Start Date: Immediate
At St Botolph's we are currently looking for an enthusiastic teacher who would like to join our team and join our fantastic children on their learning journey, on a fixed term contract until 31st August 2022.
St Botolph's is a thriving church school that values its community. The wellbeing of our staff and children is paramount. In our SIAMS inspection we received 'Outstanding', stating "both parents and staff value the hospitable and inclusive ethos extended to those new to the school".
As a Church school we live by Christian values and ethos and place great emphasis in helping our children grow into thoughtful, responsible adults with a strong sense of right and wrong. "School leaders are relentless in their focus to achieve the best for pupils and use the school's values as a vehicle for nurturing the whole child".
The quality of teaching is fundamental to the success of our school and you will be joining a well-established and committed team. Our children are superb: "behaviour and attitudes of pupils is exemplary". Whether you are in the early stages of your career or already established, you will find excellent opportunities for CPD within our Multi-Academy Trust.
Visits to the school are encouraged prior to invitation for interview. To arrange an informal visit, please telephone the School Office on 01474 365737. If this is not possible due to distance, please call for an informal chat with our Head Teacher.
St Botolph's Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and governors to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable. Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website. All new employees, volunteers and governors will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.
Closing Date: 29/10/2021 at 12:00
Interviews: Week commencing 1st November 2021
Information about the school
St Botolph's Church of England Primary School is a warm and friendly primary school located in Northfleet, Kent, which is always popular and oversubscribed. The school promotes a positive Christian ethos, behaviour is very good and there is a strong sense of community across all aspects of school life.
We currently have 15 classes that serve pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 years. Our pupils do well in school and we pride ourselves on developing the well-being and creativity of every child through after-school clubs, a creative curriculum and a strong Christian ethos. We benefit from attractive grounds and some new buildings.
The school operates as part of the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust. The governing body is relatively small but has good levels of expertise.
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.