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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    1 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 December 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE) Main Pay Scale

KS2 Class Teacher job summary

Post Title: KS2 Teacher – Maternity Cover

School: Royal Rise Primary School

Contract Type: Temporary

Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Grade: Main Pay Scale

Salary: £30,000-£41,333

Position Start Date: April 2024

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 28th February 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

At Royal Rise Primary School, we are looking for an enthusiastic, committed Teacher to join our supportive, friendly “village” feel school.

We are a small, family school where every child and staff member is treated as an individual and is welcomed as part of the Royal Rise family. You will work with a supportive, caring team of staff who will ensure that you are able to achieve within your role. We also hold a Wellbeing award and are a dog affiliated school. There is easy access to the local train station.

For further information about the school, please visit https:/www.royalriseprimary.kent.sch.uk

Cygnus Academies Trust

Royal Rise 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

Employee support services.

Effective CPD opportunities

Collaborative working with other schools within our Trust

Are you an excellent teacher who has high expectations and the ability to inspire and motivate children? Do you have a good sense of humour and want children to achieve their full potential? We would love to hear from you!

We need someone who has a strong working knowledge of the curriculum and assessment procedures, believes that all children should be enabled to achieve their full potential and the enthusiasm to bring learning alive.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher to join our fantastic team on our journey to be the best we can be.

In return we can offer a highly motivated and dedicated team of staff who are committed to school improvement, professional development, and the achievement for all pupils. We are staffed with caring, passionate, and committed professionals and provide, a supportive working environment.

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

We encourage visits to our school and would love for you to come and meet our wonderful children and staff and see us in action. To arrange this and a further discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01732 354143.

We look forward to showing you our fantastic school if you would like to arrange a visit!

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

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01732 354143.

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.


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About Royal Rise Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
203 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Our school is a place where children are taught how to learn and engage in an inclusive, broad and balanced creative curriculum and a school where they are respected and valued as individuals and can expect to achieve an extremely high standard of education.

“Being the best that we can be!” is our school vision and we aim for this in everything we do.

Our school is a happy school where the success of every child matters. We have dedicated, caring and enthusiastic staff who are committed to developing the knowledge, skills and understanding which enable your child to enjoy learning.

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