W.B. Yeats said, “education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire”. If this resonates with you, join our team and work with colleagues who are forward thinking, dedicated, learning centred and well-being focussed.
Langley Park Primary Academy is now recruiting for an additional outstanding teacher who will join us in September 2019; a new position which is due to the continuing expansion of our school that opened in 2016. It’s an exciting year ahead as our founding Year 2 class will move into Year 5! The successful candidates will have access to a purpose built primary academy with all the technology required to teach in the 21st Century. We are committed to developing our staff and would like to hear from subject leaders in all curriculum areas.
We can be flexible on the Key Stage that the successful candidate will work in - the most important qualities our new teacher can offer are QTS, enthusiasm, a collaborative mind-set and enjoyment from being part of a strong team! In return, our successful candidate will receive;
- The opportunity to help shape our future by joining an LAT academy
- A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
- A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
- A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities
- A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team
The Job Description for this position is aligned with the National Teaching Standards.
Arrange a visit: We welcome visitors, particularly potential new staff, and can arrange a time to suit you. Please contact our Office Manager, Catharine Rotherham, on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01622 250 880.
Working with us: Langley Park Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and is the hub of a brand new community in Maidstone. We believe in – and celebrate – achievement and success in all areas of the curriculum. We want our children to learn within a culture of curiosity, enjoyment and positive approaches to new experiences and skills to enable them to become successful learners.
For September 2018, we expanded into Year 4. For September 2019, we increase again as this year group move into Year 5 – a very exciting year ahead as we will then be at capacity. Under the leadership of Libby Fidock, Principal at Langley, we have developed a fantastic team who welcome new members of staff with open arms!
Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust: Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area. As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible. We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.