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Senior Teacher - Maternity Cover - Maternity

Park Way Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2176-268T
  • Posted:26/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS + TLR2 £7,017
  • Start Date:June 2022
  • App Close Date:04/02/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBA



Ready for a new challenge?

We need someone to cover a senior leadership position in Early Years. You will be in charge of developing continuous provision in Early Years across two classes, as well as being a senior leader in the school. 

There are two EYFS classes, each with 22 children. You will be the teacher of Apple class. THe two classes are linked and work as one unit with two experienced full time TAs.

There are four TLR 2 posts across the school. These senior teachers take responsibility for the quality of teaching as well as an allocated area for development. They are vital to the smooth running of the school. This is a really good opportunity for an experienced and ambitious teacher to develop leadership skills within a supportive environment and could lead to further employment with the school.

You will need to have a really good understanding of EYFS and continuous provision. You will need also to provide evidence of outstanding practice in the primary classroom. Please state your curriculum strengths and experience on your application and call us to arrange a visit.


  • Candidates may be observed here in the classroom – time and distance permitting!
  • Candidates will be asked to prepare a short learning activity to last no more than 30 minutes. This will be followed by a formal interview of no more than 30 minutes duration. Candidates will be expected to bring evidence of their ability in fulfilling the teacher standards.

Information about the school

Our school is a successful, thriving community. It has grown from 5 classes to a vibrant and successful primary school with 315 pupils. The school is set in delightful grounds and benefits from a completely modernised, bright and attractive building. Technology at the school is good, every classroom being equipped with interactive smartboards as well as tablets, iPads, kindles and laptops.

The school budget is healthy and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site.

The school is run by dedicated individuals, all working to make children's learning exciting, relevant and engaging. They are a great team, highly skilled, friendly and professional. Please do come and meet them!

At Park Way we go above and beyond to ensure that we provide the very best for our children and their families, so its hard but rewarding work. ALL staff are expected to be a part of this ethos.

We would love to get the right person to join us on our journey to be the best school in the world so even if you are only remotely curious, please do contact us and have a chat..

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 682878


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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).