Reception Teacher

Miers Court Primary School, Rainham, Kent, ME8 8JR

This job expired on 20 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 September 2022 - 31 August 2023)



Reception Teacher job summary

We wish to appoint an exceptional full-time Reception Teacher to join our outstanding team for a fixed term period with effect from 01 September 2022 until 31 August 2023 with the potential for the right candidate to move across the Trust at the end of the fixed term contract. This position would suit an experienced or Early Career Teacher.

We are looking for a Teacher who:-

• Is keen to work as part of a team and share ideas and good practice

• Has a passion for raising the achievement of all children

• Has high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour

• Is an effective communicator with staff, parents and children

• Can provide and maintain a stimulating classroom environment that promotes children’s learning.

We are a successful 2 form entry school which has received a recent “Good” judgement from Ofsted in November 2021, "A welcoming and caring school in the heart of the community." We provide a high quality learning environment for our children. The environment is important to every child’s learning and development therefore our commitment is to provide a bright, well organised and stimulating place for children to learn. We are on an attractive site with plenty of outdoor space.

Benefits of Working for The Howard Academy Trust

We can offer you:-

• Excellent Continuing professional development opportunities

• Supportive staff and parents

• Enthusiastic children who want to learn

• Excellent TA support

• CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme

• Free Flu Jabs

• Free Health Checks

• Access EarlyPay

• Mindfulness Taster Sessions

• Skills Network of 30 Free Level 2

8 – 12 week courses

• Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham

• Wellbeing afternoons

• Access to Mental Health First Aiders

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be taken up for those candidates short-listed for interview. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included. Applications for flexible working are also welcomed.

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About Miers Court Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
391 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
01634 265771

We are a happy two form entry Primary and are proud of our reputation as a friendly and caring place where our children are encouraged to be the very best they can in all aspects of school life. Our children have a strong voice here; from our School Council to our House Captains, pupil leadership is highly valued and there are lots of opportunities for children to contribute to our school community.

Our curriculum is aimed at sparking the children's interest and allowing their curiosity to grow. Through the opportunities that the curriculum offers and our promotion of life-long learning skills, we aspire for the children to build their independence and resilience and to have a sense of pride in all of their learning. Our commitment to the Global Learning Programme supports our pupils in finding out more about the world and their place in it, now and in the future.

Arranging a visit to Miers Court Primary School

Please contact Denise Field, Office Manager on 01634 388943

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