About the role: After very recently being inspected, Dartford Primary Academy has been judged as a consistently Good school, where ‘pupils and adults have good relationships. Pupils follow instructions, pay attention and are respectful of the opinions of others.’ We have a fantastic opportunity to appoint a Classroom Teacher to join and strengthen our existing team for September 2018; a role that is receptive to both NQTs and experienced teachers. Teachers with experience across Key Stage 1 and/or 2 are warmly encouraged to apply.
Regardless of what point you are at in your teaching career, we can offer you a supportive and collaborative environment to thrive in, with many CPD opportunities to suit your interests, including possible leadership opportunities.
The successful candidate will be someone who:
- Is a passionate classroom practitioner with high expectations, enthusiasm and aspirations for our student's achievement.
- Has a clear commitment to school improvement and driving the school forward.
- Has high expectations of themselves and others, and the inspiration and motivation to ensure standards continue to be raised throughout the academy.
At Dartford Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on nurturing our children to become successful, confident, resilient and responsible members of our school and wider community. As a member of our team, you will be well-supported and provided with opportunities to develop yourself as a teacher and professional. Our pupils have said that they would like kind, happy and enthusiastic teachers who make learning fun, but also help them to achieve their very best!
Please contact the School Office to make an appointment to visit our school on 01322 224 453.
Working with us: Dartford Primary Academy is a three form entry primary school in Dartford, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven. We have an outstanding Nursery with spaces for 48 children from the age of three on our Infant site, which is located on St Albans road. We also accommodate a Specialist Resource Provision at our Junior Site, located on York Road. This provision is a satellite of the Trust's outstanding specialist academy, Milestone.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows our Academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the Trust. 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 better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible. We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers page.
What are we looking for in you? To be successful you need to be a qualified teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about your subject and possesses the ability to teach consistently at a good/outstanding level. Whether you are at the start of your career or an expert teacher we focus on what attributes you will bring to the academy and most importantly what impact you will have on our students.
As a Trust we feel it is important to hire for the right attitude which is why we look for teachers that are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day to day pressures that teaching brings.
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.