Class Teacher – EYFS – Rochester, Kent

Class Teacher – EYFS


Rochester, Kent


Full Time

Posted on 07/03/2023

Closes: 27/03/2023

High Halstow Primary Academy

High Halstow,



Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience

Job Summary: High Halstow Primary Academy has an exceptional opportunity within our Early Years Foundation Stage for a committed, enthusiastic and passionate Class Teacher

High Halstow Primary Academy has an exceptional opportunity within our Early Years Foundation Stagefor a committed, enthusiastic and passionateClass Teacher to join us from April 2023. If you would like to be part of a team that shares a strong belief that all students deserve a world-class education, then join us as we strive to offer our pupils the very best at their local community school. We want our students to leave our primary school as well-rounded, lifelong learners and global citizens that are ready for secondary school and beyond – and we know the importance of recruiting staff members who can bring this to fruition.


We have a fantastic outdoor learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities for our Year R class which is a real benefit to High Halstow Primary Academy and one that both students and staff are excited to be a part of. Our academy offers a caring and supportive learning environment that nurtures pupils’ development into positive, well-rounded members of the community.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


This is a part-time, fixed-term position offering MPS/UPS commensurate with experience. Our successful candidate will be required to work 2 days per week: Monday and Tuesday and will be fixed-term until July 2023. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Note that whilst the position is offered on a fixed-term contract initially until July 2023, every effort will be made to offer a substantive position thereafter, either at High Halstow Primary Academy or within the wider family of academies across Leigh Academies Trust.  The central Recruitment Team will keep in touch with you throughout your contract to discuss options available to you.


Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100as a ‘thank you’. Simply complete the referral form byT&C’s apply.


Working with us: High Halstow Primary Academy is an over -subscribed one form entry village primary school. Pupils are hard working and respectful and parents and carers work closely with us to ensure our pupils receive the best opportunities. 

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is integral to our curriculum. We aim for our pupils to become well-rounded, lifelong learners and global citizens that are ready for secondary school and beyond.

The school is fortunate to have fantastic indoor and outdoor environments to enhance the learning opportunities for the pupils. Additionally, all KS1 and KS2 pupils have access to a 1:1 device which enables staff to further adapt teaching and learning experiences. The academy is an Ofsted Graded ‘good’ school with ambitions to be outstanding. Leigh Academies Trust provides outstanding opportunities for staff to work collaboratively as well as receiving high-quality professional development at all stages of the career journey.


Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North 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. 

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.

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 which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates – you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. 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 discriminating on any grounds.


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