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Lower Key Stage 2 Teacher - Full-time

Kingsnorth CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3140-132T
  • Posted:22/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Tuesday 19 April 2022
  • App Close Date:01/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 10 February 2022


We are looking for an outstanding experienced teacher who will help us to maintain our excellent practice in Lower KS2.

We are seeking to appoint an energetic, highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking teacher who places children at the centre of school life with high expectations of pupil's achievement and behaviour, ensuring every child achieves their full potential.

We are a 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We work in teams across the school; Key Stages EYFS, and KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2, managed and led by our Team Leaders.

Our children deserve the very best so the successful candidate will:

  • Have a commitment and determination to champion our children to meet their potential
  • Use technology to enable an inclusive approach to their practice
  • Apply research to inform their classroom practice and focus on a collaborative approach
  • Be willing to go above and beyond for the sake of our children and our school values
  • Demonstrate pride in themselves, their work and how they help children to learn
  • Be excited about learning demonstrating a creative and inspiring approach in their classroom
  • Bring joy to their classroom, their school team and the wider school community.


In return, we can offer:

  • Amazing children, who are well behaved, enthusiastic and keen learners
  • A hugely supportive, committed and friendly staff team, leadership, parents and Governing Body
  • A commitment to staff Continued Professional and Learning Development and their wellbeing
  • A wide range of resources and opportunities and a team approach
  • Opportunities for career progression within our Trust (Aquila).


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and you will also find a wealth of information about our school on our website www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk.

Please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01233 622673. All applications are to be made via the Kent-teach application form.

Information about the school

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’ We are also one of 34 English Hub school’s across the country with the DfE. We are also the designated Associate Research School for Kent, working alongside Durrington Research School. We are an active and leading school within Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff.

We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All Appointments are subject to excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks and other essential recruitment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable and undertake an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

If you share our Vision and our Values, and you are excited by this amazing opportunity, empowering you to make a real difference for our pupils, please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01233 622673. All applications are to be made via the Kent-teach KCC application form.

Please see our website for further information about the school www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk where you can also download our Prospectus www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk/attachments/download.asp?file=1237&type=pdf and our Handbook www.kingsnorth.kent.sch.uk/attachments/download.asp?file=1236&type=pdf

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged.

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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).