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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 9.75 hours per week - three mornings

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2025

Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Want an exciting job, in a great school in an idyllic location working three mornings a week allowing time for study or other interests?

We are looking for an inspirational teacher to work with our reception children in a fabulous classroom with new resources and wonderful outside space. People love working at St Michael’s; we are warm, welcoming, positive, supportive, and always looking forward with the local schools we collaborate with.You will have to work hard but only on the things that make a difference to the children we teach and nurture.

Our school film explaining our ethos may be found here: https://youtu.be/AT6jug3iRw0

You will be joining a small team that makes the best use of our environment to ensure high quality learning outcomes. As a community school(we are not a Church of England School) we have pupils from the village of Withyham and the surrounding area (20 minutes away from Tunbridge Wells).

All are welcome including those with a faith and those with none. We work together to foster children who are academically successful but also compassionate, tolerant, curious & collaborative.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Has a proven record of success as a class teacher and expertise in empowering children to make rapid progress. Knowledge of early years best practice is useful but not essential we can provide training. We are looking for the right individual.
  • Demonstrates optimism about children and expects the highest possible standards.
  • Nurtures pupils’ emotional wellbeing.

What the school offers its staff

We offer you:

  • Sensible and successful systems, based on research, with a commitment to reduce workload.
  • Carefully targeted training to help grow your teaching skills.
  • A positive, warm and welcoming working environment.
  • Experienced, intelligent, lively colleagues.
  • A fantastic location in rural Sussex.

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 St Michael's Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
75 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

We are a small Community School with wonderful children, dedicated staff, a strong Governing Body and supportive parents. St Michael’s is set in a beautiful village, offering each child high quality learning opportunities. Our strength is our size, we know each child as an individual, ensuring teaching and learning meets the needs and interests of each pupil.

Our mission statement is 'learning and growing together'. As well as high quality teaching, we offer a broader curriculum related to the local countryside. We grow herbs by the school entrance for use in cookery lessons, We have a well-tended school garden and we sell produce after school on Fridays to the community during the growing season.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk.

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