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Job Ref No. ECC2592-131S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Pay Range 1 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 11/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning 13th May 2024  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint highly motivated, enthusiastic, creative and inspiring Teacher to join our team, with a passion for working with children to ensure they receive the education they deserve. Successful candidates will be joining a strong, forward-thinking and creative school who are committed to improving the life chances of all children in our care.

Here at West Thurrock, we believe that all children are individuals and have unique potential waiting to be unlocked regardless of any barriers. The school's team works hard to inspire, enthuse, motivate and nurture all children to ensure that they fully achieve their potential. We are determined to ensure that our children are not only given a fantastic academic education but an education that meets their own individual needs. We provide our children with the skills and knowledge that will make them successful in future life whilst also providing them with a wide range of opportunities and experiences that ignites their imagination. The school's community is diverse and fully inclusive of each other. The school prides itself on valuing the contribution of the staff and provides a range CPD opportunities.

We are looking for an applicant who:

  • Acts as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and behaviour.
  • Is a good or better teacher.
  • Can think creatively to engage, enthuse and motivate all children to learn.
  • Have evidence of having a measurable impact in their current/previous teaching role.
  • Values teamwork.
  • Has high standards and expectations in all areas of school life.
  • Is committed to inspire pupils and raise achievement.

We can offer you:

  • Happy, well behaved and hardworking pupils who are eager to learn.
  • A talented, dedicated, and hard-working staff team.
  • A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team.
  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance.
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change.
  • A diverse school community with positive and happy children.
  • Extended holidays.
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

West Thurrock Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure through high quality training and development; all staff gain a deep understanding of the expectations of the Keeping Children Safe In Education guidance 2022. All applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service, health check and two satisfactory references..

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for interview.We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Incomplete applications will not be successful. CVs will not be accepted. Details and application form can be sent by email upon request from the School Business Manager -

Information about the School

West Thurrock Academy is a two-form school which currently has 450 children on role. The school is very spacious with a large hall for P.E, assemblies and school meals, plenty of outdoor learning zones and access to a good-sized field. The school also has a computer suite and Food Technology Room that is used by all classes within the school. The school is open and inclusive enabling our children to learn and explore in a safe and secure environment.

West Thurrock Academy is a Single Academy Trust with a Governing Body and a Members Board.

The school is currently rated Good with Ofsted, July 2022.

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

Ian Clark
Schoolfield Road, Grays
Essex, RM20 3HR
Telephone: 01708 866743

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