Year 2 Class Teacher


Full time teacher - Maternity Cover 


Teacher main scale M1-M6 

Upper pay scale UPR1-3

Salary dependant on candidate experience & location


Fixed term to cover a maternity; the period of maternity is anticipated to last 12 months, however may be less than this. At the end of the period there may be other opportunities available across our Trust


Year 2 Class Teacher 


Full time 

Closing Date 

As applications are received 

Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing dates on appointment of a suitable candidate.


As applications are received 


To be arranged directly with the applicant

Start date

April 2024


To be confirmed - to find out more about our academies please click here


Are you a passionate and dedicated educator who is looking to make a real difference in the lives of young children?


We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic primary school teacher to join our fabulous team of dedicated and experienced teachers, who are passionate about teaching and learning. We are committed to providing our pupils with the best possible education, and we work hard to create a positive and supportive learning environment.  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.  


What we are looking for:


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS)

  • Experience of teaching in a primary school setting

  • Excellent teaching and classroom management skills

  • Ability to create and deliver engaging and stimulating lessons

  • Passion for teaching and learning

  • Strong commitment to child welfare

  • Enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated candidates who can create unique learning opportunities for our pupils;

  • A commitment to excellence and a growth mindset for your own development, including for use of technology within the classroom which is a key focus for the Trust;

  • You will be aligned with the Trust’s commitment to collaborative learning for all, through an ambitious curriculum and outstanding teaching, and high quality coaching for our staff.  


Why choose out Trust? 

Our academies are warm and welcoming, a place where all children are encouraged to reach their full potential. We have a strong commitment to providing our pupils with a high-quality education in a supportive and nurturing environment. LEO Academy Trust is  committed to developing a family of schools, where collaboration makes a real difference for our children, staff and families To find out more about our academies please click here.


As a growing Trust, we can offer you:


  • A range of training and development opportunities regardless of your experience or level of responsibility;

  • Opportunities to progress your career through increased responsibilities or specialism, enabling you to make a difference to pupils beyond your immediate class, year group or school;

  • A comprehensive induction programme at both a central and school level;

  • An opportunity to teach and learn from others at schools rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted;

  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme;

  • A supportive environment and the freedom to deliver a creative and exciting curriculum. 


Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification.


All candidates should detail in either the statement of suitability or application form how you meet the aspects of the person specification for the role - please see the job description and person specification here. You should describe your suitability against the person specification and ensure that you cover all essential criteria (if not marked as essential, please assume all are essential), by providing evidence and examples of proven experience. 


Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via  


We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here

LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please read about our commitment to safeguarding as well as other important information in our Applicant guide.