Early Years Teacher (Reception), Tunbridge Wells

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Kent College, PemburyTunbridge Wells

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Own Range
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Kent College Pembury excels in adding value to its pupils both academically and pastorally. We are seeking a dynamic and energetic teacher to join our committed and passionate Early Years Department as Reception teacher for Maternity Cover initially for one year. The successful candidate needs to be flexible, organised, efficient, enthusiastic and have experience within an Early Years setting.

The Early Years Department consists of Nursery class and the Reception class with three teachers and two teaching assistants, the staff work closely as a team. The Pupils are also taught by specialist staff for a number of subjects including French, music, drama and PE. The Early Years Department is an important part of the whole school.  We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. 

We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the girls, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential. Whatever your role, you will benefit from a being part of a large staff community with opportunities for professional development.   


We believe in rewarding our staff and offer a complete range of employee benefits including:  

• Reduced school fees 

• Childcare voucher scheme 

• Free meals during working hours 

• Free eye tests 

• Subsidised Flu Vaccinations  

• Free onsite parking 

• On-going training and development 

• Use of swimming pool and fitness suite (at allocated times)   

Closing date: Friday 20 April 2018 by Midday   

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to download an application form and apply for this position.  


References will be taken up prior to interview.  One of the referees should normally be the applicant’s current or most recent employer.  The post requires the highest level of clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).    Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Appointees must be prepared to undergo child protection screening Child Protection and welfare are taken very seriously at Kent College, with guidelines on confidentiality and staff-pupil relationship procedures well-publicised to staff.    All gaps of employment are to be accounted for and rigorously investigated.  Referees are contacted to ensure the validity of the reference.  Testimonials are not acceptable in place of confidential references



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More about Kent College, Pembury
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 822006
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Background  

Founded in Folkestone in 1886, Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls, with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Preparatory School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site, facilities and some specialist staff.  ...