Class Teacher

Class Teacher
  • Full Time
  • Tonbridge
  • 27/05/2024

Marden Primary Academy

1 Goudhurst Rd,
TN12 9JX
Scale: Main Pay Scale
Job Summary: We are excited to offer an opportunity for an Class Teacher to join our dynamic team in September 2024.

We are excited to offer an opportunity for an Class Teacher to join our dynamic team in September 2024. This role is ideal for individuals who are at the beginning of their teaching career and are looking to gain valuable experience in a supportive environment.

As a teacher starting out in their career at Marden Primary Academy, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced educators, receive tailored professional development, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of our students. If you will be joining us as an ECT we will provide:

Weekly collaborative planning with your year group partner.
Weekly ECT release time.
Weekly mentor meetings with an experienced mentor.
Access to a wide range of CPD opportunities.
Support from experienced subject leaders in school and across the Trust.
A Chromebook to use for school work.
The opportunity to work in a recently refurbished school building.


Marden Primary Academy is committed to providing an exceptional educational experience for our students, nurturing their growth academically, socially, and emotionally. We believe in fostering a supportive and collaborative environment where both students and staff thrive. As part of our commitment to excellence, we are seeking passionate individuals who are eager to embark on their teaching journey and grow alongside our dedicated team.


This role will be offered on the Main Pay Scale.


Key Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver engaging lessons that cater to the diverse needs of our students.
Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative teaching strategies and resources.
Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and supported.
Assess student progress and provide timely feedback to support their learning journey.
Participate in school-wide events and initiatives to contribute to the vibrant school community.


We are looking for someone who:

Has a Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant field (or currently pursuing one).
Has Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or working towards obtaining QTS.
Has a passion for working with children and helping them reach their full potential.
Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors


Ofsted recently stated:

‘It is a pleasure to meet the happy and enthusiastic pupils at Marden Primary  Academy. They reflect the school’s values of ‘ready, respect, safe’ in all that they do. Parents describe the school as having ‘a strong community feel that is hugely inclusive’.


‘Pupils enjoy school. They work hard and take pride in their work.’



Working at Marden Primary Academy: Marden joined Leigh Academies Trust in September 2020. The academy serves the beautiful village community of Marden in Kent and has 45 pupils in each year group. Significant proposed housing development in the local area means that there is genuine potential for future expansion.

Marden’s children are its biggest asset and they need teachers with grit, determination and passion to help provide them with a positive future. We are looking for a very special person as only the best will do for the children of Marden.

You will be joining a supportive, committed and passionate team who work hard to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential.