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Crooksbarn Primary School

Petrel Crescent, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1SN

 

 

Teaching Assistant, Fixed-term until 19th April 2020 (Band 5) Spinal Column Point 5 £4,789.38 per annum (pro rata), 11.25 hours per week, term time only (190 days per year).

 

Crooksbarn Primary School wishes to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative Teaching Assistant to support the learning of pupils. The successful candidate will work on the following working schedule supporting either the Nursery Class or Year 1/2.

 

  • Monday 8.45 – 3pm
  • Tuesday 8.30 – 3.15pm

 

This position will commence as soon as possible.

 

Applicants will possess NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. The school is looking for applicants with excellent communication and ICT skills, who can develop effective relationships with pupils and colleagues, and be able to follow teachers’ plans.

 

Candidates should be suitably qualified and experienced and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.

 

This post is fixed-term until 19th April 2020.

 

Candidates must only apply using the application form provided; CV’s will not be accepted.

 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am, Friday 27th September 2019

 

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 30th September 2019

 

Crooksbarn Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

 

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Chris Twiby, Headteacher on 01642 531750.

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Person Specification

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Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:

http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/

Internal Advert – The post is restricted to current employees of West View Primary School

WEST VIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL

Middle Leader (TLR2b)

Maternity Leave cover 1st November 2019 – July 2020

The school is seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly motivated and inspirational Middle Leader to lead Maths in our school, during a period of maternity leave. This acting up opportunity is to commence in November 2019.

The post is an excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to have experience of working in a leadership role. The right candidate will be an exceptional, passionate teacher who can lead by example.  They will have the ability to inspire, motivate and support our pupils and staff and have a track record of raising standards and making an impact on teaching and learning. The successful candidate will have the ability to coach and mentor members of the team in order to drive through improvement.  Candidates are asked to demonstrate their skills and experience that they will bring to the post.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

The Job Description and Person Specification are available via the Ad Astra website site:

http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/

 

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Charlotte.

 

Candidates are asked to express an interest in this post, under confidential cover, to Charlotte, outlining how they meet the Person Specification.

 

Closing Date – 9am on Monday 23rd September 2019
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 30th September 2019

Internal Advert – The post is restricted to current employees of Ad Astra Academy Trust

 

Headteacher Designates – Brougham Primary School and Rosebrook Primary School

 

Ad Astra Academy Trust are entering a very exciting phase of its development and would like to appoint two dynamic and ambitious Headteacher Designates for Brougham and Rosebrook Primary Schools. The post at Brougham Primary School will commence on 1st January 2020, or as near as possible thereafter. The post at Rosebrook Primary School will commence after the 2020 Easter holiday break, or as near as possible thereafter.

 

The successful candidates will work closely with the current Headteachers, who are both commencing phased retirements, and be paid as a Headteacher when the current postholder is on a non-working day. The successful candidates will become the Headteacher of the school on the retirement of the current Headteacher. Both Headteacher posts will attract the salary range of Points 18 – 24 on the Leadership Scale.

 

The Trust are looking to appoint experienced, inspirational and motivational leaders who:

 

  • Are passionate about children’s learning and development.
  • Have excellent leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a strong commitment to maintaining and further developing high standards of teaching and learning and continue to raise standards.
  • Can motivate the whole school community.
  • Can effectively deploy resources to maximum effect.
  • Can lead their school towards achieving and maintaining an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement.In return the Trust can offer you:
  • An Academy Trust that provides support within a culture of transparency and mutual respect.
  • A friendly, committed and dedicated staff.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated pupils with a willingness to learn.
  • A well maintained and resourced learning environment.
  • A responsive central Trust team providing support in relation to school improvement and the business operations.

At Brougham Primary School, the successful candidate will work closely with the current Headteacher for two terms as the Headteacher Designate, being paid as the Headteacher on the one day per week when the current postholder is on a non-working day. The current Headteacher will retire on 31st August 2020, and the successful candidate will become the new Headteacher on 1st September 2020.

 

In respect of Rosebrook, the successful candidate will work closely with the current Headteacher for two terms as the Headteacher Designate, being paid as the Headteacher on the two days per week when the current postholder is on non-working days. The current Headteacher will retire on 31st December 2020, and the successful candidate will become the new Headteacher on 1st January 2021.

 

Candidates are asked to demonstrate the skills and experience that they will bring to the posts.

 

Ad Astra Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

 

For an informal discussion about these positions please contact Andy Brown OBE, CEO, on 01429 874552.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

 

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:

 

http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/

 

Closing Date – 9am on Friday 27th September 2019

 

Brougham Interviews to be held in the morning of Monday 7th October 2019 (School specific visits etc. on 4th October)

 

Rosebrook Interviews to be held in the morning of Tuesday 8th October 2010 (School specific visits etc. on the afternoon of 7th October)

Internal Advert – The post is restricted to current employees of West View Primary School

WEST VIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL

Middle Leader (TLR2b)

Maternity Leave cover 1st November 2019 – July 2020

The school is seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly motivated and inspirational Middle Leader to lead Maths in our school, during a period of maternity leave. This acting up opportunity is to commence in November 2019.

The post is an excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to have experience of working in a leadership role. The right candidate will be an exceptional, passionate teacher who can lead by example.  They will have the ability to inspire, motivate and support our pupils and staff and have a track record of raising standards and making an impact on teaching and learning. The successful candidate will have the ability to coach and mentor members of the team in order to drive through improvement.  Candidates are asked to demonstrate their skills and experience that they will bring to the post.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Charlotte.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site: http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/
Closing Date – 9am on Monday 9th September 2019
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 16th September 2019

Governance & Administration Assistant

Band 7 (spinal column points 8 -11), 25 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 5 days, Permanent, £11,591.51 – £12,301.12 per annum

Ad Astra Academy Trust in January 2020 will have grown significantly to seven primary schools across the Tees Valley and subsequently are looking to appoint a Governance & Administration Assistant.

This role is central to the effectiveness of the Trust and the successful applicant will play an important role in the Trust’s on-going development.

The successful candidate will provide a full support service to the central team of the Academy Trust and the schools within the Trust. This will include the preparations for the meeting, attending the meeting, providing the Trust and Its Governing Bodies with a detailed record of the meeting and carrying out any follow up with regard to action points.

The post will also assist with the management of the membership of the Trust Board and Governing Bodies.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with good organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines. They will have excellent customer service skills and have experience of attending meetings, taking minutes with a view to ensuring action is instigated.

The successful candidate must be prepared to work flexibly, as this role will involve some late afternoon working.  Candidates must be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.

This is a permanent position to commence as soon as possible.

Candidates must only apply using the application form provided; CV’s will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Sue Lister, Head of Operations on 01429 874552.

Ad Astra Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application form

Requesting an application form

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:

http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/

Closing Date 16th September 2019 (9.00am)

Interview date 23rd September 2019

Internal Advert – The post is restricted to current employees of Brougham Primary School

 

Leading Practitioner (Leading Practitioner Pay Range 3 – 7) Two-year secondment

 

Brougham Primary School is part of Ad Astra Academy Trust and is on an exciting chapter in the development of the school.

 

The School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Leading Practitioner on a two-year secondment. The successful applicant will model and lead the improvements of teaching skills for SEND pupils which includes the strategic development of the school’s SEND provision.

 

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate that they have extensive knowledge and understanding of how to use and adapt a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.

 

Candidates are asked to demonstrate their skills and experience that they will bring to this post.

 

Brougham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

 

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Julie.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

 

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:

http://www.adastraacademytrust.com/careers/

 

Closing Date – 9am on Friday 6th September 2019

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