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KS1 Teacher

Hours of work: 37 hours per week.
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term: Until July 2023 with a possibility to extend.

Closing date: Monday 10th October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ore Village Primary Academy, Rye Road, Hastings, TN35 5DB
Phone: 01424 422979
Email: office@ovpa-tkat.org
Website: https://sites.google.com/tkat.org/ore-village-primary-academy/home
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

KS1 Teacher

We are offering a fixed-term position to July 2023 to cover maternity leave; however there may be the option to extend this.

Ore Village Primary Academy is a two form entry primary school in Hastings.  It is a happy, caring and increasingly successful school, which is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust.  Hastings is recognised as an ‘Opportunity Area’, and the academy will be pivotal in ensuring our children get the best start in life, no matter what their background.  As part of the TKAT network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to an excellent education and real choices in life.

Our pupils enjoy learning and are proud of their achievements. We value the wider curriculum and provide lots of opportunities for engagement in the creative arts and forest school. This is a great opportunity for a talented individual who is able to teach engaging lessons which will motivate children and help them to reach their full potential.

Working as part of a supportive and highly professional team at Ore Village Primary Academy and under the professional direction and supervision of the Headteacher, you will plan, prepare and deliver lessons and report on development, progress and attainment of pupils in your care.

We are looking for an:

  • Exemplary classroom practitioner.
  • Ambitious and highly motivated individual.
  • Energetic, creative and committed professional.
  • Individual who sets high expectations and established productive working relationships with pupils and staff.
  • Individual who promotes the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom and is committed to achieving high standards.
  • Individual who is able to adjust activities according to pupils’ responses and needs.

Have a look on our website to find out more https://sites.google.com/tkat.org/ore-village-primary-academy/home

We strongly encourage a visit to school prior to application if possible. Email our friendly office team on office@ovpa-tkat.org or call us on (01424) 422979 to book a visit or telephone call with our Head.

Working for TKAT:

In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from:

  • A wide variety of opportunities for professional development, including the potential to develop your career at more than one TKAT academy;
  • Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible;
  • Our support for your wellbeing at work; and
  • The rewards of working to improve the life chances of our pupils.              


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Equal Opportunities

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/228971/27523

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hastings

  • Salary
  • £25,714 - £36,961 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 10/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Ore Village Primary Academy

  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership