22 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

St. James’ Church of England Primary Academy, which is a member of The Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST), is currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring Class Teacher.

Are you motivated by the desire to transform children’s life chances no matter their starting point? If so, then this could be the position for you. St. James’ is a unique and friendly, ambitious one-form entry Church of England Primary Academy. This post is ideal for a teacher who wishes to contribute to a school on an innovative and exciting journey.

Do you have:

  • a knowledge of the Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 curriculum and its means of delivery?
  • the ability to provide children with creative and challenging learning that inspires and motivates them?
  • personal integrity, approachability and commitment to our Christian ethos?
  • an unshakeable belief that there is no ceiling to achievement?
  • the ability to develop positive relationships with pupils?
  • enthusiasm and commitment to working as part of a team?
  • confidence to communicate clearly with parents?

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • amazing children who are eager to learn and happy to be challenged;
  • supportive parents who have a desire to help the school improve;
  • a talented and friendly team of staff dedicated to the needs of the children;
  • opportunities for professional and leadership development across the family of schools in MAST;
  • a school community which offers the opportunity of becoming a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities; and
  • a passionate commitment to staff work-life balance.

Further details about the role

Visits are warmly encouraged – please contact Mrs Upton at the following email address to arrange a time: office@stjames.medway.sch.uk

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants regardless of age, gender and ethnicity. Applications are welcome from all teachers who can support the ethos of our Church Academy.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children. Therefore, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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About St James Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01634 270341

Arranging a visit to St James Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stjames.medway.sch.uk.

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