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Castle Acre Primary School

Vacancies

If you are interested in working within the Nar Valley Federation then please contact our Headteacher (Mrs Anne Neary) via office@narborough.norfolk.sch.uk

Reception / Year 1 Class Teacher

Sporle Church of England Primary Academy

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive and enthusiastic individual to be Class Teacher for our Reception / Year 1 Class at Sporle Church of England Primary Academy from September 2022.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust). 

Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine

The role will be supported and challenged by the Executive Head Teacher and Head of School to create the best possible learning environment that allows children to be the best that they can be and to ‘Let their light shine’.

The position is:

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Salary Main Pay Scale
  • From September 2022 
  • Role will require travel between all three sites for some meetings.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Has experience of EYFS and KS1
  • Is a good motivator
  • Knowledge of Primary curriculum
  • Can work under their own initiative.

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.

Telephone: 01760 722393, email: office@sporle.norfolk.sch.uk

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to: head@narborough.norfolk.sch.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon Tuesday 24 May 2022

Interviews: Thursday 26 May 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant; Sporle Church of England Primary Academy

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team at Sporle Church of England Primary Academy from September 2022.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust).  Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine.

The successful candidate will be based in the Year 4/5/6 class for the majority of the week but also providing cover the Head of School in the Year 2/3 Class.

The position is:

  • Part time 32.5 hours per week, term time + 1 week
  • Salary Scale F
  • Permanent
  • From September 2022
  • Based at Sporle but travel is required between all 3 sites for meetings at times and you may be asked in the future to work at one of the other sites.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the needs of all pupils
  • Is able to work with the class team to develop and deliver support plans
  • Is able to build positive relationships with all pupils
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Is able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Is well-organised
  • Communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has bags of creativity for stimulating and engaging pupils

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.

Telephone: 01760 722393, email: office@sporle.norfolk.sch.uk

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to the School Business Manager: rosemary.ison@dneat.org

Closing Date: 9am Monday 23 May 2022

Interviews:  Thursday 26 May 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

Class Teacher ~ Part-time

Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive and enthusiastic individual to be Class Teacher for our Year 4/5/6 class at Castle Acre Church of England Primary Academy from September 2022.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust). 

Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine

The role will be supported and challenged by the Executive Head Teacher and Head of School to create the best possible learning environment that allows children to be the best that they can be and to ‘Let their light shine’.

The position is:

  • Part time ~ 2 days per week (0.4)
  • Permanent
  • Salary Main Pay Scale
  • From September 2022 
  • Role will require travel between all three sites for some meetings.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Has experience of KS1 and KS2
  • Is a good motivator
  • Knowledge of Primary curriculum
  • Can work under their own initiative.

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.

Telephone: 01760 755305, email: office@castleacre.norfolk.sch.uk

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to: head@narborough.norfolk.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9am Monday 23 May 2022

Interviews: Friday 27 May 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

New Governors for the local community

The Diocese of Norwich Multi Academy Trusts (DNEAT and St Benet’s MAT) have exciting volunteer opportunities for new governors from the local community.

Being a local governor for an academy in our Multi Academy Trusts is a valuable and fulfilling role.

As a governor you will be able to:

•   use your own experience of education and life beyond school to inform conversations

•   develop and utilise your skills in a board-level environment

•   make a valuable contribution to education and your community

•   support and challenge the school so that it improves for pupils and staff

•   bring your unique experiences, perspectives and insights to decision-making in the interests of the school community

We welcome applications from individuals of all faiths and none, of all ages and levels of experience and from all backgrounds. Knowledge of education and the education system or board experience are not necessary - your skills, attitude and commitment are more valuable. Our Governors are asked to agree to uphold the Christian ethos of the Multi Academy Trust

More details can be found online here Volunteer Governor Opportunities - The Diocese of Norwich Multi Academy Trusts - DNEAT

We attach a link to our Governance Recruitment Pack.  You will find the application form within the Recruitment Pack.

Please return all completed application forms to Hannah Monk, Head of Governance at hannah.monk@donesc.org