Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary Maternity Cover )
London Fringe

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and passionate Classroom Teachers on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave. The first role is a full-time teacher within KS2 and the second role is a part time teacher for 3 days per week (60/100ths) also within KS2.

Tatsfield Primary School is a successful school where we all work together for the best of everyone. Set in beautiful countryside, our new school building offers a vibrant environment which engages young learners and enthuses teachers. The school is also closely involved with the local village community and enjoys the support of the Governors and Parents and has a thriving PTA.

We believe in a community that has a love of learning and life. We aim to foster a sense of pride in everything we do, aspiring to make school an unforgettable, positive experience, with every child and teacher gaining the maximum possible benefit from their time with us.

You will be joining a forward-thinking Trust at an exciting time in its development and will enjoy our many staff benefits which include: -

• Supportive, talented and forward-thinking colleagues within our school and the MAT as a whole
• Excellent opportunities to further your career development
• Enthusiastic, friendly and well-behaved pupils, willing to learn
• Great facilities and outdoor spaces
• Strong partnerships with all stakeholders
• Excellent staff benefits, including lifestyle discounts and staff social clubs & events

You will demonstrate a commitment to:

 Promoting the school ethos and expectations at all times with passion and commitment
 Providing a model of ‘excellence’ as a primary practitioner, inspiring and motivating all
 Sustaining high expectations and build consistent excellence practice in teaching, learning and assessment
 Accessing appropriate continuing professional development opportunities
 Building positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents
 Team work
 Striving to ‘go the extra mile’ for the benefit of children’s outcomes and
 Working in partnership with other schools where required

Closing Date: 10.00am, Friday 7th May 2021
Interview Date: Week Commencing 17th May 2021

Tandridge Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Tatsfield Primary School

Our School
Tatsfield Primary School is an academy school and is situated in the centre of Tatsfield Village, surrounded by pleasant open countryside.

The school, whose history dates back to 1846, moved to its new location in April 2010. It has spacious grounds and gardens with play areas, a large sports playing field and use of two Multi-Use games areas. We have 203 children currently on roll aged 4-11 years.

The school has seven classrooms, two group rooms, a practical room and a large sports hall. There is a well-resourced learning zone and administrative offices and community room. The school is wireless networked and classrooms are equipped with interactive boards.

Vision Statement

Children, staff and parents working actively in partnership to enable all children to realise
their full potential

We aim to help our children to

• develop into happy and confident individuals with a secure foundation in learning
• that will last throughout their lives
• appreciate and understand moral and religious beliefs and develop a respectful
• attitude for the views of others
• develop enquiring minds, be confident to ask questions and take risks with a desire to
• achieve
• be independent learners and thinkers who are able to seek solutions creatively and
• co-operatively
• be caring, resilient and responsible individuals

The Curriculum

The school offers a broad curriculum which was carefully designed by the whole staff and is monitored by the Headteacher and subject leaders. The requirements of the National Curriculum have been implemented with some subjects being taught separately in Key Stage 2 and a more topic-based approach at Key Stage 1.

The school moved into purpose built new school buildings in April 2010 and is well resourced for all curriculum subjects enabling teachers to provide learning experiences which are stimulating and appropriate for all the children. All classes have Teaching Assistants. Study areas outside the classroom provide other excellent resources.

Children are able to participate in a wide variety of after-school activities.

The school has a policy for inducting all staff when they take up their appointment, including those who are newly qualified, and is committed to the professional development of teachers and support staff.


Our last Ofsted inspection was in February 2017. The Inspectors reported -
‘This school continues to be good. Pupils enjoy learning ……… relishing extra challenge and are confident to share their own opinions.’

School location

3 Ship Hill, Tatsfield, Kent, TN16 2AH

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