PE/PPA Class Teacher, Kent

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Langley Park Primary AcademyKent

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

Are you keen to join a team and work with colleagues who are forward thinking, dedicated, learning centred and well-being focussed?  Langley Park Primary Academy has a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint an additional teacher who will join us in September 2019; a new position which is due to the continuing expansion of our school that opened in 2016. It’s an exciting year ahead as our founding Year 2 class will move into Year 5! The successful candidates will have access to a purpose built primary academy with all the technology required to teach in the 21st Century.  Our successful candidate will be a PE specialist with prior experience teaching this subject across all key stages, and will also provide PPA cover across the academy. 

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

The Job Description for this position is aligned with the National Teaching Standards. 

Arrange a visit:  We welcome visitors, particularly potential new staff, and can arrange a time to suit you.  Please contact our Office Manager, Catharine Rotherham, on or 01622 250 880.  

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.

For September 2018, we expanded into Year 4.  For September 2019, we increase again as this year group move 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!

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  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 better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Click here for a glimpse of what life is like working for Leigh Academies Trust and why we're so proud of what we do.   

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 Langley Park Primary Academy
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.
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...