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Class Teacher Vacancy

Aspiration, Enrichment, Opportunity

Inspirational Teacher required at Veritas Primary Academy

Post:  Teacher required to start September 2018

Hours: Full Time, 32.5 hours per week

Salary:  Teachers Main Scale point 1 to 6. NQT’s and UPS Teachers are welcome to apply.

Are you an inspirational teacher looking to work with an amazing group of children and colleagues? Are you looking to forge a career within a caring and values-driven family of schools? Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with real opportunities for growth, development and career progression? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed in all areas of the curriculum? If so, Veritas is the school for you!

Veritas Primary Academy is a bright and vibrant two form entry school for children aged 3 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where we aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children. We set high expectations for our children both behaviorally and academically and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full.

We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.

We are seeking to appoint a new member of staff to join our dynamic team of committed teachers on our remarkable journey in contributing to the achievement of our vision to ensuring all children reach their full potential. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge our pupils to achieve their very best and want to be a memorable chapter of a child’s learning story.

Candidates should:

    • Have a flexible approach to working and be adaptable
    • Have experience of working across either KS1 or KS2 (we want the right candidate so will accommodate KS1 or KS2)
    • Be a hardworking, team player who thrives in working with others
    • Display initiative and ability to work independently
    • Be creative, enthusiastic and dynamic
    • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
    • An individual that is passionate and dedicated to the profession, who puts children’s learning at the heart of what they do
    • Someone who is willing to contribute to an outstanding education for the community that you serve

In return we can offer excellent CPD and a supportive working environment. With experience and time there could be curriculum responsibility in an area to suit you and the Academy.

We welcome any candidates who would like to visit our school as we are proud to showcase the work we do here. Please call the school office on 01785 333400 if you would like to come along to our candidate tours. The dates we have available are;

Monday 26th March at 2pm

Thursday 12th April at 9.30am

This is an academy aiming high and looking to the future so, if you like to work in a place where you feel appreciated and supported and thrive on a challenge, application packs can be found below. Please return to Lucy Henderson, Business Manager by email- lucy.henderson@veritasprimaryacademy.com or post.

Closing Date: Friday 13th April 2018

Interview Date: TBC

Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification

Veritas Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

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After School Club Assistant

Recruitment Pack for After School Club Assistant

Post:  After School Club Assistant

Hours: 13.75 hours a week, (Term time only), 3.15pm-6.00pm

Salary:  National Living Wage, NJC Scale Point 13 (pro rata)

Veritas Primary Academy is a two form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full. We aim to provide a calm and happy atmosphere and set high standards of respect, courtesy, hard work and achievement for all children and adults.

We are seeking to appoint a new member of staff to join our Extended Schools team. Potential candidates should have experience working in an education setting and a relevant childcare qualification.

Candidates should also:

  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Recognises that the quality of the After School Club has an impact on learning and on pupils’ attitude to school
  • Takes pride in providing enjoyable activities for pupils
  • Works well within a team
  • Displays initiative and ability to work independently
  • Is enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
  • Ability to deal in a calm and confident manner with behavioural issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety standards within a school setting, particularly security
  • A willingness to promote the ethos of the school

If you feel that you would like to be part of a growing school in Stafford that is committed to excellence we would like to hear from you.

Application packs can be found below and should be returned to Lucy Henderson, Business Manager by email- lucy.henderson@veritasprimaryacademy.com

Closing Date:   Tuesday 10th April 2018

Interview Date: TBC

Recruitment Pack for After School Club Assistant
After School Club Assistant Application Form

Veritas Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references

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30 Hours Free Childcare

Calling all working parents of 3 and 4 year olds!


30 hours of funded early education for 3 & 4 year olds

Working parents who meet the earnings criteria could be entitled to an additional 15 hours of early education, making up a total of up to 30 hours per week (over 38 weeks, or 1140 hours across the year).

Find out if you are eligible for the extra 15 hours of early education and apply online at the HMRC website: www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

or if you experience any difficulties with the website or applying:

contact HMRC helpline 0300 123 4097

Successful applicants for 30 hours will receive an eligibility code, once you have this, please take your code to your chosen childcare provider as quickly as possible and request for your child’s code to be validated.

‘Childcare Choices’ also offers a ‘Childcare Calculator’ where parents can check what help you might be able to get with childcare schemes like tax credits, Tax-Free Childcare, childcare vouchers and funded childcare or education for 2 to 4 year olds.

For any other queries and/or frequently asked questions about 30 hours please contact your childcare provider or visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk/30hour

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E-safety tips!

This weeks tip- Online Games
When your children create a new username for an online game make sure that the username does not give away key information about their true identity.  Think about using a nickname or a name of a favourite TV character

Updates
Always update your computer, tablet or phone when an update becomes available.  Most updates contain security fixes that will help keep your device protected from cyber attacks.

Check your settings

Use the privacy and security settings on social media sites so that only friends and family can see your pages. Then speak to friends and family and encourage them to tighten their privacy settings too as they could affect you. Even if your account is locked as private, personal information you have shared with others could still be accessed through their pages.

Got a nickname?

Think about using a nickname instead of your real name if you’re signing up to a microblogging site like Twitter. Consider setting up a separate, personal email account to use with social media sites, rather than using your work, or even your main personal email. Remember, only connect to people you know.

Personal Information
Think about what personal information you give out online.  For example you could you use a nickname instead of your real name.

Passwords
Make sure your passwords use upper case and lower case letters and that they include a number.  Update them regularly and have different passwords for different accounts.

Parental Controls

See what parental controls are available for the different electronic devices that your children use.  Most devices allow you to limit content available on the device by clicking on one option under the devices main settings.

“Chat” with your kids
Develop an open dialogue so that you can talk with your children about the benefits and dangers of the Internet. Cultivate an interest in their online activities—their favourite Web sites, online games, and interests. And don’t be afraid to ask your children who they are talking to online and what they are talking about.