Key Stage 1 Class Teacher (ECT applicants are welcome)

Kenningtons Primary Academy, Aveley

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Job Ref No. ECC5266-101 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TMS1 - TMS6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: To Be Confirmed  

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Key Stage 1 Class Teacher - Required September 2024

(Teacher Main Scale 1-6 £30,000 - £41,321 )

Kenningtons Primary Academy is looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and experienced Key Stage 1 Class Teacher to work in our school.

· ECT's are welcomed to apply.

The successful candidate should:-

· Be UK trained and UK qualified

· Have a strong commitment to raising pupil achievement

· Support all aspects of the school's work

· Be able to motivate and inspire children and colleagues

· Be able to focus on raising standards

We value our staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate will receive good professional development. In addition to this we reward our Class Teachers with :-

· A retention allowance of £1,300 per annum after one year's service.

· We also reimburse the cost of the Toll for The Dartford Crossing

· Two Week October Half Term.

· Recognition of Continuous Service.

· Macbook Pro

In December 2023 when we were graded as a 'good' school, however Ofsted said:-

· The evidence gathered suggests that the inspection grade might be OUTSTANDING if a graded (section 5) inspection were carried out now.

· Pupils are incredibly positive about their school.

· Pupils consistently behave extremely well in lessons and social time. They work hard and enjoy the many opportunities they are given to have fun.

· Pupils are, rightly, very proud of how they do across a wide range of subjects.

· The school has created a culture where education is highly valued.

· The school's provision for pupils' wider development is exceptional.

· Adults have ahigh expectation about what pupils should achieve

· Staff and parents are extremely positive about the school.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed by arrangement with the PA to the Headteacher, Jenny Green

Telephone Number: 01708 865663


Closing Date:15th April 2024at 4.00pm

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share in this commitment. We follow safer recruitment procedures. The successful candidate will be offered a position subject to an ehanced DBS check and appropriate references.

Information about the School

Kenningtons Primary Academy is a stand alone Academy for 3 to 11 year olds, located in the heart of the Kenningtons Estate in Aveley, Essex. We serve a diverse community and welcome all children who live in the local area. The school accommodates 60 children in each year group.

We are proud of the high standards we set for the pupils and staff. Through an innovative approach we ensure that the children can be the best they can be. We place equal emphasis on academic achievement, personal development and sporting achievement to name but a few. We run an impressive Pupil Responsibility programme in which children take on jobs across the school in addition to being famous for our Annual Summer Music Festival – it could rival Glastonbury!

Every child at Kenningtons is treated as an individual, and we do all within our powers, and sometimes out of our powers, to offer a bespoke experience. As a result of this pupils at our school do well and are ready for the next phase of education.

We offer wrap around care, from 7.30am to 6pm, through our breakfast club and after school provision. Our nursery is open from 8.45am until 3.30pm offering 30 hour provision to those who qualify, or as a paid offer.

We have an ever developing and impressive site. Our nature garden, woodland area, allotments and animal zone with chickens offer our children a unique experience. Our classrooms are large and modern, providing a learning environment fit for the 21st Century.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs J Sawtell-Haynes
Tamar Drive, Aveley
Essex, RM15 4NB
Telephone: 01708 865663

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