• Expected start date

    22 February 2021

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2020 at 12:01pm

  • Date listed

    13 November 2020

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Teachers Main Pay Scale

Job summary

Do you want to use your subject knowledge and teaching skills to change the lives of the children you work with? So do we at Turner Schools and we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and committed KS2 primary teacher to join our passionate and dedicated team to cover a period of maternity leave. This post would be suitable for either an NQT or a more experienced teacher starting in Term 4.

The successful candidate should:

Love teaching and have HEART (our ethos)
Strive for academic brilliance
Be able to make our pupils feel valued and safe
Enjoy working as part of a team
Be committed to transforming life chances on the Kent Coast
Inspire our pupils and other colleagues
Believe that every child can learn, and will achieve
An interest in work of Doug Lemov and the TLAC movement is also welcomed.

In return, we can offer...

* Fabulous children who want to learn
* Ongoing CPD and support for future career progression (core subject leadership and
middle leadership opportunities available)
* A school which takes the wellbeing of pupils and colleagues seriously
* A supportive central Trust team, governors and dedicated colleagues who are continually
willing to develop
* A sensible approach to marking and curriculum planning to support workload
* A genuine opportunity to make a difference & be part of our journey to set a new standard in
non-selective, knowledge rich education.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
Up to 450 pupils
Age range
2 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01303 842433

About Folkestone Primary

Folkestone Primary is a forward-thinking school, committed to enabling children to acquire fundamental literacy and maths skills, while developing individual strengths and talents. We are determined that every child in our school is happy and successful, through providing high standards of academic learning opportunities and pastoral care.

As an inclusive, caring school where every child matters, we recognise that all children have talents and abilities to enjoy, and a part of our role is to help them discover and develop these. We encourage a strong community spirit, where we show consideration for each other, understand differences, and uphold kind, well-mannered behaviour.

The learning community of Folkestone Primary has a vision to ensure our school has an atmosphere of purpose and to be alive with learning. It is a place where the confidence and self-esteem of our children is key, where they are excited by learning and develop an understanding of themselves as learners. We are a caring community with a committed team who role model high expectations of learning and behaviour: children come to our school to be happy and successful.

Folkestone Primary is part of Turner Schools Trust based in Folkestone. We are a two form entry school but have chosen to organise children into smaller classes, recognising the many benefits for both children and members of staff.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission ‘sea-change’.

Our schools include: Folkestone Academy; Folkestone Primary; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

School location

Academy Lane, Folkestone, CT19 5FP

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