Job Ref No. ECC3837-351 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS
Position Start Date: 15/04/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/02/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Week commencing 12th February 2024  

Job Description

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A fixed term maternity cover position has become available to join our dedicated team here at Epping Primary School. We are looking to appoint an excellent teacher for a Year 3 class, in our 2-form entry school from the start of the Summer Term, April 2024. Transition days will take place at the end of the Spring Term to allow for a smooth handover from the current teacher. We are looking for an inspiring practitioner, passionate about high-quality, child-centred teaching and learning and someone who has high expectations of achievement and attainment for all pupils.

Our Year 3 pupils are looking for "someone who is creative, calm and smiley", "someone who is kind and will help us with our learning" and most importantly "someone who will make learning fun for us all".

Applicants will have a proven record of exemplary classroom practice, have the ability to think and work innovatively and creatively, and enjoy working as part of a dedicated team. "The staff team are highly committed to meeting the needs of all pupils, which is appreciated by parents." (Ofsted 2022) Applicants must also be responsive to our whole school ethos of ensuring the very best for every child. "Pupils enjoy coming to Epping Primary School and are proud of their school. Pupils are very well behaved."(Ofsted 2022)

In addition, the ideal candidate will:

Be a qualified primary school teacher- this post is also open to ECT's

Have thorough knowledge of the curriculum and assessment procedures

Be able to build strong relationships with pupils and their families

Have high expectations of themselves and the pupils

Be committed to personal professional development

We are a learning-centred school, teaching to a challenge-based and skills-led curriculum which is highly focussed on a positive growth mindset and building resilience.

We are proud to be an accredited Wellbeing School, who cares for the mental wellbeing of all our pupils and staff.

Please refer closely to the job description, when completing your application form.

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. If you wish to make an appointment, interested candidates are invited to contact Mr Clifford Harrington (School Business Manager), by email at with two dates and times that you would like to visit and we shall do our best to accommodate you.

Epping Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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

Clifford Harrington
Coronation Hill, Epping
Essex, CM16 5DU
Telephone: 01992 572408

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