About the Role
We are currently looking for good/outstanding class teachers to work alongside our existing teachers. Each year group consists of three teachers with one of them designated as the year group lead. 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 January 2024 through to December 2024 and is for a Year 5 Class.
Background Information about the School
At Purfleet Primary, we passionately believe that every pupil in our school deserves to realise their full potential. To this end, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum as well as a range of extra-curricular activities designed to enable pupils to develop the full range of their talents.
We work to encourage collaborative skills, a problem solving approach, resilience and perseverance in the face of challenge. Above all, we aim to foster in each child, a belief in their ability to succeed as well as a life-long love of learning.
Staff at the school are passionate in their belief that all pupils should achieve their best. Their aspiration for their pupils ensures that they have the highest expectations and expect them all to succeed.
We firmly believe that education is a partnership between pupils, parents and staff and place a high value on establishing close links between home and school, so that we can effectively work together to achieve the best for your child.
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 Purfleet Academy
As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Purfleet 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. Purfleet 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.
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.