Academy/TeamReedswood E-ACT Primary Academy
Working hoursFull time
Starting date01/09/2019
Closing date03/05/2019 4:00 pm


Full Time Reception Teacher



Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know they even exist yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.

At Reedswood E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational staff like you.

How can you help inspire our pupils?

The ideal candidate will inspire our students in the classroom by delivering innovative curricula and by giving them the confidence of to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.

For a full description of the role, please see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions, better still come and see us for yourself.

Our academy

A happy, supportive primary academy in Walsall. Our motto is ‘inspire to achieve’ and this underpins all that we do from Nursery to Year 6.

Come and Join our Team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning programme in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership

A great place to work and live

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

The role

We’re searching for an outstanding Reception Classroom Teacher who is hard working and highly motivated with an eagerness to achieve the highest standards of achievement and behaviour. The candidate should also have to ability to develop children’s self-esteem and well-being. We are currently a two form entry school which will be expanding to three form from September 2019, starting with Reception cohort.  You will work alongside an already successful and established Early Years team.

What we can offer:

  • We are a part of a Multi Academy Trust.
  • We have a new Ofsted rating of ‘Good’
  • A friendly and welcoming team of staff throughout the academy
  • Our pupils are happy, well behaved, thoughtful and polite.
  • Support from leaders with your continuous professional development

It is advisable to come for a look round the academy and to get more details of what the post entails.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd May – 4PM

Completed applications should to be sent to:


Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

See our annual report here

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.