Winter Gardens Academy is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Job Ref No. ECC3838-89S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Scale 1-6
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 02/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 10th June 2024  

Job Description

Download printable version

Job Title: Class Teacher - Winter Gardens Academy

Contract: Fixed Term ending 30th April 2025

FTE: 1.0

Scale: Main Scale 1-6 (Depending on experience)

Actual Salary: £30,000.00 - £41,333.00

Application Closes: Sunday 2nd June 2024 Midnight

Interview Date: week commencing 10th June 2024

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Winter Gardens Academy is a welcoming school where all pupils are valued and nurtured. As one of five primary schools in our Multi Academy Trust (South Essex Academy Trust), we firmly believe in collaboration at all levels which has enabled us to create a highly effective team of staff and instil the value of 'working together' in our children.

We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring Class Teacher to join our welcoming and supportive team at Winter Gardens Academy. The successful candidate will be expected to be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class/es ensuring equality of opportunity for all as well as being responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

· A degree or equivalent with Qualified Teacher Status

· Experience of teaching across the whole Primary school age range

· A passion for learning, are creative in your approach and have the ability to encourage our children to become successful, self-motivated, happy and confident learners through engaging lessons.

· A proven track record of good or outstanding teaching.

· A positive and inspirational approach with a real passion for making a difference.

· Ambition and have high expectations of yourself and for your pupils.

· The ability to forge and maintain positive working relationships with children and their families.

· The desire to be a valued member of a professional and supportive team.

· Good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of our staff and wider Academy Trust team.

· The ability to overcome communication barriers and build rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

· Effective organisational and interpersonal skills,enabling you to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with colleagues.

· The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain composure in challenging situations.

We can offer:

· The opportunity to join a growing Multi-Academy Trust of primary schools that collaborate closely for the benefit of all.

· Access to the "Leadership Academy," which provides high-quality professional development opportunities to all staff, empowering you to grow and excel in your role.

· The chance to work alongside a dynamic and collaborative team of classroom support, teachers, leaders, and a central team dedicated to the success of all pupils and staff alike.

· An additional holiday in October, resulting in a two-week break, enabled by an early close on every Friday, which is utilised for continuous professional development (CPD).

· The privilege of working with engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are proud to belong to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

· A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01268 699305, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Winter Gardens Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply for this vacancy' button to complete our application form. Once completed please send to our Recruitment department at along with your Recruitment Monitoring Information form.

Job Description and Person Specification is also included in the attachments.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

We are a friendly, happy and caring school and are looking for a candidate who will contribute to our very effective learning environment.

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.


Please be aware that some uploaded documents may require special software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Vicky Merrell
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close
Hadleigh, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467

Similar Jobs

KS1 or KS2 Teacher

The Tyrrells School, Chelmsford Closing: 18/06/2024 Midday

KS1/2 Teacher - Raising Attainment

St Mary's Church of England (Foundation) Primary School; Stansted, Stansted Mountfitchet Closing: 18/06/2024 Midnight

Class Teacher full or part time

Matching Green Church of England VC Primary School, Harlow Closing: 19/06/2024 Midday