About the Role
Are you a good teacher – an innovative and reflective practitioner who can make a difference to children’s lives? Do you have high expectations? Are you passionate about providing an excellent education for all children, including those with additional needs and more confident learners? Are you looking for a unique opportunity?
If so, our children need you!
We are currently looking for good/outstanding class teacher to work alongside our existing teachers. All staff are supported by a strong leadership team and fun, hardworking colleagues. This position is a maternity cover post which is expected to run from February 2024 through to August 2024 and is for a Year 1 Class.
We would love to hear from you if you are:
- Passionate about enabling all children to achieve excellence
- Highly dedicated to providing the highest standards of teaching for all children
- Committed to achieving high standards of learning and behaviour for all
- Enthusiastic, determined, dedicated and inspirational
We can offer you:
- Strong, supportive leadership and a caring, enthusiastic and cohesive staff team
- A commitment to providing high quality professional development
- Encouragement to develop new ideas
- The opportunity to make a real difference to change the lives and futures of our children
Background information about the School
Eastbrook is a two-form entry school, for children aged 4-11. It is situated on the south coast near Brighton, serving children from the Southwick and Fishersgate communities. The school benefits from wonderful facilities and extensive playing fields, including an indoor swimming pool.
At Eastbrook, our mission is to work together to create a school where: ‘Everyone Matters and Every Day Counts’.
We ensure that every child is known and cared for as an individual from the moment they enter the school gates. Our main aim at Eastbrook Primary Academy is to provide each pupil with the opportunity to become a life-long learner by nurturing pupils’ individuality and creativity, guiding pupils’ learning and challenging pupils to think independently through the shared involvement of staff, parents and the wider community.
We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website Eastbrook Primary Academy
As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Eastbrook Primary Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Eastbrook Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references.
The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.
Completed applications forms should be sent to Mr M Clark, Headteacher by email [email protected]
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.
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.
• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
• A great ECT experience,
• Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.