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If you are interested in working within the Nar Valley Federation then please contact our Headteacher (Mrs Anne Neary) via office@narborough.norfolk.sch.uk

Higher Level Teaching Assistant; Sporle Church of England Primary Academy

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team at Sporle Church of England Primary Academy from October 2022 or sooner if possible.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust).  Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine.

The successful candidate will be based in the Year 4/5/6 Class for the majority of the week and three afternoons per week providing cover for the Head of School in the Year 2/3 Class ~ the HLTA teaching from plans prepared by other staff members.

The position is:

  • Part time 32.5 hours per week, term time + 1 week
  • Salary Scale F
  • Permanent
  • From October 2022 or sooner if possible
  • Based at Sporle but travel is required between all 3 sites for meetings at times and you may be asked in the future to work at one of the other sites.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the needs of all pupils
  • Is able to work with the class team to develop and deliver support plans
  • Is able to build positive relationships with all pupils
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Is able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Is well-organised
  • Communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has bags of creativity for stimulating and engaging pupils

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.  Email any queries to School Business Manager: rosemary.ison@dneat.org

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to the School Business Manager: rosemary.ison@dneat.org

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 1 September 2022

Interviews:   8th September 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

Teaching Assistant; Narborough Church of England Primary Academy

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team at Narborough Church of England Primary Academy from October 2022 or sooner if possible.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust).  Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine.

The successful candidate will be based in the Year 5/6 class for the majority of the week but also supporting the Year 4 Class.

The position is:

  • Part time 32.5 hours per week, term time + 1 week
  • Salary Scale C
  • Permanent
  • From October 2022 or sooner if possible
  • Based at Narborough but travel is required between all 3 sites for meetings at times and you may be asked in the future to work at one of the other sites.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the needs of all pupils
  • Is able to work with the class team to develop and deliver the curriculum
  • Is able to build positive relationships with all pupils
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Is able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Is well-organised
  • Communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has bags of creativity for stimulating and engaging pupils

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.  Email any queries to : School Business Manager at  rosemary.ison@dneat.org 

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to the School Business Manager: rosemary.ison@dneat.org

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 1 September 2022

Interviews:    8th or 9th September 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

Relief Teaching Assistant ~ Nar Valley Federation

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Relief Teaching Assistant to provide support across the Nar Valley Federation from October 2022 or sooner if possible.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust).  Our three village schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine.

The role is based on one day a week, but could be more each week according to the need for Teaching Assistant cover at each school. Where there is no cover needed, the successful candidate will be based at Narborough, in Reception/Year One class. If you have any questions regarding this, please don't hesitate to email head@narborough.norfolk.sch.uk. The inbox is not monitored daily during the holidays but the Executive Headteacher checks periodically and will respond. 

The position is:

  • Part-time 6.5hrs per week, term time + 1 week
  • Salary Scale C
  • Permanent
  • From October 2022 or sooner if possible.
  • Based at Narborough Primary Academy and required to travel across all 3 sites ~ travel expenses included

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the needs of all pupils
  • Is able to work with the class team to develop and deliver the curriculum
  • Is able to build positive relationships with all pupils
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Is able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community
  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Is well-organised and communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has bags of creativity for stimulating and engaging pupils

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. 

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to the School Business Manager: rosemary.ison@dneat.org

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 1 September 2022

Interviews:    8th or 9th September 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply

New Governors for the local community

The Diocese of Norwich Multi Academy Trusts (DNEAT and St Benet’s MAT) have exciting volunteer opportunities for new governors from the local community.

Being a local governor for an academy in our Multi Academy Trusts is a valuable and fulfilling role.

As a governor you will be able to:

•   use your own experience of education and life beyond school to inform conversations

•   develop and utilise your skills in a board-level environment

•   make a valuable contribution to education and your community

•   support and challenge the school so that it improves for pupils and staff

•   bring your unique experiences, perspectives and insights to decision-making in the interests of the school community

We welcome applications from individuals of all faiths and none, of all ages and levels of experience and from all backgrounds. Knowledge of education and the education system or board experience are not necessary - your skills, attitude and commitment are more valuable. Our Governors are asked to agree to uphold the Christian ethos of the Multi Academy Trust

More details can be found online here Volunteer Governor Opportunities - The Diocese of Norwich Multi Academy Trusts - DNEAT

We attach a link to our Governance Recruitment Pack.  You will find the application form within the Recruitment Pack.

Please return all completed application forms to Hannah Monk, Head of Governance at hannah.monk@donesc.org