Current Vacancies

Governance Professional to work across schools within The Keys Academy Trust
HOURS: Hours to be confirmed
Qualified Teacher with responsibility for Leading Teaching and Learning
HOURS: Full-time
1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant
HOURS: Full-time (part-time considered)
SENDCo
HOURS: 26 hours per week
Operations Manager, Earley St Peter's CoE Primary School
HOURS: 30 hours per week
Teaching Assistant, The Coombes CE Primary School
HOURS: 30.41 hours per week

Governance Professional to work across schools within The Keys Academy Trust

HOURS: Hours to be confirmed DEADLINE EXPIRED
Governance Professional required to work across schools within The Keys Academy Trust

Required as soon as possible, hours to be confirmed.

Grade 4 SP7-11 depending on level of experience FTE £20,444- £22,129 (£10.60 - £11.47 per hour)

We are looking to appoint an experienced Clerk to the Local Governing Body to work across schools within The Keys Academy Trust.

The successful candidate(s) will have:

  • Good general communication skills
  • Excellent, accurate, and concise writing skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft 365
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Excellent record keeping, information retrieval and dissemination of governing body data/documentation
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Ability to use appropriate IT equipment as required by the governing body
  • Experience of setting up virtual meetings via MS Teams
  • An ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary.

We are able to offer:

  • Well organised schools and Governing Bodies with strong links with the church and other schools within The Keys Academy Trust
  • Training to develop personal skills and expertise and regular clerk briefings

We welcome and encourage visits to our schools, to arrange a visit or to find out further information about this role and the locations, please contact hr@keysacademytrust.org

To view a Job description and Person Specification please click on the links.  Application forms can be found on the Trust website at www.keysacademytrust.org.  Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org

No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date:  Monday 6 June 2022 at noon

Interviews:   Week commencing 6 June 2022

No Agencies please.

Qualified Teacher with responsibility for Leading Teaching and Learning

HOURS: Full-time DEADLINE EXPIRED
Qualified Teacher with responsibility for Leading Teaching and Learning (TLR)

Required:  September 2022
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2 (£2,873)
Contract type: Permanent – Term time only

A love of learning grows here

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional classroom practitioner and aspiring leader, to take a significant role in the development of our teaching and learning offer. In partnership with the senior leadership team, you will have the opportunity to develop the quality of teaching across the school- initially the focus will be on mathematics.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated team who are forward thinking and determined to provide the latest, high quality education for our children.

The successful candidate will:

  • be passionate about teaching and learning;
  • be knowledgeable about the latest academic research and associated delivery techniques to ensure exceptional teaching and learning;
  • currently engaging in, or planning to complete national NPQLTD training or similar;
  • be an experienced teacher who is ready for an exciting leadership role;
  • bring new ideas and strengths to enhance our existing team;
  • be knowledgeable about latest evidence based approaches (initially in maths) and have a keen interest in developing teaching and learning;
  • be able to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues;
  • be an exceptional classroom practitioner

Candidates are invited to visit the school for a full tour, gain more information and an opportunity to ask further questions. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Application forms can be found on our school website. Please send completed application forms to hr@keysacademytrust.org

Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 23 May 2022

The Coombes Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment checks and DBS checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to celebrating the diversity and continued professional development of all our staff.

1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant

HOURS: Full-time (part-time considered) DEADLINE 15 Jul 2022

The Coombes CoE Primary School
“A Love of Learning Grows Here”

1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant

Full Time
Mon-Fri 8:30am -3:15pm
(Part-Time 8:30-12:15pm or 12:30-3:15pm considered)
Required from September 2022
Grade 3 SCP5-6 £19,650-£20,043
(Actual Annual Salary £13,517-£13,787)

We are seeking a creative, passionate and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team. The role will initially be based in key stage 2 and will support children with a range of additional educational needs to learn and develop alongside their peers in class.

The role will be part of our inclusion team and be well supported by our SENDCo, teachers, nurture assistants and senior leaders. As part of our teaching team, you will benefit from the opportunity to develop your practice among our friendly, experienced staff, who are committed to providing the best learning experiences for all our children.

The Coombes Church of England Primary School is a friendly primary school with a strong, caring Christian Ethos. The team work together to ensure a supportive, fun working environment is provided, where all staff flourish in their role and everyone is valued. High quality teaching and learning are central to all that we do at The Coombes, this is achieved through regular training and support provided by the leadership team, as well as through our wide-variety of partnerships.

As a school within The Keys Academy Trust, the successful applicant will have access to a broad range of high-quality professional development, benefit from a working alongside our experienced SENDCo and Trust colleagues, as well as benefit from career opportunities within The Trust.

You will have the knowledge, skills, enthusiasm and commitment to deliver outstanding learning opportunities to children with additional learning needs. You will deliver a wide-range of support and share best practice in Teaching and Learning approaches to ensure the children in your care flourish.

We can offer:

  • Confident engaged children who are keen to learn and take pride in the work they produce.
  • The opportunity to work alongside staff across all schools within The Keys Academy Trust.
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff.
  • Excellent teaching resources and working environment.
  • Excellent collaboration between schools in the MAT.
  • Work within our beautiful and unique school site.
  • Staff health & wellbeing package.
  • Free onsite car parking.
  • Become part of a dedicated and supportive community.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High expectations of all pupils and their own professional conduct.
  • Experience with, or willingness to develop skills in supporting children with additional learning needs.
  • Commitment to outstanding teaching and learning.

To request an application form and/or to arrange a visit, please contact Joanna Hardy, Operations Manager at the school on operations@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk

Application packs can also be downloaded from

https://www.keysacademytrust.org/join-us/current-vacancies

Applications will be considered upon receipt with the final date for submission of Friday 15th July.

The Cooombes CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed in the school must be aware that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.

 

 

SENDCo

HOURS: 26 hours per week DEADLINE 07 Jul 2022

The Keys Academy Trust  

SENDCo

Post: SENDCo
FTE Salary Range: MPS/UPS plus SEN allowance
Contract Type: Permanent, 0.8 FTE
Contract Hours: 4 days (26 hours) per week; Monday to Friday (flexible)

The Keys Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced SENDCo to join our Trust in September 2022. 

The Keys Academy Trust is a growing family of nine high performing schools that support each other, share best practice and resources.  Life within The Keys invites collaboration, so that the schools within the Trust can give their children the very best educational outcomes.

About the role

We are looking to appoint a fully qualified and experienced SENDCo to lead the provision for special education needs of pupils in some of our schools. In each of these schools, you will be responsible for overseeing the schools SEND strategies and policy. The successful candidate will also be an integral part of the Safeguarding Team and a member of the Trust’s SENDCo Network.

In the future there will be an opportunity, for the right candidate to lead SEND Strategy across the Trust.

About the successful candidate

You will need to be:

  • highly motivated, creative and resourceful, with a deep commitment to ensuring the best educational outcomes for all children
  • passionate about supporting and educating staff in line with current best practice
  • committed to working with families and agencies to ensure best outcomes for the children in our care
  • ambitious to develop both SEND professional knowledge and personal leadership skills
  • able to think creatively to help the school to diminish the difference for our most vulnerable pupils
  • able to work with different school leaders across varying school settings

We welcome and encourage visits to our schools, to arrange a visit or to find out more about this role and the locations, please contact hr@keysacademytrust.org

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young   people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant's background credentials, including an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Thursday 7 July 2022
Interviews: W/C 11 July 2022

Operations Manager, Earley St Peter's CoE Primary School

HOURS: 30 hours per week DEADLINE 13 Jul 2022

Earley St Peter’s Church of England Primary School
Church Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG6 1EY

Operations Manager

Permanent from September 2022

Grade 7 £22,134 - £24,629/Grade 8 £25,281 - £28,355 (depending on experience)

30 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

38 weeks per year plus 2 weeks

Earley St Peter’s Church of England Primary School is a large primary school in Wokingham with 542 pupils on roll. We are an established and successful school at the heart of a diverse community. This is an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager for Earley St Peter’s Primary School, part of The Keys Academy Trust. 

The role involves:

  • Providing leadership and guidance on all HR matters
  • Taking responsibility for the premises management in the school
  • Managing the Health and Safety requirements within the school
  • Managing the procurement of services to the school ensuring best value
  • Generating additional income for the school

The successful applicant should have:

  • A good understanding of the education sector and up to date knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and as a team leader
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and work to tight deadlines
  • Experience of implementing change in a rapidly moving environment

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged.  Please contact the school office to arrange to discuss the post with the Executive Headteacher.  If you wish to become a member of our talented team at Earley St Peter’s, a job description/person specification and the Support Staff application form is available from the school office or to download from the school website. Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org  
No CVs will be accepted.

Closing Date: Wednesday 13th July 9.00am

Interviews: Monday 18th July

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Teaching Assistant, The Coombes CE Primary School

HOURS: 30.41 hours per week DEADLINE EXPIRED

The Coombes CE Primary School
School Road, Arborfield Cross, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9NX

Teaching Assistant

This is a part time, permanent, term time only role.
Starting date: As soon as possible
30.41 hours per week (job share considered)

Monday to Friday – 8:45am to 3:20pm
Grade 3 SCP 5-6 FTE £19,650 - £20,043 (subject to pay body review)
(Actual Annual Salary £13,517 - £13,787)

A love of learning grows here

The Coombes Church of England Primary School are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

Main purpose:

The TA will be deployed across the school to support the child or class in line with the National Curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.

Duties include:

  • Establishing positive relationships with pupils
  • Supporting pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Promoting positive behaviour and helping keep pupils on tack
  • Assisting with displaying and presenting pupils’ work
  • Assisting with taking pupils on educations visits

General requirements:

  • An awareness of commitment to equality
  • Basic understanding of health and safety
  • Understanding and implementing child protection procedures

We welcome and encourage visits to our school, to arrange a visit please email the Operations Manager, Joanna Hardy, on operations@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk

Application forms can be found on the Trust website: https://www.keysacademytrust.org  Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org (No CVs will be accepted)

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date: Thursday 30 June 2022 at noon
Interviews:   Week commencing 4 July 2022

Please note applications will be considered on receipt so please get your application in early.