• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

Job summary

Executive Principal: Mrs L Brammer

Required: September 2021
EYFS Teacher
32.5 Hours Per Week
MPS/UPS £25,714 to £41,604
Applications from NQT’s and RQT’s are welcome

The Trustees of Maple Court are looking to appoint a passionate and experienced EYFS teacher to join the committed and hard-working teaching team at Maple Court Academy. Maple Court Academy are on a rapid journey of improvement and has undergone significant changes since their Ofsted November 2019. The standards and expectations of leaders at Maple Court are extremely high for both staff and pupils alike. If you are excited by challenge and driven to achieve the best, then Maple Court Academy’s journey of improvement is for you.

Maple Court Academy is a part of Alpha Academies Trust, priding itself on developing strong links between its academies in both primary and secondary contexts. Leaders have collaborated with Eaton Park Academy, aligning policy and practice under a shared Executive Principal. Maple Court is a larger than average two form entry primary school which serves the communities of Bentilee and Bucknall.

The Trustees are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to engage and inspire our children, planning and delivering high quality learning experiences which impact positively on the children’s knowledge and outcomes, and who will have the highest expectations for every child in terms of their success and behaviour and attitude. We require someone who will absorb our ethos and values and immerse themselves into the life and success of Maple Court Academy, together with an outward looking approach to working as part of The Alpha Academies Trust. The successful candidate will have the highest level of commitment and the passion to continue to drive the success of the Academy forward and will be a very motivated team player in a highly effective staff team.

We can offer you an academy/Trust which:

• Never stands still and is always one step ahead with initiatives and new, dynamic ways of working, continually driving teaching and learning forward and the outcomes and experiences offered to the children.
• Has friendly, open, dedicated and passionate staff who have very high expectations and standards for all pupils.
• Has a warm, embracing and very well-resourced working environment.
• Flexibility and creativity around teaching and learning strategies and approaches.
• Children who are hungry to learn, enthused by good teaching and have good behaviour for learning.
• Does not create unnecessary workload and only action things which impact positively on our children.
• Provides excellent professional development opportunities and constant support and collaboration opportunities.

Lesson observations and interviews will take place week commencing Monday 17th May 2021.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
465 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Maple Court Academy

Maple Court is a large primary academy with almost 500 pupils located in the Bentilee area of Stoke-on-Trent. Children enter the Academy with very low literacy and numeracy skills and the academy is ambitious to provide all pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding to succeed in later life. We expect excellence from everyone and believe that all of our pupils can achieve excellence too.

The Alpha Academies Trust sets a very clear vision for all its educational providers: to champion the life chances of learners in the community it serves. This vision is systematically implemented in Maple Court Academy. As a result, pupils receive good quality education in a safe environment where their best interests are uppermost.

Arranging a visit to Maple Court Academy

Visits to the Academy are actively encouraged and warmly welcomed. This can be arranged by calling the Academy on 01782 970293.

School location

Beverley Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0QD

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