Class Teacher, Kent

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Langley Park Primary AcademyKent

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role: Langley Park Primary Academy is now recruiting for an outstanding Class Teacher who will join us in September 2020. The successful candidates will have access to a purpose built primary academy with all the technology required to teach in the 21st Century. We are committed to developing our staff, not only at Langley Park but across the wider Trust; we welcome applications from Class Teachers from all key stages as we can be flexible depending on the successful candidate's preference and specialism.

This is a great opportunity as it is a permanent, brand new role due to the school expanding. The successful candidate will join us a on full time basis.

Please consult the Job Description for further details which are aligned with the National Teaching Standards.

The most important qualities our new teacher can offer are QTS, enthusiasm, a collaborative mind-set and enjoyment from being part of a strong team!  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
  • Top of Form

Working with us: 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. From September 2018, we expanded into Year 4.  In September 2019, we increased again as this year group moved 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!

Working with Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff.  We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021.  The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. 

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust. 

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.



More about Langley Park Primary Academy
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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. View in Google Maps
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...