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Career Opportunities

The Pioneer Academy is a primary school multi academy trust that promotes and achieves excellence through our compelling Vision and Mantra.  At The Pioneer Academy, we recognise the importance of outstanding teaching and learning by actively encouraging creativity and innovation. 

The Pioneer Academy is an academy trust with schools across Bexley, Bromley and Croydon.  All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. 

As a growing multi-academy trust, The Pioneer Academy is always seeking to recruit talented professionals who share our moral purpose.  If The Pioneer Academy's motto – "...and the main thing is learning" – resonates with your own values and beliefs, we would be interested in hearing from you.  The Pioneer Academy offers excellent career opportunities, personalised induction, high quality professional training and coaching at every stage of your career, as well as outstanding NQT support.

Together we will continue to grow and embed an inclusive culture of high aspirations where a commitment to putting children first is the norm.

If you are interested in pursuing a career with The Pioneer Academy please email admin@thepioneeracademy.co.uk 

Online application forms for any of our schools can be completed on the attached application form.  Interested applicants may complete one application form for consideration by any or all of our schools.  Please send your completed application form and applicant statement, with a covering email, to admin@thepioneeracademy.co.uk.

Post Title:                                      CLASS TEACHER

School:                                           The Pioneer Academy

Location: Various within The Pioneer Academy: 

Burnt Oak Junior School, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9DA
Belvedere Junior School, Belvedere, Kent DA17 6AA
Stewart Fleming Primary School, London SE20 7YB
Red Hill Primary School, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 6DA
Chatsworth Infant School, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9DD
Broadmead Primary School, Croydon, Surrey CR0 2EA

Status:                                             Full time

Grade:                                             Dependent on experience (NQT applications welcome)
                                                       Teacher Main pay range (M1 – M6)

Post Start Date:                            September 2018 (possibly July 2018)

Closing Date for Applications: Various

Job purpose including main duties and responsibilities

In addition to the General Professional duties set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document the following duties are attached to the post of Class Teacher.

Main objectives of the post

General Responsibilities:

  • To be the class teacher of the allocated class, displaying a high level of professional ability.
  • To be responsible for the education and welfare of this group of children in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Employment, having due regard to the requirements of the National Curriculum, National Primary Strategy and Academy Policies.
  • To be responsible for planning, assessing and evaluating the work of each child and keeping appropriate records.
  • To ensure that a high standard of physical and emotional care for all children is maintained.
  • To maintain an effective working environment displaying children’s work and relevant resource material attractively.
  • To provide advice and support to parents about their child’s development.
  • To ensure every effort is made to develop and maintain good relationships with parents, carers and the local community.
  • To assist with the running of appropriate extra-curricular activities in conjunction with other members of staff.
  • To share in the corporate responsibility for the well-being and discipline of all pupils.
  • To enforce The Pioneer Academy’s Behaviour Policy, as agreed by staff and governors to ensure good conduct and behaviour of all the children in school.
  • All staff have corporate responsibility for all children.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviour.
  • To establish links with outside agencies e.g. pre-school settings.
  • To undertake relevant training and professional development in line with the school development plan.


The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.


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