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Job Ref No. ECC2133-76 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: M2 to M6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Job Share Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 30/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/b 10 May 2021  

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We require one or two qualified and experienced class teachers to join our enthusiastic team who are able to provide maternity cover for a job share with our two deputy headteachers in either a Year 3 and or Year 6 class from September 2021. We are looking for either two people for two days or one person for four days a week. Thepost(s) are to cover the maternity leave of two colleagues. This may be for up to a year subject to early return given 21 days notice.

Our children are enthusiastic and well behaved and looking for someone who can help make their learning journey interesting and fun. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so that you can come and meet the team. The school website at will also help give you a flavour of life at our developing school.

Information about the School

Takeley is a 2 form entry Primary school with up to 420 children. The school was opened in 2012 to help meet the needs of the rapidly growing community due to the new housing developments in the area. A very modern eco-friendly and spacious school building provides light and stimulating classrooms and teaching areas including a large hall, teaching kitchen and open plan library. The outside space includes a variety of year group courtyard areas, separate EYFS, KS1 and KS2 playgrounds including 2 adventure playgrounds, along with many 'growing beds', a Garden Polytunnel and sportsfield.

Our vision sets out a clear focus on 'Learning, Achieving and Enjoying Together'. The primary purpose of our school is to ensure all our children learn. The progress in learning our children make helps to ensure a sense of achievement and a feeling of satisfaction in a job well done. Enjoyment is a key factor to ensure that learning is a lifelong skill beyond just their school days, but can support them well throughout their working lives. Teamwork is essential to enhance learning, personal and social skills, supporting independence in playing their part in future societies and shaping the world that we will live in.

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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Victoria Marrow
Bennet Canfield
Little Canfield, Great Dunmow
Essex, CM6 1YE
Telephone: 01279 870541

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