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Class teacher at Stimpson Avenue Academy

Contract type: Full time, permanent

Salary: MPS

Are you looking to develop your teaching potential in a positive and vibrant school environment?

Stimpson Avenue Academy, part of East Midlands Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and motivated class teacher.

Stimpson Avenue Academy is a large, vibrant, multicultural primary school located in Northampton town centre.

The Academy has 420 amazing children on role. In addition, the Academy has a 78 place Nursery.

The Academy is culturally diverse, multi-lingual and inclusive; we are proud of our diversity and committed to maintaining our inclusive ethos.

Our vision is to nurture and support children to become the best they can be, confident individuals, responsible citizens and independent learners. We are committed to promoting excellence in academic, artistic and sporting achievement. The Academy is driving school improvement through a curriculum designed to interest and inspire children and make them life-long learners. We are proud to be a nurturing school, recognising and supporting the individual to achieve.

As the sponsor, East Midlands Academy Trust's vision is for schools and academies with outstanding leadership driven with flair and passion, excellent innovative teaching, children and students who are leaders in learning, and environments that promote the drive for ambition and progress to enable:

  • children as leaders in learning;
  • parents as partners in learning;
  • partnering other schools;
  • children flourishing in all aspects of their individual development.

East Midlands Academy Trust strongly believes in developmental opportunities for all staff; through comprehensive training, resources and guidance we aim to provide excellent CPD for all.  Working as a group combines and enhances our strengths and allows extensive opportunity for cross school links, sharing best practice and maximising our resources. 

Through The Hub at Castle Academy, we have access to the high level, intensive practical training programmes for staff within our academies. The range of programmes that are available include Outstanding Teacher Programme, Developing Middle Leadership Programme and the Power of Coaching.

Whatever your role, working in East Midlands Academy Trust schools is an enjoyable experience and an opportunity to express and develop a genuine passion for teaching in a collaborative and rewarding atmosphere.


We require a teacher who:

  • Has a genuine love of working with children and a passion to make a difference.
  • Is exceptional and creative classroom practitioners with a track record of good and outstanding practice.
  • Has an understanding of the primary journey.
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate and support our pupils.
  • Is committed to the highest standards of learning, teaching, planning with knowledge of the National Curriculum.
  • Has a determined and positive outlook on life with an exceptionally positive vision for primary education in the 21st Century.
  • Has an excellent understanding of how to effectively support children and close the gap to ensure equal and outstanding outcomes for all pupils.
  • Is able to plan, make and use assessment effectively to ensure positive outcomes for all groups of children.
  • Has the ability to work on their own initiative and be a team-player with the ability to work collaboratively as a part of a highly productive team.
  • Has a sense of humour and a 'can do' attitude.
  • Has the professionalism and determination to make a positive impact on our school, driving improvement.

In return, we will offer you:

  • Opportunities for professional development within a rapidly developing school.
  • A positive ethos and truly amazing children.
  • Friendly, supportive colleagues who are committed to continuous improvement.
  • The opportunity to make a difference.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities including support from outstanding and innovative schools.
  • Well-behaved pupils who display excellent attitudes towards learning.
  • A forward thinking, committed and skilled leadership team to lead and support you.
  • A warm, collegiate and supportive environment in which to develop your career.
  • A supportive, forward thinking Local Advisory Board.

Tours of the school are available – please telephone the school office for a convenient appointment.

Please click on the links below for the job description and the application form. You can return your application form and all relevant documents by email to: 


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Job description Key Stage 2 Class teacher 25th Apr 2019 Download
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