EYFS Teacher – Maternity Cover (Jan/Feb 2024)
Burrsville Infant Academy
Craigfield Avenue Great Clacton, Tendring, England CO15 4HR
Start Date
Jan/Feb 2024
M1 - M6 (£30.000- £41.333) FTE

About the Role

Are you looking to continue your teaching career within a pioneering & values driven family of schools? Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with opportunities for growth, development, and career progression? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed? Do you embody the core values of compassion and kindness, hope, connection and belonging?

Burrsville Infant Academy is seeking an outstanding professional to join our EYFS team who will engage and motivate our pupils. Leadership opportunities may be available.

We are seeking an individual with the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of strategies to support learning, progress and standards across the curriculum in KS1 – evidence of impact on progress
  • Knowledge of how ICT can be used to support/ enrich learning
  • Effective classroom management skills – able to provide an effective environment for learning
  • Clear understanding of the role of assessment in the development of learning
  • Successful record of teaching within primary
  • Awareness of national trends and developments
  • Evidence of commitment to personal and professional development

We are looking for the successful candidate to start at the end of January/ February 2024.

Burrsville Infant Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance.

This is an exciting opportunity for passionate and committed teachers to join our school to continue on our journey!

We actively encourage visits to the school, you will be warmly welcomed.

Closing Date
Applications will be assessed upon submission
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The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to to Catherine Milnes, 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 and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
  • A great ECT experience,

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.