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Why work with us?

We are 100% committed to providing exceptional learning environments - for both children and our staff. That's why we believe in developing all our staff to become skilled, knowledgable and ambitious practictioners.

We are committed to:

  • Genuinely exceptional school cultures with high expectations of children and their behaviour for learning;
  • A healthy balance between holding schools to account and nurturing professional creativity;
  • Manageable workloads and work-life balance;
  • Comprehensive, relevant and useful training and CPD for all staff.

    Latest Vacancies (February 2024)

     

    We have 3 teacher vacancies for September 2024, in KS1 and lower KS2.

    Please apply below:

     

    JOB OVERVIEW

    At Wantage Primary Academy, we are looking for 3 class teachers: Year 2, 3 and 4. 

    Wantage Primary Academy opened as a brand-new school in September 2020 with just a few small classes and, by September 2024, we will have grown to over 280 pupils in a Nursery class, two Reception classes, two Year 1 classes, two Year 2 classes, a Year 3 class, a Year 4 class, a Year 5 class and a Year 6 class. We will eventually grow to a full, 2-form entry primary school. This is a golden opportunity to plan and implement outstanding provision within a growing, collaborative team.

    WHY CHOOSE US

    This is a wonderful opportunity to teach and lead at a highly supportive, nurturing, high-reaching and high-performing school in Wantage, Oxfordshire. We will accept applications from ECTs as well as established teachers looking for their next role as a class teacher, with opportunities for middle leadership.

    We are searching for exceptional teachers and leaders, someone who has high expectations of themselves and the children they teach. As a growing team, we need someone who is enthusiastic, positive, flexible and willing to learn and contribute.

    We value and develop all our staff and there are many exciting opportunities in the OLT for teachers and leaders to grow and to pursue their talents and professional interests.

    Wantage Primary Academy will join our small family of Omnia Learning Trust Primary schools, one in nearby Didcot and one in Twickenham, and will benefit from the strong partnerships and collaborative practises we have embedded across the Trust. We have expertise and experience opening brand new schools and growing exceptional teaching and learning environments where staff and children both thrive.

    WHAT WE OFFER:

    • Salary (based on experience)
    • A Trust and school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
    • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
    • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
    • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through training as well as mentorship and coaching.
    • A successful ECT support program and support for all.
    • Onsite parking.
    • Fantastic, modern facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.
    • Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).
    • A Good Honours Degree.
    • Teaching experience.

    THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

    • 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, learn from and lead others.
    • The ability to work towards deadlines.
    • An excellent track record of pupil outcomes and progress
    • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
    • Excellent attendance and punctuality.
    • Experience innovating to deliver the curriculum
    • Resilience and flexibility
    • Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit our school.

    Application procedure:

    All applications MUST be submitted on the Omnia Learning Trust application form. We are unable to accept CV applications. Applicants will also need to complete a separate Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. You must also fill out this Omnia Learning Trust Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdr3VcDDz4Qjes_fnEWft8AKtuCqKec2Pp-7bDzw0_nUWYLg/viewform 

    The Learning Trust is committed to ensuring that its workforce is representative of the community it serves. We expect our workforce to include people with disabilities, women, black and ethnic minority people and lesbians and gay men. We are looking for applicants, particularly from the local community, who are committed to our Equal Opportunity Policies.

    In line with the policy of the Omnia Learning Trust that none of our pupils, nor employees, will be discriminated against on any protected grounds (according to The Equality Act 2010), whatsoever.

    This policy aims to ensure that all pupils and employees of Omnia Learning Trust will study or work in an environment that is free from discrimination, prejudice, and harassment or bullying. Omnia Learning Trust is committed to a programme of action to ensure that its Equal Opportunities policy is implemented and monitored at an organisational and individual Academy level.

    Shortlisted candidates will also be required to complete a self-disclosure form prior to interview

    Staff Testimonials

     

    Don't just take our word for it!

     

    WPA NQT Teacher, Jessica Peck:

     

    “I am forever grateful that I was given the opportunity to work in this amazing school and for the trust. Since joining WPA, I have been given endless opportunities to develop and grow as a teacher as well as being full supported in the process. The school's ethos and values have created an inviting working environment for all. We really are one big family. Although no day at WPA is the same, I can always guarantee that it is going to be a great one!”

    The Omnia Learning Trust is committed to ensuring that its workforce is representative of the community it serves.  We expect our workforce to include people with disabilities, women, black and ethnic minority people and lesbians and gay men. We are looking for applicants, particularly from the local community, who are committed to our Equal Opportunity Policies.

    Equal Opportunities

     

    Our schools are diverse and inclusive communities. Our pupils learn from role models from all walks of life who reflect who we are, and who we can all become. Our schools are places where children learn from more than just the curriculum; through our interactions, relationships and experiences; and they recognise and celebrate difference.      

                                                            

    In line with the policy of the Omnia Learning Trust; none of our pupils, nor employees will be discriminated against on any protected grounds (according to The Equality Act 2010), whatsoever. We as individuals and as an organisation are committed to providing a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of individuals are respected, and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment, including bullying.             

                                                                      

    The Omnia Learning Trust is committed to a programme of action to ensure that our Equal Opportunities policy is implemented and monitored at a Trust-wide and individual Academy level. All staff have an open invitation to contribute to our strategy to improve equality of opportunity.

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