The world around us is changing...

We believe our children deserve an education that will allow them to thrive in this new world.

The Stour Academy Trust are looking for teachers who want to join us on our journey to achieve our vision for education.

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We are looking for teachers who:

Recognise that our current education system needs to radically change to better prepare our young people for the 21st century
Want to move away from passive forms of learning and move towards interactive teaching methods that promote critical and individual thinking
Are able to take advantage of the latest technology to deliver personalised learning that is accessible for all children, irrespective of their language skills, reading ability or any other factors that may present learning challenges
Want to work with other staff as a community of learners that challenge traditional thinking
Want to develop their own practice to meet the needs of an evolving school system
Want to develop children as life-long, curious learners
Want to build strong relationships with children that facilitate their learning
Want to teach in enabling environments that promote flexibility, collaboration and independence

Why be a teacher at The Stour Academy Trust?

We are developing a pedagogical model that is centred on student voice, choice and collaboration.
We intend to provide technology for all, to allow the delivery of the personalised and self-paced learning that is required for a 21st century education system.
We are giving our teaching staff and children the digital tools to create a level playing field for all children, irrespective of their language skills, reading ability or any other factors that may present learning challenges.
We want our curriculum to provide joyful experiences for children that broaden their horizons and enable them to find meaning in learning through active thinking and social interaction.
We are creating child-centred, collaborative, learning environments, leaving traditional classrooms in the past.
We take advantage of digital technologies to promote quality CPD, research and collaboration between staff which provides a strong foundation for our practice.


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of our Senior Leaders are

‘home grown’.

As a growing and successful Multi Academy Trust, our collaborative model of working allows Teachers access to resources, experience and opportunities that are just not available to those working in stand alone schools.

We recognise that people work more effectively when they are able to strike a healthy work-life balance. Teacher well-being is vitally important to us.

All of our teachers:

  • can take their PPA time at home (1 full day every fortnight).*
  • receive an additional day’s paid leave per academic year**
  • can receive Free confidential counselling

*This is at the discretion of the Headteacher, professional development will always be seen as a priority.
**After the completion of two years’ continuous service

Take your PPA time at home at The Stour Academy Trust