5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893 - £25,979

Pay scale

Essex payscale 4-5, Scale 6-11

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate and hardworking Early Years Practitioners to join part of the founding team at Limebrook Primary School and Nursery as we open a brand-new school in Maldon for a September 2024 intake.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate good to outstanding practices, will need to be organised, proactive and have the ability to develop good relationships with staff, Children and parents in the school.

You will be able to deliver a wide range of creative and enjoyable inside and outside activities to ensure a secure and welcoming Teaching and Learning environment.

At the heart of the Lion Academy Trust is our belief that School sets children up for life.

The challenge for us teachers is that they only get one chance to make the most of it. So for us every Lion pupil – whoever they are - is a priority.

We want to recruit staff that engage and inspire both pupils and colleagues. Ideal candidates will be resilient, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our provision is 'Good or better, everyday’.

Previous applicants need not apply.

What the school offers its staff

  • career progression and leadership opportunities
  • additional non-contact time for teaching staff- over and above statutory PPA time; this equates to 15% non-contact time for a class teacher
  • unlimited access to CPD and career development through providers such as The National College and The Key.
  • a dynamic, dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children
  • enthusiastic, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling
  • a vibrant and rapidly improving school with rewards and opportunities for motivated and committed individuals
  • Lion Pathways Curriculum
  • Employee Assistance programme for you and your immediate family
  • Perks at Work discounted cinema tickets, travel, car lease scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will receive the Safeguarding Policy that outlines the duties and responsibilities of the employer and all employees.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Lion Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for taking the time to look at roles at the Lion Academy Trust. I am extremely proud of what our teams do on a daily basis - from teaching in classes that cater for the broadest range of needs and abilities through to the support teams that make sure that everything runs smoothly and ensures that our pupils, staff and visitors experience the very best of what primary-phase education can offer.

By seeking to engage with the Trust in applying for a new role, I would encourage you to explore our websites, social media feeds and where possible, speak to our staff about working for the Lion Academy Trust. We have high standards and expectations and work hard to make sure every pupil is afforded the education they deserve - but we cherish the staff we have and work as hard to ensure that we support and develop all our teams to achieve their full potential.

You will find all the details you need in the materials provided for each role. If you are looking for an employer that will match and exceed your ambition to positively change the lives of the pupils and communities we serve, then the Lion Academy Trust may well be the employer for you.

Good luck on your journey to finding the right job and the next steps in your career.

Justin James,
Chief Executive Officer

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