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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M4

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be an Inspirational classroom practitioner with evidence of excellent classroom practice.

  • Have high expectations of all pupils, both socially and academically, and a strong commitment to raising standards.

  • Place a strong emphasis on creativity and ensuring pupils enjoy their learning.

  • Have excellent knowledge of the Foundation Stage/Key Stage 1 curriculum including the teaching of phonics.

  • Show commitment to the wider life of the school.

What the school offers its staff

  • Experienced mentors for ECTs;
  • Parallel working to reduce workload within a supportive team;

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, successful and happy school team.

  • Happy, highly motivated children who enjoy learning and behave well.

  • Dedicated staff and Governors

  • An excellent partnership with families

  • Opportunities for continuing professional development

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are recommended. For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact April Grimes (Headteacher) on 01842 810309.

Application form and further details are available from the Office at school.

More information about our school can be found on our website www.forest.suffolk.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Forest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Forest Academy is situated in the heart of the Suffolk town of Brandon. Forest School dates back to 1st October 1912. We converted to Academy status in November 2010.
The Academy is a two-form entry primary school with a 60 place Nursery which is able to offer a limited number of 30 hour places. The Victorian EYFS building houses both the Nursery and Reception classes. Years 2 to 6 class bases are in the main building and Year 1 is located in the Wildflower building. The school has a large outside area with two playgrounds, a playing field, a woodland area, an environmental garden and play equipment for both KS1 and KS2.

Arranging a visit to Forest Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email naimiwhite@forestacademy.co.uk.

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