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  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Actual salary

£12,000 - £18,610

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: South Borough Primary School
  • Salary: MPS/UPS (£12,000 - £18,610)
  • 13 Hours Per Week (Mon & Tues Only)
  • Term Time + 5 Staff Development Days
  • Maternity Cover

We are looking for a qualified teacher for our Nursery class to provide maternity cover, initially for Term 6 (June 2024 to July 2024) with the possibility of extending beyond this date. The right candidate will want to work in a school setting that demonstrates our values of respect, kindness and determination.

The successful candidate will:

  • Value all pupils as individuals and put them at the heart of everything you do.
  • Nurture and excite our Nursery children, enabling them to develop their skills so they can be enthusiastic, independent problem solvers. - Be enthusiastic and creative.
  • Have a good understanding of all areas of the Early Years curriculum.
  • Be able to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team. - Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment.
  • Be ambitious, innovative and inspirational.
  • Work in partnership with all stakeholders to ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils.

Please send in your application as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as soon as we receive them even if this is prior to the application close date.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Inspirational children, who enjoy being at school and have a real thirst for learning.
  • A team of friendly, welcoming people to work collaboratively with. - An incredible welfare team, who ensure that all welfare, behavioural needs and SEND are well supported.
  • A newly developed outdoor learning environment for our Early Years children.
  • A commitment to reducing the overall workload of our teachers, having recently introduced new procedures, aimed at eliminating unnecessary tasks, related to planning, marking and data tracking.
  • A range of support from a strong leadership team that will help to develop your practice.
  • An induction programme, with excellent support for your transition into your role. - A range of high quality CPD opportunities.
  • An exciting, ambitious and engaging curriculum that is tailored to meet the needs of our children.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Further details about the role

Applications should be made via Kent Teach, or by submitting a completed SAT Application Form directly to the school. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Mathew Currie at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post by mathew.currie@swale.at, 01622 752161.

Interview Date: w/c 11th March 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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 South Borough Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
509 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01622 752161

Arranging a visit to South Borough Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mathew.currie@swale.at.

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