ECT Class Teacher – Ark Federation


Posted on: Tuesday 23 May 2023 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

Moorlands Church of England Primary Academy, Moorlands Way, Belton, Great Yarmouth, NR31 9PA

Are you looking for a great place to start your teaching career?

Trust: DNEAT

Academy Name: Moorlands Primary Academy

Vacancy Job Title: ECT Class Teacher

Pay Scale: MPS

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Hours per week: 32.5

Start Date: 1st September 2023

Moorlands Primary academy is a wonderful place with amazing children. We would love to take time out of our day to show you around and talk more about the role. To book an appointment please phone the school office.

Are you looking for a great place to start your teaching career?

Moorlands Church of England Academy is looking to appoint a class teacher to work alongside our experienced team. This is an amazing opportunity to work within a family that cares deeply for its children and has a track record in developing great teachers.

This post would be particularly suitable for an ECT, however main pay scale teachers will be considered. Initially this post will be a lower key stage 2 post, however there would be scope to teach different year groups in future years.

Moorlands is a good and improving school that serves the village of Belton. It is conveniently located for easy access from Norwich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and beyond.

Moorlands is part of The Ark Federation and works closely with Peterhouse Primary Academy in Gorleston.

As part of the Moorlands family, you will receive…

  • A supportive team who understand the pressures of the job
  • Weekly PPA time with a dedicated work space
  • Extensive opportunities for high quality CPD
  • A wealth of resources to make learning accessible, including access to the Ark school farm.
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues across the federation and more widely across the Trust.
  • Supportive mentoring from experienced teachers, and access to support networks across the Trust

Are you what we’re looking for?

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You love children
  • You want to be the best teacher you can be
  • You have a passion for reading (we are the reading for pleasure school of the year)
  • You can smile even when the day is tough
  • You get excited about moving children on in their learning
  • You want to work as part of a family

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.


The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.


The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

Closing date: Wednesday 14 June 2023

Interviews: Monday 19 June 2023

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to Interviews will be conducted on the week commencing 19th June 2023.

References may be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.  Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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