Berryfields Church of England Primary School

Join us on the journey. Achieve today; amaze tomorrow.

Join us on the journey. Achieve today; amaze tomorrow.

The Aylesbury Vale Academy
including Berryfields Church of England Primary School

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    The school is well staffed and has been able to attract professional and experienced people to lead and implement the first phase of its development.  As a growing school we expect to need to recruit staff regularly over the coming years.  As well as requiring specific experience and qualifications for individual roles, we expect all staff to have a high standard of English and mathematics, and to share our commitment to ensuring that every child makes the maximum progress in both academic learning and personal development.  All new staff are subject to full reference checks and will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to ensure that they are suitable to work with children.  Most vacancies will be advertised on this page, as well as in local and, where appropriate, national forums.


    Volunteering

    We welcome requests for volunteering in school, from those who simply wish to contribute to the growing sense of community in and around the school and academy, and from those seeking school experience prior to applying for jobs or training.  Volunteers can be deployed on an occasional basis or can assist specific classes or activities more regularly.  As part of the vetting process for volunteering, those who may have close or regular contact with pupils will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to ensure that they are suitable to work with children.   Our expectations for visitors and volunteers are laid out in an information leaflet which can be dowloaded below.

    Information for Visitors and Volunteers leaflet

    For more information on volunteering or to register your interest, please contact the school office.


    Current  Vacancies

    Excellent KS1 Teacher Required

    Name of School:
    Berryfields C of E Primary School
    Contract Type:
    Permanent
    Job Title:
    Class Teacher
    Location of Role:
    Aylesbury
    Full or Part-time:
    Full-time
    Potential Start Date:
    January 2018
    Salary:
    MPS or UPS
    Application Deadline:
     27 October 2017
    Overview
    Join us on the journey.  Achieve today; amaze tomorrow.
     
    Due to the relocation of the current post holder, we are looking for an exceptional teacher to join our Key Stage 1 team in January 2018, in Year 2.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the primary phase of a growing through-academy with a highly supportive staff team.
     
    About Us
    Berryfields Church of England Primary School opened as part of the Aylesbury Vale Academy Trust in September 2013, and we now have children in all year groups from Nursery to Year 6 for the first time.  We are highly aspirational for our pupils and our distinctive, story-telling curriculum and focus on creativity enables our pupils to make very good progress. 
     
    As a Church of England School and as part of the Aylesbury Vale Academy Trust, we are sponsored jointly by the Oxford Diocese and Buckinghamshire County Council and have community facilities and a children’s centre on site.  A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children is essential and we expect all our staff to share our desire to serve the people of Berryfields and to help build a community that enables our children and their families to be the very best they can.
     
     
    About the Role
    We are looking an inspirational and ambitious teacher to be responsible for a Year 2 class.  Working alongside the teacher of a parallel class, you will be responsible for ensuring that the curriculum is challenging and engaging and helps our pupils make excellent progress towards year group expectations and transition towards KS2.
     
    This post provides:
    ·      High levels of mentoring and support for newly qualified teachers and those in the early stages of their career.
    ·      opportunities to develop pedagogy and leadership skills by working closely with colleagues and school leaders on the continuing growth and development of the school; by cross-phase working within the primary school and with the adjoining secondary school; and by partnership working with other local schools.
    ·      a commitment to professional development and scope for career progression as the school grows and as new roles emerge.
    ·      a pleasant working environment with high quality resources and well planned provision, working within a supportive and collaborative team.
     
    About You
    The post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher, someone in the early stages of their career; or for candidates with more experience.  You should have recent experience of teaching or training in Key Stage 1 and may have experience of other phases.
     
    If you are a creative and reflective practitioner, with high expectations for children’s achievement, if you believe in working together to make a real difference for the next generation, if you are looking for a new challenge and want to be part of something special, then we would love to meet you and find out more about you. 
     
    Other Information
    The deadline for applications is Friday 27 October and interviews are expected to take place on 30 and/or 31 October.
     
    Please contact the Headteacher, Jonathan Walker for more information or to arrange a visit:
    Email jwalker@theacademy.me  Telephone 01296 674263
     
    Positively welcoming applications from all parts of the community.
     
    Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

     Application Packs for All Current Vacancies

     

    1. Berryfields KS1 Teacher for January 2018 APPLICATION PACK LETTER
    2. Berryfields KS1 Teacher for January 2018 JOB DESCRIPTION
    3. Berryfields KS1 Teacher for January 2018 SELECTION CRITERIA
    4. Berryfields Vision Prayer Rules Aims
    5. BCC Application Form Teaching (updated Sep 17)
    Aylesbury Vale Academy (including Berryfields Church of England Primary School), Company Limited by Guarantee. Company Registered in England and Wales No 06745367.
    Registered Office: Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX5 1GF