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Job Ref No. ECC2374-111 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TMS / UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning 17th June  

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We are offering an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher to join our teaching team. This is initially a 1 year contract, but there is a strong possibility of a permanent contract to follow.

At Spring Meadow Primary School we have the very highest expectations for all of our children which is balanced by a kind, caring and nurturing ethos and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice.

We are looking for an exceptional teacher who:

  • Shares our school values - Aspiration, Social Justice, Perseverance, Inclusion, Respect and Equity
  • Believes that positive relationships are the key to a child's success
  • Wants to work in a genuinely inclusive school
  • Is determined to 'Make a Difference' to the lives of all of our children
  • Has the highest expectations for all children regardless of their backgrounds and takes responsibility for addressing any form of discrimination
  • Actively seeks to continually improve their own practice, taking a research informed approach
  • Will work effectively as part of a class, year group and phase group team

We can offer you:

  • A caring, supportive and collaborative school community
  • A highly supportive senior leadership team
  • A genuine commitment to the emotional wellbeing of staff and children
  • A diverse and creative curriculum
  • A commitment to supporting your personal career development and aspirations
  • A supportive and knowledgable governing board
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families

Visits to our school before application are warmly welcomed and encouraged. If you would like additional information about our school or this vacancy, please email Nicky Patrick, Headteacher -

This vacancy is suitable for an ECT or experienced teacher. We would also be prepared to consider someone who is looking at a salaried ITT position. A subject specialism such as MFL (Spanish) or computing would be an advantage.

Please complete the online application form ensuring that all sections are fully completed as incomplete applications cannot be considered. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found, so early applications are advised.

Information about the School

Spring Meadow Primary School and 'School House' Nursery is a successful and oversubscribed community school located in the heart of the seaside town of Harwich. We pride ourselves on the way in which we balance the highest expectations for all of our children within an environment that nurtures and supports all members of our community.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Nicky Patrick
Pound Farm Drive
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 4LB
Telephone: 01255 504528

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