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Key Stage 2 Teacher - Full-time

Riverview Junior School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2096-178T
  • Posted:18/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/02/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:23rd or 24th February 2022


The ethos of Riverview Junior School is that all children will reach their full educational potential and look back at their time at Riverview Junior School with absolute admiration irrespective of gender, race, disability or background.

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with enthusiasm and drive, to encourage and motivate our fantastic children to aspire to be 'even better tomorrow than they are today' to join us immediately or after the Easter holidays.

We can offer you:

The opportunity to join a supportive Year Group of teachers who share the planning and are encouraged to be professionally creative, and who are dedicated to improving the outcomes for all the children in our school.

An effective induction 

Work with children that are happy, well behaved and excited about learning

Help to deliver outstanding teaching and learning through a complete focus on quality first teaching

Support with training and development, mentoring and coaching

Work in a school that is dedicated to ensuring positive personal and academic outcomes for all of our pupils.

2 Wellbeing days (additional leave to take in term time).

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Riverview Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to safer recruitment procedures.

Interviews will be held on 23rd or 24th February 2022

Information about the school

Riverview Junior School is a very popular four form entry Key Stage 2 school on a large site we share with the Infant School.

Our extensive site offers lots of opportunities for outdoor learning, including an outdoor library, two football pitches, MUGA, outdoor intervention area, animal farm and forest school, and we offer large well-resourced classrooms.

We are delighted to announce that our recent Ofsted inspection, carried out in February 2022, graded the school’s overall effectiveness as ‘Good’ with ‘Behaviour & Attitudes’, 'Personal Development’ and ‘Leadership Management’ all being graded as Outstanding;.

We joined The Pathway Academy Trust (TPAT) in October 2017.

The Pathway Academy Trust is ‘dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to achieve a remarkable life’.

TPAT is a small local trust that puts children at the heart of its decision making. We understand the value of strong collaborations in achieving our goal.

Working for TPAT offers our employees a wealth of opportunities for professional development as well as an emphasis on wellbeing. Our Staff Charter is our pledge to put employees at the centre of our organisation. Our Staff Charter and Wellbeing package can be found on our website.

Some of the benefits in our Staff Charter include: • Two additional days off per year, one as a 'Happy Birthday' from the Trust, following a successful probation period, which can be taken during term time • Free breakfast club place for your child if you work in breakfast club or after-school club, and half-price places for other staff members • Subsidised eye test and contribution to glasses for eligible computer users • Annual flu vaccination • Free tea, coffee and refreshments • Christmas lunch • Termly breakfast for all staff

The Pathway Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role will involve contact with children, referred to as 'regulated activity', therefore all applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).   The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children. Further information regarding the Trust's recruitment policy, including the employment of ex-offenders, is available on our website www.tpat.co.uk

The Pathway Academy Trust, an equal opportunities employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. The Trust provides all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. The Pathway Academy Trust is committed to providing reasonable adjustments to individuals with disabilities.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Andrya Norris
  • Address:Cimba Wood, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4SD
  • Telephone: (01474) 352620
  • Email: a.norris@tpat.co.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).