Class Teacher – St Mary’s CofE Junior Academy


Posted on: Thursday 28 March 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

St Mary's Church of England Junior Academy, Swan Ln, Long Stratton, Norwich NR15 2UY

Trust: St Benet’s

Academy Name: St Mary’s CofE Junior Academy

Vacancy Job Title: Class teacher

Pay Scale: Main scale (ECT’s encouraged to apply)

Full Time/Part Time: Full time

Contract type: Permanent                

Start Date: 1st September 2024

St Mary’s is a two form entry junior school which is built on our school values of respect, responsibility, community, courage, ambition and nurture. We are an inclusive school with a passion for supporting and developing the ‘whole child’ to be a global citizen.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • has high expectations of all children’s learning and behaviour
  • has experience of adapting and scaffolding high quality lessons to meet the needs of all learners
  • has positive attitude to share our vision, enthusiasm and commitment to improve the pupil’s life chances
  • are commitment to promoting an inclusive learning environment by enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • have a passion towards being a lifelong learner and dedicated to continuous professional development; always striving for excellence
  • will promote Christian Values and uphold the Christian ethos of the academy and St Benets

St Mary’s Junior Academy can offer:

  • A model of collaborative leadership
  • Strong pedagogy around teaching and learning
  • SLT support through coaching and mentoring
  • Professional development and support around curriculum and lesson design
  • Access to the latest research models
  • A passionate and proactive pastoral and SENDCo team dedicated to ensuring every child is supported to reach their full potential
  • A friendly and dedicated staff team, enthusiastic children and a collaborative approach to raising standards                         

We would love to hear from you if:

  • Qualifications: Possession of a recognised Bachelor’s degree in Education or a relevant subject, along with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) achieved through successful completion of teacher training.
  • ECT Status: Early Career Teachers who have completed their initial teacher training and have not yet completed two full years of induction.
  • Safeguarding Awareness: Understanding of safeguarding principles and a commitment to promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Closing date: Friday 26 April 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 7 May 2024

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to;

References may be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.  Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Headteacher at 01508530459 or email

St Benets Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

The Trust’s safeguarding policy can be found on our website.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.


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