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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

    Operations Leader (Primary)

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 24/11/2021
    Full Time, Permanent

    Job Title: Operations Leader (Primary) 

    Location: Oakley Vale Primary School

    Salary: FTE £31,310 (Grade 8) - Pro Rata £26,593

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: 35 hours / 41 weeks

    About Oakley Vale Primary School and the role

    Oakley Vale Primary is an exciting and engaging school on a large, housing development in Corby and provide a high quality of education which ensures all children are eager to learn and make good progress. We are an above average size primary school, part of the Brooke Weston Multi Academy Trust. We had our last OFSTED inspection in June 2017 where were rated good. We continue to improve with high ambition for all.

    We are looking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic Operations Lead to join our dedicated team.

    We can offer:

    • A friendly and pleasant environment in which to work
    • Polite and articulate children
    • A supportive leadership team
    • Opportunities to develop professionally
    • A committed and supportive governing body
    • A network of experienced colleagues to work with across the Trust

    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!

    Please provide us with no more than 2 pages of A4 as to why you think you are a suitable candidate for the role and return the application from to our Trust HR Manager - Kathryn Pithey at kpithey@brookewestontrust.org 

    Closing date: 24/11/2021

    Interview date: TBC

    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

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 28/01/2022

    Teaching Assistant opportunity

    Here at Oakley Vale we would like you to consider coming and being part of our dedicated team as a Teaching Assistant.

    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 15 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, 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 Davies in our school office.

    Tel:               01536 461199

    E-mail: LDavies@oakleyvaleprimary.org

    Address:              Mrs Lucy Davies

                                  Operations Leader

                                  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 Davies 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 28th January 2022

    Interview week commencing Monday 31st January 2022

    Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

     

    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.

    Apply Here
  • Oakley Vale Primary School

    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 28/01/2022

    Lunchtime Supervisor Position

    We are looking for a kind, caring and skilled person 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 Davies in our school office.

    Tel:                  01536 461199

    E-mail:             OVPSHR@oakleyvaleprimary.org

    Address:          Mrs Lucy Davies

                            Operations Leader

                            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 28th January 2022

    Interview date: Week commencing 31st January 2022

    Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

     

    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 (39 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
F 01536 746267
E admin@oakleyvaleprimary.org

Principal
Emma Goodwin

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