KS2 Teacher - Full-time

Recruiter
LANGLEY PARK PRIMARY ACADEMY
Location
Maidstone
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pay: MPS/UPS based on experience

Start Date: Sep 2018

About the role: For the attention of Primary Teachers seeking a new and exciting opportunity for September 2018... Langley Park Primary Academy have an opportunity for an enthusiastic Year 4 Teacher to join us for September 2018 as our recently opened school increases pupil intake, hence the need to expand our teaching team. Having opened in September 2016 initially as a single form entry, we are now at the stage of expanding gradually to a two form entry. Our pupils are progressing through the school year on year and we now have the need to appoint a Year 4 Teacher - an additional position for us. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our highly successful academy with amazing facilities and a well established team who provide outstanding education opportunities for the pupils in our care.

Our successful candidate will plan highly effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of all children. Excellent classroom management skills and high expectations of all pupils are essential as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the curriculum and new assessment framework. We are looking for outstanding practitioners who are creative and imaginative teachers who would relish the opportunity to join us in developing outstanding practice in our academy.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has QTS
  • Has evidence of outstanding practice as a classroom teacher
  • Has high levels of success in teaching across all stages of the primary sector
  • Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

In return we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining an LAT Academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
  • A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

To apply, please visit our website via the button below. If you are keen to arrange an informal tour/meeting of the Academy, please contact our Office Manager, Catharine Rotherham, on 01622 250 880.

Working for the Academy: Leigh Academies Trust were chosen by the Regional Schools Commissioner as the successful sponsor to operate the brand new Langley Park Primary Academy. The new Academy opened in brand new facilities in September 2016 and was built under ‘Basic Need’ to address rising pupil numbers across the area. The Academy has two forms of entry and comprises of a nursery, specialist centre for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Closing Date: 07/12/2017 at 00:00

Interviews: Initial interview-before christmas

Information about the school

Working for Langley Park Primary Academy: Leigh Academies Trust were chosen by the Regional Schools Commissioner as the successful sponsor to operate the brand new Langley Park Primary Academy. The new Academy opened in September 2016 and is built under ‘Basic Need’ to address rising pupil numbers across the area. The School has two forms of entry and comprises a nursery, specialist centre for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and community use facilities.

The Academy is based in a new development of housing in South East Maidstone. Importantly, the new Academy is just a very short drive from three primary academies: Molehill, Oaks and Tree Tops. Langley Park joined LAT’s group of primary academies in South Maidstone under the leadership of Debbie Biggenden as Lead Principal. All four schools are be part of LAT’s developing Central Kent Cluster.

What are we looking for in you? As a Trust, we seek to recruit talented individuals that can not only help to build the success of our academies but also people that are engaging and passionate about what they do.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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