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"Burnt Oak Primary School believes that their school can make a difference to the pupils within it.”

Could you be part of the team that makes that difference?


PPA Teacher – MATERNITY COVER up to one year

Salary: MPS

Full time

Permanent Required From: 3rd December 2018 or later if notice required

Closing Date: 4pm Sunday 28th October 2018

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 5th November 2018 


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Grade: C1 – Salary - £18,672 - £23,866 per annum (to be pro rata)

Hours: 21 hours term time plus staff development days (39 weeks per year)

Required From: January 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 5th November 2018 


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Information about the school

Burnt Oak Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school situated in lower Gillingham. We are a two-form entry school with a Nursery. The school is well resourced and has excellent ICT facilities. We have motivated and happy pupils who are eager to learn.


Through the dedication of the staff team, Burnt Oak Primary School succeeds in providing a learning environment where everyone, pupils and staff, are helped to succeed. It is this dedication which led to the school achieving both the Inclusion Quality Mark and Centre of Excellence status in 2017 and 2018.


Burnt Oak Primary School prides itself on its highly creative curriculum and the extensive extra-curricular activities which it offers pupils. Teachers are encouraged to be innovative and to engage pupils through exciting learning opportunities.  Testament to the high quality of this curriculum are our recent Gold Sports Games and Best Literacy Innovation Awards


As a result of good teaching and effective support, children get off to a good start to their learning in the Early Years.  As a school we have high expectations of our pupils and have over the last 2 years increased the proportion of pupils achieving 'expected' in reading, writing and maths by 30%.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, dedicated and highly motivated teacher who can help us sustain the accelerated progress now being made by the school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • is able to motivate and inspire children of all abilities
  • has high expectations of children’s attainment and behaviour
  • is able to contribute to, and work as part of a team

The post holder will have responsibility for providing PPA cover for class teachers.


Informal visits to the school to meet pupils and staff are warmly welcomed.


For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact the school office on 01634 334344.


Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.