Key Stage 1 Teacher, Longfield

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Hartley Primary AcademyLongfield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (London Fringe Allowance) based on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role:  Hartley Primary Academy have a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a teacher who is excited about shaping a career in a school where they feel excited and happy to come to work, where their enthusiasm drives their thinking and fosters a love of learning in children, where being part of a team who work hard but have fun and share laughter with each other and the children is central to who they are! We are looking for someone who can work with us on an exciting journey as an outstanding school where creativity, reflection and flexibility drive positive, continuous growth for pupils and staff.  At Hartley it is our vision to be ‘Happy, Positive, Achievers’ with the wellbeing of staff and pupils being key to the success of our vision statement.  

We are particularly interested in teachers who enjoy working in Key Stage 1 or have lower Key Stage 2 experience. If this sounds like you, we would welcome the opportunity for you to visit us and submit an application!

In return for all the above, our successful teacher will receive the following;

•    The chance to become part of a highly welcoming, collaborative and friendly school.
•    Senior Leadership committed to your personal and professional development.
•    Excellent and dedicated colleagues and governing body with a great team ethos.  

Working for Hartley Primary Academy:  Hartley Primary Academy is part of Leigh Academies Trust and provides primary education for boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 11 and soon to include a preschool provision.  Our school is set in beautiful grounds in the middle of Hartley. We believe in – and celebrate – success at all levels and in all fields. Success is achieved through the development of an exciting and engaging curriculum driven by the pupils’ interest and harnessing outdoor learning though the use of our woodlands, fields, pond and the outdoor learning classroom.

We are committed to providing all children with the same opportunities, regardless of gender, race, creed or culture.  We are wholly committed to creating a learning environment which is safe and secure, stimulating and exciting, in order that our children come to school with a feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm.

What are we looking for in you? To be successful you need to be a qualified teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about primary education. Whether you are at the start of your career or an expert teacher we focus on what attributes you will bring to the academy and most importantly what impact you will have on our students.  

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 both 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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More about Hartley Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Round Ash Way, Hartley, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1474 702742
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Our school is set in beautiful grounds in the middle of Hartley, the charming Kent village. We believe in – and celebrate – success at all levels and in all fields. The pursuit of excellence within a culture of enjoyment and positive approaches to le...