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Gretton Primary School

Gretton Primary is a small village school which has a strong family feel. In March 2016 it was rated as Good with Outstanding features by Ofsted which highly praised its leadership, governance, early years provision and its focus on the personal development of every child.

The school, which is led by Principal Jane MacDonald, has undergone a major extension which has provided it with a new, state of the art hall and additional classrooms. The delightful grounds provide an exciting and stimulating environment including a trim trail, woodland storytelling and adventure area, canopied outdoor classroom, willow tunnels and garden plots, in which the children can enjoy their learning.

Gretton Primary believes that all children are individuals and every single child has their own strengths which the school helps them develop. All children are valued in the school, all efforts are celebrated with the result that children grow into confident individuals who value their own worth and are confident to go out into the world. The curriculum aims to develop children as self-motivated independent learners.

Latest Vacancy

  • Gretton Primary School

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 16/10/2020

     SEND Teaching Assistant position – Temporary to July 2021

    Gretton Primary Academy (part of the Brooke Weston Trust) is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable SEND Learning Support Assistant (level 2) for 14 hours per week to join our creative, vibrant and high performing village school.

    The position will include providing one-to-one support every morning for a pupil in our reception class with  developmental delay and language and communication difficulties. The role will support the child’s social development and learning needs within the classroom and in the outdoor environment through 1:1 and small group work as directed by the Class Teacher and SENDCo.

    This child requires a multi-sensory, highly visualised approach to learning so the role will involve the delivery of specific visual and sensory programmes as well as speech and language input daily.  It will also involve the preparation of learning resources to enable the pupil to fully access the curriculum and so achieve her full potential.

     The post holder will be expected to maintain working records and to effectively liaise and feedback progress to the Class Teacher and SENDCo. There will also be an expectation that this member of staff will liaise regularly with the parents of this pupil.
     

    We can offer you a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, a forward thinking, creative and inclusive ethos and a staff committed to providing an excellent education for all.

    The right person to support this child at Gretton Primary Academy will:

    • Be a caring and patient person.
    • Have experience of working with children with Special Needs in a school setting.
    • Ideally have experience of delivering speech and language programmes to young children.
    •  Ideally have experience of using PECS.
    • Have an understanding of how children learn in the Early Years of a primary school.
    • Be confident in using technology in the classroom to enhance learning and be competent in using a computer to produce learning resources.
    • Have good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team
    • Have the ability to deal professionally and sensitively with children, parents and teachers and outside agencies as required.
    • Have a good level of English and Maths (preferably GCSE or equivalent).
    • Have a willingness to undertake further training as required.  

    Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates and references will be requested.  Any offers of employment will be pending appropriate references and DBS clearance.

    To apply, please complete the Gretton/Brooke Weston Trust teacher application form which can be found on the school and Brooke Weston Trust website. Please email applications to jane.macdonald@grettonprimary.org or post to the school.

     

    Discussions with the Principal prior to application are most welcome. Visits to the school may be possible after school – in line Covid-19 restrictions.

    The hours of work will average 14 hours per week: Mon- Thurs 8.30am – 11.45am  ( to include alternate Thursday afternoons if possible)

    This is a temporary post – until July 2020.

    Closing date: Please return completed applications to the school by 5pm on Fri 16th October 2020. 

    Interviews: Tuesday 20th October 2020

    Salary  - LSA level 2  FTE £16,800

     

    Apply Here
  • Gretton Primary School

    Cleaner

    Start Date: 05/01/2021
    Close Date: 14/12/2020

     Temporary School Cleaner

     

    We are looking for a cleaner to work 15 hours per week supporting our existing cleaning team in ensuring that the school is cleaned to a high standard for the children and staff each day. The ideal candidate will be hard working, reliable and someone who enjoys working as part of a team. Extra cleaning hours may be available after school also.

     

    This position is part time, school term time. It is a temporary position to cover long term sickness (anticipated 6 months).

     

    Hours of work:                           11.00am – 2.00pm on Monday to Friday

    Hourly rate of pay:                    £9.20

    Closing date for applications:     Monday 14th December 2020

    Interviews:                                Wednesday 16th December 2020

    Start Date:                                5th January 2021

     

    For an application pack or further information, please contact the Head teacher: jane.macdonald@grettonprimary.org. 01536 770366.

     

    The school is fully committed to safer recruitment practice to ensure the safeguarding of all children. Pre-employment checks will always be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All prospective employees are subject to enhanced DBS – Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

     

     

    Apply Here
  • Gretton Primary School

    Admin Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 15/03/2021

    Job Title: Administrative Assistant

    Location: Gretton Primary Academy

    Salary: BWT Grade 2, Point 4 (FTE £18,250)

    13 hours per week/39 Weeks per year

    Monday and Tuesday 8.40am – 3.40pm (to include a 30 min break)

    Gretton Primary Academy (part of the Brooke Weston Trust) is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable Administrative Assistant for 13 hours per week to join our creative, vibrant and high performing village school.

    The position will include:

    • Processing telephone calls and ensuring appropriate action is taken

    • Ensuring that face to face enquiries (visitors, students, parents and staff) are dealt with appropriately

    • Undertaking word processing of documentation (letters, reports etc)

    • Preparation of teaching and learning resources including photocopying and laminating

    • Administering first aid for minor injuries

    • Processing of the weekly school dinner orders (Excel spreadsheet)

    • Assisting with the implementation of school administration tasks, such as student absence, resolving queries and inputting straightforward data on computer systems

    • Organising stock and resources

    • Carrying out such other administrative tasks and duties as required by the line managers, appropriate to the grading of the post

    The post holder will be expected to:

    • Be a personable, polite and professional person

    • Have the ability to deal professionally and sensitively with parents, visitors, children and staff

    • Be confident in the use of technology including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Office 365 Email

    • Have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team

    • Have a good level of English and Maths (preferably GCSE or equivalent)

    • Have a willingness to undertake further training as required

    We can offer you a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, a forward thinking, creative and inclusive ethos and staff committed to providing an excellent education for all.

    Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates and references will be requested. Any offers of employment will be pending appropriate references and DBS clearance.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks, as well as being able to access a range of first-class professional development opportunities through our Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance.

    Benefits of working at Brooke Weston Trust Being a member of the Brooke Weston Trust family not only comes with fantastic opportunities, but also great perks;

    • Free Lunch for all members of staff

    • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

    • Bike2Work Scheme

    • Emphasis on staff wellbeing, with access to an Employee Assist Programme

    • Staff CPD via access to the Brooke Weston Ambition Hub

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application.

    To apply, please complete the Gretton/Brooke Weston Trust support staff application form which can be found on the school and Brooke Weston Trust website. Please email applications to sarah.sanders@grettonprimary.org or post to the school.

    Discussions with the Principal or Assistant Principal prior to application are most welcome.

    Closing date: Please return completed applications to the school by 5.00pm on Monday 15th March 2021. Interview date: Thursday 18th March 2021

    Apply Here
Principal

Jane MacDonald

Gretton Primary School
Kirby Road, Gretton, Northamptonshire NN17 3DB

T 01536 770366
E office@grettonprimary.org

Principal
Jane MacDonald

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