35 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Flexible

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Pay scale

M1-M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential:

  • QTS and the meeting of Teacher Standards
  • Sympathetic to, and supportive of school ethos
  • A good communicator with well-developed oral and written skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of high quality teaching and learning provision and the ability to put this into practice
  • Experience of carrying out pupil assessment and maintaining effective assessment records to inform AFL
  • A clear understanding of how children learn and the strategies for raising pupil achievement and increasing progress
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with children, colleagues, parents and outside agencies.
  • High expectations and role modelling
  • Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures
  • Commitment to ongoing CPD
  • Good sense of humour and sense of fun!

Desirable:

  • Computing/ICT capable (teaching and learning)
  • Good understanding of Inclusion
  • Experience of leading a subject area
  • Experience of developing or leading initiatives or projects within a school
  • Ability to create community links including collaboration with other schools
  • Willing to run an extra-curricular club

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • supportive, enthusiastic and friendly colleagues
  • happy, friendly pupils who want to learn
  • extensive school grounds
  • supportive governing body who want the best
  • coaching, mentoring and high quality training for all teachers
  • knowledgeable,nurturing teaching assistants

Upon successful completion of the maternity cover a discretionary bonus may be awarded.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Singlewell Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
391 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01474 569859

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, reliable class teacher to work in our popular school from September 2024. This position is for a maternity cover.

Upon successful completion of the maternity cover a discretionary bonus may be awarded.

The school is proud of its results and the reputation it has in the local area. Our Ofsted inspection report comments on the good quality of education and positive, inclusive nature of the school.

To join our teaching team you would need to have drive and vitality and have a proven record of consistently 'good' to 'outstanding' teaching to fulfil the high expectations that we have for our children.

We can offer:

supportive, enthusiastic and friendly colleagues
happy, friendly pupils who want to learn
extensive school grounds
supportive governing body who want the best
coaching, mentoring and high quality training for all teachers
knowledgeable, nurturing teaching assistants
The staff are an enthusiastic, committed team and the new member would need to have a willingness to take an active role in the life of the school. Please note any subject leadership experience/interests in your application.

The staff and children are very welcoming and visits to Singlewell are encouraged. We will be delighted to show you around and discuss the role further. New and experienced teacher applications are invited.

Please visit the school website www.singlewell.kent.sch.uk for further information on the school and to view our Virtual Tour.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure and other safeguarding recruitment procedures. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Applications will be considered upon receipt, and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient interest be received or we are able to appoint prior to the closing date. Early application is recommended.

Information about the school
Number on Roll:- 401

Singlewell school has a warm, family feel and is situated in a pleasant, leafy site on the outskirts of Gravesend. The school has been expanded to two form entry from September 2016 and had a new building constructed. We are now at full capacity with two classes in each year group from Reception through to Year 6. All classes have support assistants. We are very lucky to have modern buildings and facilities and spacious grounds.

Our Ofsted inspection recognised that Singlewell is a Good school. Progress and attainment are high across the school and teaching is good. It stated that attendance is high, behaviour is good and children enjoy coming to school. Pupils are eager to learn and work enthusiastically together. There are very positive relationships between pupils and staff.

Arranging a visit to Singlewell Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email smason@singlewell.kent.sch.uk.

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