Class Teacher - Reception - Maternity
Start Date: Jan 2019
Our Reception Class children need a teacher, and our teachers need a colleague!
Would you like to work in a school where the children are at the heart of learning and teaching? We have a vacancy for a full time – fixed term Reception Class Teacher to cover maternity leave from January to December 2019.
We thrive on openness and honesty at Greatstone. We foster an environment that is a happy place for both children and grown-ups to work. We laugh a lot but know when to be serious. We care a lot, sometimes too much. We never do anything for the sake of ticking boxes but we always do things for the sake of the young people in our care.
Greatstone Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, references and right to work in the UK.
If you would like to dip your toe in … yes we are by the sea too … you are warmly invited to contact the Headteacher, Mrs Nicola Wood, to discuss this vacancy.
Closing Date: 12/10/2018 at 16:00
Interviews: 30th October 2018
Information about the school
Greatstone Primary School is a Foundation School with fourteen classes and approximately 360 children. We also have a 52 place Nursery on site. We are a well maintained rural school set in large open grounds close to the sandy beaches of the south east coast and the unique landscape and nature reserve at Dungeness. The school has good access by road and is just 30 minutes drive from Ashford or 30 minutes from Folkestone. There is also a half-hourly bus service from Folkestone / Hythe and Dymchurch.
The School and Nursery have a very good reputation within the local area and is renowned for the excellent behaviour of its children and the high expectations of its staff. We have a reputation for delivering a high standard of education in a friendly, happy and supportive environment. The school was rated Good in a recent OFSTED inspection carried out during February 2017.
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.