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Job Ref No. ECC2284-98 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS 1-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

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Required September 2024


We require a qualified Year 1 Teacher to work at Cherry Tree Academy in Colchester.

We are seeking an innovative practitioner to work at Cherry Tree Academy who will further enhance the learning experience for our children and help them develop as well-rounded individuals. We are seeking a candidate who can evidence outstanding practice and have experience within the primary phase.

We are a professional and collaborative learning community with a culture of high expectations - both academic achievement and personal and social development. We offer a curriculum that is exciting, vibrant and promotes a love of learning and a dedicated, passionate and friendly staff but most importantly amazing children.

Quotes from our children regarding what they are looking for:

  • 'A great sense of humour'
  • 'Enthusiastic about us and what we are capable of'
  • 'Intelligent and knowledgeable'
  • 'Challenges us each day, in every subject'
  • 'Breaks our learning down into small parts that help us understand'

Successful candidates will:

  • Be up to date with current practice and national curriculum and assessment expectations
  • Be highly motivated and have consistently high expectations of themselves and others
  • Be committed to high standards of learning, teaching and behaviour
  • Be a good communicator and highly organised individual
  • Be an outstanding, skilled classroom practitioner
  • Have an industrious attitude to their role

We can offer you:

  • Engaging and enthusiastic pupils who will make you smile each day
  • A commitment to personal professional development which is tangible
  • The opportunity to develop leadership skills and a bespoke career pathway
  • A supportive school team that understands and foster well-being
  • A stimulating and enjoyable working environment where each day is engaging and thoroughly enjoyable

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school on 01206 575224 to arrange a visit.

Inspires MAT are committed to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • Promoting the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs;

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment. It is recognised that this can only be achieved through sound procedures, good inter-agency co-operation and the recruitment and retention of competent, motivated employees who are suited to, and fulfilled in the roles they undertake.

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

Michelle Smith
Holt Drive, Colchester
Essex, CO2 0BG
Telephone: 01206 575224

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