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Class Teacher - Full-time

Marden Primary Academy, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2183-99T
  • Posted:27/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:April 2022
  • App Close Date:21/02/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Calling for all ECTs and experienced teachers! Marden Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Class Teacher who will join the team from April 2022 on a permanent basis. ​​​​​​​

Whether your experience is in EYFS or Year 6 - we want to hear from enthusiastic, charismatic and creative practitioners! Our ideal candidate will have the ability to plan highly effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of all children in our care. 

At Marden Primary Academy, our successful candidate can expect;

  • Supportive CPD package including supporting NPQ
  • Small class sizes and excellent behaviour
  • An opportunity to be a part of a village community school with innovative curriculum including 1:1 Chromebooks.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a graduate with QTS and/or PGCE
  • Has evidence of outstanding practice as a classroom teacher
  • Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

 

Our teaching staff provide outstanding educational opportunities for all of our pupils, and our appointed candidate will contribute to this and support our journey. Excellent classroom management skills and high expectations of all pupils are essential as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the curriculum and new assessment framework.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

This role offers Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience. If you would like to visit the school or arrange a confidential phone call, please contact office@mardenprimaryacademy.org.uk

 

Information about the school

Working at Marden Primary Academy: Marden joined Leigh Academies Trust in September 2020. The academy serves the beautiful village community of Marden in Kent and has 40 pupils in each year group. Significant proposed housing development in the local area means that there is genuine potential for future expansion.

Marden’s children are its biggest asset and they need leaders with grit, determination and passion to help provide them with a positive future. We are looking for a very special person as only the best will do for the children of Marden.

Our successful candidate will be talented and a highly motivated leader with drive and commitment to excellence as well as strong interpersonal skills. You will be joining a supportive, committed and passionate team who work hard to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential.​​​​​​​

Take a look at Marden Primary Academy by clicking here.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 832058

Documents

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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).