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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 Human Resources for a tour of our facilities.

If there are no opportunities that are suitable for you right now, we would welcome you to revisit this page in the future for the most up to date vacancies available.


We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Opportunities
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There are currently no vacancies at the academy 

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

Library Assistant and Reading Advocate

We are seeking to appoint a Library Assistant and Reading Advocate on a full or part-time basis from September 2024. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day running of the academy’s library spaces; they will also have a passion for reading. They will help promote reading throughout the academy and will spend part of their day hearing students read one a one-to-one and small group basis, assisting them with simple learning activities that may improve their reading age. 

Closing Date: 1 July 2024

Human Resources Project Administrator

We are seeking an HR Project Administrator to join our team and provide support for various HR projects and initiatives on a fixed-term basis to commence in September 2024. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting the Direct of HR in coordinating project activities, maintaining project documentation, scheduling meetings, and assisting with data analysis. The HR Project Administrator will also collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure project milestones are met and deliverables are completed on time. 

Closing Date: 8 July 2024

Teacher of Psychology

We are seeking to appoint a permanent teacher of Psychology on a full-time basis with effect from September 2024. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a very strong Social Sciences 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 teach a full timetable within the subject. The candidate will teach a full timetable across both campuses within the subject. The faculty has a strong collaborative ethos, is very supportive and well-planned schemes of learning for all courses are already in place. 

Closing Date: 8 July 2024

Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a part time Learning Support Assistant with immediate effect on a permanent basis. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a strong SEND department in our highly successful academy which holds a good Ofsted status.  The core purpose of the role is to support the progress, learning, achievement, and wellbeing of SEND students in line with the National Curriculum, codes of practice and academy policies and procedures.  

Closing Date: 8 July 2024

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