Posted on: Wednesday 5 June 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

Flitcham Church of England Primary Academy

Trust:                                     DNEAT/DoNESC


Vacancy Job Title:               EYFS/KS1 CLASSROOM TEACHER

Pro-Rata Value:                  0.4

Full Time/Part Time:          Part-Time

Hours per week:                 13.0

Term Time:                          39 weeks per year/pro rata

Start Date:                            1st September 2024 or as soon as available


A vacancy has arisen at The Sandringham Federation Flitcham Primary Academy, for an EYFS/KS1 Classroom Teacher         0.4 fte, starting 1st September 2024 or at the earliest availability (Teachers’ Main Scale)

We are seeking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic, and committed EYFS/KS1 classroom teacher to take this exciting position to work as part of our team at Flitcham Primary Academy, to provide high-quality teaching provision for children, undertaking work, care, and support programmes to enable access to learning for all pupils. You may, at times, be required to work at our partnership school, Sandringham & West Newton Primary Academy.

Flitcham Primary Academy is a friendly idyllic village school that is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).

The successful applicant will be supported by an Executive Headteacher, Executive Deputy Headteacher, teaching and support staff, and colleagues from across our Federation as well as our Academy Trust.  We work closely with our Academies Group Executive Principle (AGEP) who is another source of support for our staff.  Opportunities for further career development are also possible through the Trust.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an enthusiastic and dedicated EYFS/KS1 classroom practitioner
  • Can deliver exciting, challenging lessons
  • Is committed to their professional development
  • Works well as part of a small steadfast team
  • Will promote our Christian Values and uphold the Christian ethos of the Federation and DNEAT

We can offer:

  • A supportive, friendly working environment with excellent school mentoring and induction
  • Colleagues who work closely together in the academy and across the Federation
  • Children who are well-behaved, courteous, enthusiastic, and eager to learn in small class environment
  • Full training and induction and a wider network of support within the Trust

If you are excited by the prospect of joining our team, then please contact the Executive Headteacher via the email head@swn.dneat.org

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 to develop 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 the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations concerning 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 light of the changes in DONESC.

Closing date: Friday 21 June 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 26 June 2024

How to apply

Visits to our school are by appointment only and can be arranged by contacting Michelle Smith, Administrator at office@flitcham.norfolk.sch.uk or by telephoning the school office at 01485 600383

Please also visit our Federation websites for further information and insight into our federated school routines and ethos:


DNEAT Academy Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or religion. Our trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought as part of our safe recruitment process.  Proof of eligibility to work in the UK and 2 suitable references will be obtained. Our Safer Recruitment Policy states we will call for all references in advance of the interview.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations

Application deadline: 12 noon, Friday 21st June 2024

Interviews:  Wednesday 26th June 2024 

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