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EYFS / KS1 Class Teacher

New Horizons Children's Academy

Park Crescent
Kent
ME4 6NR
Scale: £30,863 - £47,182
Job Summary: Are you looking for a new opportunity in primary education?

 

New Horizons Children’s Academy are seeking to appoint an EYFS / KS1 Class Teacher to join their team. You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full part in the further development of our academy, and join us in our aims to make learning irresistible, providing a nurturing and safe environment for everyone. The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching early years or KS1 classes.   

The successful candidate will be a qualified Teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning, has 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.

 

About Us
We are a modern three-form entry school that teaches over 600 children from the local community. We have modern classrooms and facilities that will help the successful applicant teach an inspiring and creative curriculum to our students.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our modern school and join our Trust. You will work with modern facilities and grasp the opportunity to influence and shape the vision of our Academy. 

 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Essex, Hampshire and Devon.  

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances. 

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to: 

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

 

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 our friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

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

To arrange an informal chat with the line manager or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Georgina Spratt on georgina.spratt@newhorizons.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