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Job oppoRtunIties at Warden park primaRy

 

WE CURRENTLY HAVE THREE VACANCIES AT WARDEN PARK PRIMARY ACADEMY

Directors seek to appoint an excellent

Reception class teacher AND a Y3 class teacher  (2 roles) for September 2018

Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

We are looking for teachers who:

  • Are passionate about primary education and has a well-developed personal ethos of how children learn best.
  • Are a practitioner who can foster excellent relationships with children.
  • Have a proven track record of enabling children to make accelerated progress.
  • Have high expectations of all children and is able to inspire and motivate.
  • Are able to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Are willing to contribute to the wider life of the school and its community.
  • Must have an interest in supporting the development of an area of teaching and learning across the school. 

In return we will offer you:

  • Creative, curious children who are independent, resilient and work well in a team.
  • High levels of in-class adult support.
  • An environment for learning which is engaging, relevant and exciting.
  • Skilled and friendly staff who are dedicated to making a difference to every child’s success and well-being.
  • A culture which encourages children, families and staff to work together to move our school forward.
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.
  • An innovative work place in Sussex Learning Trust, which offers a wealth of opportunity for continuing professional development.
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Visits to our school are strongly recommended and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01444 451264

Thursday 1st March at 11.00

Tuesday 6th March at 16:00

Thursday 8th March at 15:30

Monday 12th March at 13:15

Tuesday 13th March at 16:00

 

Closing Date and shortlisting: Wednesday 14th March at 12:00  

Interviews: Tuesday 20th March & Wednesday 21st March

 

Application forms and further details from the School Office on 01444 451264 or by email to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk

Alternatively, you can download an application pack below or from our website www.wardenparkprimary.co.uk

 Warden Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to successful references, qualification check, health clearance and an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

WPPA Teachers' Application Form

WPPA General Information Booklet Class Teachers

TEMPORARY COVER PASTORAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT (Initially to December 2018)

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to providing high quality learning for all children and seeks to appoint a temporary cover Pastoral Support Assistant for 27.5 hours a week to work in our Pastoral Support Unit to start as soon as possible. (Anticipated hours of work are 9am to 3pm daily – but this is negotiable).  Payscale: WP Grade 4 Currently £16,528-£18,710 fte.  Pro rata Salary Range £10,205-£11,552pa. Actual place on Scale will be dependent on qualifications and experience.  (Applicants with previous experience and appropriate qualifications are desirable.) 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working with children;
  • A good level of literacy and numeracy skills with at least a qualification at GCSE grade C or equivalent;
  • The ability to establish and develop effective and supportive relationships with children;
  • The ability to provide a good role model to children and a commitment to helping children achieve their potential;
  • Good listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively with children, families, school staff and a range of     other professionals;
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues and factors related to underachievement and barriers to learning and participation;
  • The ability to exercise initiative, work independently and flexibly and take responsibility for the delivery of intervention programmes;
  • The ability to work effectively in a team and to work with individuals, institutions and organisations;
  • The ability to communicate well through a variety of means.

       We can offer you:

  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture
  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

This is an opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff and make a real difference to the children in our school.  The successful candidate will support children from across the school who have barriers to learning (social, emotional or behavioural). The unit has been extremely successful.  Ofsted rates the behaviour of our children as ‘good’ and the quality of our work in this area has been recognised by the DfE.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please download an application pack, see below.  Please email your completed form to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk   Visits to our school are highly recommended by prior appointment with the school office 01444 451264.

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Please note:  We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received. 

Closing Date:  12 Noon on Wednesday 21st March 2018                    

Interviews: Week beginning  Monday 26th March 2018

Pastoral Support Assistant Information Booklet

Warden Park Primary Academy Support Staff Application Form

Nursery Class Teaching Assistant Bank Staff required as the Nursery expands  (this is likely to be April 2018)

Pay Scale – Sussex Learning Trust Grade 4 (actual pro rata salary range £12,028 - £13,617)

 An exciting opportunity to join the Warden Park Primary Academy team as the new nursery provision opens in January 2018.  The nursery will open its doors to 2-4 year olds, with daily sessions in the morning (8:45 – 11:45) and afternoon (12:15 – 15:15) with the option to stay for lunch (11:45 – 12:15).  

WPPA is looking for staff to join to the team as bank staff – it is anticipated that additional staff will be needed as the number of children attending the nursery increases.   Initially these positions will require staff to be available on an 'ad hoc' basis.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a passion for working with children in an EY setting;
  • Have a motivation for improving the lives of all children;
  • Have an optimistic attitude and be flexible to the demands of the job;
  • Demonstrate versatility, tact, commitment and the ability to use initiative;
  • Be patient and listen and value children’s views;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and be expected to contribute to its development;
  • Have the ability to strictly maintain confidentiality.

We can offer  you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting extension to the current excellent provision at Warden Park Primary Academy;
  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture;
  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

Applicants with previous experience and appropriate qualifications are essential (please see the job description and personal specification associated with this role).

If you are looking for role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to apply, please download an application pack below (also available on our school website www.wardenparkprimary.co.uk). Where possible, please email your completed application form to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk    Visits to our school are highly recommended and most welcome by prior appointment with the school office. If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a tour, please contact the office for assistance either by telephone (01444  451264) or email.

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks, health check and a DBS clearance.

Closing Date:  N/a - on-going                                             Interview Date: N/a - on-going 

 

For more information or to apply please click here.

 

Job opportunities at Warden Park Secondary

lEARNING RESOURCE CENTRE AND STUDENT FUTURES OFFICER 

PART TIME, 25 HOURS PER WEEK

 

We are looking to appoint a Learning Resource Centre and Student Futures Officer to join our evolving LRC which has recently expanded to include Student Futures, Post 16 and careers advice services. This is a new position within our LRC which is being transformed into a learning hub with a wide range of resources available to all students and staff in the development of a collection of mediums that support reading programmes and inquiry learning. 

The successful candidate will have the following essential qualities: 

  • a good standard of general education;
  • the ability to work calmly and often under pressure;
  • a solid knowledge of information literacy, information skills and their links with learning and with an LRC;
  • excellent ICT skills including Office Suite and Information Management Systems;
  • outstanding planning and organisational skills;
  • effective online search skills and the use of online tools;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills with a variety of people and age groups.

Ideally this is a Monday to Friday, 5 hours per day, term time only position. 

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in applying for this rewarding post please download the application pack including our support staff application form from our website www.wardenpark.co.uk   Where possible please return your completed application form by email to jobs@wardenpark.co.uk as soon as possible.   If you have any questions, please contact our HR Manager Roseanne Gainsford (by email rgainsford@wardenpark.co.uk or telephone 01444 476556) who will be more than happy to assist

Visits to our LRC are strongly recommended.  Please ring 01444 457881 ext 270 to arrange your tour with Karen Cunningham, the LRC and Student Futures Manager. 

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks. 

Please note:  We advise applying promptly as we reserve the right to close and interview early and appoint if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

Please apply by completing an application form - we do not accept applications made by CV

HALF TERM WEEK STARTS MONDAY 12TH TO FRIDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2018

Closing Date; 12 noon on Wednesday 21st February 2018 

Interviews:    Week commencing Monday 26th February 2018

LRC & Student Futures Officer Gen Info Booklet

LRC & Student Futures Officer JD & Person Specification

Support Staff Application Form

   

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES


Warden Park Secondary Academy has an exciting opportunity for volunteers to work with a range of learners who have a learning/additional support need and require a reader/scribe during examinations and to support assessment work. Full training to provide this support to their learners will be provided.

Volunteers should have a good academic ability, preferably with previous experience working with young people or within education, and appreciate the importance of confidentiality.

Volunteers will be asked to complete and return a Warden Park Support Staff application form available on our website (www.wardenpark.co.uk) and also provide the names and full contact details (including email addresses) of two professional referees. All successful volunteers will also be subject to a Health Assessment.

Warden Park Secondary Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful volunteers will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks.

For further information please contact Mandy Bell, Volunteer Co-ordinator in Additional Needs, at Warden Park Secondary Academy by email abell@wardenpark.co.uk or telephone 01444 457881 ext. 280.

teacher tRaining opportunities within Sussex learning trust

Both Warden Park Secondary and Primary Academies are part of the Inspire Teaching Alliance and we are very keen to promote teaching as a career to our local community.  

If you or any of your friends and family are interested in training to teach in a local primary or secondary school that is linked to Warden Park then you may be want to know that The Inspire Teaching School Alliance is recruiting for September 2018 for applicants in a range of subjects/phases.  We are looking for recent graduates, career changers and those wanting to re-start their working career to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with young people in our communities. Contrary to some press reporting, teaching remains a rewarding and fulfilling profession. We are looking for those with the drive and resilience to really make a difference. We will support you with high quality placements in primary and secondary schools in our Inspire Teaching School alliance that is recognised for its excellent outcomes and prospects for employment.

For more information, please visit our website: http://inspiretsa.co.uk/Opportunities/TrainToTeach


If you would like to get in touch. please contact Vanessa Milne: vmilne@stpaulscc.co.uk