The staff at The Coombes C of E Primary School has an exciting vision for our future. Our dedicated staff, work as a team, across the school to ensure that the children can access learning and maximise their achievement. High-quality teaching and learning are a priority and our strong Christian ethos supports all that we do.

To learn more about The Coombes or to arrange a tour of our school, please click the link below.

Office Manager

  • This is a part time, permanent, term time only role
  • Starting date: September 2021 or sooner
  • 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday - 8am to 4pm
  • Grade 4 SCP 7-11 FTE £20,092-£21,748 (subject to pay body review)
  • (Actual Annual Salary £15,768 - £17,067)

A love of learning grows here
The Coombes Church of England Primary School are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

The role involves:

  • Providing a full range of secretarial and administrative support, including confidential issues, for the Headteacher, leadership group, teachers and governing body as required.
  • Dealing with parental, staff and pupil enquiries and act as a link between them and the Headteacher.
  • Being responsible for the school diary, answer the telephone, act as a receptionist when necessary, type letters and other general administration duties as required.
  • Being responsible for attendance, including the maintenance of registers and absences through SIMS.
  • Managing the administration of new pupils and leavers and maintaining the SIMS pupil database.
  • Managing admissions and arranging parent visits and tours.
  • Completing Trust, LA, government and employee returns.

The successful applicant should have:

  • Good general communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Able to use Word, Excel and Outlook

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our school, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our website, which will give you a flavour of our school. Application forms can be found on the Trust website: https://www.keysacademytrust.org. Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org. No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

  • Closing Date: 9th July 2021 at noon
  • Interviews: Week commencing 12th July 2021
  • Please note applications will be considered on receipt so please get your application in early.

Click HERE for the Application Form

Click Here for Office Manager Job Description Click Here for Office Manager Person Person Specifcation

School Receptionist

  • This is a part time, permanent, term time only role.
  • Starting date: September 2021 or sooner
  • 32.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday – 8:15am to 3:45pm
  • Grade 3 SCP 5-6 FTE £19,312 - £19,698 (subject to pay body review)
  • (Actual Annual Salary £14,073-£14,354)

A love of learning grows here
The Coombes Church of England Primary School are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

The role in involves:

  • Undertaking day to day administration/financial duties
  • Meeting all visitors to the school, dealing with parent enquiries by telephone
  • Managing parent and staff communications
  • Administration of the school website
  • Administering First Aid
  • Collating and recording dinner numbers

The successful applicant should have:

  • Good general communication skills with an ability to speak with confidence and accuracy
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Able to use Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to set up and maintain record and filing systems

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our school, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our website, which will give you a flavour of our school.

Application forms can be found on the Trust website: https://www.keysacademytrust.org Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org. No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

  • Closing Date: 9th July 2021 at noon
  • Interviews: Week commencing 12th July 2021
  • Please note applications will be considered on receipt so please get your application in early.

Click HERE for the Application Form

Click Here for School Receptionist Job Description Click Here for School Receptionist Person Specification

SENCo

  • Required for September 2021
  • Qualified SENCo
  • MPS/UPS plus SEN Allowance

A love of learning grows here
As a member of The Keys Academy Trust, the successful applicant will have access to high quality professional development, leadership training and career progression. This is a full-time role that initially will be based at The Coombes Church of England Primary School.
We are looking for a well-organised SENCo with leadership experience who is dedicated to making a difference and diminishing the difference for our SEND children and vulnerable pupils. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a teacher, who understands the importance of providing quality first teaching and interventions and who has the patience, dedication and resilience to help all of our children to be successful at school.
The successful candidate will have a whole school impact, working closely with the senior leaders to ensure that the vision and values of our school are followed. They will also be required to lead and manage our team of talented support staff. As a Church of England Multi Academy Trust we have a Christian vision which permeates all we do.

The successful candidate will be:

  • highly motivated, creative and resourceful, with a deep commitment to ensuring the best educational outcomes for all children
  • passionate about supporting and educating staff in line with current best practice
  • committed to working with families and agencies to ensure best outcomes for the children in our care
  • ambitious to develop both SEND professional knowledge and personal leadership skills
  • able to think creatively to help the school to diminish the difference for our most vulnerable pupils
We can offer you:
  • High quality professional development and support along with career progression within The Keys Academy Trust
  • opportunities to work with other teachers in The Keys Academy Trust
  • children who are kind and keen to learn
  • a great team of talented, supportive and enthusiastic staff
  • a happy school with strong links to the Church and the other schools and teachers within The Keys Academy Trust
  • a commitment from the leadership team to ensure a positive work-life balance

To discuss further, please contact hr@keysacademytrust.org.

Closing date: 09:00 Monday 5 July
Interviews will be held week commencing 5 July.

Early applications are encouraged as applications will be considered upon receipt.
The Keys Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment checks and DBS checks.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to celebrating the diversity and continued professional development of all our staff.

Click Here for the SENCo Job Description

EYFS/KS1 Class Teacher

MPS/UPS

  • Full time/Permanent
  • Required for September 2021
  • Closing date: 12 July 2021 at 09.00 am

A love of learning grows here

The Coombes Church of England Primary School are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

As a member of The Keys Academy Trust, the successful applicant will have access to high quality professional development, leadership training and career progression. This is a full-time role that will be based at The Coombes Church of England Primary School.

  • Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people?
  • Do you want to work in a forward thinking and aspirational multi-academy trust that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher who motivates and inspires children to learn
  • Deliver innovative and creative learning opportunities
  • Be committed to delivering a knowledge-led curriculum
  • Have high expectations for standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Be able to work collaboratively and independently
  • Be an excellent communicator committed to working in partnership with staff, parents and governors
  • Promote our Christian ethos, vision and values
  • Be a strong and supportive team player

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across our family of schools as part of the Trust's CPD programme and networking opportunities.
An application form is availiable from the link at the bottom of this page or by sending an application to hr@keysacademytrust.org

  • Closing date: Monday 12 July 2021 at 09.00 am
  • Interviews: Thursday 15 July 2021

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

No agencies please

Reception Class Teaching Assistant

A love of learning grows here
The Coombes Church of England Primary School is looking for an excellent Teaching Assistant to work within our Early Years Foundation Stage.
Our dedicated team of teachers work closely together, both within the school and across The Trust, to ensure that every child enjoys learning and maximises their potential. As a Church of England School, we have a strong Christian ethos which permeates all we do.

  • Starting date: 2 September 2021
  • Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday – 8:15am to 3:45pm (including lunchtime cover)
  • Salary: Grade 3 Scale Point 5-6 £19,312-£19,698 FTE

The role involves working as a member of the EYFS team to ensure high quality delivery of the EYFS curriculum including teaching small groups and individuals. We are looking to appoint a calm and patient practitioner who is able to draw out the best in all our children and develop positive working relationships with our parents.

The successful applicant should:

  • Have an NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Be committed to the inclusion of all children and their families
  • Have a good understanding of the new EYFS framework
  • Be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our school, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our website (www.thecoombes.com) which will give you a flavour of our school.

Application forms can be found at the bottom of this website page and must be submitted by email via to hr@keysacademytrust.org No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

  • Closing Date: 9:00am on Friday 16 July
  • Interviews: week commencing 19 July
  • No Agencies please

Parent Support Link

  • Required: September 2021
  • Salary: Grade 5 Scale Point 12 – 17 £22,183 - £24,491 FTE (Actual salary £13,798 – £15,234)
  • Hours: 27.5 hours a week: Monday – Friday: 08:45 – 15:15
  • Contract type: Permanent – Term time only

A love of learning grows here
The Coombes Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint an approachable, flexible Parent Support Link to join their staff team.
This role will work across two schools within The Keys Academy Trust. As a Church of England School, we have a strong Christian ethos which permeates all we do.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of supporting children and families.
  • Have a proven track record of building effective relationships.
  • Have highly effective communication skills.
  • Be able to oversee the planning and delivery of pastoral interventions for children.
  • Be able to deliver workshops and other training for parents.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and diplomacy and values diversity.
  • Take responsibility for their own effective time management and contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.

We can offer you:

  • A large well-resourced primary school with strong links with the wider community
  • An experienced and dedicated team of staff
  • Active and supportive parents and governors
  • Relevant training opportunities
  • A happy school with strong links with the church and other schools within The Keys Academy Trust

Application forms can be found at the bottom of this website page. Please send completed application forms to hr@keysacademytrust.org

  • Closing date: Friday 9 July 2021
  • Interview date: Tuesday 13 July 2021

The Coombes Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment checks and DBS checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to celebrating the diversity and continued professional development of all our staff

Useful Resources:

Teaching Staff Application Form
Support Staff Application Form

Full details and information for the academic year 2018-19 can be found on the Wokingham Borough website

How to get in touch......

Message

Contact the Coombes