What is it like to work at a Saffron Academy Trust school?

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R A Butler is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Please see below for our current vacancies. For safeguarding purposes we are only able to accept completed application forms, not CVs.

We are a vibrant and happy school in Saffron Walden, where staff are proud to work.  We are looking to recruit the positions below.  If you would like to apply for a vacancy, please complete our Application and Recruitment & Monitoring Forms which can be found at the bottom of the page.

Exciting Teaching Opportunity for September 2024
Key Stage Two Class teacher

Are you looking to start or develop your career in an exciting and vibrant school with fantastic children and supportive and welcoming staff?  Then come and work with us.  We can offer:

  • Supportive and collaborative teaching teams with shared planning
  • Inquisitive children who love learning and being challenged
  • The chance to be a member of a nationally recognised, forward-thinking Trust and Teaching School
  • A very happy place to work and learn with a strong well-being ethos
  • Opportunities for career development and progression

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join our friendly, committed and talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work in our ambitious and outward-looking three form entry Academy. This post is full-time and permanent.




To arrange a visit to the school or for any additional information, please contact Wendy on 01799 523651.

Applications by noon 24th April 2024
Interviews – TBC

Applications welcome from ECTs or MPS teachers


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R A Butler Academy is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and successful Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.