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Kent Teacher of the Year

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The Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 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.

Award categories include primary, secondary, newly qualified teacher, non teaching member of staff including midday supervisors 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 will be announced at an ceremony.  The awards dinner has a fundraising element with additional seats available to purchase on a paid basis and a raffle. Proceeds raised from the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards go to literacy and road safety projects in the region.

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Kent Teacher of the Year Awards is staged as a fundraising event to support the educational services delivered by Inspire Schools / KM Charity Team in Kent schools. No charge is made to submit a nomination, but funds raised through corporate sponsorship and at the awards dinner are used to support our work. 

Teacher of the Year stories

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