Job Vacancies

Holy Trinity Catholic Voluntary Academy, Newark


Pay Scale: MPS/UPS plus TLR Responsibility for SENCO position or 
                for AHT position Leadership Scale 3 - 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced and outstanding teacher to take on the role of Inclusion Manager/SENCO at our school and have teaching responsibility for a Year 3 class.
Depending on qualifications and experience there will also be an opportunity for the right candidate to join us as an Assistant Head, with further responsibilities being discussed with the successful applicant.
Ideally, we are looking for applicants with previous experience working as a SENCO and who have already completed the National Award for SEN Coordination. The successful candidate will be part of the senior leadership team.
This strategic role will include leading, developing and supporting effective practice for children with special and additional needs, along with developing teachers to provide 'quality first' teaching, remove barriers to learning and early identification of special need. The role will also include responsibility for the PPG strategy and for the progress of EAL pupils, other vulnerable groups and pastoral support.

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an outstanding classroom teacher
• Be a practising Catholic
• Understand how emotional well-being impacts on achievement
• Have high standards and expectations of all
• Be a good team player
• Demonstrate excellent organisational skills
• Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others
• Demonstrate superb interpersonal, communication skills
• Have the ability to analyse data effectively to identify and track the progress of vulnerable groups/children

We can offer:
• A caring, friendly working environment inspired by a strong Catholic ethos
• A supportive governing body
• A commitment to your continued professional development
• Weekly Management release time

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 as well as other necessary checks.

Applications should be returned to the Head Teacher at the school address. Catholic Application Forms are available on:  No other application forms will be accepted.

Closing Date:  noon on Thursday 19th October 2017.
Interview date: Wednesday 8th November 2017.
Required for: January 2017 ideally

Holy Trinity Catholic Voluntary Academy, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU

Telephone:01636 689177

St. Norbert’s Catholic Primary School, Spalding

Group 2 ISR L13 – L19 NOR 209

“Saint Norbert's strives to nurture and develop the whole child through; a love of God, love of one another and love of life itself.”

We are a vibrant and friendly one-form entry school in Spalding, the famous horticultural district of South Holland, in Lincolnshire, 16 miles from Peterborough and Stamford.
Ofsted judged us to be an outstanding school across all areas, in July 2015. Our DCI inspection, in March 2015, was also graded as outstanding. We are looking for someone to share our vision in continuing to build upon the achievements of this happy and successful Catholic school.

Governors now seek a highly motivated practising Catholic with relevant experience to further develop this fantastic school.

The successful candidate will:
• Nurture and further develop the ethos of the school and its mission statement, whilst ensuring that all children are fully supported on their faith journey.
• Have experience of embedding a rich and diverse curriculum and establishing a culture of high expectation and achievement, which enables all the children to reach their maximum potential in a happy environment, where learning is a joy.
• Have excellent organisational, managerial and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents, Governors and the wider community.
• Have a clear, consistent focus on Teaching and Learning while leading a team of exceptional practitioners.
• Have the ability and ambition to further raise standards.
• Have a track record of supporting and developing outstanding teaching.

In return we can offer you:
• The opportunity to lead an ‘Outstanding’ school with a strong Catholic ethos.
• Happy, friendly, enthusiastic, hardworking and well behaved children reflecting the diversity of the local community.
• Forward-thinking, passionate and dedicated colleagues, Governors and parents.
• An opportunity to be part of the conversion process to MAT status within the Nottingham Diocese.
• A firm commitment to your ongoing professional development and wellbeing.

We warmly welcome and recommend a visit to our school for prospective candidates.  To arrange a visit please contact Tanya Davies on 01775 722889.

An Application Pack and further details are available from or download from the school website

St. Norbert’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and rigorous safeguarding checks.

Closing Date: 12 noon on 10th November 2017
Interview Dates: 22nd and 23rd November 2017
Required: January 2018

St Norbert’s Catholic Primary School, Tollgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1NJ.