Start Date: 1 September 2021
We are looking for an outstanding experienced teacher who will help us to maintain our excellent practice in Upper KS2.
We are seeking to appoint an energetic, highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking teacher who places children at the centre of school life with high expectations of pupil's achievement and behaviour, ensuring every child achieves their full potential.
We are a 2 form entry school with 420+ children on roll. We work across Key Stages EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
Our children deserve the very best so the successful candidate will:
- Have a commitment and determination to champion our children to meet their potential
- Be willing to go above and beyond for the sake of our children and our school values
- Demonstrate pride in themselves, their work and how they help children to learn
- Bring joy to their classroom, their school team and the wider school
In return, we can offer:
- Amazing children, who are well behaved, enthusiastic and keen learners
- A hugely supportive, committed and friendly staff team, leadership, parents and Governing Body
- A commitment to staff Continued Professional and Learning Development and their wellbeing
- A wide range of resources and a team approach to planning
- Opportunities for career progression within our Trust.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and you will also find a wealth of information about our school on our website.
Please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01233 622673. All applications are to be made via the Kent-teach application form.
Kingsnorth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, promoting the welfare of our community through our strong Christian Values and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks, other essential recruitment checks and to undertake an enhanced disclosure to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS formerly the CRB).
Closing Date: 14/05/2021 at 09:00
Interviews: Monday 24 May 2021
Information about the school
Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a 'Good School' We are also one of 32 English Hub school's across the country. We are an active and leading school within Aquila (The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust - www.diocant-aquila.org.) where we are formally linked with Brenzett CEP through our Executive Headteacher, providing opportunities and development across both schools.
We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff.
We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.
Kingsnorth CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.
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.