Hilltop Junior School, Wickford, Essex, SS11 8LT

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  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

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Please refer to the HEARTS Academy Trust Pay scales

Teacher job summary

Class Teacher – April 2022 Salary – Please refer to HEARTS Academy Trust Teachers Pay scales Thank you for your interest in our Teacher vacancy at Hilltop Junior School, we hope that the following information and attachments are helpful. Hilltop Junior School is part of the HEARTS Academy Trust, we have a highly inclusive ethos and provide a broad and enriched education for our pupils. We have exceptionally skilled staff who prioritise the support of their colleagues as well as having very high aspirations for their pupils. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, ambitious and passionate Teacher to join our team. Our pupils deserve only the best, so we are looking for a teacher who is highly motivated, enthusiastic, creative and fun. You will share our passion that all pupils deserve to receive teaching that enables them to reach their full potential. Our staff truly place children at the HEART of what they do. Please note that all applications must be submitted using the application form provided, additional sheets may be included if you feel it necessary. We can offer you: • an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including Trust-wide twilights throughout the year • excellent classroom support from experienced classroom assistants • a two-week October half term • the opportunity to work with our lovely children and our school community • enthusiastic children who want to learn • supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils • a highly effective learning environment • a responsive and involved leadership team • an 80/20% teaching model (all teachers receive an additional 10% non-contact (PPA) time each week as part of Trust policy) • a school with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values • access to our school counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions We would welcome the opportunity to show you around our school, please contact Suzanne Cullinane, School Business Manager to arrange a mutually convenient date. How to apply It is very important that you complete HEARTS application form in full, particularly section F which refers to references. We must have the full contact details of two referees, including their name, address, telephone number and email address. Please note that we will write to the Headteacher for all education references. Incomplete application forms will not be considered. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we have enough applications to shortlist, therefore we advise that you do not delay applying. About HEARTS Academy Trust HEARTS Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. For this reason, all application forms are anonymised before shortlisting takes place to ensure applicants are considered only on the relevant qualifications, skills and experience that are profiled on the application form and personal statement. This post advertised is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974.’ All applicants can view a copy of our Records Retention Policy on the Trust website, the policy sets out how we will gather, process and hold personal data of individuals during and after the recruitment process. HEARTS Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants HEARTS is a small innovative Academy Trust of six primary schools and an alternative provision for pupils with SEMH challenges. All provisions are based in the south of Essex. Our values are central to all that we do. We work tirelessly to ensure that happiness and hope, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth, spirituality and service are embedded into the curriculum. Our pupils are well-rounded individuals who are ready to face the challenges offered to them. These values are at the heart of all we do and fundamental to our working relationships as well as our pupils’ learning. We have high expectations of our employees and offer support and continued development opportunities for all. We expect our employees to live the HEARTS values in their work and relationships with other employees and the community. All of our schools are judged good or outstanding. For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk.
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About Hilltop Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
339 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Hilltop Juniors is a three form entry school in the town of Wickford. The school is close to main transport links including the A127, A12 and the C2C mainline.

Hilltop Juniors is a school that puts children first. We are well served by transport links and are close to major road networks.

The Trust is truly innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar consists of 184 contact days, 5 non-pupil days and high quality additional continuous professional development for the equivalent of 6 days.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview.

Arranging a visit to Hilltop Junior School

We would welcome the opportunity to show you around our school, please contact Suzanne Cullinane, School Business Manager at Hilltop Junior School to arrange a mutually convenient date.
Email: s.cullinane@heartsacademy.uk
Tel: 01268 734 649

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