4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen at Meopham Community Academy to recruit a talented and dynamic teacher to join their hardworking team. This is a full time permanent position Monday - Friday.

Our academy is an oversubscribed two-form entry primary school in the village of Meopham, with links to the M2 and M20. If you have a passion for teaching and learning and want to work in a school striving to provide the very best opportunities for our children,we could be the school for you!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • able to contribute to, and work as part of a team
  • Inspirational and highly effective as a teacher
  • passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • a professional role model
  • confident in their understanding of how children learn and commit knowledge to memory
  • committed to high expectations of children's learning and behaviour
  • excellent communication and personal skills

To find out more about our school and whether you would like to become part of our team, please take a look at our school website to have see the vast array of learning opportunities we provide and contact us via the details below to book a tour with one of our senior leaders.

We are now part of The Golden Thread Alliance and we work closely with the other schools in the trust.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • positive, happy pupils with an excellent attitude to learning
  • a passionate and committed leadership team
  • opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • a great place to work with a fantastic team who like to have fun!

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing


Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all shortlisted candidates are subject to an online search. This search isn't part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Meopham Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Meopham Community Academy is a two form entry primary school set in the village of Meopham, in Kent. We are a busy, friendly and popular school with a warm and welcoming ethos which is recognised by all who visit. The staff, parents and governors of our school all work together to try to provide the best for the families we serve. We want our children to enjoy their time and education with us and to achieve the highest possible standards in all aspects of their lives. We are very proud of our school and the high standards of behaviour and learning that our children achieve. Meopham Community Academy joined The Pathway Academy Trust in September 2018 and as a school we work closely with the other schools within the trust; Wrotham Road Primary School, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School and Culverstone Green Primary School.

Arranging a visit to Meopham Community Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stacy.wickes@golden-thread.org.

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