Class Teacher, Maidstone

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Molehill Primary AcademyMaidstone

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Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS based on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role: Molehill Primary Academy have an opportunity for a successful and passionate teacher who thrives on working as part of a cohesive team to join us from January 2019.  Our appointed candidate’s main focus will be to maintain our strong practice in Key Stage 1. We are a growing school that is driving forward and on the up – it’s a great time to join us on our journey.   

Our children will benefit hugely from an energetic, highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking teacher who places them at the centre of school life, with high expectations of pupil's achievement and behaviour, ensuring every child achieves their full potential.

As a Class Teacher you will demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and is able to inspire and lead others
  • High personal and professional standards, drive and energy with a teaching ability to provide a role model for all
  • Passion and tenacity to make a real difference to pupils across all subject areas and the ability to help children go further than they think possible!
  • A commitment to being a strong classroom practitioner and can work effectively in a team
  • Excellent communication skills, developing the potential of all of our children
  • A willingness to engage in and support our school’s coaching programme

Our children deserve the very best so our successful candidate will:

  • Have a commitment and determination to champion our children to meet their potential
  • Be willing to go above and beyond for the sake of our children and our school
  • Demonstrate pride in themselves, their work and how they help children to learn
  • Bring joy to their classroom, their school team and the wider school

In return, we can offer:

  • Amazing children, who are well behaved, enthusiastic and keen learners
  • A hugely supportive, committed and friendly staff team, leadership, parents and Governing Body
  • A commitment to staff Continued Professional and Learning Development and your wellbeing
  • Opportunities for career progression across our Leigh Academies Trust schools

If you share our vision and values and you are excited by this amazing opportunity, empowering you to make a real difference to pupil achievement, please contact the school office to arrange a visit or an informal conversation on 01622 751 729.  Please consult the Job Description for further information by clicking here

Working for Molehill Primary Academy:  Our academy is a happy, caring and secure community which offers a stimulating learning environment. By developing potential and self-esteem we help everyone to become a unique, responsible, considerate and successful individual.

Our academy caters for boys and girls from the age of 4-11 years. It is well equipped, having its own library, dining hall, assembly hall, sports field and nature reserve.  At Molehill, we aim to give every child the very best start possible to their education through vibrant and engaging teaching, enabling the children to become active learners and by using an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum.

Throughout the school, we want our children to enjoy a wide range of experiences which bring the curriculum to life and make learning fun. All staff work hard to ensure the best possible quality of education for the children in every year group.  It stands in beautiful grounds that we have developed specially to aid curriculum studies.  There are approximately 281 pupils on roll, some of whom are hearing impaired children who may start the academy at the age of two and a half years. 

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level 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 will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. 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 access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Hereford Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7ND, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 751729
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Our academy is a happy, caring and secure community which offers a stimulating learning environment. By developing potential and self-esteem we help everyone to become a unique, responsible, considerate and successful individual.

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