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  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
M1 to M6 + Fringe,

Job summary

Reception Class Teacher Pay range: M1 to M6 + Fringe, ECT are welcome to apply.

Contract type: Permanent Start: 1st January 2022

Applications close: 6th December 2021 (midnight)

Interviews: W/c 13th December 2021

Are you an enthusiastic EYFS Teacher looking for a small Early Years class within a rural one form entry Primary School?

Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy is looking to appoint a talented and dedicated EYFS Reception Classroom Teacher who will be responsible for the provision for our children across the Reception class.

Our Adams class of 17 children needs a teacher who is dedicated to providing a fun, engaging curriculum that is challenging and imaginative.

Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South and East of England with 4 primary schools in Essex and overall 45 Primary, Secondary and Special Academies in the TKAT Family. Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to inspire learners and change lives through great teaching, leadership and learning for all.

This is a great opportunity for a talented individual who is able to teach engaging lessons which will motivate children and help them to reach their full potential. Working as part of a supportive and highly professional team at Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy and under the professional direction and supervision of the Headteacher, you will plan, prepare and deliver lessons and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils in your care.

We believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure: secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for; challenged to achieve their best; and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality and their achievements. We are looking to recruit a qualified teacher who is highly motivated to join our wonderful ‘BIG, little school’.

We are looking for an:

-Exemplary classroom practitioner either at the beginning of their teaching career or an -experienced teacher looking for the next challenge
-An ambitious and highly motivated individual
-Energetic, creative and committed professional
-An optimistic person with a can-do attitude
-An individual who sets high expectations and establishes productive working relationships with pupils and staff
-Individual who promotes the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom and is committed to achieving high standards
-Has a secure knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage

We will offer you:

A comprehensive induction programme

A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team

A friendly and supportive environment where everyone is committed to a work-life balance

The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change

Trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver great lessons

School-to-school support from fellow TKAT schools

Through our strong Teaching School Alliance

high quality on-going professional development

Regular opportunities to meet and engage with fellow professionals from TKAT and beyond

Opportunities for career progression

Free 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Program to help maintain a healthy work/life balance

On-site parking

We strongly encourage a visit to the school prior to application if possible. Email our friendly office team via office@sapa-tkat.org or call us on 01708 688207 to book a visit with our Headteacher, Ms Emma Speller who would be happy to show you our ‘big, little school’.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016. Notes Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse:

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
143 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email

About Stapleford Abbotts Primary School

We are a small one form entry Primary Academy set on the borders of rural Essex served the community of Stapleford Abbotts since 1887. We also have a preschool on our site, so our children join us at three years old.

Our children are polite, respectful and have a high regard for being a part of a truly amazing little school.

The staff are dynamic, highly motivated, and committed to working as an exceptional team of professional teachers and support staff. The school’s morals and values are set in our vison of ‘Inspire - Believe - Achieve’. We offer a curriculum that educates and nurtures each child, enabling them to achieve high standards of academic attainment whilst also enabling them to become capable, caring and confident learners, ready to take their next step in the journey to adulthood.

Your child is important to us and they will be treated as individuals. Learning will be active and engaging, they will be motivated, stretched and challenged because we want them to achieve their very best. We want your child to be in a school that is a happy one and where everyone is valued for the unique qualities they bring to their learning journey here.

School location

Stapleford Road, Romford, Essex, RM4 1EJ

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