Class Teacher - ECT

Parkwood Academy, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2114-234S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MS 1-2
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Job Title: Class Teacher (ECT) - Parkwood Academy

Contract: Permanent

FTE: 1.0

Scale: Main Scale 1-2 (Depending on experience)

Actual Salary: £30,000.00 - £31,737.00 (Depending on experience)

Start Date: Monday 2nd September 2024

Closing Date: Sunday 14th July 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Parkwood Academy is nestled in the heart of Melbourne Road, Chelmsford and is a thriving primary school within the South Essex Academy Trust (SEAT), a dynamic network of schools that champion collaboration and mutual support. SEAT is a multi-academy trust comprising a family of primary schools that actively work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and staff.

We have a great opportunity for a dynamic and inspiring newly qualified Class Teacher to join our hardworking and supportive team at Parkwood Academy. Alongside the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will be expected to be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the classes 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

· 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 01245 354605, 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.

Parkwood 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 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

Nestled in the heart of Melbourne Drive, Chelmsford, Parkwood Academy is a thriving primary school within the South Essex Academy Trust (SEAT), a dynamic network of schools that champion collaboration and mutual support. SEAT is a multi-academy trust comprising a family of primary schools that actively work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and staff.

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

Sam Turner
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702559467

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