Thank you for your interest in working at Boney Hay Primary Academy.


We currently have one vacancy:


Advert –Y4 Class Teacher


Date posted: 08/01/24
Start date: Easter or sooner

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: Main Scale

Contract term: Temporary – until July 2024


Boney Hay Primary Academy is a child-centred, one-form entry school on the edge of Gentleshaw Common in Burntwood. We are proud to be part of Staffordshire University Academy Trust, whose collective vision is to achieve better outcomes for all of our children by providing an outstanding set of inclusive and aspirational learning experiences.


Our Academy is a happy caring place with a dedicated and enthusiastic staff and over 180 super children. We have a strong pastoral team and a commitment to outdoor learning opportunities. It is our belief that every child is an individual and deserves the opportunity to learn, to thrive and to shine.


We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, passionate and skilled teacher. This role is open to ECTs as well as experienced teachers.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is a positive, happy role model with high expectations of self and others
  • Is able to inspire, challenge and motivate all children to achieve
  • Has the ability to create an inspiring and stimulating learning environment in which children thrive
  • Has a strong curriculum and pedagogical knowledge
  • Is enthusiastic in promoting the values and ethos of our school and able to take a full and active part in all aspects of our school life
  • Is an excellent team player
  • Has a good sense of humour


By becoming part of our team, we can offer you:

  • Responsive, enthusiastic children who love learning
  • A welcoming, supportive & dedicated staff team
  • Experienced, ambitious leaders who genuinely care about wellbeing
  • A commitment to your professional development


Our amazing children deserve the best. If you think that this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.


Visits to the school are recommended and can be arranged by contacting the Academy Office on 01543 227555.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd January – 9am

Shortlisting: 23rd January

Observations and Interviews: Week commencing 29th January


How to Apply:

Further details and an application form are available from Mrs Mandy Mees, our Office Manager, at or by calling the Academy Office on 01543 227555.

All completed applications should be returned to the school either via email to or by post to Boney Hay Primary Academy, Chorley Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 2PF.


Additional Information:

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children.

It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity.

A copy of the school’s Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here:

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 – List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:



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SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership. The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support. In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.