Class Teacher- Key Stage 2
St Margaret's Primary Academy
Church Road , Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 4JF
Start Date
September 2023

About the Role

Do you enjoy working with children in KS2? Are you an outstanding practitioner? If so, we are looking for an inspirational key stage two teacher to join our team. Please see our video on the welcome page on our website

St Margaret’s is a very special place, and we aim to create a magical and wonderous experience for every child. Every day, in every way, we harness the grit and determination in our community so as to offer dignity and respect to all. In doing so we equip our team with the most up to date training, based in neuroscience to support both the wellbeing of the children and the adults. We begin our days with pit stops that punctuate the learning and ensure that all children feel safe and ready to learn. These are just 2 of our values that are based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs and provide a language structure chosen intentionally to serve our generationally underserved community. With patience and a mindset that is open to being part of a team that are national changemakers in education you will revolutionise your approach to working with children and unlocking their potential.

Through training and support at St Margaret’s we develop versatility in our teachers’ toolbox of skills and strategies which lead to mastery in our craft. It is with this care that we recognise and create an environment where our team is everything and we understand how much commitment, dedication and devotion our mission entails.

We look forward to giving you the St Margaret’s experience and hope that this stirs both excitement and inquiry within, ready for the next phase of your teaching journey.

At St Margaret’s Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on providing a safe, secure, positive and nurturing learning environment for the children from the local community and surrounding area.  We have a committed & dedicated team of teachers & support staff who work tirelessly to extend the children’s learning opportunities, our aim is to inspire our children to believe in themselves and what they may achieve in the future; Unlocking Potential; Transforming Lives. This is an exciting opportunity to work within our wonderful key stage two team and make a real difference to children’s lives and provide them with a fantastic education.

So if you are:

• A person with a strong moral purpose to enable achievement for all.
• An individual who is committed to and passionate about high quality teaching.
• Ready to learn, as part of a team and be challenged to become the best that you can be in an out of the classroom.
• Able to remain calm and adaptable to the needs of different children.
• Ready to share expertise and drive for school-wide improvement.

Closing Date
3rd February 2023
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Applications to be received by 3rd February 2023 to: [email protected] or addressed to: Mr R Wright, St. Margaret’s Primary Academy, Church Road, Lowestoft, NR32 4JF, or call 01502 530130. Please complete our Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  The school, and REAch2 Academy Trust, reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS clearance with Child Barred List check will be required for all posts, including right to work in the UK.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

We can offer you:

  • The chance to be part of a Multi-Academy Trust that genuinely cares about YOU
  • The chance to work with a fantastic team in a two-form entry school.
  • An excellent CPDtraining programme with REAch2 and beyond.
  • research-led schoolwho works tirelessly to develop pedagogy and practice.
  • A tenacious and courageous Senior Leadership Team who care fervently about inclusion and promote creativity and thinking outside of the box
  • Fun-loving, energeticand enthusiastic pupils (and staff), Proactive parents waiting to join us on our journey to excellence
  • The opportunity to make a REAL difference to the lives and life-chances of the pupils at St Margaret’s Primary Academy

                                            We welcome applications from ECTs.