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Job Ref No. ECC3401-78 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Pay Range M1 - M6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: week commencing 10/06/2024  

Job Description

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Vacancy - Full Time, Permanent

Class Teacher - M1-M6

From September 2024

Part Time Applicants and ECTs will be considered

St Margaret's CofE Academy has an exciting opportunity for an energetic and passionate KS1/KS2 Class Teacher to join our Church School from September 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity in a great location to serve a community of enthusiastic children.

We are a friendly school in Bowers Gifford, Essex and are part of the Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust. The Vine Schools Trust is a growing academy trust, currently serving twenty-three schools across the Diocese. Excellence here has been externally validated, including recently through a nomination for CEO of the year for Emma Wigmore, our CEO.

St Margaret's CofE Academy was rated by Ofsted as good in July 2019 and an Excellent Church School in May 2023 by SIAMS.

There is a strong Christian ethos at St Margaret's and we always strive for success. We place great emphasis on high expectations of work and behaviour. We value positive relationships and caring attitudes between all members of the school community. Our academy is driven by our strong Christian Vision and our Values of Love, Friendship, Wisdom, Respect, Courage and Perseverance; this vision and these values guide everything we do.

The successful candidate should:

· Be an excellent teaching practitioner or at the early stages of their teaching career, aspiring to excellence

· Believe in a wide, creative, engaging curriculum

· Be a team-player

· Be committed to the well-being and progress of every child

· Want to experience and contribute to the Christian character of our school

In return we can offer:

· A supportive leadership team

· Pupils who enjoy learning and coming to school

· A caring, friendly, Christian ethos that aims to develop everyone to their full potential and where every person is valued;

· A school with a strong commitment to professional development.

If you think this is an opportunity for you, we would love to meet you. We can offer a friendly and warm environment in a school that celebrates each and every member of their community.

Please email any questions or your completed application form to If you would like to arrange a visit to the school please call our school office on 01268 552176.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description, and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date Midnight 4th June 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 10th June 2024

Information about the School

At St Margaret’s C of E Academy, Part of the Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust, we welcome children, their parents and families into a warm, friendly and hardworking environment where our Christian Values are the heart of all we do.

At St Margaret’s we celebrate the uniqueness of every child of God in our Christian community and encourage them in all we do, preparing them for life’s journey.

Our Outstanding SIAMS inspection in November 2015 stated that our Christian Values are ‘rooted in the very fabric of the school. ‘

We hope that our website provides a sense of our values, and the aspirations we have for the pupils in our care. Please explore further to learn more about our school or contact us to arrange a visit.

‘God’s word is a lamp to our feet and a light for our path’ Inspired by Psalm 119:105

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

Deola Emmanuel
St Margaret's Church of England Academy
London Road, Bowers Gifford
Essex, SS13 2DU
Telephone: 01268 552176

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