Primary Teacher

Churchwood Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9PB

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

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Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range

Primary Teacher job summary

Location: Initially at the Churchwood Primary Academy

Your initial 12 month placement will be at the Churchwood Primary Academy to cover maternity leave. Thereafter, the position may continue at the Churchwood Primary Academy or you will be offered an alternative teaching position with another academy within reasonable commuting distance. 

Do you thrive on seeing your pupils excel?

We are seeking an inspiring teacher to join our dedicated and supportive team. This is a role for a committed teacher who strives to ensure the success of all pupils.

We are looking for a teacher who can nurture, inspire and motivate our children. You will have:

a degree level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
a sound understanding of the breadth of content covered across the primary core and foundation subjects
effective teaching, organisational and communication skills.
This is an important role for our academy as we constantly strive to improve and excel in all that we do. To succeed in this role, you will need to:

plan teaching to ensure the progression of all pupils
assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils
demonstrate a commitment to promoting high standards of attainment and behaviour.

In return for your skills and experience, we can offer you:​​​​​​​

A happy, caring academy ethos – ‘Everyone Can at Churchwood!’
Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life
A calm, positive and innovative learning environment
Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
A generous public sector pension scheme
Continuous personal training and development at all stages of your career with a package that includes:
An annual personal development day
Job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset
Open access online training courses
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. 

For further information please download our Candidate Pack and Job Description. To arrange an appointment to tour the academy and have an informal chat with the principal, please contact the academy office at office@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk or on 01424 852326.​​​​​​​

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About Churchwood Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

About Churchwood Primary Academy
Ofsted grade: Good (2017)

Churchwood Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We are a caring and creative school. With one class in each year group, we are able to guide and support our pupils to achieve their best. Situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood, our pupils enjoy learning outside the classroom in our forest school, woodland playground and large playing fields. Our speech and language provision is a key strength: we have a Autism Spectrum Disorder unit for Key Stage 2 pupils and a Speech and Language therapist. We also host a nursery for children aged from 2 years. 

We hold the School Games Gold Award and the East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion. ​​​​​​​Visit Churchwood Primary Academy.

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.

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.

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.

Key dates
Closing date: 16  May 2022
Interview date: 20 May or by arrangement
Start date: 1 September 2022

Arranging a visit to Churchwood Primary Academy

 To arrange an appointment to tour the academy and have an informal chat with the principal, please contact the academy office at office@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk or on 01424 852326.​​​​​​​

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