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Teaching Assistant

NJC level 2A point 3-4

31.67 hours, Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm, term time only

Permanent to start as soon as possible

We are keen to recruit a new teaching assistant to a permanent post as our SEND provision expands. We are looking preferably for people with experience of a similar role within the education system and/or the personal skills and resilience to develop in the role to support our secondary pupils and pupils in years 5 & 6.   The role is to work in classroom settings to identify and develop strategies to support pupils in overcoming barriers to their learning.  Working alongside teaching staff and existing pastoral systems you will provide an extra layer of support for pupils in the school.  You may also be asked to deliver programmes of support for literacy or numeracy to small groups of pupils. The post would provide excellent experience for a person wishing to move on to a career in teaching.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development Castle Newnham offers:

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;
  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;
  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;
  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Mrs Hedley ([email protected]) to arrange a telephone appointment. To download an application pack, please click here and to download a copy of the application form, please click here.

Closing Date: Monday 17th May 2021(Mid-day)

Interviews: W/c 24th May 2021 (TBA)

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

 Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

Music Lead & Second in Performing Arts

MPS/UPS Teacher Scale + TLR2 – Permanent

Full time to start in September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a lead teacher in Music within this highly reputed, award-winning performing arts department in our all-through federation.

We are keen to recruit a lead teacher of music to a permanent post from September 2021. Our performing arts department has an excellent reputation for high standards and innovative teaching and is led by a passionate and experienced subject specialist. This role will work closely with the Federation Head of Performing Arts to develop excellence across our all-through federation, delivering specialist performing arts teaching to pupils in Year 1 through to Year 11.

We are looking for someone who can think creatively whilst producing a clear and organised structure for learning. We aim for pupils’ enthusiasm, knowledge and skill to develop seamlessly as they move through the school.

The successful candidate would work strategically with an already strong team to grow and develop subject teaching and to consider other qualifications in this area.

Castle Newnham is a school where ambition and care for each of our pupils are at the heart of everything we do.  Our aim is to serve the needs of our local community for high standards and a coherent and smooth transition throughout each child’s ‘one journey’.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development, Castle Newnham offers:

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;
  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;
  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;
  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique
  • huge enthusiasm for music from parents, pupils and the school’s senior leaders and governors

Socially distanced visits to the school to see both sites and to gain an insight into the way in which we are developing all-through performing arts education are highly recommended. Please email Jannette Hedley [email protected] for an appointment to discuss the role further.  To download a copy of the application pack for more details, please click here. To apply, please download a copy of the application form by clicking here and email the school office [email protected] by the closing date.

 Closing Date: Monday 24th May 2021(Mid-day)

Interviews: Thursday 27th May 2021                             

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

 

Apprentice Primary Teaching Assistant

Working Days – Monday to Friday Term Time only Times (to include any shift work etc):

8.45am – 3.30pm which includes 2 lunchtime duties per week. Total 30 hours – £129 weekly wage

A fantastic opportunity to commence a career as a teaching assistant and learn all aspects of the role within a well-established school.

  • To attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils and any other requirements depending on the pupil’s special needs and, wherever possible, make these part of the learning experience (this may include toileting, other hygiene needs, help with dressing and/or assisting with feeding if necessary)
  • To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved
  • To assist with preparation for school visits and the supervision of pupils on such visits, in liaison with the Educational Visits Coordinator
  • To assist in maintaining classroom discipline by working with individual and groups of pupils in developing expectations of acceptable personal and social behaviour and help make them part of the learning experience
    To support the teaching of literacy, numeracy or other specific curriculum areas/specialisms as required and agreed with the Primary SENDCo
  • Full training will be provided

To apply, please click here to be directed to the governments ‘Find an apprenticeship’ website. Closing date for applications is Sunday 23 May 2021.

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

 

School Administrator Apprentice

Monday to Friday (Term Time Only) Working Time: Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm 1 x 30 minute break per day

Total hours per week: 35.00 – £150.50 weekly wage

Castle Newnham School is a busy school based on two sites, with a range of administrative jobs, supporting the day to day running of the school. Administrative jobs will include:

  • Support the Attendance Officer with attendance including collating termly attendance information
  • Front of House for parents and visitors
  • Work in the main school office including the school library
  • Add school events to the school calendar and arrange meetings between parents and tutors
  • Administer parents evening bookings
  • Assist with new parents information evenings
  • Take meeting notes of staff briefings
  • Reprographics work
  • General support for letters and communication with parents and staff
  • Receiving and distributing the school post
  • Take responsibility for the lost property
  • Help with school displays
  • Answering the telephone and general filing

This is a great opportunity to start your administrative career in a term-time only role.  Please note that high standards of literacy and numeracy are required for all school-based roles and the quality of your application completion, including spelling and grammar, will be a factor in the selection process.

To apply, please click here to be directed to the governments ‘Find an apprenticeship’ website. Closing date for applications is Sunday 23 May 2021.

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

 

Lunchtime/Midday Supervisor

5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 12.00 to 1.30pm or 12.15 to 1.15pm, term-time only

We are seeking an additional lunchtime/midday supervisor for our North and South site primary provision to help supervise pupil lunches and play areas. For more information about the role and to find out what the post entails, please click here. To apply, please complete an application form and email Mrs J Hedley at [email protected] stating which site you would like to be considered for if you have a preference. To download a copy of the application form, please click here.