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KS2 Teacher - Full-time

The Gordon Children's Academy Infants
Closing date
11 May 2021

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Pay: TSAT Teacher Scale £27,186 - £42,192

Start Date: September 2021

We require a Key Stage 2 Teacher to join Gordon
Children's Academy. You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full
part in the further development of our school and join us in our aims to make
learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for

"Leaders' actions to make improvements and ensure
consistency across the school have been successful. As a result, standards have
risen sharply since the school opened."

Leaders' non-negotiable expectations have led to
improvements in teaching, which is now good."


What you will need to succeed:

Be a qualified teacher

Passionate about teaching and learning and have a
positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills

Good or Outstanding classroom practice with high
expectations for achievements and behaviour

Be able to plan and deliver a creative and
stimulating curriculum

High expectations for yourself and the children to
ensure that all of our children achieve their very best

You will be dedicated to ensure that all of our
children achieve their very best

An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp
exciting CPD opportunities

Contribute to the values, ethos and the
development of our schools.

What our Trust will offer you:

Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all

Revised Teacher Pay scale to retain and reward
excellent teachers

The opportunity to work with and support happy and
well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who
are supportive of our school values and ethos.

Vast support network from senior leaders and other
teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding
teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.

Regular opportunities to meet and share best
practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other Medway Primary
Schools within our trust

Benefit from an internationally accredited
pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance
classroom practice

Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early
career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes

As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation
you can become a recognised Charted Teacher

Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness
suite and classes - located on the site of New Horizons Children's

A 24/7 employee assistance programme which
provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our small and
friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our
Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve
the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. To arrange an
informal telephone conversation or tour of the school please contact Kerry
Masters on

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 09/05/2021 at 16:00

Interviews: TBC

Information about the school

The Gordon's Children's Academy is based in the
Strood area. Our Junior and Infant school work closely together to ensure that
all staff and children work together as one. We are lucky enough have a
passionate workforce at our school who all care for and respect the fantastic
children of our school.

We are dedicated to school improvement and we all
aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children, and
our staff too. We have high expectations of behaviour and we recognise that it
is our responsibility to listen to the children verbally or by interpreting
their behaviour. Pupils of Gordon's Children's Academy are proud of their
school and have an exciting environment around them to learn in, we encourage
use of a creative curriculum and all children enjoy decorating their classroom
whilst they focus on a particular topic across the curriculum.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of
schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire
and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community
deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual

Education is the key to transforming life chances
and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking o Be their Best self o
Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

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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