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Work With Us

Work at a place where you feel valued and recognised. An environment where imagination and creativity counts. Work with us.


Currently the third largest secondary school in Essex as a single academy trust and growing, we are focussed on enhancing our future structure and have roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new variety for the benefits of our students. At Plume Academy you will find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to contribute and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive family. 


Employing over 300 staff, from teaching and learning to management and administration, you will find opportunities at every level, across both of our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in assisting with our continual development. 

In return, we will support, nurture and reward you with benefits from training and development to responsibility recognition. 

Search our current opportunities in teaching, professional and support roles at Plume Academy, by selecting one of our roles and if you are interested in finding our more, please email to arrange a further conversation or arrange a time where you could come and meet Sarah Freeman, Director of Human Resources for a tour of our facilities.

If there are no opportunities that are suitable for you right now, we would still be pleased to hear from you via our talent pool. Please submit your CV by emailing and our HR team will be only too pleased to confidentially retain your details on file and will contact you should a suitable position arise. 


We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Opportunities

There are currently no opportunities at the academy 

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Science Technician

Closing Date: 5 July 2021

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Science Technician on a full time permanent contract basis with effect from September 2021. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a very strong Science Faculty in a highly successful 11-19 academy which holds good Ofsted status. The role will report to the Faculty Leader and the candidate will assist the faculty staff with full technician support to teaching staff, particularly in the preparation and clearing away and cleaning of lesson materials.


Closing Date: 5 July 2021

We are seeking to appoint Cleaners on a casual basis with immediate effect due to expansion of our team. The posts offer an excellent opportunity to work in our highly successful academy which holds a good Ofsted status. The Cleaning Department has a strong team working ethos, is very supportive of new members of staff with induction programmes in place and on the job training provided.

Volunteering at Plume

If you are interested in volunteering at Plume Academy you will need to complete a volunteer application form.





The Board of Trustees is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointment are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, together with the receipt of References and Health Clearances.

Volunteer appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS and Reference checks