Class Teacher

Seymour Primary School, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9ES

12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - From 1st January 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

TMS 1-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a passionate class teacher who aligns with our school vision and values. We believe all children can, and will, succeed if provided with a consistent, supportive and aspirational environment. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of the primary curriculum, a proven record of highly effective teaching and can facilitate learning to demonstrate accelerated progress. ECT’s are welcome to apply.

What the school offers its staff

Information about Seymour Primary School

We are a successful primary school in Crawley and currently have 480 children on roll. We are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), the largest multi-academy trust in the south and east of England who pride themselves on being a community of learners who share the mindset of success and are driven by the prospect of opportunity for all. Seymour has a mixture of 2 and 3 classes per year group. We achieved an Ofsted rating of “GOOD” in December 2018. Seymour ensures all children have the opportunities and resources to achieve. We celebrate the fact that we have 29 languages spoken at our school. The school is led by 2 co-headteachers; Carol Collins and Emma Eardley. Seymour has a culture of continuous improvement for all, and their expertise in teaching and learning and standards in core subjects is recognised across TKAT schools. Therefore, the school is frequented by visitors who want to see dynamic and effective teaching and learning in action. We use Talk for Writing, Read Write Inc and the Mathematics Mastery Programme. This ensures all children have the strongest foundations in Reading, Writing and Maths. We are designing an exciting new foundation subject curriculum and time is dedicated to the development of these subjects and staff’s expertise in them.

Further details about the role

Seymour is committed to improving the life chances of every child: they strive to remove barriers created by social inequality and have a dedicated programme of support for disadvantaged children. Seymour is also committed to provide clear career progression for staff: opportunities to lead, work across TKAT, study for external qualifications are provided and planned for. What we can offer a school with a clear purpose, vision and values outstanding professional development clear career paths and progression to develop your career in education a creative and exciting working environment the opportunity to make a positive contribution to our children and society a commitment to wellbeing We are looking for teachers who are ambitious for themselves and others who are committed to working collaboratively who have a clear understanding of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children who believe that they can make a difference with exemplary communication skills and the ability to liaise with parents/carers and other professionals

Access to interview:- should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will. To arrange a visit please call the school office on 01293 533198 or emailbusinessmanager@seymour-tkat.org. Visits to our school during the school day are strongly recommended where you will be given a tour by either of the co headteachers.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse:

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.


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About Seymour Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
465 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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