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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 01 September 2024 - 31 August 2025

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Applications from ECT’s are welcome.

We are looking for an enthusiastic KS2 Class Teacher to join Westcourt Primary School. The class is well established and has a great attitude to teaching and learning. There is a range of abilities within the class, with an experienced Teaching Assistant supporting the class.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent classroom practice and a commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all children.
  • Inspire our children as resourceful, independent, creative, and happy learners.
  • Be an enthusiastic team member who shares the vision of the school.
  • Be an effective communicator with staff, parents, and children.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • An opportunity to join a welcoming, friendly, and fun school team committed to the children’s education, progress, and a lifetime love of learning.
  • A highly committed and supportive leadership team that support and mentor staff.
  • A committed and dedicated governing body.
  • Wonderful children who are at the heart of our community.

Further details about the role

The school began its transition to a two-form entry in September 2016 and will reach full expansion by 2022. The school joined the Primary First Trust in February 2017. There is a 52-place nursery in the school. The school has a diverse intake, consisting of 15 ethnic groups; 31% of pupils have English as an additional language (EAL). The school has extensive grounds, including playgrounds, a field and Multi-Use Game Area. All of these are used to enhance pupils’ learning experiences.

The school is situated in the east of Gravesend, offering quick links to the A2/M2. The site is extensive, giving staff good car parking facilities and a dedicated PPA room and a staff room. The building is well-maintained, offering a good working environment. The school values staff well-being and support is put in place for new staff members so that they are quickly integrated into the school community. We have a supportive staff community with calm well-mannered children. The school is well resourced, and there are opportunities for continued professional development.

Your interview day is a mutual process aligned to help you to decide if Westcourt Primary & Nursery School is the right school for you to advance your career. We aim to make it as supportive as possible.

Please visit our website at https://www.westcourt.kent.sch.uk/ or contact Margaret Sexton, Headteacher, via email at mags.sexton@westcourt.kent.sch.uk if you have any questions regarding the position.

Applications should be submitted via email to mags.sexton@westcourt.kent.sch.uk by Noon, Friday 14th June 2024. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Margaret Sexton at Westcourt Primary & Nursery School, Silver Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4JG.

The Primary First Trust and Westcourt Primary & Nursery School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and other employment checks.

The Primary First Trust and Westcourt Primary & Nursery School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and before the interview.

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)
medical
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 Westcourt Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
358 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01474566411

Westcourt Primary school is a two form entry school and is situated in the east of Gravesend, offering quick links to the A2/M2. The site is extensive, giving staff good car parking facilities and a dedicated PPA room and a staff room. The building is well-maintained, offering a good working environment.

Arranging a visit to Westcourt Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mags.sexton@westcourt.kent.sch.uk.

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