Class Teacher - Specialist Resource Provision, Maidstone

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Langley Park Primary AcademyMaidstone

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS based on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role:  For the attention of Primary Teachers seeking a new and exciting opportunity for the next academic year... Langley Park Primary Academy has an opening for an experienced Class Teacher to join us for September 2019 as our recently opened school increases pupil intake and we grow our Specialist Resource Provision, hence the need to expand our teaching team.  Having opened in September 2016 initially as a single form entry, our pupils are progressing through the school and we are expanding gradually to a two form entry.  Furthermore, our SRP will expand into a second classroom catering for pupils across all phases within the school.  If you're keen to use your experience and knowledge in this remit for the benefit of our amazing pupils, we'd love to hear from you! 

The SRP, known as PIP Class, is situated within Langley Park Primary Academy.  When the academy is fully built, the SRP will comprise of two classrooms, one situated downstairs for children in EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2, and one classroom situated upstairs for children in Years 3 – 6. There is a secure playground and the children have complete access to the main school facilities. It is an appropriate educational setting for fifteen primary aged children (4-11 years old) who experience difficulties in social communication, language and accessing the curriculum due to a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Click here to read more about Langley���s SRP.

Our successful candidate will be a qualified teacher, will have experience across all primary phases and will also have prior experience working with pupils with ASD.  In return, our successful candidate will receive;

The opportunity to help shape our future by joining an LAT academy

A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment

A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities

A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities

A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team


The Job Description for this position is aligned with the National Teaching Standards. 

Arrange a visit:  We welcome visitors, particularly potential new staff, and can arrange a time to suit you.  Please contact our Office Manager, Catharine Rotherham, on or 01622 250 880.  


Working for the academy: Langley Park Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and is the hub of a brand new community in Maidstone. We believe in – and celebrate – achievement and success in all areas of the curriculum. We want our children to learn within a culture of curiosity, enjoyment and positive approaches to new experiences and skills to enable them to become successful learners.

For September 2018, we expanded into Year 4.  For September 2019, we increase again as this year group move into Year 5 – a very exciting year ahead as we will then be at capacity.  Under the leadership of Libby Fidock, Principal at Langley, we have developed a fantastic team who welcome new members of staff with open arms!

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  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 pages.

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.

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More about Langley Park Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Edmett Way, Langley, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3FA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7860 261279
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Langley Park Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and has started to become the hub of this new community. We believe in – and celebrate – achievement and success in all areas of the curriculum. We want our children to learn within a culture...