Class Teacher

Salary: Main Pay Scale 1 - 4

Full time

Job type: Maternity Cover 

Required for September 2024 start. We are looking for an enthusiastic Teacher, with a caring nature to join our team. 

  • Are you an engaging and committed teacher who is passionate about primary teaching? If the answer is yes, then keep reading!

  • The Governors at Forest Academy are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher to join our hardworking and committed team. Our pupils deserve a teacher who will ensure that they make excellent progress by making learning exciting, challenging, memorable and fun.


A successful applicant will:

  • Be an Inspirational classroom practitioner with evidence of excellent classroom practice. 

  • Have high expectations of all pupils, both socially and academically, and a strong commitment to raising standards. 

  • Place a strong emphasis on creativity and ensuring pupils enjoy their learning.  

  • Have excellent knowledge of the curriculum and understands the importance  of developing literacy skills throughout the school.

  • Show commitment to the wider life of the school.

The school can offer:
  • Parallel working to reduce workload within a supportive team;

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, successful and happy school team. 

  • Happy, highly motivated children who enjoy learning and behave well.

  • Dedicated staff and Governors

  • An excellent partnership with families

  • Opportunities for continuing professional development

Visits to the school are recommended.  For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact April Grimes (Headteacher) on 01842 810309.

Closing date 12/04/2024

Interviews w/c 22/04/2024

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept application forms completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you to check the job information as per the listing on our website.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs.  Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Forest Academy is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.  

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. We’re keen to ensure our school works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Teacher Application Pack
Support Staff Application Pack
Safeguarding Information for applicants