Orchard Park Community Primary School

STAFF VACANCIES

We currently have two staff vacancies at Orchard Park.  We are looking for a Teacher and a Teaching Assistant.  

 

Teacher

 

Are you looking to teach within a successful and forward thinking school where progress and outcomes for pupils are strong?  Do you value a broad curriculum that inspires pupils, creating a climate of high aspiration?  Do you want to help drive successful improvement in a city school, serving a new and growing community?  Have you been searching for a school that provides outstanding professional development to enable you to take those next professional steps?   If so, we are the school for you!

 

At Orchard Park we pride ourselves on our positive and nurturing ethos, quality first teaching and high expectations in all that we do.  Our Ofsted 2017 stated that we are a school where "there is a culture of ambition, where children are encouraged to dream big."  We want an inspiring Teacher and potential leader to join our team, to ensure that pupils make rapid progress through an exciting and engaging curriculum.  

 

Our staff thrive being part of the Orchard Park team.  They state:

 

"Orchard Park has completely transformed the way I teach.  I have had excellent opportunities to develop as a Teacher through continual supportive CPD challenge.  Having excellent ICT resources, teaching at Orchard Park is fun and innovative.  The children are keen to learn and a pleasure to teach."

 

"Working at Orchard Park has provided me with many fantastic opportunities.  I was lucky enough to complete my initial teacher training and gain my QTS at the school.  The support and guidance I have been given has allowed me to challenge myself and thrive in the teaching environment.  The school is at the heart of the community, the children are keen to learn and the staff are a great team!".

 

As a school we can provide you with:

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  • an enthusiastic, talentented and dedicated team to work alongside

  • a school where everyone is valued and wellbeing is of high importance

  • pupils that are hard working and well behaved

  • an outstanding, striking learning environment

  • first rate ICT facilities

  • excellent CPD opportunities and development package, including opportunities for a national professional qualification.

 

We would love you to see our school in action and would therefore encourage you to visit us.

 

Please contact Lynsey in the School Office to organise a visit (office@orchardpark.cambs.sch.uk).

 

Please click here for a copy of the full job appliction pack

Please click here for a copy of the teaching staff application form

 

Closing date:     Monday 4th March 2019

Interview date:  Tuesday 12th March 2019

Start date:          Monday 2nd September 2019

 

Teaching Assistant

 

Do you want a highly rewarding post, making the difference to some remarkable children?  Do you want to join a hardworking and happy team?  Are you looking to suppoort children in their development on a 1:1 and small group basis?  Do you want to support teaching staff in ensuring the best outcomes for pupils?  If so, we have the perfect post for you!

 

We are looking for someone who is committed to providing and supporting high quality teaching and learning opportunities across all curriculum areas of the school.  The role will include targeted support within a whole class setting, the delivery of interventions within and outside of the classroom as well as some 1:1 work.  Support will include lunchtime cover, assisting in the provision of high quality play and learning opportunities.

 

A current Teaching Assistant says this about the role:

 

"Having worked at a previous school for ten years I was anxious about moving to a new school.  However, I am so pleased that I made the decision to join Orchard Park.  The staff are friendly and the school is caring and professional."

 

A newly appointed Teaching Assistant says this about the role:

 

"Being a new TA, the school provided me with a great opportunity to learn from highly skilled professionals so that I can feel confident when I am supporting the children's learning."

 

Our school was reaffirmed as 'good' by Ofsted (March 2017) and is a unique and special place to work.  We are a small school on the edge of Cambridge which is at the heart of a new and growing community.  We are extremely proud of what our school has achieved since it opened 11 years ago and we are excited by what the next decade may bring.  

 

We can provide you with:

  •  

  • an enthusiastic, talented and dedicated team to work alongside

  • a school where everyone is valued

  • pupils that are hardworking and well behaved

  • an outstanding, striking learning environment

  • first rate ICT facilities

  • opportunity to be part of something special

 

We wold love you to see our caring and nurturing school in action and would therefore encourage you to visit us.

 

Please contact Lynsey in the School Office to organise a visit or speak to Stacey Harper (Headteacher) for further information.  Applications are invited from committed, enthusiastic and flexible applicants.

 

Start date:  as soon as possible after appointment

 

Hours:  8:45 am -3:15 pm or part time either 8:45 am - 1:15 pm or 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm term time only

 

Salary:  Level 2 L14 - L17 pro rata depending on experience

 

Closing date:  Monday 25th February

 

Interview date:  Monday 4th March 2019

 

Please click here for a copy of the support staff application form

Please click here for a copy of the full job pack

 

 

Orchard Park CP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The appointment is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.