Class Teacher

  • Full Time
  • Strood, Kent
  • 20/05/2024

Cedar Children's Academy

Cedar Rd
Scale: £30,863 - £47,182
Job Summary: Are you looking for your next role in primary education?


Are you looking for your next role in primary education?

We are seeking a Classroom Teacher to join our supportive team at Cedar Children’s Academy.  The successful candidate will be either an experienced teacher or an ECT starting their career, who will be willing to play a full part in the further development of our school and our trust, joining us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone. 

Our Classroom Teacher will be passionate about teaching and learning, have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills.  They will be an Outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations for achievements and behaviour, with the ability to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum, dedicated to ensuring that all of our children achieve their very best.

Although the successful candidate will be based at Cedar Children’s Academy, there may be the opportunity to teach across our Medway Hub incorporating All Faiths Children’s Academy and Gordon Children’s Academy in Strood, and New Horizon’s Children’s Academy in Chatham.

Our School

At Cedar, we believe in a strong partnership between the school and parents, benefiting our children with stability and the ability to develop, an inspiring workforce who show a relentless dedication to school improvement.  

“Staff feel well supported by leaders. Teachers recognise that leaders have worked hard to make sure their workloads are managed fairly.”   

“Staff value the training and support they receive. Leaders recognise talent in staff and deploy them across the school to coach and support colleagues.”  

Ofsted Report May 2019  

We encourage pupils to be proud of their school and achieve in an exciting environment. We celebrate everyone’s success and provide each pupil with the life chances they deserve. We are relentless in pursuing the best and show care and hope for all our pupils who will become young adults of the future.  


What our Trust will offer you:  

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust to enhance your teaching and learning.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities, including tailored programs for Early Career, Middle, and Senior Leadership.
  • Chartered Teacher Recognition: As an accredited Chartered Teacher organization, you can achieve recognition as a Chartered Teacher.
  • Cutting-Edge Pedagogy: Experience an internationally accredited approach to thinking and learning, proven to elevate classroom practice.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, conveniently located at New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our Refer a Friend Scheme

What you need to do now: 

If you are interested in working at one of our vibrant and friendly schools, and benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues, then please apply today!  

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  

Visits to our schools are encouraged, to arrange a visit please contact Danielle Donoghue (Danielle.Donoghue@cedar.tsat.uk). 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk