KS1 Class Teacher

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KS1 Class Teacher

Horsham, West Sussex
Kilnwood Vale Primary School
Full Time
11th February 2020
Start Date
1st September 2020
7th March 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2020
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1090395

Would you like to work for a brand new school in it's second year, establishing it's first year 1 class?

Your opportunity

We are looking for a passionate KS1 class teacher to deliver high quality lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our students. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.

About Kilnwood Vale Primary School

Kilnwood Vale Primary School is a brand new school in it's first year based in Horsham. The state of the art school facilities at the heart of the new Kilnwood Development is growing it's team and is looking for people to join them on their exciting journey.

What we are looking for

  • A detailed knowledge of the KS1 curriculum and its means of delivery
  • Experience or training placements in primary or an Early Years setting
  • A highly caring and patient approach to cultivating our youngest people
  • The ability to motivate both students and your peers
  • Experience innovating to deliver the curriculum

You must:

  • Be able to develop positive relationships with young children.
  • Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child with whom you are supporting.
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be a confident and clear communicator with parents.

Why work at Kilnwood Vale

You will have the opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis, developing pedagogy through reflection. We pride ourselves on excellent student behaviour / our strong ethos of inclusion and diversity. Our school community offers the opportunity to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities. We are passionate about staff work-life balance throughout the school and voluntarily adhere to the Fair Workload Charter.

We offer all of the following:

  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • A successful NQT support program.
  • Onsite parking
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.

The Details

Salary- MPR

Closing date for applications - Friday 6th March 2020

Interview date – Thursday 12th March 2020

Start Date - September 2020


We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our school. To arrange an appointment, please contact the School Office.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Kilnwood Vale Primary School

Kilnwood Vale Primary School

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