join our hardworking and dedicated staff team. 

From April 2022 we have a vacancy for an Early Years specialist to work in out Reception Unit. This is a permanent position. A successful candidate would above all be an excellent Early Years teacher committed to developing the children's potential. A strong knowledge f the new Foundation Stage curriculum and experience of working within it would also be very important.

The Reception Unit is based in a purpose built building with excellent facilities. there are two teachers, four Teaching Assistants, who are trained Nursery Nurses, and 58 children.

You would also be expected to have: - a good sense of humour - flexibility - a desire to make learning fun and enjoyable - strong self motivation and organisation skills - a sound knowledge of Early Years practice - energy and enthusiasm - strong and effective behaviour management skills - a share in the school's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

In return we can offer you: - an extremely rewarding and diverse environment to work in - strong Senior Management support - excellent career development.

If you would like more information please contact the Headteacher Pete Talbot who would be delighted to show you around!

Information about the school

Castle Hill is a lively two form entry Community Primary School with a Unit for Hearing Impaired children. We also have responsibility for running a large and thriving Nursery which shares its premises with the Children Centre on our grounds. The school is situated in an urban area of East Folkestone, on a deceptively large site.

Our children are friendly and lively and deserve the very best we can give them. We are extremely proud of the school and would be delighted to show you around.

The school is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all our pupils.

We have a fantastic building and facilities that were refurbished / rebuilt in 2010.

Informal visits to the school are welcomed - we would love to show you around.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303) 226537


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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).