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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main or Upper payscale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

  • Be committed to upholding the Catholic ethos of our school
  • Be an exemplary class teacher with high expectations of attainment and behaviour
  • Be able to offer learners a high quality, exciting and creative curriculum giving them the confidence and skills to achieve
  • Be able to work as part of a team dedicated to school improvement
  • Be able to inspire and appreciate creativity
  • Have a great sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic pupils with a thirst for education
  • A caring and inclusive ethos where all are welcomed and valued
  • An excellent well -resourced learning environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and sharing of good practice within a multi-academy trust
  • An extremely supportive partnership of staff, governors and parents
  • Friendly, hardworking, dedicated colleagues

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated EYFS/KS1 teacher to join our St John’s family, who is fully able to support the aims and ethos of our wonderful Catholic school. The successful applicant will be someone who is passionate about developing the best in all children and helping us achieve our mission "to live our lives to the full.” We are looking for creativity and imagination- someone who sets high expectations for themselves and others.

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)
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 St John's Catholic Primary School, Gravesend

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

St John’s is a four-form entry primary academy located in Gravesend, serving the Parish of St John the Evangelist and the local area. It is part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership (KCSP), a multi-academy trust established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent which currently comprises of 26 academies (21 primary and 5 secondary).

St John’s is an inclusive academy. Its dedicated staff, helpers and governance committee members work hard to ensure that every student is supported and challenged to be their very best. Each individual is encouraged to grow spiritually and intellectually, so that unique and positive contributions can be made to society and the world. Our most recent denominational inspection in November 2022 and Ofsted inspection in November 2023 judged the academy to be ‘Good’.

Arranging a visit to St John's Catholic Primary School, Gravesend

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@st-johns-gravesend.kcsp.org.uk.

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