Show your support for a school star
They were started to mark the vital contribution that teaching staff make to our community.
The awards recognise the expertise and dedication that is the hallmark of an outstanding teacher.
Nominations open each January. Award categories include primary, secondary, newly qualified teacher, non teaching member of staff including dinner ladies and caretakers and a volunteer award, which includes members of the PTA and governors.
A panel of judges select winners from the local authority areas, Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Shepway, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling and Tunbridge Wells.
Winners are announced at a ceremony in May, held at Hempstead House Hotel in Bapchild, Sittingbourne.
The awards are supported by a number of community partners including Kent County Council, Medway Council, University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University, Three R’s Teacher Recruitment, Brachers, Independent Music Productions, Nova IT Solutions, Southern Educational Leadership Trust, Social Enterprise Kent and Hempstead House, Questor Insurance, Project Salus, The Marlowe Theatre and The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust.
For more information ring the team on 0844 264 0291.