Maths Teacher

Pay Range: MPR/UPR
Start Date: 1st January 2022
Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/10/2021

As the new Orsett Heath Academy continues to grow, we are looking to recruit an ambitious Maths Teacher to help us shape the school prior to our move into our new £27m building in the Autumn Term 2022. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented teacher at any stage of their career who wants to contribute to a once in a career opportunity to help us grow a school from the existing Years 7 & 8.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and will be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject with a clear focus on student achievement. Applicants will be determined to achieve the highest standards for the students that they teach and will be keen to be part of a new and growing school. There will be a number of career development opportunities as the school grows. If you have energy and passion for your subject and would like to join a unique school with a dynamic and collaborative team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Why Orsett Heath Academy?

Orsett Heath Academy opened in 2020 with 120 Year 7 Pupils. We are oversubscribed in both Year 7 and Year 8. In 2022 we will move to our new school building. The school is currently located in purpose built accommodation at Thurrock Rugby Club, adjacent to the final school site. The school will grow to be a large community 11-16 school with 1200 pupils. We have assembled a highly motivated and able staff team and are looking for people who share our values to help us grow.


This is an exciting time to join SWECET as the Trust has recently grown to 6 schools. SWECET is a realistic and forward-thinking Trust which genuinely values its workforce.

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

  • Competitive salaries with a defined benefit pension scheme
  • Personalised CPD plan supporting your professional development and career progression in an expanding Trust.
  • A health and wellbeing package
  • Reduced gym membership at a Trust school
  • Relocation package including up to 6 months’ free accommodation
  • Two week October half term


If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. If you would like to discuss the school and the role with the Head of School or Executive Headteacher or visit the school, please email


South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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