Burnt Oak Junior School is a delightful 2 form
entry within The Pioneer Academy. We are a vibrant ‘village-feel’ school
embedded within the heart of Sidcup’s community. Judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in July 2018,
Burnt Oak Junior School is described by pupils as ‘a bursting ball of
joy’. Our motto is Inspirational
Teaching – Aspirational Learners.
We are looking for a KS2 class teacher to teach one of our delightful
Year 5 or Year 6 classes in the new academic year. This could be a full time role or a part time
role job sharing with an experienced teacher.
We welcome applications from experienced teachers and from ECTs. We can also show you our wonderful nurturing
school in action so please call us on 0208 300 5854 to arrange a tour. Please note that suitable candidates, whose applications meet the person specification, may be called to interview before the closing date.
Burnt Oak Junior School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools
across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first,
pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All
our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools,
work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more on our website or checking out all the amazing experiences we offer on our Twitter pages!
At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing
and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we have signed up to the
Education Staff Wellbeing Charter and increased our
offer this year to up to at least 4 hours
for full time teachers, and regular additional release time
scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We are committed to regular reviews of staff
well-being and reducing staff workload.
We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying
and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at
every stage of your career. We also have
an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing
which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
What we offer you:
- A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in
teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and
in the local community.
- High quality development programme with
induction programmes for all new staff.
- Excellent CPD opportunities throughout your
career, including bespoke ECT development, subject leader training and access
- Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
- Access to professional coaching.
- A supportive and collaborative working ethos,
including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of
experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
- Termly year group and subject leader forums to
increase collaboration and reduce workload.
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme
including free counselling.
- Access to discounted wrap around childcare for
- Free academy-wide social events throughout the
If you are interested in
applying for the post, please see the job description/person
specification. To apply for this
vacancy, please complete the application form, indicating how you satisfy the
criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be
required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your
application. Applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to
interview. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, online searches will be completed as part
of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that
is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a
shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may
harm the reputation of the school. If
any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will
have an opportunity to address these at interview. An
Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a
check of the Children’s Barred List.
Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 will be completed following a provisional
offer of appointment. Where applicable,
if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked
outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.
Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment
are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment
checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.
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