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Lower KS2 Teacher Date Posted: 14 January 2020
Twydall Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6JS
£ £24,373 to £35,971 per year
Full-time only.
Closing date: 31st January 2020

Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated and inspirational teacher to join our wonderful KS2 team. You should be a passionate and enthusiastic teacher who is able to nurture and inspire our children and provide them with every opportunity to develop their full potential.

We are looking for someone with the knowledge and skills to support and challenge pupils of all abilities including those with special education needs, disabilities and the academically more able in all areas of their development. An ability to demonstrate strong practical knowledge, with proven teaching experience in supporting children’s learning and development across the wider curriculum. Someone who can make learning fun yet challenging, is active, enthusiastic, caring and creative and who is willing to share their skills and love of teaching.

Twydall Primary School is immensely proud of our progress and achievement of all pupils and delivers specialised teaching across KS2 to sustain our trajectory of improvement.  We are looking for classroom practitioners who will compliment our existing and dedicated team and who:

are experienced in high quality classroom practice, assessment and observations all underpinned by excellent KS2 Pedagogy.

are organised, flexible, enthusiastic and able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children

have high expectations in classroom management

are supportive of the inclusive ethos of the school and the care that the school provides

In turn we can offer:

the opportunity to work within RMET, a geographically local academy group, which strongly supports staff CPL, staff well-being including gym membership and support services

committed, happy, friendly and supportive staff

enthusiastic children

We are a happy and motivated community, our inclusive ethos is built around the 4 C’s of Care, Courtesy, Consideration and Commitment. All our work is underpinned by our highly qualified, dedicated and innovative specialist staff. We work with parents, Governors and Medway LA to provide a stimulating and rewarding education which goes beyond the classroom and contributes to our local community.

“The headteacher has brought stability to the school. She has introduced many positive changes and improvements are under way” Ofsted 2018.

The school is a larger than average primary school with circa 450 pupils and is a central part of the local community, with large grounds, and an excellent outdoor learning environment. Twydall Primary School is a unique school because it also provides a highly inclusive learning environment for pupils with physical disabilities and complex medical needs.

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.

This role is currently offered as a full-time position from April 2020 or sooner

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st January 2020.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th February 2020.

Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.

Please contact us at office@twydallprimary.org.uk or by telephone (01634 231761) for further information or to make an appointment to see the school in action.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Proven teaching experience in supporting children’s learning and development across the wider curriculum.


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