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Compass Primary Academy

The Compass Academy (formerly known as the Kettering Science Academy Primary) opened its doors under its new name in September 2016. It has been part of the Brooke Weston Trust since 2013 and is led by Principal Jo Fallowell.

Latest Vacancy

  • Compass Primary Academy

    Midday Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 01/06/2018

    Compass Primary Academy are recruiting 3 new Midday Assistants to work in our busy restaurant over the lunchtime period. The hours of work are 11.50am - 1.10pm daily for 38 weeks of the year. The salary will be pro-rata. Grade 1 Point 1 of the BWT Payscales.

    All Midday Assistants are required to complete a first aid certificate and on occasion will need to come in for meetings outside of your normal working hours and on Training Days as required. You will not be able to take any leave during term time. 

    If you are interested in the position please complete an application form and return it to:

    Mrs J Underwood 

    Compass Primary Academy

    Windmill Avenue

    Kettering

    Northants

    NN15 7EA

    junderwood@compassprimary.org

    Closing Date for Applications: Friday 1st June 12 noon.

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  • Compass Primary Academy

    Office Manager

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 16/07/2018

    Office Manager (Senior Administrator)

    Required as soon as possible

    Salary: £23,000 per annum

    Compass Primary Academy, established in 2016, is a large primary school in Kettering which serves over 420 students and has its own nursery provision. Compass Primary Academy has been a member of Brooke Weston Trust since 2013 when it was part of an all-through school, Kettering Science Academy. At Compass we believe that every child deserves the best start in life and that’s what we strive to offer. We are looking for like-minded people who share this vision to support us on our journey.

    We are seeking to appoint an experienced Office Manager to provide excellent administration and PA support to the Principal and Senior Management Team at the Academy. Working within an educational environment, the Office Manager will work alongside the Principal in this important and demanding role whilst managing the administrative team within the office. The post holder will be responsible for extensive diary management, the organisation of meetings, minute taking, HR administration and, more widely, overseeing the administrative function within the school. The post holder will also assume the role of Clerk to the Governing Body.

    The successful candidate will work with initiative and have previous experience in a busy administration setting. They will have the ability to process information in a timely, accurate and confidential manner. They will have a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and have excellent interpersonal skills. Experience of working in a school would be an advantage.

    What we can offer you

    • An exceptional and supportive working environment
    • Opportunities to develop professionally
    • A range of staff benefits, such as childcare vouchers, access to a car salary sacrifice scheme

    How to apply

    Having read the advertisement, examined the job description and person specification, if you are inspired and motivated to apply for a position at Compass Primary these are your next steps:

    • Please complete all sections of the application form.  Please note that a CV will not be accepted without a completed application form. 
    • Write a letter of application on no more than one side of A4 (12 point text). Your letter of application should outline your previous experience and how this makes you a suitable candidate for the position for which you are applying.

    Please submit your letter of application and application form either by e-mail or by post to:

    Mrs Jo Fallowell

    Compass Primary Academy

    Windmill Avenue

    Kettering

    NN15 7EA

    jfallowell@compassprimary.org

    Closing date: 16th July 2018

    Interviews: 20th July 2018

    The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

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  • Compass Primary Academy

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 13/07/2018

    Teaching Assistant Level 2

    Compass Primary Academy are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant for KS2. If you have 2 years experience working in a busy primary school we would love to hear from you.

     

    You will be required to work 29 hours per week and 39 weeks per year. The salary will be pro-rata and will be Grade 2 Point 4 £16,500 FTE. 

     

    Closing Date for applications: Friday 13th July 2018 12 noon

    Interviews: Thursday 19th July 2018

     

    Please complete an application form, (CV are not accepted)  with a covering letter stating your experience and return it to Mrs Jo Underwood: junderwood@compassprimary.org 

    Apply Here
  • Compass Primary Academy

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 12/11/2018

    Teaching Assistant opportunity

    Here at Compass Primary we would like you to consider becoming part of our dedicated team. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work in year 6 with our wonderful and enthusiastic children.

    We are looking for someone who will:

    • have experience of working with primary school children
    • have good communication skills
    • be flexible
    • be able to work as a member of a team and independently
    • have the ability to deal professionally and sensitively with children, parents, and colleagues when necessary

    What we can offer you is:

     

    • a friendly and pleasant environment in which to work
    • polite and articulate children
    • a supportive leadership team
    • opportunities to develop professionally
    • a creative and thematic approach to planning and teaching the curriculum
    • a committed and supportive governing body

     

    The post is a permanent position for 29hrs per week.

     The Pay scale (FTE) is £16500

    Compass Primary School is a member of the Brooke Weston Trust and Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance.

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks.

    For further details, an application pack or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Rebecca Smith in our school office.

    Tel:                  01536 532707

    E-mail:            rsmith@compassprimary.org

    Address:              Mrs Rebecca Smith

                                    Senior Administrator

                                    Compass Primary School

                                    Deeble Road

                                    Kettering

                                    Northamptonshire

                            NN15 7EA

    Closing date: Monday 12th November 2018

    Interview date: Thursday 15th November 2018

    Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

    Apply Here
  • Compass Primary Academy

    Midday Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 14/12/2018

    Midday Assistant Vacancy

    Here at Compass Primary we would like you to consider becoming part of our dedicated team. We are looking for a Midday Assistant who is willing to work with our wonderful and enthusiastic children.

    We are looking for someone who will:

    • supervise pupils in the dining area, classrooms and playground ensuring their safety and wellbeing

    • actively participates in organising games and activities for the pupils

    • monitor pupil behaviour, positively discouraging anti-social and poor behaviour
    • deal with minor injuries (having completed a one day first aid course), providing emotional support and liaising with first aiders and management as appropriate
    • assisting children at meal times, encouraging good table manners
    • setting up the dining area, cleaning, clearing, sweeping and putting away

     

    We are looking for someone who is:

     

    • an excellent team worker
    • caring, kind, yet assertive
    • firm but fair and willing to apply this approach
    • committed to school life, excellent timekeeper
    • creative and innovative

     

    What we can offer you is:

     

    • a friendly and pleasant environment in which to work
    • polite and articulate children
    • a supportive leadership team
    • opportunities to develop professionally

     

    The post is a permanent position for 6.67 hrs per week for 38 weeks per year.

     The Pay scale (FTE) is £15700

    Compass Primary School is a member of the Brooke Weston Trust and Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance.

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks.

    For further details or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Rebecca Smith in our school office.

    Tel:                         01536 532707

    E-mail:            rsmith@compassprimary.org

    Address:                Mrs Rebecca Smith                                          

                                    Senior Administrator                                       

                                    Compass Primary School                                

                                    Deeble Road

                                    Kettering

                                    Northamptonshire

                            NN15 7EA

     

     

    Closing date: Friday 14th December 2018

    Interview date: TBC

    Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

    Apply Here
Principal

Jo Fallowell

Compass Primary Academy
Windmill Avenue, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7EA

T 01536 532707

Principal
Jo Fallowell

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