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Key Stage 2 Teacher (Maternity Cover)

St Andrew's School, Rochester, Kent
Salary Details:
up to £35,971.00
22 Apr 2021
About the role

Have you ever thought about teaching at an Independent School?

St. Andrew’s School has the following vacancy to start September 2021

KS2 Class Teacher

 Maternity Cover Sept 2021 – August 2022

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational Key Stage 2 Teacher to join St. Andrew's School from September 2021, to cover a maternity leave. This is a full-time position, initially for a year, but it could lead to a permanent position.

This unique role mainly involves teaching Maths across a KS2 year group (two classes), but there will also be a small amount of teaching in other subject areas (likely to include Humanities and PSCHE).

If you are passionate about teaching and learning and would like to join a friendly team who are dedicated in providing a stimulating environment in which children can learn, then this could be a position for you.

We are looking for someone who will: -

  • Be creative, dedicated and enthusiastic
  • Have high expectations of both academic achievement and behaviour
  • Support our wonderful traditions as well as sharing our exciting vision for the future.
  • Be active in developing positive relationships with all parents
  • Be capable of delivering outstanding lessons
  • Be a team player within a happy, hard-working staff
  • Be willing to take on some extra-curricular responsibilities (these are paid in addition)

We can offer: -

  • Pupils who are polite, confident and keen to do their best
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Exceptional support from the SLT and colleagues
  • Delicious free lunches
  • A staff laptop
  • Generous PPA time

If you would like to discuss this position or visit the school for an out of hours tour, please contact the School Office on 01634 843479.

If you would like to apply for the vacancy, please click on the link below.

Please complete your application by midnight, on Thursday 22nd April 2021.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 27th April 2021.

St. Andrew’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Checks)

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service

COVID-19: We continue to follow the guidance from the UK Government and will be conducting most interviews virtually. Education Development Trust supports flexible working, with the majority of colleagues continuing to work from home throughout this pandemic.

About the organisation
Please click here to see our Annual Impact Review for 2019/20, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2018/19.
St Andrew's in Rochester, Kent, is a co-educational non-selective school for children from 3 to 11. It was founded in 1951 with clear and simple aims: to offer an affordable education with the emphasis on the ‘three Rs’ – reading, writing and arithmetic – and to promote traditional values.
Under the proprietorship of Education Development Trust, which acquired the school in 1999, St. Andrew’s has flourished and has held dear its values – even though society may have changed around it. The school is renowned for its excellent pastoral care and its unfailing and outstanding success in placing pupils at prestigious grammar schools.
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