Vacancy Position - Class Teacher


West Leigh Junior School, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 2JD



Mainscale or UPR


Start Date

September 2022


About the Role

Come and join our happy, lively and dedicated team at this successful and popular school. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and reflective class teacher. West Leigh offers wonderful, hard-working and happy children who show great interest in their learning, an extremely supportive community and a full range of professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will:

  • be passionate about learning and teaching

  • use a sense of fun to excite and inspire our children

  • promote high standards and challenge

  • work flexibly with a team

  • display energy, imagination and initiative


Please see the attached job description for further information about the scope and responsibilities of the role.

We would welcome applications from experienced and aspirational teachers with a proven track record of excellent practice. Applications from NQTs are also very welcome.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Information about the School

West Leigh Junior School is part of Portico Academy Trust.

Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils. Set in the heart of the community, West Leigh Junior School offers a welcoming environment that provides a rich curriculum, where children can enjoy learning and where achievement in all aspects of life is celebrated.

Our board of trustees is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical and enhanced DBS clearance.


Closing Date: Wednesday 11th May 2022 at Midday


Interviews: Tuesday 17th May 2022


For further details or an application pack, please contact Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager at Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB.

Telephone: 01702 987890 ext.310



Attached Documents:

Class Teacher Job Description and Person Specification


Application Email: