Class Teachers - St. John’s Primary Academy, Essington

Hobnock Road, Essington, Wolverhampton, WV11 2RF
MS1 – UPS3 - £25714 - £41604 (subject to Teacher’s Pay & Conditions)
08 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Job roles: Class Teachers. Required from: September 2021

Contract type:  Full time, permanent and Full time, temporary (one year - maternity cover)

Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 (subject to Teacher’s Pay & Conditions)

The continued expansion of St. John’s Primary Academy and forthcoming maternity leaves have resulted in a number of exciting opportunities for teachers being available for September 2021.

About Us:

Future Generation Trust is a small, growing Trust of primary phase academies in Staffordshire.

FGT aims to create a strong positive culture in all of its academies in which valuable life skills will be delivered. Quality teaching, built upon a foundation of care and support will lead to high levels of attainment, achievement and confidence, self-esteem and a love of learning.

St. John’s Primary Academy, Essington, is a Church School which works closely with the community.  It is Ofsted rated Outstanding. To continue our improvement it is imperative that we appoint talented members of staff who share our vision of delivering a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum in a bright, attractive and supportive environment.

To see what type of academy we are please take the time to look at:

The posts we have available for September would be particularly suitable for ambitious candidates with two years’ teaching experience, in any area of the primary age range (EYFS, KS1 and KS2) who are looking to widen their experience further. Applications from energetic and enthusiastic NQT’s are also welcome and a full programme of training and support will be made available to successful candidates.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • a qualified teacher with a passion for teaching and learning
  • able to demonstrate commitment to raising standards of teaching, learning and achievement for all learners
  • committed to working as part of a team and fully take part in the life of our school and our community

The successful candidates will align themselves closely with the values and ethos of the academy   and match the high levels of discretionary effort that current staff display.

At St. John’s we can offer ambitious teachers:

  • an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience
  • a track record of staff successfully obtaining promotion following service at our academy
  • high quality professional development opportunities and the support of skilled staff, in return for high levels of commitment

It is strongly recommended that potential candidates arrange a visit to the academy.  Appointments can be made by emailing either during or outside of school hours.  Scheduled visit times are as follows:

  • Friday 12th February, 9.30am and 2pm
  • Wednesday 24th February, 2pm and 4pm

Completed applications should be emailed to Kim Greenaway at

Please include a supporting letter of no more than two A4 sheets, detailing your strengths and experience.  Only fully completed applications will be accepted, do not include CV’s.

Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted by phone or e-mail.

Closing Date for applications:    Friday 26th February at 12 midday

Prior to interview we will observe shortlisted candidates in a teaching and learning session, and references will be requested.

Interviews:         Week commencing Monday 22nd March

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A copy of the Safeguarding Policy is available on the academy website.  This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

St. John’s Primary Academy

Hobnock Road, Essington, Wolverhampton, WV11 2RF

Telephone: 01922 476695

St. John’s Primary Academy is part of Future Generation Trust

In the future generation we trust!

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