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Class Teacher

28 Apr 2021   |   The Forest Academy   |   MPS
Reporting to Head of School
Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment Monday- Friday, 32.4 hours per week
Salary MPS
Start Date 1st September 2021
Closing Date Monday 17th May 2021
Shortlisting Tuesday 18th May 2021
Interview Date Thursday 27th May 2021
Applications Please contact Georgia Law for an Application Pack
Telephone: 01226 284719

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with 25 academies. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve.

We are an education charity with Academies in the Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Education sectors, working with students with challenging behaviour and Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH). As such, we work with some of the most challenging young people in the system.

As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the Trust.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

● Are creative, imaginative, committed and passionate about learning
● Can lead and inspire others
● Have a commitment to working with children and young people with challenging behaviour.
● Who are passionate about learning
● Able to demonstrate a track record of impact and success
● Able to communicate your passion to children and colleagues alike
● Are creative, imaginative, determined, resourceful and adaptable.

We are looking for an exceptional Class Teacher to join our team to help drive continued improvement to become a truly outstanding school in the eyes of children and communities. The Forest Academy is a great school, with very many aspects of our work recognised as Outstanding in our latest OFSTED inspection. We are looking for an experienced, passionate, committed teacher to join our Key Stage 2 team and take advantage of the opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues to hone your craft and unleash your potential. Forest is passionate about offering the very best quality provision in all aspects of the school experience for our little people – because we simply believe, they deserve nothing less. We have a strong desire to ensure that our children have everything that they need to become successful … then we want to hear from you.

What can we offer?

● Fantastic kids
● A supportive, hardworking, dedicated and rather fun team
● Passion, commitment, energy, enthusiasm
● Effective systems and supportive leadership
● Brilliant professional development opportunities with imminent opportunities for leadership development


If you areYour role will be to model outstanding practice in the classroom, to support, guide, and develop the practice of colleagues and trainees in partnership with Academy Senior Leaders, to innovate, explore, research, refine and define quality teaching and learning in our Academies. Your work is likely to extend your influence across a cluster of Academies. You will be an exemplar of good practice and a leader of joint-practice development interested in working with us, please call 01226 720742 for further information and to arrange an informal discussion. Alternatively, you can email for further information.

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

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