About the role: Do you have the passion and drive to help all children achieve? Are you a personable teacher with creative and fun ideas? Are you willing to step outside of your comfort zone and make a difference to learning? Then read on, this might be the perfect role for you!
Langley Park Primary Academy has a fantastic opportunity to appoint a Class Teacher who will join us from September 2022. In joining our vibrant and thriving school, you will contribute your energy and vision to drive the academy to achieve its full potential. Your teaching responsibility will be in Key Stage 2 so experience in this area is essential. You will receive the support and guidance you need to not only develop the school but also your own career within the supportive environment of the Trust. We are a school that thrives on teamwork, recognise the importance of high quality support for the teachers and offers a creative and responsive package of CPD for all staff.
Our ideal candidate will;
- Have an enthusiastic and committed approach
- Have high expectations of all pupils
- Ideally have knowledge of the PYP
- Be creative and willing to step outside of their comfort zone.
We can offer you:
- The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy
- A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
- An exciting working environment with excellent resources and facilities
- A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities
This is a permanent, full time role offering Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience.
Click here and take a look at the curriculum at Langley Park Primary Academy. You can view our most recent Ofsted report here.
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Working for Langley Park Primary Academy: 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. From September 2018, we expanded into Year 4. In September 2019, we increased again as this year group moved into Year 5 – a very exciting year ahead as we will then be at capacity. Under the leadership of the Principal at Langley, we have developed a fantastic team who welcome new members of staff with open arms!
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.
Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.