11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Temple Hill Primary Academy are looking for a Key Stage 2 Teacher to join a vibrant, hard-working, excellent team of teachers. A 4 or 5 day working week will be considered for the right candidate, dependant on experience.

Temple Hill Primary Academy- What is our school like?

  • A place where people feel safe and at home and all voices are heard
  • A celebratory culture where children want to come to school and do well
  • Children may get muddy at lunchtimes or build a Lego super city, playgrounds and playing fields are exciting so no one wants to miss lunchtime with a detention

What can we offer you?

  • Planning shared between 4/5 teachers in each year group, with a great start to build from
  • Support wherever we can from admin and SLT-
  • Two family days
  • An innovative group of adults where ideas are welcome
  • An expectation that you have to work hard to deliver what our children deserve
  • A focus on planning and feedback as opposed to arduous
  • Opportunity to develop within the school and the wider Trust
  • Staff wellbeing matters to us- we have plenty of laughter along the way

Skills for the job itself:

  • We work in deprivation, so you will need to genuinely care about improving life chances
  • We are open to newly qualified or highly experienced teachers
  • High standard of Maths, English and a passion for a Curriculum subject is required
  • Positive team players who are resilient, adaptable and understanding should apply

Temple Hill Primary Academy has nearly 900 pupils from Nursery to Year 6. We have high staffing ratios with teachers, associate teachers (TAs), apprentice associate teachers, mentors (from a sporting background) and HLTAs across all year groups.

We have a Specialist Resource Provision for children with Speech & Language needs (SLCN). We also offer a short- and medium-term Nurture placements for children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties and a beautiful Waves class who have autism. 20% of children have special needs and 40% of children receive Pupil Premium funding, we pride ourselves on the high-quality provision we offer to all children especially those in vulnerable groups.

We have a dedicated supportive work force on all levels and every staff member is valued at our school. We have excellent opportunities for growth within our school and the wider Trust.

If you’ve read this advert and feel this could be for you, we welcome your application. We always recommend a visit

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



What the school offers its staff

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. All shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Applying for the job

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About Temple Hill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Arranging a visit to Temple Hill Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stacy.wickes@golden-thread.org.

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