Amesbury CE Primary School

Staff Vacancies

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN OUR WONDERFUL STAFF TEAM?

At Amesbury CE Primary School we offer a supportive and community-minded working environment. Our school community boasts an enthusiasm for learning and a sense of school improvement. Amesbury Primary School is a church school and staff must be committed to upholding and developing Christian values. 

Why work or volunteer at Amesbury CE Primary School?

We offer you:

  • Happy, motivated and enthusiastic children
  • A vibrant school with a committed, supportive and friendly staff team
  • A firm commitment to excellent professional development
  • Opportunities to work alongside other professionals and further career progression.

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please call the school office on 01980 623009 to make an appointment, or email office@amesbury.wilts.sch.uk.

Deputy Head Teacher

Following the departure of our Deputy Headteacher, the Governors and newly appointed Headteacher of Amesbury CE (VC) Primary School are seeking an individual with the vision to inspire pupils, staff and the school community to promote our core values of Kindness, Dignity and Endurance.

At Amesbury Primary our main aim is to give all children the opportunity to develop their full potential and most importantly, strive to promote our school ethos; ‘Whatever you do, work at it with your heart’ Colossians 3:23. We welcome children of all faiths and none, with a range of backgrounds, abilities and talents. Within a happy and secure atmosphere, the children are valued for themselves and experience a wide range of balanced learning opportunities, helping them to grow into independent and caring people. We believe that our strong Christian ethos enables our children to value each other and the things around them.

The Headteacher and Governing Body at Amesbury Primary are looking for someone who:


    • Will uphold and develop the school’s Christian ethos and values and ensure the highest quality of behaviour for all;

    • Will put children at the heart of everything they do and have high expectations of them;

    • Be a positive role model, with the ability to motivate children and staff alike, inspiring all to reach their full potential.

    • Demonstrate the drive, experience and creativity to build on our current high standards of teaching, through continuous school improvement.

    • Value every child and strive to ensure that both pupils and staff have high aspirations for achievement.

    • Continue the well-established strong relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and the local community.

    • Continue to make learning a happy experience for every child

    • Support the Headteacher in moving the school forward after a very turbulent few years.

    • A creative and innovative management style, able to take measured risks and to find creative solutions;

    • Has a strong commitment to well-being and mental health for pupils and staff.

We can offer you:


    • Committed and enthusiastic staff dedicated to bringing out the full potential of each child.

    • Children who are happy, valued and well-motivated.

    • A supportive Governing Body;

    • Engaged and supportive parents;

    • Opportunities to develop the school further.

You will be joining a school at a time of innovation, development and rapid improvement, and this is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the children, the school and community and to maintain the momentum.

Please take the time to read our application pack and, should you feel that we have a mutually inspiring future together, we would love to hear from you.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Closing date: Friday 13th May 2022

Interview dates: week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022

Fixed Term Teaching Assistant/cover supervisor

We are seeking a Teaching assistant, to join our school team with the purpose of providing targeted behaviour and learning support to identified children. You will need to actively respond to students’ diverse needs both in and out of the classroom environment.

You will be calm, resilient, compassionate, and innovative so that you can find new and inventive ways to support the children.

The role will be 5 days weekly, however, we would consider a commitment of 3 days. The role will be fixed term until the end of July 2022.

PURPOSE OF JOB

Working under guidance, provide support in addressing the needs of children who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning

Support for the Children

Provide pastoral support to children

Assist the teacher with the development and implementation of Individual Education / Behaviour / Support / Mentoring plans

Support provision for children with special needs

Establish productive working relationships with children, acting as a role model

Develop 1:1 mentoring arrangements with children and provide support for distressed children

Challenge and motivate children, promote and reinforce self-esteem

Support for the Teacher

Support childrens’ access to learning using appropriate strategies, resources, etc.

Work with other staff in planning, evaluating and adjusting learning activities as appropriate

Monitor and review children' progress against their targets

Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to other staff, on childrens’ achievement, progress and other matters

Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with other staff, contributing to reviews of systems / records as requested

Assist in the implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies

Support for the Curriculum

Implement agreed learning activities / teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to childrens’ responses / needs

Support for the School

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

Contribute to the overall ethos / work / aims of the school

Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies / professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils

Attend and participate in regular meetings

Please contact Mrs Sandra Miller, Acting Head Teacher or Mrs Catherine Kelleher if you have any queries regarding this vacancy on 01980 623009

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENCO)

We have an exciting opportunity to join our committed team as SENCO and Inclusion Lead in our busy Primary School. 

We are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated and dynamic SENCO who will be able to oversee provision for disadvantaged learners and those who have been identified as being vulnerable to underachievement across the school.

The successful applicant will be instrumental in shaping and developing provision for our most vulnerable children and will have the passion for ensuring all children reach their full potential and given the very best opportunities to succeed.

The successful candidate will ideally have the relevant National SEND qualification and will be able to demonstrate ability to fulfil the roles and responsibilities in the Job Description

Areas of responsibility and key tasks:

1. Put provision in place to ensure that progress of pupils with SEN improves relative to those without SEN.

2. Ensure that the school carries out its statutory responsibilities regarding all students with a Statement of Special Educational Needs.

3. Support all staff in understanding the needs of SEN pupils.

4. Support departmental developments of SEN provision.

5. Monitor progress towards targets for pupils with SEN.

6. Analyse and interpret relevant school, local and national data.

7. Liaise with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to co-ordinate their contribution, provide maximum support and ensure continuity of provision.

 

Please contact Mrs Sandra Miller, Acting Head Teacher if you have any queries regarding this vacancy on 01980 623009.