Year One Class Teacher
Eastbrook Primary Academy
Manor Hall Road Southwick, West Sussex, England BN42 4NF
Start Date
October 2023
Main Pay Scale Qualified Teacher

About the Role

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to join a school that is passionate about providing every child with the opportunity to succeed? This is a chance to join a school with a really positive atmosphere. It is a great place to work, with a fun, vibrant group of staff who genuinely care about each other and the children they work with.

Eastbrook Primary Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, inspirational and nurturing class teacher to join our happy and thriving team on a full time fixed term basis to cover maternity leave. The position will run from October 2023 to July 2024 in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for the right candidate (if required).

We were graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (July 2015) and are a part of the REAch2 Multi Academy Trust, the largest Primary-only trust in the country.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, dedicated and creative classroom teacher who has a passion for teaching and learning. Applicants will have to demonstrate that they have excellent classroom practice, the energy and commitment to make a difference and a desire to ensure that all children reach their full potential.

We are looking for an individual who is:
• Able to make learning engaging, inclusive and fun;
• Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school;
• Confident in using a range of resources to make the classroom more engaging;
• Dedicated to ongoing professional development.

We can offer:
• The chance to work in an innovative and forward-thinking school
• Opportunities for professional development
• Happy and enthusiastic children who enjoy school and want to learn
• A supportive leadership team, that believes in distributive leadership

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help us to make a difference and continue to move our school forward. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. More information is available from the School Office.

Closing Date
Wednesday 13th September 2023 at midday
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 Natalie Naylor, Interim Headteacher using [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.