Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350.00 - £42,689.00 Annually (Actual) Main Pay Scale Fringe

EYFS/KS1/KS2 Teacher job summary

Post Title: Teacher

School: The Brent Primary School

Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 31 August 2025

Contract Hours: Full time

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Grade: Main Pay Scale Fringe

Salary: £31,350 - £42,689

Position start Date: September 2024

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 17th May 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Are you passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential in their academic, social and personal achievements? If so, join us at The Brent Primary School where the development of the whole child is at its heart. We are looking to appoint two dedicated, and highly motivated, teachers to work within our inclusive and supportive team.

Once this temporary post has finished there may be scope to join us, or another of our Trust schools, should the opportunity arise.

We have a very strong teaching team, are committed to CPD, have a whole school focus on well-being and excellent capacity for support. We are looking to welcome two experienced EYFS/KS1/KS2 Teachers to our team to be a class teacher.

A caring approach and a good sense of humour are essential. We are seeking to appoint a 'Brent' person: someone with a 'growth mindset', who is committed to ensuring every child is a motivated, independent learner by creating learning experiences that are relevant, interesting, and exciting!

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

Further information about the school is available at: www.brent.kent.sch.uk and information about the Trust is available at www.cygnus.org.uk

If you would like to add your skills and knowledge to Team Brent and join us as we grow and develop, please get in touch.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. To arrange a visit or for further information, please contact our Business Manager Sarah Fordham on 01322 223943 or email office@brent.kent.sch.uk

The Brent Primary School

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool, running track and wildlife areas; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

We encourage all our staff to be active in their self-development and training. We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a Growth Mindset school, without limiting pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best they can be personally and professionally.

The Brent Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is situated in Dartford. We are an Outstanding growing 3 Form Entry Primary school that is friendly and welcoming, with supportive staff and children from a variety of backgrounds. We are caring with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school.

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

Cygnus Academies Trust

The Brent Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

We offer:

Teachers Pension Scheme

27 days Annual Leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)

Employee support services.

Effective CPD opportunities

Collaborative working with other schools

Excellent ICT facilities

Opportunities for flexible working

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information

- References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.

- Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.

- Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.

- Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.

- The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.

- The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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)
medical
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 The Brent Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
652 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

At The Brent Primary School, we strive to ensure that our children receive the very best education that we can deliver. Our core purpose is to enable all pupils to excel in their academic, social and personal achievement. We achieve this through creating a safe, stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where the health, safety and well-being of all members of our community are at the heart of everything we do.

At our school, we promote a passion for life-long learning through an engaging curriculum that develops independent learners. We develop citizens who will take their place confidently within a rapidly changing world at local, national and global levels. Respect for self and respect for others underpins all aspects of school life. We believe every child is entitled to enjoy his or her childhood. As a consequence, The Brent will always be a friendly and welcoming place, where laughter is often heard and definitely encouraged.

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