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Career Opportunities

Current Vacancies

EPAT is committed to promoting equality and diversity in the workplace. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS and barred list check.


EPAT offers a range of career opportunities. These include:

  • Graduate Internship Programme.
  • Initial Teacher Training.
  • Secondments and promotions.
  • High quality, nationally accredited CPD e.g. MSc, NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML, CSBM, OTP and ITP.

Each EPAT academy advertises positions on their respective websites.

Click here for the The Eastwood Academy website.

Click here for the  Bournemouth Park Academy website.

The Eastwood Academy is the Lead School in The Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT). In conjunction with Essex Teacher Training (School Direct – Essex Teacher Training), we provide trainee teacher positions across a local network of schools in the Southend area.  

The following schools work within our partnership:

  • The Eastwood Academy.
  • Southend High School for Girls.
  • Bournemouth Park.
  • Leigh North Primary.
  • Kingsdown Primary.
  • Thorpedene Primary.

We currently have positions available for salaried and fee-paying trainees - bursaries up to £30,00, in both secondary and primary sector.

Applications need to be made through UCAS (www.ucas.com).

You must meet the following requirements prior to application:

  • A degree
  • At least a GCSE level C or above in English and Maths (and Science if Primary).
  • Proven experience of working with children.

UCAS CODE 2G1 - The Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT)

For further information please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School Experience Opportunities

If you are interested in a career in teaching, the Academy offers Internships, School Experience Days and School Experience Programmes in all subjects and phases.

Further information can be found at:

Guidance on ITT: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/initial-teacher-training

Get into teaching: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/?gclid=CL_7o-PQvs8CFUefGwodKOQCMA

Routes in teaching: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/teacher-training/routes-into-teaching

Should you have any questions regarding teacher training, or for further details, please contact Assistant Principal, Mrs. L. Hodgson-Clark - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.