Why work for the Elliot Foundation?

A career in the Elliot Foundation is one full of opportunity. We pride ourselves in offering a variety of comprehensive learning and developmental opportunities for our team, and we are continuously looking at new and innovative ways to support staff at all levels. To date, these have come through partnerships with Universities, internal development courses, mentoring and shadowing.

Pinkwell Primary School - Curriculum Team Leader for Humanities

Vacancy: Curriculum Teacher Leader for Humanities
Base Location: Pinkwell Primary School 
Contract: Full Time/ Term Time
Salary: MPS/UPS+TLR2A (£2873)
Start Date: April 2022

About the school
At Pinkwell our distinctive features include a strong inclusive ethos where children are kept at the heart of all we do. Our vision statement of “Inspire, Motivate, Succeed” comes to life through our child centred approach to teaching and learning which encourages and supports children to become enthusiastic, positive and resilient learners. We have a clear focus on raising standards in all aspects of the curriculum by inspiring children in their learning whilst also ensuring children develop the personal and social skills they need to be successful in life. We are also going through a really exciting stage in our school’s development as we consider further development of our curriculum where skills, knowledge and enjoyment are at the heart of all we do.

Visitors to the school comment on the warm, positive and family atmosphere and take pleasure from the children’s enthusiasm for learning, their excellent behaviour and friendliness.

We have an excellent team of experienced staff who are fully committed to working in partnership with families and the local community to ensure that every child in the school is happy, safe, secure and achieves success in both their learning and personal achievements.

We believe full partnership with all members of our community is the best way to ensure success for our children and therefore encourage others to engage in school life. For parents, there are a range of opportunities to be involved including parent workshops, membership of the Friends of Pinkwell, attending performances, volunteering in school and accompanying classes on school trips. We pride ourselves on having developed close links with many members of the local community.

Job vacancy description
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational middle leader at our forward thinking and innovative school.

Passionate about working to make teaching and learning imaginative, fun, purposeful and challenging
● Passionate about the Humanities including History and Geography
● Committed to an enquiry based approach to learning
● A dedicated professional with high expectations of all aspects of learning and school life
● Committed to supporting the preparation of a welcoming and stimulating learning experience for all
children
● Keen to take the next steps in their career and make a real difference as a middle leader
● Flexible thinking, have a willingness to work across the school and have a “no excuses” approach to
gaining the very best progress and achievements for all children

Purpose of the role

To be an excellent teacher who is able to model their teaching skills for others and leadership skills
across a curriculum team

● To have a direct and positive impact on the quality of teaching, learning and pupil progress across the
school and, where required, in other schools or settings.
● To lead, manage and develop a curriculum team across the school ensuring a consistent approach to
quality and standards within the school’s approach to the curriculum
● To ensure that standards of pupil progress and attainment improve and are maintained across time within
the school’s enquiry based curriculum
● To carry out the duties of a class teacher as set out in School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document
September 2012

Essential criteria
  • QTS
  • Outstanding practice as a Teacher and/or middle leader
  • Experience developing a subject across the school
  • Experience of developing effective learning environments
  • Able to lead whole staff training related to subject knowledge and development
  • Experience of practitioner led research
  • Knowledge of Project Based learning, the OFSTED recommendations in relation to the curriculum, importance of language acquisition
  • Evidence of successful adaptive teaching strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding on using assessment and attainment to raise standards
  • Effective leadership of a curriculum subject or area of improvement across the school
  • Ability to network and develop relationships with other schools/professional networks eg for quality mark development 

Key dates and deadlines 


Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Pinkwell Primary School - Curriculum Teacher Leader for the Arts

Vacancy: Curriculum Teacher Leader for the Arts
Base Location: Pinkwell Primary School 
Contract: Full Time/ Term Time
Salary: MPS/UPS+TLR2A (£2873)
Start Date: April 2022

About the school
At Pinkwell our distinctive features include a strong inclusive ethos where children are kept at the heart of all we do. Our vision statement of “Inspire, Motivate, Succeed” comes to life through our child centred approach to teaching and learning which encourages and supports children to become enthusiastic, positive and resilient learners. We have a clear focus on raising standards in all aspects of the curriculum by inspiring children in their learning whilst also ensuring children develop the personal and social skills they need to be successful in life. We are also going through a really exciting stage in our school’s development as we consider further development of our curriculum where skills, knowledge and enjoyment are at the heart of all we do.

Visitors to the school comment on the warm, positive and family atmosphere and take pleasure from the children’s enthusiasm for learning, their excellent behaviour and friendliness.

We have an excellent team of experienced staff who are fully committed to working in partnership with families and the local community to ensure that every child in the school is happy, safe, secure and achieves success in both their learning and personal achievements.

We believe full partnership with all members of our community is the best way to ensure success for our children and therefore encourage others to engage in school life. For parents, there are a range of opportunities to be involved including parent workshops, membership of the Friends of Pinkwell, attending performances, volunteering in school and accompanying classes on school trips. We pride ourselves on having developed close links with many members of the local community.

Job vacancy description
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational middle leader
at our forward thinking and innovative school.

The successful candidate will be:
● Passionate about working to make teaching and learning imaginative, fun, purposeful and challenging
● Passionate about the impact of “The Arts” across the curriculum (Music, Dance, Oracy & Drama, Art)
● Committed to an enquiry based approach to learning
● Leading the school towards gaining the Artsmark and work within a wider trust “Arts” team
● A dedicated professional with high expectations of all aspects of learning and school life
● Committed to supporting the preparation of a welcoming and stimulating learning experience for all
children
● Keen to take the next steps in their career and make a real difference as a middle leader
● Flexible thinking, have a willingness to work across the school and have a “no excuses” approach to gaining the very best progress and achievements for all children

Purpose of the role
To be an excellent teacher who is able to model their teaching skills for others and leadership skills
across a curriculum team

● To have a direct and positive impact on the quality of teaching, learning and pupil progress across the
school and, where required, in other schools or settings.
● To lead, manage and develop a curriculum team across the school ensuring a consistent approach to
quality and standards within the school’s approach to the curriculum
● To ensure that standards of pupil progress and attainment improve and are maintained across time within
the school’s enquiry based curriculum
● To carry out the duties of a class teacher as set out in School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document
September 2012

Essential criteria
  • QTS
  • Outstanding practice as a Teacher and/or middle leader
  • Experience developing a subject across the school
  • Experience of developing effective learning environments
  • Able to lead whole staff training related to subject knowledge and development
  • Experience of practitioner led research
  • Knowledge of Project Based learning, the OFSTED recommendations in relation to the curriculum, importance of language acquisition
  • Evidence of successful adaptive teaching strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding on using assessment and attainment to raise standards
  • Effective leadership of a curriculum subject or area of improvement across the school
  • Ability to network and develop relationships with other schools/professional networks eg for quality mark development 


Key dates and deadlines

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Greenside Primary School - Class Teacher

Vacancy: Class Teacher
Base Location: Greenside Primary School, Westville Road London W12 9PT
Contract: Full time
Salary: Main pay scale range 
Start Date: September 2022

We are delighted that we will have a vacancy for a Class Teacher at Greenside for September 2022.  We are looking for a passionate and inspirational practitioner with a love of experiential learning, the Arts and Film - at Greenside we are World Ready & Test Ready!

Our shared vision and practice creates a collaborative and collective approach to research based pedagogy.

We welcome applicants from any year group - ECTs and experienced Teachers are equally important to us and encouraged to apply. Please indicate if you have a year group preference Nursery - Y6.

Please also see our 2. Greenside JD - Sept '22

Greenside is a wonderful one-form entry Primary that learns in a different way. We have amazingly positive students who learn with passion and are World Ready citizens. They are super kind and challenge themselves to be leaders and to make the world a better place. We teach both class and vertical groups with creativity at the heart of all of our Learning. Our learning is inspired by Film and we learn about, through and by making films. We are all Apple accredited Teachers at Greenside.

Expectations, standards and results are high at Greenside. Teachers work hard; they are committed to our Experiential Learning Model and believe in creativity as being fundamental to student success. They are relentlessly positive and know that they make a huge difference to the life chances of our Greenside students. 

We are part of the GGL Federation. We work in partnership with Griffin Primary and this adds a wonderful layer of CPD and sharing of ideas across the Federation.

We are proud members of The Elliot Foundation MAT and work closely with colleagues across our regions and academies. www.elliotfoundation.co.uk
Please check our website for further information and to read about our vision and Curriculum Model: www.greensideschool.org

If you believe you have the qualities of creativity and flexibility, if you have a risk-taking, positive attitude to teaching and are looking for a new challenge in a unique environment we’d love to hear from you.

If you could make a positive contribution to Greenside and the GGL Federation please complete our application form 3. Greenside Teacher Application Form - Sept '22 by Monday 14th February 12.00pm and return to karenbs@greensideschool.org 

We are organizing a visit for prospective candidates to visit at 10.00am on Monday 7th February.

Please contact us if you would like to join this visit.


Millfield Primary School - Early Years Practitioner Nursery

Vacancy: Early Years Practitioner Nursery 
Base Location: Grange Lane, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire , CB6 1H
Contract: Full or Part Time
Hours: 40 hours 
Salary: TA Level 1b which is £10.98 p/h
Start Date: ASAP

Millfield Nursery supports children to explore, discover and question the world around them, stimulating young imaginations and facilitating a smooth transition into primary school.  We encourage children to experience, explore and develop a positive approach to learning through play. 

The Early Years Practitioner role:

  • Be a positive and supportive member of the team, communicating and working together to create a positive and nurturing learning environment across our nursery and wrap around care provision in accordance with the new EYFS Framework.
  • Model good practice, ensure that the children are listened to, valued, nurtured, encouraged and enabled to ‘make the most’ of the activities offered. Offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation for each individual child’s needs.
  • Work within the key person system, building appropriate relationships with their key children and their parents, carrying out required observations and maintaining children’s Learning Journeys. 
  • To support our children in their care, learning and development through strong positive interactions with a playful, enriching and creative approach.

We are looking for an Early Years practitioner who:

  • Holds a full and relevant Level 2 or 3 Early Years qualification in childcare 
  • Has recent experience of working in Early Years
  • Has a strong knowledge of the new EYFS or a willingness to learn
  • Is driven and passionate about early years
  • Is articulate and organised
  • Is warm and approachable with a personal and professional disposition

Opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, Monday–Friday (term time only).  Please don’t feel we only want applications from people who can only do the 40 hours. The actual hours worked each week, will be discussed and agreed at interview as, again, there is a degree of flexibility.

Please follow this link to our website where all the relevant documents and application information can be found. 

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 31st January 2022

Please contact the nursery on 01353 861612 for a visit.  

TEFAT HR Administrator Job

Vacancy: HR Administrator
Base Location: Head Office, Central London (10 mins walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Scale 5 Points 12 - 15 (£26,543 - £28,005) (pay award pending)
Start Date: February 2022

Are you able to answer YES to the following questions?  If so, this could be the role for you:

  1. Do you have a good eye for detail?
  2. Do you enjoy working in an organised and methodical way?
  3. Are you excited by the opportunity to be part of a committed and fun team making a difference to the schools we support?

We are a multi-academy trust specialising in primary education and have built a successful group of schools across London, East Anglia and the West Midlands that are all committed to serving the needs of the children and the communities we represent.

We are looking for someone to provide administrative support to the central HR Team who is interested in starting or developing a career in HR work, including graduates seeking their first professional role. An aptitude to work methodically with excellent attention to detail and a positive and ‘can do’ approach are more important than any specific work experience as full training will be provided. 

The successful candidate will become an integral part of the central team and will work in a collaborative and supportive environment where there is scope to grow and develop. The role will require the postholder to work from the central London head office although there will be opportunities for regular work from home if desired.

The main purpose of the post is to take an active role in the work of the HR Team under the supervision of senior colleagues to:
  • Co-ordinate and deliver administrative support to head office HR processes  including recruitment, onboarding, payroll changes and training and events
  • Provide administrative support to senior HR colleagues on employment relations casework and project work
  • Act as a first point of contact to school staff using the Trust’s HR and payroll system
  • Support policy development and consultation processes
  • Co-ordinate and attend meetings to take minutes 

So if you enjoy organising your own workload and working methodically and would relish the opportunity to work in a supportive team to make a REAL difference to the schools we support, please take a look at our job pack, which includes the job description and person specification for the position that you will need to familiarise yourself with before applying for the job.

To apply for the role, please forward your CV and a covering letter setting out how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the role to Kevin Latim, HR Officer at kevin.latim@elliotfoundation.co.uk. 

Closing Date: 9am Monday 7th February 2022
Interview Date: Thursday 10th February 2022

The Elliot Foundation Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including a Barred List and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.



Kings Rise Academy - Phonics Teacher

Vacancy: Kings Rise Academy - Phonics Teacher
Base Location: Kings Rise Academy, Hornsey Rd, Kingstanding, Birmingham B44 0JL
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 32.5 hours per week
Salary: Teachers Main pay scale M2 - M6 £27,600 - £36,961
Start Date: 15th July 2022

Job overview 
We are looking to recruit a temporary Primary Intervention Teacher starting immediately to 15th July 2022. 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Teachers Main pay scale M2 - M6 £27,600 - £36,961 

The role 
The primary objective of an Intervention / Booster Teacher will be to raise the attainment levels of the children in your care and help build the schools brilliant reputation. Working closely with SLT and class teachers you will provide an individualised teaching approach to narrow specific gaps in pupil learning in areas such as: Phonics, Reading, Writing & Maths. 

As a Primary Intervention Teacher you will target and measure the progress of students against specific objectives agreed with the school. The role will be working with low and high achieving students to stretch the capabilities of the children's learning. 

Person specifications 
● Bachelor of Education or PGCE and QTS 
● You will have ideally taught in Key Stage 1 or Key Stage Two (KS1/KS2) for at least 1 year and have a proven track record of raising the attainment levels of children within your care. 
● Your teaching approach should be tailored and flexible to the needs for the children within your Intervention/Booster group 
● A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery. 
● High standards of communication and interpersonal skills. 
● The ability to work as a team. 
● The ability to work under their own initiative
● The ability to work towards deadlines. 
● Be proficient in I.T skills and have the ability and passion to use I.T equipment effectively in the classroom 
● The ability to motivate both students and your peers. 
● Highly motivated and enthusiastic. 
● Excellent attendance and punctuality. 

What we offer
● A competitive salary in line with Nationally agreed salary points. 
● A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability. 
● A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn. 
● Excellent CPD opportunities to grow. 
● Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations. 
● Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Federation and Trust 
● The Elliot foundation offers opportunities to become ‘Expert Teachers’ to work with schools across the region and the country. 

Safeguarding 
Kings Rise Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all employees to share this commitment. All applications should read the child protection policy, which is available on our website, and are required to declare any information as requested on the application form. Enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in the UK and a local police certificate will be requested for the successful candidate. You must be eligible to work in the UK and have valid references. 

If you are interested in this fantastic Primary Intervention Teacher opportunity please contact Gavin Cook via email gavincook@elliotfoundation.co.uk for an application form or contact the school on 0121 464 4635 for more details on the role itself. 

Closing Date is 26th January 2022. 
Interviews for the successful candidates will be held at Kings Rise Academy, Hornsey Road, Kingstanding, Birmingham, B44 0JL on Friday 28th January 2022 and will include a phonics focused teaching observation, meet and greet with pupil panel as well as an interview.



Billesley Primary School - SEND Teaching Assistant

Billesley Primary School
Trittiford Rd
Billesley
Birmingham
B13 0ES

Billesley Primary school is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled teaching assistant with a passion for working with SEND children to join our ASD resource base. Experience of supporting children with ASD is preferable, but not essential for the right candidate. We would also welcome applications from graduates and can offer high-quality career development and opportunities. 

In our most recent Ofsted Inspection in May 2019, we were judged Outstanding in all areas and continue to thrive as an organisation.

‘The curriculum provides pupils with rich and meaningful learning experiences.’

‘The provision for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) is outstanding’

‘Teaching assistants have a very positive influence on pupils’ learning’.    

 Ofsted 2019

You will:
  • Be driven to support children in making the best possible progress
  • Have experience of working with children with a range of significant learning needs
  • Have a particular passion and relevant experience for supporting children with SEND and ASD
  • Understand and demonstrate the highest standards of safeguarding 
  • Be motivated, enthusiastic and adaptable
  • Be able to work as part of a team, as well independently
  • Respond positively to feedback and be driven to improve
  • Have NVQ Level 3 children or equivalent
  • Have and demonstrate excellent communication and literacy skills *

Preferable skills:
  • Have experience of working with children who have speech and language needs and qualifications to support specific strategies e.g Makaton, PECs, TEACCH or the willing to learn.
  • An understanding of pupils sensory differences and needs
  • Experience of helping pupils to understand and regulate their emotional responses to develop a greater sense of self-awareness, independence and resilience.

We can offer:
  • Outstanding support and professional development
  • Ongoing coaching support
  • An experienced, dedicated and friendly staff
  • Enthusiastic children with a passion for learning
  • Supportive parents and trustees

*This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 1st December 2021.  

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the school by telephone or e-mail. Informal visits are encouraged – please contact the school for an appointment.

Please apply for this job at this link here.