Class Teacher UKS2 (Maternity Cover)
Gunton Primary Academy
Gainsborough Drive , Lowestoft, England NR32 4LX
Start Date
Monday 26th February 2024
Main Pay Scale: Point 1 £30,000 – Point 6 £41,333

About the Role

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, ambitious and talented UKS2 class teacher to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team on a fixed term contract as maternity cover starting after February half-term 2024.

At Gunton Primary Academy we strive to ensure that all our children are happy, confident, ambitious individuals with a passion for learning; who possess the skills, knowledge, learning attitudes and behaviours to enable them to be successful in the world today, and in the future.

We achieve this through creating a strong sense of community and by providing high quality teaching and learning opportunities through an inspiring curriculum.

We provide all staff with excellent CPD, a supportive working environment and the opportunity to contribute towards projects, initiatives and experiences that make a real impact.

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

Gunton Primary Academy is a community centered, friendly one and half form entry school. We are very proud of our children and staff, and the positive ethos they share. It’s important to us that we provide a supportive and inviting environment where children enjoy learning, are challenged, feel safe and grow into successful future citizens.

Our school is a caring school, where the children are warmly supported and encouraged throughout their time with us to be ‘inspired’, to fulfil their potential and aspire to achieve their very best. We firmly believe that working in partnership between home and school is vital and we have incredibly supportive families.

We are seeking to appoint a UKS2 Teacher to join our passionate team on a journey in achieving outstanding provision for all our children. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge our children and staff to achieve their very best.

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 Gunton Primary Academy

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Gunton Primary Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all children whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and children alike. Gunton 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.

Closing Date
Tuesday 12th December 2023
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to Completed applications forms should be sent to Mrs Tiffany Richardson, School Business Manager 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,
• A competitive salary,
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
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.