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Class Teacher (Key Stage 2)

Horsmonden Primary Academy, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 8NJ

This job expired on 7 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2023, or sooner if available

  • Closing date

    7 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay scale commensurate with experience

Class Teacher (Key Stage 2) job summary

Are you a strong teacher looking to join a small, friendly, supportive team of caring professionals? Do you have a proven track record of supporting children of all abilities to achieve their goals? Perhaps you are a teacher at the beginning of your career who is looking to gain more experience before taking the next step? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Horsmonden Primary Academy has a rare opportunity for a Class Teacher (Key Stage 2)to join our team from November 2022. In joining our vibrant and thriving school, you will contribute your energy and vision to drive the academy to achieve its full potential.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to make a full contribution to their Key Stage, curriculum development and staff teams. We will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop their career. What we will expect of you: We will expect you to successfully plan and deliver outstanding lessons on a daily basis that significantly advance development. We anticipate that you will achieve this by being organised, caring and enthusiastic in everything you do. We want you to be passionate in your pursuit of progress for each and every one of your children so that they can achieve the progress they deserve and grow into young adults that will go on to be successful students at secondary school. Each and every member of staff, regardless of their position or seniority, is expected to participate in the overall running of the school and to act as a positive role model for our students.You will also be expected 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.This is a full time, permanent opportunity offering Main Pay Scale, commensurate with experience. We strongly encourage interested candidates to visit the academy before submitting an application. A meeting with the Principal, Hayley Sharp, can also be arrangedthrough contactingoffice@horsmondenprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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About Horsmonden Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
154 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Working at Horsmonden Primary Academy: ​​​​​​​Here at Horsmonden Primary Academy, our aim is to encourage lifelong learning and develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring individuals that understand the world around them while demonstrating respect. It is important to us all that Horsmonden children are prepared for life outside Horsmonden and that journey starts the minute they walk through our doors.

As a member of staff at Horsmonden you will benefit from working with a dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable team. We are all proud to work here and firmly believe in every child achieving their best through providing inspiring, motivating and exciting learning opportunities.

Our curriculum is framed by the Primary Years Programme, from the International Baccalaureate and we strongly believe in the 10 learner profile attributes.They represent the capacities and responsibilities for intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth. Together, staff and children are: inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk takers, balanced and reflective.

The school was founded in 1853 and we have been at the heart of the community ever since. We are proud to have an active, supportive parent body and excellent links with the local community enabling us to work closely together, providing the best experiences for the children of Horsmonden.

If you would like to find out more, please contact the school office to book a guided tour and meet the wonderful children and fantastic staff team.

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North 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. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

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.

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 which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. 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 discriminating on any grounds.

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