75 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    4 October 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £46,001.00 Annually (Actual) MPS outer London , would consider UPS Teacher

Teacher job summary

Post Title: KS2 Class Teacher

School: Gravel Hill Primary School

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Hours: Full time

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Grade: MPS outer London , would consider UPS Teacher

Salary: M1 £34,514 - M6 £46,001, UPS1 £47,592 - UPS3 £51,179

Position start Date: January 2025

Advert Closing Date: 4th October 2024(Please note that the advert may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found)

Interview Date: 11th October 2024

Do you wake up in the morning, buzzing for a new challenge and cannot wait until you get to work to share your love of learning?

If so the Gravel Hill family would love to meet you.

Are you passionate about learning? Do you enjoy making a difference for the future generations? Are you

committed to working with children from a diverse community?

If you answered yes, then we have the role for you.

We are looking to recruit a teacher for KS2, with the passion and enthusiasm to further raise standards

in our charming school. We already have a strong team of dedicated and passionate staff, and we are looking

for a creative and aspirational class teacher to join our committed staff team.

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

Please make an appointment to come and visit our school where Ofsted made the following observations:

“Pupils enjoy school and are safe. Parents and carers typically described the school as ‘welcoming.”

“ Leaders have high expectations for all pupils”.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01322 521343

Gravel Hill Primary School

Gravel Hill Primary School is a popular two-form entry primary school in the centre of Bexleyheath. At Gravel Hill, our values of confidence, aspiration, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything that we do. Our school has a vibrant feel; we are proud of our happy, welcoming staff team, the positive atmosphere and our strong community links. We have invested in every aspect of the school to ensure that all areas are very well resourced. Technology is at the centre of every classroom. Our extensive grounds promote outdoor learning and our newly designed early years area provides the best possible start for our youngest children. The exciting, innovative and progressive curriculum at Gravel Hill ensures that our children leave with necessary skills, knowledge and attributes to become learners for life.

For further information about the school, please visit www.gravelhillschool.co.uk

Cygnus Academies Trust

Gravel Hill Primary School 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

Excellent ICT facilities

Opportunities for flexible working

Strong leadership with a clear strategic direction

A commitment to supporting teacher’s well-being and workload.

An intensive induction package

A commitment to high quality CPD

Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme

Collaborative working with other schools

PPA that can be taken at home

A laptop or IPAD for all teachers

Enthusiastic children and supportive parents

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.

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 Gravel Hill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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