Reception Teacher, Orpington

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Tubbenden Primary SchoolOrpington

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


We are looking for a Reception class teacher to join us on our exciting journey.

At Tubbenden Primary School we hope to challenge your thinking about learning and teaching and support you in improving further. If you are new to teaching we will give you an excellent start to your career within a very supportive environment. For our part we are looking to strengthen our team with teachers who are already proven to be excellent or have the potential to become so.  We work as a team and share a clear understanding of what we are aiming to achieve. We are open to new ideas, and prepared to try new things! Our Ofsted report describes the school as being a ‘happy and calm community’ and there is a ‘vibrant climate for learning’. The children are lovely to work with.

The post will suit an experienced teacher or an exceptional NQT.  

The successful candidates will be expected to be fully committed to the ethos and aims of the school.  

You would be most welcome to visit. This can be arranged with Mrs Linda Vineall, the Headteacher’s PA, via email: or telephone: 01689 851653.  

The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st June 

Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 25th June.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applications:  Please apply by using the following link to see a further advertisement and to access the Application Form. Using the Job Description and Person Specification, explain why, in no more than 500 words, you would particularly suit the position.  If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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More about Tubbenden Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Sandy Bury, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 856029
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