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Oakley Vale Primary School

Oakley Vale Primary School, which has been rated as Good by Ofsted,  is a state of the art eco-friendly school serving its local community in the town of Corby.

At Oakley Vale Primary School we work together to provide a happy, secure and stimulating environment where children are motivated to learn, are valued as individuals and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Our vision is to provide an outstanding educational experience for each and every pupil, ensuring that Oakley Vale is a place where success is celebrated and achievement triumphs.

In September 2013 we joined the Brooke Weston Trust. This means that we benefit from being part of a larger and extremely successful academic organisation and have access to facilities and opportunities beyond a school’s normal scope.

Latest Vacancy

  • Oakley Vale Primary School

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 02/07/2021

    Teaching Assistant opportunity

    Here at Oakley Vale we would like you to consider coming and being part of our dedicated Early Years team. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work in our great team.

    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;
    • 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 30 hrs per week.

    The Pay scale (FTE) is £17,750.

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

    Proud to be a part of The Brooke Weston Trust.

    The Brooke Weston Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools in Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire. Our aim is quite simple; to provide high quality education and learning opportunities across our schools and to ensure that every child, no matter their background or starting point, leaves us with the necessary qualifications, skills and self-belief to fulfil their potential.

    We have five simple, yet effective core values that underpin all our work:

    • Ambition for All
    • High Expectations
    • Excellent Teaching and Support
    • Working Together
    • Contributing to Society

    Therefore, we are committed to transforming schools within our Trust, to providing students with the ‘tickets for life’ for further education, employment or other destinations beyond school.

    We are proud to educate more than 7,000 students and employ more than 1,000 staff. We have a growing reputation, both within the communities in which we operate, but also at a national level where the Brooke Weston Trust is seen as a ‘can-do’ organisation, taking on the challenge and responsibility of making a difference in some of the country’s more challenging areas.

    We are equally as ambitious for our staff and promote a strong culture of professional collaboration and continuous improvement.

    Teaching with the Brooke Weston Trust can be an incredibly rewarding and satisfying career, which lets you see the real difference you are making to students’ lives and our wider communities. A teaching career also comes with the added benefits of job security, a very strong social team atmosphere, and the opportunity to develop independence and responsibility. 

    Being part of a multi-academy Trust also gives our employees access to a wide range of high-quality training and experience of working in a diverse range of educational settings. We also have our own Teaching School that delivers training and professional guidance to teachers at every stage of the profession.

    For further details and an application pack please contact Mrs Lenton in our school office.

    Tel:               01536 461199

    E-mail:           ovpshr@oakleyvaleprimary.org

    Address:              Mrs Rachael Lenton

                                  Senior Administrator

                                  Oakley Vale Primary School

                                  Cheltenham Road

                                  Oakley Vale

    Corby

                                  Northamptonshire

                        NN18 8RH

    While the country faces unprecedented restrictions as part of the Government’s Covid-19 response, we are still keen to hear from prospective applicants and we have adapted our interview process to allow them to be completed as seamlessly as possible.

    All interviews will be completed through a Microsoft Teams video conference where you will have the opportunity to meet the same members of staff who would usually complete interviews in person.

    Mrs Lenton will also be in touch with you in plenty of time before the interview if any supporting information or activities need to be carried out in advance.

    Closing date: Friday 2nd July 2021

    Interview date: Thursday 8th July 2021

    Anticipated Start Date: 1st September 2021

     

    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.

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  • Oakley Vale Primary School

    Site Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 14/07/2021

    Job Title: Site Assistant

    Location: Oakley Vale Primary School

    Salary: BWT Grade 4 equivalent to a Full time salary £18,650

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: 30 hours per week / 52 weeks

    We are looking for a helpful, reliable and practically minded member of staff to join our team as a Site Assistant

    The site team are a department at the heart of any school, which has never been more evident than now. As a Site Assistant you will support the Site Supervisor with maintenance of the school grounds and facilities, including but not limited to security, minor repairs & cleanliness of the site.

    As a member of staff at Oakley Vale Primary and the Brooke Weston Trust, we can offer you the following:

    • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
    • Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School
    • The support of a cohesive and committed team of staff who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
    • Family Friendly policies including but not limited to; Maternity & Paternity leave, flexible working and discretionary leave
    • A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day
    • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers, CPC Drive New car scheme
    • Staff wellbeing; Access to 24/7 ‘Health Assured’ Physical & mental health services.

    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. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

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

    For further details and an application pack please contact Mrs Lenton in our school office.

    Tel: 01536 461199

    E-mail: ovpshr@oakleyvaleprimary.org

    Address: Mrs Rachael Lenton, Senior Administrator, Oakley Vale Primary School, Cheltenham Road, Oakley Vale, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8RH

    Closing date: Wednesday 14th July 2021 at 5pm

    Interview date: Week commencing 19th July 2021

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff 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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  • Oakley Vale Primary School

    Specialist Lunchtime Supervisor

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 14/07/2021

    We are looking for two kind, caring and skilled people to join our Lunchtime team. Lunchtime supervisors provide support with the lunchtime food service and ensure the safety and security of pupils during Lunchtime break. The successful applicants will carry out the responsibilities of a lunchtime supervisor alongside a named child within a KS2 setting.

    This post would be suitable for someone with previous experience working within SEND and in particular challenging behaviour.

    You will need to:

    • be friendly and have a helpful manner;
    • be a team player with a positive attitude;
    • be organised and efficient;
    • have experience of working with and interacting with children with additional needs especially behaviour support.

    The post for 9.58 hrs per week.

    The Pay scale (FTE) is £18,050.

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

    Proud to be a part of The Brooke Weston Trust.

    The Brooke Weston Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools in Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire. Our aim is quite simple; to provide high quality education and learning opportunities across our schools and to ensure that every child, no matter their background or starting point, leaves us with the necessary qualifications, skills and self-belief to fulfil their potential.

    We have five simple, yet effective core values that underpin all our work:

    •          Ambition for All

    •          High Expectations

    •          Excellent Teaching and Support

    •          Working Together

    •          Contributing to Society

    Therefore, we are committed to transforming schools within our Trust, to providing students with the ‘tickets for life’ for further education, employment or other destinations beyond school.

    We are proud to educate more than 7,000 students and employ more than 1,000 staff. We have a growing reputation, both within the communities in which we operate, but also at a national level where the Brooke Weston Trust is seen as a ‘can-do’ organisation, taking on the challenge and responsibility of making a difference in some of the country’s more challenging areas.

    We are equally as ambitious for our staff and promote a strong culture of professional collaboration and continuous improvement.

    Teaching with the Brooke Weston Trust can be an incredibly rewarding and satisfying career that lets you see the real difference you are making to students’ lives and our wider communities. A teaching career also comes with the added benefits of job security, a very strong social team atmosphere, and the opportunity to develop independence and responsibility. 

    Being part of a multi-academy Trust also gives our employees access to a wide range of high-quality training and experience of working in a diverse range of educational settings. We also have our own Teaching School that delivers training and professional guidance to teachers at every stage of the profession.

    For further details and an application pack please contact Mrs Lenton in our school office.

    Tel:                  01536 461199

    E-mail:             OVPSHR@oakleyvaleprimary.org

    Address:          Mrs Rachel Lenton

                            Senior Administrator

                            Oakley Vale Primary School

                            Cheltenham Road

                            Oakley Vale

                               Corby

                            Northamptonshire

                            NN18 8RH

    While the country faces unprecedented restrictions as part of the Government’s Covid-19 response, we are still keen to hear from prospective applicants and we have adapted our interview process to allow them to be completed as seamlessly as possible.

    All interviews will be completed through a Microsoft Teams video conference where you will have the opportunity to meet the same members of staff who would usually complete interviews in person.

    Mrs Lenton will also be in touch with you in plenty of time before the interview if any supporting information or activities need to be carried out in advance.

    Closing date:  Wednesday 14th July 2021

    Interview date: Week commencing 19th July 2021

    Anticipated Start Date: 1st September 2021

    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.

    If you are looking for a new challenge with a good work life balance we would like to hear from you. 

    Working hours will be based over lunch times, Monday to Friday, term time only (38 weeks), this is reflected in the pro rata salary.  Uniform and training will be provided.

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Principal

Emma Goodwin

Oakley Vale Primary School
Cheltenham Road, Oakley Vale, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8RH

T 01536 461199
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Principal
Emma Goodwin

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