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KS2 Maternity Cover Teacher

Teachers Main Scale 1- 6

(£31,350 - £42,689 per annum)

Monday - Friday

FTE: 100%

Full-time

Bonnygate Primary School
Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon, Essex.RM15 5BAEssex
Bonnygate Primary School

Are you looking for a new and rewarding role in education?

A new opportunity has arisen, for a Key Stage 2 Teacher to join our successful teaching team. Bonnygate Primary School is a large primary school with a Nursery in South Ockendon. We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, and committed teachers to join our friendly and diverse team. We are keen to appoint someone with a proven track record as an effective practitioner, or an ECT that has achieved highly whilst training.

This is a very exciting time to join our good school, with us continuously improving, developing and embedding opportunities for creative learning. Our schools' ethos is based on the Co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other.

As part of the Osborne Cooperative Academy Trust, the school is proud of its inclusive ethos and the broad and enriched curriculum that it provides for all pupils. The supportive staff have high aspirations for the pupils and strive to make a difference in the lives of the children and their families. Our schools' ethos is based on the Co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other.

This position will involve:

  • Supporting pupils, to ensure they are engaged in learning activities
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom
  • Act as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and promoting positive pupil behaviour, to create a safe and inclusive learning environment
  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures about health & safety, welfare and wellbeing and safeguarding
  • To establish positive relationships with the pupils, parents and other staff in the school

The successful candidate will be:

  • Passionate, creative, motivated and has a positive outlook
  • Committed to raising outcomes of all students
  • A great communicator with excellent organisational skills and a helpful attitude
  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Dedicated to good classroom management
  • Cares about the welfare and achievement of every child
  • Innovative and has a passion for improvement
  • Excellent written skills with the ability to multi-task
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and remain positive
  • The ability to follow safeguarding procedures and prioritise students’ welfare

Bonnygate Primary School and Nursery is a vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

  • Friendly, caring and supportive school that has a one big team approach to workload
  • Has a strong, established & supportive SLT that creates a positive team environment
  • A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected
  • An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children
  • A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

Bonnygate Primary School is a member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools’ Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.

What the school can offer: 

  • Two Week October Half-Term
  • Recognition of continuous service 
  • Automatic enrolment into the National Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools
  • The support of an experienced family of schools 
  • National Conditions of Service 
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff
    • Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance

If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the school, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now or you can request a visit of the school or for more information speak to Ayshen Uluhan hr@osborne.coop or call 01375 648901.

Bonnygate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement (www.osborne.coop/working-with-us) for more information.

If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust

Closing date: Monday 4th March 2024 - Midday

Interview date: Friday 8th March 2024

Start date: 15th April 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. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Read the full job description
Posted on: 12 February 2024

Application Closing date

Monday, 4 March 2024 12:00 pm

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To apply, please use the application form link above or request a form by emailing us at hr@osborne.coop or calling 01375 648901.


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. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.