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Class Teacher - Full-time

St Peter's Methodist Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3289-84T
  • Posted:20/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:April 2022
  • App Close Date:02/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:7th February 2022


KS2 Teacher needed from April 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring person to join our team from April2022. This post will be in Key Stage 2.

We celebrate and value a broad, engaging curriculum where the children are active learners and fully engaged in the life of the school.

 St. Peter’s is a well-resourced school situated in the centre of historic Canterbury. We offer our pupils a broad, pupil-led topic based curriculum with a strong focus on music, sport and the arts as well as a commitment to the highest standards of academic achievement. Our school enjoys a strong relationship with the Methodist Church but our pupils come from a wide variety of backgrounds and we offer a caring, Christian ethos.

 We are seeking an inspirational, highly motivated and creative teacher to join our team of hardworking, friendly and supportive staff from April 2022. 

We offer excellent CPD opportunities for all staff, encouraging all teachers to take on leadership responsibilities early in their career within our school.

This is an opportunity to work in a well-resourced school with high expectations, enjoyment of learning, value added for all and excellence for many, supported by a proactive and understanding group of Governors.

 The successful applicant will be:

  • an excellent primary practitioner with high expectations of teaching and learning, achievement and behaviour
  • able to offer learners a high quality, exciting and topic based curriculum, giving them the confidence to succeed
  • able to lead and develop a curriculum area

 We can offer you:

  • Children who are articulate, great fun, willing and eager to learn.
  • A creative, positive and friendly staff team.
  • A supportive environment where there are many opportunities for professional development.
  • A chance to collaborate with colleagues within school as well as within our active and highly effective collaboration of 8 schools.
  • A well-resourced primary school, set in excellent school grounds within the city walls of Canterbury, where opportunities for learning using our local environment are actively encouraged.
  • An opportunity to share a real, relevant and engaging curriculum.

Experienced and ECTs are welcome to apply. Please tell us about your skills and interests. All applications need to be submitted through https://www.kent-teach.com/

Due to the Covid-19 situation, it is now possible to visit the school however candidates will need to follow our visitors risk assessment guidance. Please contact us to arrange a mutually convenient time for this to take place.

Information about the school

St. Peter's Methodist Primary School is a Good (Ofsted 2018), one form entry voluntary controlled primary school located in the heart of Canterbury. The school enjoys a strong relationship with the Methodist Church and has been recognised as Outstanding in the June 2018 SIAMS inspection. We have the benefit of modern facilities and an attractive, well-planned playground and forest school area within a historic setting. Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff work closely together to raise standards and develop creativity. All staff benefit from effective support and CPD to enable them to develop.

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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).