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  • Expected start date

    3 January 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Main/Upper Pay Scale

Job summary

Are you an excellent classroom practitioner and an aspiring leader?
If you are, and you really want to make a difference, then this could be the opportunity may be for you!

St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy is part of the REAch2 Multi Academy Trust, we are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative teacher and have two teaching posts available (one for January and one for Easter). We are also seeking an aspiring leader to join our collaborative team and lead on whole school English

We need:
• An excellent teacher, who is passionate and engaging.
• An aspiring leader with a proven track record of highly effective subject leadership.

So, if you are:
• Keen to work in a supportive and principle-based school.
• Driven by a strong moral purpose to enable all children to achieve and have integrity.
• Passionate about creativity and have an excellent sense of humour.
• Warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals.
• A professional who values wellbeing but unafraid of hard work.
• Calm and able to handle pressure and setbacks with a smile.
• Keen to be challenged to become the best you can be.
• Able to be pushed at an accelerated rate of development, and reflective and proactive enough to make it happen.
• Determined to succeed.
• Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment.

Then you’d love to work at St. Mark’s and for REAch2. This is not just another job. This is a chance to be part of something exciting and very worthwhile. This opportunity will open doors both professionally and personally to anyone who joins our quest.

We can offer you:
• A Leadership Team dedicated to helping you develop an outstanding career and balanced life.
• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates across the Trust.
• The chance to work with a fantastic team, with the best possible opportunities to share ideas, planning, assessment etc.
• Opportunity to work alongside excellent teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis.
• The chance to develop personal curriculum strengths.
• An excellent CPD training programme.
• A dynamic, creative staff, dedicated to achieving whole-school improvement and building lifelong friendships.
• Appreciative, well-behaved, and enthusiastic pupils.
• Enthusiastic and proactive parents.

Additional allowances

TLR for English coordination

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
157 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8654 3570

About St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy

We are a one form entry school in the London Borough of Croydon. When you visit St Mark’s, you will see a caring, family orientated school, serving a wonderfully diverse community.

Our vision is to inspire a thirst for knowledge, thinking and learning through our creative curriculum and values-based ethos; our core purpose is to ensure that our pupils and staff achieve excellence through hard work, determination and a focus on maintaining high standards of attainment and conduct.

We understand that each individual is uniquely created to ‘shine’ and grow into compassionate, resilient and responsible individuals, able to contribute positively to the school, the local community and make a difference in society.

Our staff and governors are dedicated to the children and, in order to provide the very best education, they work closely with parents and carers to develop strong partnerships.

As a Church of England Academy, Christian values are central to the life of our school, where we worship together, serve together and grow together. We build nurturing relationships based on our values of respect, endeavour, acceptance, courage and honesty. In so doing, we welcome everyone from all faith backgrounds and none.

Our learning environment provides a happy, calm and purposeful atmosphere with a culture of high expectations for all. We educate and nurture the whole child through an exciting, creative and inclusive curriculum which develops children’s knowledge, skills and identity across a broad range of subjects, encouraging all to excel.

About REAch2:
Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation currently supporting over 60 primary academies across England. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

Arranging a visit to St Mark's Church of England Primary Academy

Virtual or on-site visits to our school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged at your convenience to meet our brilliant children!
Please contact Caroline Davies, at St. Mark’s C of E Primary Academy at sbm@st-marks.croydon.sch.uk or call on 020 8654 3570 to arrange a visit.

School location

Albert Road, London, SE25 4JD

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