Year 1 Teacher, Medway, Kent

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All Faiths Children’s AcademyMedway, Kent

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Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 - £38,800
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TSAT Teacher Scales (£25,000 - £38,800) required for Feb 2018 (Term 4)    

We have an exciting opportunity for a Year 1 teacher to join us, one of the founding schools of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust.  We passionately care about the education and welfare of our children and families and aim to enhance the life chances of everyone at our school.  We are a small and friendly one form entry primary school with a specialist deaf provision and sought after nursery and nurture group.    

We are based in a modern building close to the centre of historic Rochester, with easy access to the A2 and M25 and good public transport links.  We have a large outdoor area surrounding our school with plenty of space which we utilise for breakout and intervention teaching.   

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children and for the adults who work here.  Our Trust supports teachers with planning, Educational Visits, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all are fully supported, enabling them to deliver the best learning possible.  We are seeking to appoint a Year 1 teacher who will be ambitious for our pupils, energetic, well organised, highly motivated and 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 everyone.   

What you will need to succeed: 

You will have QTS and recent experience of working within a Primary setting, preferably with experience in KS1. You will be a dedicated teacher who will want to ensure that all our children achieve their very best, be passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlook and good interpersonal skills. You will have Good or Outstanding practice and have high expectations for yourself and the children.  You will be a great team member and keen to seek CPD.  An aspiring leader of learning, you will be happy to grasp exciting opportunities and contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our school.  

What All Faiths can offer you:  

  • full induction and support for NQT’s
  • outstanding CPD tailored to you individually wherever you are in your career
  • support from across our Trust to deliver outstanding Teaching and Learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • newly refurbished extensions with large outdoor area including tranquil copse and pond
  • full time Teaching Assistant in every class
  • we place value on the health and wellbeing of our staff and have a range of packages in place to support them, including discounted access to our Trust’s Thinking Fitness centre
  • childcare voucher scheme enabling eligible staff to pay for childcare in a tax efficient way
  • free on-site parking.  

What you need to do now: 

If you are interested in working at our small and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our Trust and you are keen to progress your career then please apply today!  Visits to our school are very welcome and strongly encouraged before application.    

Come along anytime on Wednesday 15 November to see our school in action and if that’s not convenient for you, please contact Karen Holdsworth, Office Manager, to arrange a more suitable time.  We would be delighted to welcome you to our school.  

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  

Interviews: w/c 20 November 2017   

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosures at enhanced levels, Children’s Barred List check and references which are satisfactory to the school will be required prior to any offer of employment.

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More about All Faiths Children’s Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Gun Lane, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4UF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 717115
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