Class Teacher, Medway

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High Halstow Primary SchoolMedway

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role:  High Halstow Primary Academy has a rare and truly exciting opportunity for a dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic Class Teacher to join us for September 2019.  Our successful candidate will be joining an incredibly strong and collaborative team within our school, and we welcome applications from teachers in the early stages of their career through to more experienced teachers as we can provide excellent professional development opportunities not only within the academy itself but across the wider Trust.

Visits to the academy are highly recommended as we’d like our candidates to see just what an inspiring environment we offer at High Halstow Primary Academy; please contact our main office to arrange this.  

Working with our academy: In January 2018 High Halstow Primary Academy was graded as a good school.The report recognised that pupils are friendly, polite and keen to work hard. High Halstow Primary Academy is a one form entry village primary school with 204 pupils currently on roll. It is ideally situated on the Hoo Peninsula with fantastic views and quiet surroundings as well as close links to the M2 and Medway Tunnel. The school merged with The Leigh Academies Trust in January 2019 which provides outstanding opportunities for staff to work collaboratively as well as high-quality professional development.

We are looking for someone who:

•    Is a graduate with QTS

•    Has evidence of excellent practice as a classroom teacher

•    Has high levels of success in teaching across KS1 or KS2

•    Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves

•    Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking

•    Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed

•    Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors

•    Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

Please consult the Job Description by clicking here; the responsibilities of this role are in line with the National Teaching Standards. 

We can offer you:

•    The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy

•    A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment

•    A fantastic working environment with excellent resources and facilities

•    A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities

•    A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 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 in September 2020.  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.



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More about High Halstow Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Harrison Drive, High Halstow, Rochester, Kent, ME3 8TF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1634 251098
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