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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for a flexible and skilled classroom practitioner with knowledge of the early years and the importance of learning outside.

  • Has a proven record of success and expertise in empowering children to make rapid progress.
    • Demonstrates optimism about children and expects the highest possible learning standards.
    • Nurtures pupils’ emotional wellbeing to ensure successful educational outcomes.

What the school offers its staff

  • Sensible and successful systems, based on research, with a commitment to reduce workload.
  • Carefully targeted training to help grow your teaching skills.
  • A positive, warm and welcoming working environment.
  • Experienced, intelligent, lively colleagues.
  • A fantastic rural location in Sussex.

ECTS are welcome to apply

Further details about the role

St Michael’s is a small rural community school. We aim to recruit hardworking, dedicated teachers who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives, people who challenge themselves to keep on improving. This means our working relationships can be relatively relaxed and informal. People love working at St Michael’s; we are warm, welcoming, positive, supportive and always looking forward with the two other community schools we collaborate with. You will have to work hard but only on the things that make a difference to the children we teach and nurture.

You will be joining a small team that makes the best use of our environment to ensure high quality learning outcomes. As a community school (we are not a Church of England School) we have pupils from the village of Withyham and the surrounding area (20 minutes away from Tunbridge Wells).

All are welcome including those with a faith and those with none. We work together to foster children who are academically successful as well as compassionate, curious and collaborative.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Michael's Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
75 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

We are a small Community School with wonderful children, dedicated staff, a strong Governing Body and supportive parents. St Michael’s is set in a beautiful village, offering each child high quality learning opportunities. Our strength is our size, we know each child as an individual, ensuring teaching and learning meets the needs and interests of each pupil.

Our mission statement is 'learning and growing together'. As well as high quality teaching, we offer a broader curriculum related to the local countryside. We grow herbs by the school entrance for use in cookery lessons, We have a well-tended school garden and we sell produce after school on Fridays to the community during the growing season.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk.

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