Class Teacher (ECT)

Lexden Primary School, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC2006-116S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Pay Range - M1 to M6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 08/05/2024 Shortlisting Starts:  02/05/2024

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ECT, Early Careers Teacher Required for September 2024 Start

Main Scale M1 - £30,000 (to MS6 £41,333)

Full Time Post

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic Early Careers Teacher to join our highly motivated and supportive team.

The successful candidate will be ambitious and inspiring with a proven record of working collaboratively with others and will:-

· Have a strong commitment to raising pupil achievement

· Support all aspects of the school's work

· Be able to motivate and inspire children and colleagues

We value our staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate will receive regular, effective professional development.

At Lexden we pride ourselves on our abilities to recognise individual needs and support every child to achieve their full potential.

Lexden Primary school is a friendly, inclusive school.

We can offer:

A small school with a strong sense of community;
Brilliant children;
Full time TA support;
Protected non-contact time;
A personalised programme of CPD;
Collaborative work on planning;

Visits to the school are welcome and actively encouraged so why not pop in for a chat. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

Lexden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Find out more about the wonderful things we do here at Lexden Primary by visiting our website:

Information about the School

At Lexden Primary School we aim to provide every child with a stimulating and caring environment where creativity and challenge inspire academic success and individual fulfilment. We work tirelessly to unlock the potential of every child and encourage them to achieve as highly as possible.

Our school is lively and inclusive; we are proud of the wide range of learning opportunities provided for all children, both within the curriculum and through our links to the wider community.

The teaching and support staff form a dedicated team fully committed to meeting the needs of our children and we encourage a close partnership with parents/carers to ensure that children develop the social and emotional skills that are required to get the most out of life.

Our school is well maintained and boasts extensive grounds providing a large playing field, a Forest School area and two playgrounds. The outdoor pavilion provides shelter and is used as an outdoor classroom. We have seven main classrooms, a Nursery and a enhanced provision for the teaching of Hearing Impaired Children. The Nursery has places for 26 part-time pupils and they are involved in the social life of the school, helping them experience a very successful transition to our reception class in the mainstream school.The enhanced provision has 18 places and caters for pupils who are severe/profoundly deaf from across the whole of North East Essex.

We are aiming for excellence in every aspect of school life. We believe this is achieved by promoting our values.

Community - We respect the world around us and the people we share it with

Courage - We are brave and believe in ourselves; we take responsibility for our own actions

Curiosity - We are always ready to learn new things

Commitment - We persevere; always doing our best in all that we do

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

Alex Candler
Trafalgar Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 9AS
Telephone: 01206 573519

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