Class Teacher

Salary Dependent on candidate experience - main scale
Contract Full time and permanent
Start Date September 2022
LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint outstanding class teachers on a permanent basis from September 2022. We welcome applications from experienced teachers or those who are new to the role. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established team and to bring high standards of teaching and learning to our Trust. 
 
At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 500 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are delighted that our schools remain long standing members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff and governors access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.
 
Our class teachers are enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated to create unique learning experiences for our pupils. We would love to hear from like minded individuals. 
 
Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification
 
Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via recruitment@leoacademytrust.co.uk. 
We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here
 
Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.
 
Closing date for applications 28 January 2022
Interviews Week commencing 07 February 2022
LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
 
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.
 
All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences, prior to the interview. 
 
LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.