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  • Start date details

    September 2023 / January 2024

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 May 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: Thursday and Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking for a change of pace of life? Do you love teaching, but not the hours involved in a full-time position? Are you already working part-time, but just looking for a change of school? Are you passionate that every child has potential and that your role as a teacher is to ensure you can help them fulfil that potential, following our school vision ‘Aspiring to live life in all its fullness’.

If so then you could be just who we are looking for. We are a small school, with a ‘Big’ heart. We pride ourselves on being a ‘family’, with our school vision We require a teacher to work in our school two days a week (Thursday and Friday). You will job share with an experienced teacher, and work with experienced teaching assistants.

We strongly recommend that you visit us, if you are interested in applying, to meet our amazing team and view our lovely school and spectacular grounds. Please contact the school office on 01580291424 to arrange a visit with either Mrs Helen Tester (Head of School) or Mrs Annette Brennan (Office Manager). We look forward to hearing from you.

What the school offers its staff

We are a small one form entry school set in a thriving rural village in the Low Weald of Kent. We have a fantastic and committed team of teachers, TAs and support staff who make coming to school a pleasure, whether you are a pupil, a teacher, a parent or a visitor.

As well as an excellent academic education, we try to provide our children with an all-round experience. This includes wrap-around care from 8am – 5.30pm, utilising a local Sports Coach who provides a different sports activity each day.

We are an active member of the Tenterden Rural Alliance (TRA) which gives us access to training, support and cooperation with twelve of our neighbouring schools, including the local secondary. The TRA has helped us to develop and improve all aspects of school life and will be ready and able to support you as head.

We work hard to forge links with the local community and our proximity to the church affords us opportunities to hold concerts, plays and productions as well as nurturing the spiritual growth of all within the School community.

In January 2018, Ofsted rated us as Good. We are very proud of our school and are passionate to improve outcomes for all our children, whatever their individual circumstances.

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 John Mayne Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 140 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to John Mayne Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email brennan.a@john-mayne.kent.sch.uk.

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