Recruitment

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To view the vacancies we have at our other schools within the Sharnbrook Academy Federation please click on the links for each school below:

Sharnbrook Academy

Lincroft Academy

Harrold Primary Academy

Oakley Primary Academy

SAF

 

Please click here to view our SAF Safer Recruitment Policy

2 Class Teachers - Year 2 and Year 5 - Friday 17th January 2020

2 Class Teachers - Year 2 and Year 5
Required for September 2020
MPS/UPS

Do you want a new and unique challenge at a new Primary Academy and the chance to be part of something really special?

Great Ouse Primary Academy, Bedford, opened as a brand new school in September 2017, originally with a pre-school, Reception year and year 1 and 2 classes. This has now grown to include students up to year 4. The school will eventually grow to 420 pupils and be two-form entry.

Great Ouse Primary Academy thinks and dreams big for its pupils, developing them into great achievers.

In addition, Great Ouse Primary Academy is part of the very successful Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). This is a multi-academy trust made up of five excellent member academies, which has a commitment to excellence in education and puts student progress at the heart of all it does. SAF has an outstanding reputation and provides a strong support network and a variety of opportunities for staff in each of its academies.

These are exciting opportunities for two outstanding and experienced classroom practitioners to teach in Y2 and Y5 who have excellent knowledge and understanding of the curriculum. You must be able to demonstrate commitment and passion for education through raising standards and introducing new initiatives including planning and delivering the outstanding learning opportunities for our children. The successful candidates will closely liaise with all staff, parents and outside agencies to ensure best outcomes for all children.

Positivity and a sense of humour are essential alongside expert knowledge of the Primary curriculum, resilience, creativity, commitment and professionalism. We would like you to be able to foster a nurturing learning environment where there are high expectations for all children and to be committed to your own professional development and continuing to grow within your role. Experience and the ability to take on a Subject Leadership role is desirable.

We encourage enthusiastic and motivational candidates who share a genuine passion to the posts to apply.

Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to the continuous professional development of all staff, working in collaboration and sharing best practice.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, by appointment.

Closing date: Friday, 28th February 2020 at 9.00am
Interview date: Friday, 6th March 2020

For further information on the role and to obtain an application pack, please click on links below.

Please return your application form to: The HR Department, Sharnbrook Academy Federation, Great Ouse Primary Academy, Seaforth Gardens, Bedford, MK40 4TJ or Email to: HR@saf.org.uk

Telephone: 01234 907896.

Applications from agencies and personal CV’s will not be accepted.
Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

Click here to view the Class Teacher Job Description and Person Specification
Click here to view the SAF Safe Recruitment Procedure Document
Click here to view the SAF Recruitment Privacy Notice
Click here to view the Teaching Staff Application Form

Applications close Friday 28th February 2020

Site agent - non-residential - Wednesday 8th January 2020

Site agent - non-residential

Grade 3D NJC Point 7 – 11, £10,564 - £11,441 per annum

20 hours per week, 7.00 am – 11.00 am including school holidays

We are looking to recruit a site agent to join our existing site team across the Trust and to assist the Facilities and Building Services Manager in the smooth running of Great Ouse Primary Academy. Knowledge of security, site maintenance and equipment together with porterage, cleaning and general maintenance experience is required to ensure that the school provides a clean, safe and secure environment for its staff, students and visitors. A trade skill, knowledge of cleaning operations and a good understanding of Health and Safety policies and procedures would be an advantage.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate they are motivated and committed to work hard, enjoy working as part of a team and be flexible in their approach to both the job role and our schools as well as supporting the wellbeing of our students.

A full clean driving licence is essential to assist in maintaining the academies fleet of minibuses, and as part of the Multi Academy Trust, you may be required to provide support to other academies within the Federation. Flexibility to cover sickness and annual leave across the SAF site team may be required.

Applications will be shortlisted upon receipt and immediate interviews arranged. The position will close as soon as an appointment is made so early applications are strongly suggested. Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, by appointment.

Closing date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 at 8am

Applications from agencies and personal CVs will not be accepted.

For further information on the role and to obtain an application pack, please click on links below.

Please return your application form to: The HR Department, Sharnbrook Academy Federation, c/o Great Ouse Primary Academy, Seaforth Gardens, Bedford, MK40 4TJ

Email: HR@saf.org.uk 

Telephone: 01234 907896

Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

Support Staff Application Form

Site Agent Job Description and Person Spec

SAF Safer Recruitment

SAF Recruitment Privacy Notice

 

Applications close Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Welcome to Great Ouse Primary Academy

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our school. Great Ouse Primary Academy is a school that thinks and dreams big for its pupils. Expectations are high for all who make up the Great Ouse Primary Academy community and these standards reflect the wonderful physical environment we have developed to enable children to flourish within and beyond the school walls. We are committed to developing learners who are resilient, learners who are focused and learners who are aspirational in their goals; learners well prepared to be successful citizens of the 21st century.

Great Ouse Primary Academy opened as a brand new primary academy in September 2017 and is a proud member of Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). The school is a named feeder school for Lincroft Academy and Sharnbrook Academy. The school is a bright, modern and inspiring learning environment with up-to-date technology and vibrant teaching and learning spaces for our pupils and staff.

We believe that the school absolutely belongs to our community of children, staff, parents and carers. We urge you to actively support and be involved in the school. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to be part of something special.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
(Martin Luther King, Jr)

Paul Ives

Principal

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