Classroom Teacher - Maternity Leave Cover

Silverdale Primary Academy, St Leonards-On-Sea, TN37 7EA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)


Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range

Classroom Teacher - Maternity Leave Cover job summary

Are you an experienced teacher or ECT, looking for a chance to demonstrate your enthusiasm for learning? 

Silverdale Primary Academy are looking for an outstanding ECT/ MPS Classroom Teacher to join our hugely motivated and enthusiastic Year Six team, on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. We are committed to developing our academy into an amazing place for the whole Silverdale Community, a place where we all flourish and thrive.   

We believe it is our responsibility to promote a community founded on respect, trust, fairness and honesty, where we are privileged to celebrate and nurture both our similarities and differences. We take care and pride in each other and ourselves, we really believe it is important to be positive and happy, that learning is for everyone. We want to be aspirational and ambitious, we want to keep getting better. We expect everyone to help create a place where we can all thrive and enjoy being together.

We are looking for a Classroom Teacher who will participate fully as an innovative member of our team.  We need someone to join us who is as excited about the development of Silverdale as we are! 

We are looking for someone with:

A drive for excellence with high expectations for welfare of pupils
Excellent motivational and communication skills
Proven experience in working with all stakeholders
A positive attitude ​​​​​​​
Ideally have KS1 and KS2 experience

Applying for the job

Please apply via our website at

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About Silverdale Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
628 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

About Silverdale Primary Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2018)

Silverdale Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We are deeply committed to providing high-quality education for the families in our local community. We are a local centre of excellence for the Thrive approach and focus our school life around key learning behaviours characterised by our learning ninjas! Our three classes of pupils in each year group, enjoy creative learning in an outstanding learning environment. This includes an indoor heated swimming pool, extensive grounds, a music hub, and a rainforest themed library. We have recently added a log cabin to our Forest School outdoor learning area to enable year-round Forest School activities.

We can offer you:

a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
excellent facilities and resources for staff and pupils.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  Read more about our vision and values.

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.  

The other benefits we offer including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Find out more

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Silverdale office on or call 01424 448100.

Key dates

Closing date: 19th May 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 23rd May 2022

Proposed start date: September 2022

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Arranging a visit to Silverdale Primary Academy

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Silverdale office on or call 01424 448100.

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