Class Teachers - Sir Martin Frobisher Academy

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Clacton-on-Sea CO15, United Kingdom
72 Severn Road Clacton-on-Sea England CO15 3RA GB

Post: Class Teachers

Salary: £30,430

Location: Frobisher Drive, Jaywick, Essex, CO15 2QH, UK

Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Start 1st October 2017

This is a hugely exciting time for our family of schools. The Trust has been recognised by the Department for Education as being well placed to raise standards and achieve excellence for pupils in a growing number of schools nationwide. We are presented with a rare opportunity to make a real difference to the lives and life chances of so many primary school children many of whom haven’t previously received the educational opportunities they deserve.

The Trust consists of over fifty schools and includes schools at all stages of development, from brand new schools, those requiring significant improvement through to existing outstanding schools. As a Trust we are clear about the importance of achieving long term sustainability for our schools. Our vision is to enable individual academies to flourish with real autonomy, whilst also ensuring a strong ethos of support and collaboration across our schools.

Teachers within REAch2 belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues within and beyond their school to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence, and are committed to providing the highest standards of teaching for all children. If that is you then we would be delighted to receive your application.

A school has been found on this site since 1966, and Sir Martin Frobisher Academy has become a well-established and important part of the local community.  Our school caters for children from the ages of 2 to 11, and is well equipped to deliver all aspects of the National Curriculum. We are an open and accessible school working in partnership with parents and carers to ensure that all of our pupils are able to achieve their best. We value the roles of each individual within our school community,staff, pupils, parents, carers, governors and visitors in achieving the best for all of our children

We are looking for teachers for our academies who can demonstrate they are  an excellent classroom practitioner has a proven ability to raise standards for all pupils in the classroom has the vision, creativity and energy to delivery high quality lessons for our children has the skills to enthuse, empower young people in our academies

In return, we will offer:

  • Strong, supportive leadership and a caring and enthusiastic staff team.
  • A strong emphasis on teamwork;
  • A commitment to you and high quality professional development including research projects;
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference to change the lives and life-chances for the children of Sir Martin Frobisher.

Additional information:


Reporting to: Headteacher

This appointment is subject to the current conditions of employment of teachers contained in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, the Education Act 1997, the required standards for Qualified Teacher Status, other current educational legislation and the schools’ articles of government.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the head teacher and member of staff, and will be reviewed annually.

  1. Strategic direction and development of National Curriculum provision in the school – with the support of, and under the direction of the Head and Deputy Head Teacher(s) to:­

Contribute to a positive ethos in which all pupils have access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum;

Analyse and interpret relevant school, local and national data relating to their own class and advise the head teacher on the level of resources required to maximise achievement;

Liaise with staff, parents/carers, external agencies and other schools to co-ordinate their contribution, provide maximum support and ensure continuity of provision within their class;

Consider the views of both pupils and parents/carers and to respond appropriately

  1. Teaching and learning to:

Develop a classroom environment and teaching practice which secures effective learning across the breadth of the National (including Foundation Stage) Curriculum and provides a professional model, clearly demonstrating effective teaching, classroom organisation and display, and high standards of achievement, behaviour and discipline

Support the identification of, and provision for pupils with additional educational needs

Regularly monitor progress of pupils within their class which is then reflected in teaching plans

Evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching and learning by work analysis and use these analyses to guide future improvements

Ensure setting of realistic and challenging expectations for pupils in their class

Liaise effectively with staff to ensure the successful transition of pupils through the school

Contribute to meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to co-­ordinate the work of the school as a whole

  1. Relationships with staff to:­

Achieve constructive working relationships with all staff

Direct, organise and manage the work of support staff within the classroom, Provide regular information to senior staff on class progress

  1. Effective deployment of staff and resources to:

Maintain and develop class resources and budget, co-­ordinate their deployment and monitor their effectiveness in meeting the class objectives

  1. General to:

Promote equal opportunities within the school and to seek to ensure the implementation of the schools equal opportunities policy.

Take on any additional responsibilities which might, from time to time, be determined.


Responsible for: Educational, emotional and social development of each of the children which form the class allocated for each specific academic year. Various curriculum areas with the changing needs of the school.

Teaching ability and curriculum: understanding evidence of successful classroom practice

  • A good understanding of Early Reading development including phonics
  • a clear understanding of the NC, planning, assessment and of modern truly interactive primary school teaching techniques
  • knowledge and experience of curriculum planning and assessment with particular regard to Key stages 1
  • desire and ability to work closely as part of a team
  • awareness of national trends and developments
  • high expectations of self, pupils and staff
  • clear and balanced views about pupil welfare and discipline
  • understanding of child development and ability to recognise and respond to the individuality of pupils
  • a commitment to the integration of children with special educational needs in mainstream school environment
  • evidence of commitment to personal and professional development
  • commitment to the involvement of parents in their children’s learning
  • Ability and willingness to teach across Key stage 1.
  • A good understanding of and commitment to interagency working

Personal qualities

  • well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain good relationships with staff, parents, and pupils
  • personal and professional integrity
  • ability to work under pressure while maintaining a cheerful disposition
  • excellent organisational skills
  • flexible attitude towards responsibilities in school

Management skills

  • Awareness of the process of inspections of schools for monitoring and evaluating the quality of a school
  • knowledge and experience of identifying and
  • ordering equipment/resources and being a budget holder
  • To be able to monitor, evaluate, lead and develop
  • subject/s within the school
  • an understanding of the role of governors
  • experience in leading meetings (e.g. curriculum)
  • experience of managing adults in the classroom
  • experience of supporting and developing colleagues

Other qualities

  • commitment to the job and the school
  • ability and commitment to work closely with, and support the Head
  • Willingness to contribute to all areas of school life
  • strong commitment to the importance of the school as
  • part of the community
  • a strong belief in the importance of the development of the emotional, cultural/spiritual/sporting interests of the child
  • a sense of balance – with a life outside of school
  • sense of humour!
  • someone who will fit in The Frobisher team!

Closing date for applications: 27th July 2017

Interviews: 31st July 2017 

To arrange an informal discussion or request an application pack please contact the school office.

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. If you would like to visit, please email:

REAch2 Academy Trust and all its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is essential for these roles.

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