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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.

We recognise that we can help our children make the most of their talents throughout their life through our core values of Aspiration, Responsibility, Respect, Resilience & Co-operation .

Our children are our top priority; we keep them at the heart of our work. To support our children to achieve their best possible outcome, we equip them with the skills and aspirations they need to start exploring the world and their place within it.

We value each child as an individual and throughout their time with us we aim to nurture the whole child. We believe that education is most successful when there is a strong partnership between school and home. With your help and support we aim to work together to provide a caring and stimulating environment in which your child will thrive and develop as an individual.

Latest Vacancy

  • Compass Primary Academy

    Classroom Teacher (x3)

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 30/09/2019
    Permanent, Full time

    Compass Primary Academy, is a rapidly developing school in Kettering, It is a large primary school with 450 pupils on roll and nursery provision on site. We have a strong and committed leadership team who are dedicated to ensuring that our children explore, discover and dream. We want to help each child become a caring, confident and curious young person who has a passion for learning and achieving.

    We are proud to be a valued member of the Brooke Weston Trust and are dedicated to creating a culture of Ambition for All. Our Trust is an exciting and diverse community, with excellent support from our Central Team, family of schools, Governors and parents.  We are committed to ensuring that every child in our community has access to the highest possible standard of education as well as a broad range of wider experiences to enrich their learning and provide them with opportunities they may not otherwise receive. 

    We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, inspirational and committed Teachers to join our Trust on a full time and permanent basis within the EYFS, Year 2 and Year 6 departments from January 2020. The successful applicants will be based at Compass Primary Academy for a minimum of a year and then be provided with the opportunity to develop their teaching and future leadership skills further in one of our Brooke Weston Trust Primary academies in Corby or Kettering.

    As a member of staff at Compass Primary, we can offer you the following:

    • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects.
    • Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School and Leadership Academy
    • The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers and support staff who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
    • Freshly prepared Lunch provided for all staff.
    • Access to a academy laptop and the latest technology throughout the academy.
    • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Child care vouchers, Bike to work & CPC Drive New car scheme.
    • A dedicated Wellbeing Committee, creating a positive work life balance and ensuring staff wellbeing is a key priority for all.

    NQTs would also receive the following:

    • A professional experienced mentor to work alongside you in school
    • 10 sessions of NQT training at the Brooke Weston Teaching School

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Teacher who wishes to join a passionate team who are striving to change the concept of a traditional academy setting. You will have a unique opportunity to grow your own career, while every day sharing your time with children who only recognise what they can do and not what they ‘can’t’, in a place where you will learn more than you teach.

     

    Posts working with children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records. This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be sought prior to interview.

    If you would like to know more about the roles available please contact the Senior Administrator, Bec Smith on 01536 532707. Please be aware on this occasion the roles are available to full time applicants only.

    Visits to the academy are encouraged and can be arranged by appointment. If you would like to join an academy tour, please call 01536 532707 or email office@compassprimary.org.

    Application forms and further details such as the job description and person specification can be found on www.compassprimary.org(academy information/ Vacancies) and www.brookewestontrust.org (Careers)

    To apply, please complete the Compass/Brooke Weston Trust Teacher application form and email to office@compassprimary.org

    Or post to: Mrs Rebecca Smith

           Compass Primary Academy

                       Windmill Avenue

           Kettering

                       Northants

                       NN15 7EA

     

    Closing Date – Monday 30th September at 5pm

    Interview Date – Wednesday 9th October

     

    Please be aware applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified by email.

    Apply Here
  • Compass Primary Academy

    Midday Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 20/09/2019

    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 £16,300 (actual £2,459.22)

    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 20th September 2019

    Interview date: Week commencing 16th September 2019

    Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

    Apply Here
  • Compass Primary Academy

    HLTA

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 21/10/2019

    Compass Primary Academy have an exciting opportunity for a HLTA to join our aspiring and vibrant school.

     

    Compass is a two form entry primary school, with currently 420 students across Preschool and the main school. All staff are expected to work within all areas of the school and provide support to a wide range of children, some with complex needs.

     

    Compass Primary Academy is proud to be a member of the Brooke Weston Trust and enjoys close working links with the family of Trust schools.

     

    The successful candidate will deliver educational and social support to children, under the guidance of the teacher.  This role will include supervising the whole class, undertaking pre-prepared activities provided by a teacher and preparing activities/interventions. The primary focus is to keep pupils on task and maintain a purposeful and orderly learning environment for pupils.

     

    As a member of staff at Compass Primary Academy, we can offer you the following:

    • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
    • Opportunities for continued professional development
    • The support of a cohesive and committed team of colleagues who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
    • An exceptional ethos promoted through our Community Code and a set of core values that our pupils, staff and families strive for daily
    • Freshly prepared hot or cold lunch provided for staff working over 4 hours daily
    • Access to the latest technology
    • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers and the CPC Drive New car scheme

     

    Working hours will be 8.15am until 3.45pm, term time only plus 5 training days.

    Pay range- BWT Grade 6 point 16, £23,000 pro rata.

     

    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.

     

    If you would like to know more contact the Senior Administrator, Rebecca Smith on 01536 532707. Visits to the school are encouraged.

     

    Application forms and further details can be found on www.compassprimary.org and www.brookewestontrust.org.

     

    To apply, please complete the Brooke Weston Trust support staff application form and email to rsmith@compassprimary.org

    or post to:        Mrs Rebecca Smith

    Compass Primary Academy

    Windmill Avenue

    Kettering

    Northants

    NN15 7EA

     

    Closing date: Monday 21st October 2019

    Interview date: Thursday 24th October 2019

    Apply Here
Principal

Jo Fallowell

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

T 01536 532707

Principal
Jo Fallowell

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