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Job Ref No. ECC2429-62 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS. NQT's are welcome to apply.
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/03/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Do you have a real passion for teaching? ..... This is your opportunity!

Required: 1st September 2019.

Year 6 Class Teacher - MPS or UPS (Depending on experience). NQT's are welcome to apply.

We are seeking to appoint a very good/outstanding classroom teacher who is passionate about learning and will have high expectations for their Year 6 class in our 'Good' school (Ofsted - Feb 2016). We are just coming to the end of a multi-million pound building expansion project which will take us to being a two-form school. We need you to play a vital part in the next phase for our school. Each of our two Year 6 classes are staffed with a full-time Learning Support Assistant who run academic booster sessions before and after school throughout the academic year.

You will be committed to school improvement and have the ability to inspire, engage and motivate our pupils to do their very best. We are looking for someone who has good team work skills and a sense of humour!! Our pupils are looking for an enthusiastic teacher, who will make learning fun and make a real difference to their futures. Somers Heath Primary School has a very friendly dedicated staff team who go the extra mile to provide the best for our children. We set high standards for the quality of teaching and will support you to become an outstanding teacher through the provision of outstanding professional development. (Inc. opportunities for outreach through the Catalyst Academies Trust, who are currently the highest performing Multi-Academy Trust in the country - DfE 2018).

In return, we can offer you:

- the support of our SLT, staff and governors

-A parallel teacher to work alongside in the year group, of which PPA is timetabled together

-delightful children who are well behaved and eager to learn

- professional development opportunities

- excellent additional adult support

- smaller class sizes for streamed core subjects, specific to Year 6

- opportunities to work across schools within the trust to innovate ideas and teaching methods

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact our School Business Manager to arrange this.

Somers Heath Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children and expect staff to share this commitment. Full DBS disclosure is required for this position.

Information about the School

Visitors to Somers Heath always comment on the calmness and politeness of our children and the large classrooms! We are a town school with a village school feel. Teachers who come to Somers Heath usually stay for many years. We are in the middle of an exciting phase following the expansion of our school to provide two classes across all years. We hope you would like to be part of this process.

Somers Heath is situated close to the M25 and A13 road links. We are a friendly, growing school with 380+ pupils currently on roll (plus, a well resourced nursery). We are committed to enabling children to attain their potential by providing a curriculum that is stimulating, enjoyable, fun and exciting.

In February 2016 we had a very successful Ofsted inspection.

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.


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Contact Information

Paul Smith (School Business Manager)
Somers Heath Primary School
Foyle Drive, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 5LX
Telephone: 01708 853397

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