Class Teacher - Maternity Cover

Oaklands Infant School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC2529-63S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPR /UPR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 19/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 9th May 2024  

Job Description

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About the role:

We are seeking to appoint a Classroom Teacher to join our school.

The successful candidate will have a passion for children's learning and early development and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that all children make good progress based on their starting points. Teaching will be judged as good or better overall.

If you are passionate about learning and teaching and able to display a commitment to inclusive practices, we would love to hear from you.

We offer excellent CPD and support for all staff, and work within a strong network of partner schools within Bridge Academy Trust.

Visits to the school are encouraged as this will give you an opportunity to learn more about our school and decide whether this is the right place for you.

We would welcome applications from candidates who:

· Are committed to delivering high quality learning experience.

· Show resilience when faced with challenges.

· Understand the needs of all children, including those with a range of SEND.

· Are committed to sharing best practice and are reflective practitioners.

We can offer:

· Friendly and supportive colleagues who have a strong team ethos and high expectations of all children.

· Supportive parents and a governing body committed to the school's success.

· Opportunities to further develop as a practitioner.

· A senior leadership team open to ideas and driving the school forward.

Work Schedule:

0.4 FTE Thursday and Fridays

How to Apply: 

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Oaklands Infant School.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the school office via email to

Closing Date: Friday 19th April 2024, at Midnight

Interview Date: 9th May 2024

Further details are available from: t: 01245352166 e: w:

Information about the School

Oaklands Infant School is a happy, popular school, set in small but beautiful grounds in Old Moulsham, Chelmsford. All members of the school community are committed to doing the best for the children entrusted to our care, placing the happiness and well-being of each individual child at the heart of everything we do.

Oaklands Infant School is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH, ACHIEVE, ASPIRE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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

Cath Williams
Vicarage Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9PH
Telephone: 01245 352166

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