• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Early years
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type

Job summary

How would you like to build your Early Years teaching career in an idyllic rural setting, rated good by Ofsted in 2017, offering the traditions of a rural village school with exceptional facilities? This role is full-time or part-time (minimum three days per week) for the right candidate.

We are looking for an exceptional Early Years teacher to teach our Reception class and join our enthusiastic and imaginative team at Smarden Primary School. The children here are impeccably behaved and despite being small in size, we are huge in ambition. We have beautiful grounds and a thriving Forest school, which is integrated into our inspiring curriculum. We are very much a family school and play an active role in our community - taking part in many events in our beautiful village, supported by an incredible team of parents.

Our staff are our most treasured resource and we strive to ensure that we nurture talent at all levels. We actively encourage teachers to engage in research informed practice and reflective thinking and as a member of the Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), we not only work collaboratively across the school, but with other schools across the trust. In partnership with TKAT, we offer outstanding CPD and leadership opportunities that result in rapid career progression.

If you have a growth mindset, love teaching and have a passion for learning then our children need you! We are looking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Early Years Teacher, starting from the 1st September. This is an exciting opportunity to join the fantastic team at our lovely school.

You will be: • Passionate about teaching • Able to create a vibrant and stimulating EYFS environment • Keen to deliver exciting, engaging lessons • Willing to work hard and contribute within a small and dedicated team

We offer: • An excellent, well-resourced working environment • Supportive colleagues, governors and community • A friendly, welcoming atmosphere • Coaching, support and mentoring • Enthusiastic and motivated pupils

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

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

About Smarden Primary School

An idyllic village school with beautiful grounds, including a thriving forest school, which is integrated into our inspiring curriculum. The children here are impeccably behaved and despite being small in size, we huge ambition. Our staff most treasured resource strive to ensure that nurture talent at all levels. We very much family have an enthusiastic imaginative team who work parents the local community.

Arranging a visit to Smarden Primary School

We warmly welcome visits to our school. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Mrs Speight on 01233 770316 or email: office@smarden-tkat.org

School location

Pluckley Road, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8ND

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