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Class Teacher - Full-time

Whinless Down Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F77-2-T
  • Posted:12/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April 2022
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:8th February 2022


If you are looking for a position where you can really make a difference in a forward thinking and inclusive trust, and if you want to be part of a happy, friendly and enthusiastic team, then the Whinless Down Academy is the place for you!

We wish to appoint a superb Class Teacher for a Term 5 start (sooner if available.) We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and dynamic teacher who has the passion and drive to ensure that the children in our trust receive the very best education through an exciting, stimulating and vibrant curriculum and environment, coupled with a determination to improve outcomes, opportunities and enjoyment for children, enabling us all to achieve together.

The successful applicant will be committed to work with the pupils, the wider school community and our staff team in striving for excellence. 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Share the trust values, and the values of the schools, and be prepared to put the children at the heart of everything
  • Have good communication skills, high expectations and be a skilful classroom practitioner
  • Be keen to learn and develop their teaching
  • Have energy and the determination to make a difference
  • Have commitment to raising standards and achievement and demonstrate an excellent understanding of how pupils learn
  • Be a team player, willing to share ideas and with a good sense of humour

In return, we can offer: 

  • A friendly, dedicated and supportive team of staff who thrive on challenge and having fun; who work closely together to improve the quality of achievement and enjoyment for all pupils 
  • A thorough induction programme and good professional development opportunities 
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn

We welcome informal visits prior to application. Please contact us if you would like to arrange this.

Information about the trust

The Whinless Down Academy Trust aims to provide excellent opportunities for local children, in local schools, run by local people. It is a primary school only Trust, based in Dover, Kent, comprising of Vale View, Priory Fields and St Martin's. Collaborative working is integral to our trust approach, and we continue to support and learn from each other.

We have a friendly and supportive team who work in close collaboration across the Trust to secure best outcomes for children through an exciting and engaging curriculum, tailored to meet the needs of our pupils. We actively work to develop all our staff and offer a comprehensive programme of professional development for staff at all levels and in all roles - fulfilling out true belief that learning changes lives.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Katie Banes
  • Address:Priory Fields School,
    Astor Avenue,
    CT17 0FS
  • Telephone: 01304 211543
  • Email: sbm@prioryfields.kent.sch.uk



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).