Class Teacher & Maths Lead

Hilltop Infant School, Wickford
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Job Ref No. ECC2548-77 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: HEARTS Pay Scales
Position Start Date: 01/05/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/01/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be advised  

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Class Teacher & Maths Lead - May 2021

There is an exciting opportunity at Hilltop Infant School for a full time class teacher who is already in a position to become our Maths Leader or, who is in the early years of teaching and aspires to lead Maths across the school. There will be opportunities to develop your leadership skills through mentoring and CPD, as part of our commitment to support all staff to become strong school leaders.

Our Maths Leader will form part of the HEARTS' Maths team that works across the Trust and is led by our Key Stage 1 Director of Learning. We are looking for an outstanding teacher who will inspire and motivate other teachers and classroom support staff.

Hilltop Infants is an academy which is part of the HEARTS Academy Trust. The school has a highly inclusive ethos and provides a broad and enriched education for its pupils. Our HEARTS Promise provides a range of life-enhancing experiences for all pupils.

Hilltop Infant School is located on a site with our partner Junior School and Hilltots, our pre-school provision. We work together to provide a continuous education for children from 2-11 years. Hilltop Infant School is a Forest School and all our pupils access learning outdoors throughout the year. We have a skilled staff who have high aspirations for pupils and who work together as a supportive team.

We welcome an application from you if you have integrity, creativity, stamina and a passion for educating our wonderful pupils and supporting their families. A commitment to displaying and promoting our HEARTS values is essential.

Our staff survey in 2020 said:

97% of staff are happy at work
73% of staff said their workload had reduced from last year
95% of staff said they are helped and supported by their colleagues
98% of staff are happy to talk with their line manager

Hilltop Infant School is an outstanding school that has children at the heart. We are well served by transport links and are close to major road networks.

We will close this vacancy early if sufficient applications to shortlist are received, therefore we advise applicants to apply early. The post is available to start 1st May 2021.

Previous applicants need not apply.

HEARTS Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. For this reason, all application forms are anonymised before shortlisting takes place to ensure applicants are considered only on the relevant qualifications, skills and experience that are profiled on the application form and personal statement.

Visits to Hilltop Infant School are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the Resources Manager, Vikki Adkins.

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Hilltop Infant School is an outstanding school that has children at the heart. We are well served by transport links and are close to major road networks.

The HEARTS Academy Trust is truly innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar consists of 184 contact days, 5 non-pupil days and high quality additional continuous professional development for the equivalent of 6 days.

Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check, prohibition from teaching check and references prior to interview.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at

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

Jane Robinson
Hilltop Infant School
Hill Avenue, Wickford
Essex, SS11 8LT
Telephone: 01268 762531

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