Class Teacher LKS2 (Year 3/4)

Hamford Primary Academy, Walton-on-the-Naze

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Job Ref No. ECC2012-55S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £23,720 - 35,009 per year
Position Start Date: 01/04/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/02/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 25/02/2019  

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly capable Teacher to a delightful Year 3 /4 class within our LKS2 phase.

Hamford Primary Academy is a vibrant school within the Academies Enterprise Trust Group that is developing a curriculum relevant for the 21st century. Over the last five years the academy has undergone a significant transformation with a learning community grounded in our core framework (vision, mission, values and colleague pledges). In addition we place great emphasis on developing children's character in order to prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead in both their education and life. As a result, the six Hamford characteristics of be responsible, be curious, be resilient, have integrity, be compassionate and be reflective, are explicitly taught and embedded through the assemblies and learning opportunities provided across the curriculum.

Ourvisionis to inspire a culture of limitless learning and endless possibilities.

Ourmissionis to provide opportunities to challenge and be challenged.

Ourvaluesare happy because we are excited to learn, eager to explore and keen to meet a challenge; helpful because we encourage and support each other, welcome everyone and are a kind, caring community; honest because we tell the truth, play be the rules and be ourselves.

Our colleague pledges are:

  • Always child centered
  • Always approachable
  • Always look for solutions
  • Always compassionate


The Academy ensures that pupils get the very best opportunities to achieve the highest possible outcomes and that high quality learning is at the heart of everything we do.Our curriculum is built on developing the four pillars of:

  • Academic skills
  • Learning power and growth mindsets
  • Vocational opportunities: finding and developing children's element or 'spark'
  • Philosophy for Children
  • AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life. Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what's possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted
  • We pride ourselves on challenging teachers to exceed their potential through effective professional development based on self reflection and self directed learning and active research. Central to this is our teaching and learningblog.

The successful candidate will:

  • Share our core framework and characteristics outlined above
  • Be innovative, passionate and determined when implementing the school curriculum
  • Be an excellent practitioner who is determined to engage and challenge the children with whom they work
  • Have an excellent understanding of the Lower Key Stage 2 curriculum
  • Have a passion for learning and high expectations of children's achievement and behaviour
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be a strong team member who will work in partnership with staff, governors, parents and the wider community
  • Be reflective and take responsibility for their own professional development


We offer:

  • A caring academy with a strong ethos of inclusion and providing the best opportunities for our children
  • A professional challenge
  • The chance to make a significant contribution to the future achievement and success of our academy
  • Our commitment to your professional development
  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and development in your role
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That's why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite


Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit or have an informal discussion about this role. Please email Kevin Smith at sbm@hamfordprimaryacademy.org or contact by phone on 01255 673415.

Closing date: Sunday 16 February 2019

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Find your remarkable, apply today, by clicking the following link:https://bit.ly/2WPixSh

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Follow us onFacebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our websitehttps://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty

- To apply please use the following: recruitment.61CF88CC6.0@applythis.net

Information about the School

Hamford Primary Academy serves the areas of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze. The school has very pleasant surroundings and at present we have 276 wonderful children on roll.

Welcome to Hamford Primary Academy, a place that strives to ensure that children get the very best opportunities to achieve the highest possible outcomes and where high quality learning is at the heart of everything we do.

We are a vibrant school within the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Group that is developing a curriculum relevant for the 21st Century. Over the last four years the academy has undergone a significant transformation with a learning community grounded in our core framework (vision, mission, values and colleague pledges). In addition we place great emphasis on developing children’s character in order to prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead in both their education and life. As a result, the six Hamford characteristics of be responsible, be curious, be resilient, have integrity, be compassionate and be reflective, are crucial in developing an environment in which all children will develop independent, caring and confident personalities, aware of their own ‘sparks’ and of the most effective ways to further develop these.

Our vision is to inspire a culture of limitless learning and endless possibilities.

Our mission is to provide opportunities to challenge and be challenged.

Our values are happy because we are excited to learn, eager to explore and keen to meet a challenge; helpful because we encourage and support each other, welcome everyone and are a kind, caring community; honest because we tell the truth, play by the rules and be ourselves.

Our colleague pledges are: always child-centred; always approachable; always look for solutions and always compassionate.

If you would like to make an appointment to come and look round the academy, please contact us using the information provided in the Contact Us section of our website.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Kevin Smith
Elm Tree Avenue, Walton-on-the-Naze
Essex, CO14 8TE
Telephone: 01255 673415
Email: sbm@hamfordprimaryacademy.org

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