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.

KS1/ EYFS Class Teacher

Full Time

Required for September 2021

Main Pay Scale or NQTs

QTS (NQT may apply)

  • Closing Date: 1200 Thursday 18 March 2021
  • Interviews will be held week beginning 22 March 2021


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 within The Trust.

The staff at The Coombes Church of England Primary School have an exciting vision for our future. We are looking to expand our team of highly skilled and supportive staff in KS1 or EYFS. Our NQT's flourish with high quality mentorship and support. 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. High quality teaching and learning are a priority and this is achieved through effective training and support from a strong leadership team. As a Church of England School we have an underlying Christian ethos which permeates all we do.

The successful candidate will be:

  • highly motivated, creative and resourceful, with a deep commitment to developing engaging and challenging lessons
  • passionate about teaching and learning
  • committed to ensure that all children reach their potential
  • ambitious to develop both teaching and leadership skills

We can offer you:

  • children who are kind and keen to learn
  • a great team of talented, supportive and enthusiastic staff
  • a happy school with strong links with the church and other schools within The Trust
  • a commitment from the leadership team to ensure a positive work - life balance
  • the chance to develop a rich and engaging curriculum which has the school's amazing grounds supporting teaching and learning

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not be able to invite you into the school. To find out more about The Coombes two open evenings, hosted on teams will take place on Tue 9 March and Mon 15 March. To request a link to these events and an application form, please contact the School Office on 0118 9760751 or email: admin@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk

Closing date: 1200 Thu 18 March 2021
Interviews will be held week beginning 22 March 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.

Please click HERE for the Class Teacher Job Description

Please click HERE for the Teaching Staff Application Form

EYFS Teacher Person Specification KS1 Teacher Person Specification

Learning Support Assistant

Grade 3 SP5

Term time only

Hours: 0845-1130 and 1200-1520 (these hours can be covered by one or two LSA's)

Permanent

Reporting to: Phase Leader

Closing Date: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Ranked 5th in Wokingham by Real School Guide 2019


A love of learning grows here

The Coombes Church of England Primary School is looking for a strong Learning Support Assistant with a passion for working with children who have challenging behaviour and require support with their social, emotional and mental health. This is a fantastic opportunity to test your skills and develop your expertise. A strong SLT and Inclusion Team will support the successful candidate and training will be provided if required.

Our dedicated team of teachers and inclusion staff 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.

The LSA will:

  • Be deployed across the school the child or class in line with the National Curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.

Duties include:

  • Establishing positive relationships with pupils
  • Supporting pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Promoting positive behaviour and helping keep pupils on task
  • Assisting with displaying and presenting pupils' work
  • Assisting with taking pupils on educational visits

Person Specification:

  • To be able to communicate with children and staff
  • Working with children, using initiative and responding to their learning needs
  • Working with others

General:

  • An awareness of and commitment to equality
  • Basic understanding of health and safety
  • Understanding and implementing child protection procedures

The successful candidate will be:

  • highly motivated, creative and resourceful, with a deep commitment to supporting individuals who have social, emotional and mental health issues
  • passionate about teaching and learning
  • committed to ensure that all children reach their potential
  • committed to setting high standards and expectations for all children
  • Positive, compassionate, resilient and patient
Please send completed application forms to admin@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk by Wednesday 24 March 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.

LSA Job Description LSA Person Spec.

Finance Assistant

Permanent - Part Time

Term Time Only

The Coombes is a large primary school with over 400 pupils, and is situated in Arborfield, with an amazing outdoor setting. The school converted to an academy on 1 September 2017 and at the same time joined The Keys Academy Trust.

Starting date: Monday 24th May (or sooner)

20 hours per week

Grade 4 SCP 7 – 11 FTE £20,092 - £21,748 : Actual Annual Salary £9,010 - £9,753

  • The role includes:
  • Processing purchase and sales invoices
  • Preparing timesheets and inputting timesheets on to the payroll system and preparing absence returns.
  • Monitoring the collection, reconciliation and banking of any monies received by the school from the local authority, pupils and parents

The successful applicant should have:

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of finance accounting packages
  • Knowledge of HR packages
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing packages
  • Good general communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity are paramount to this post

Application forms can be found on the Trust website at www.keysacademytrust.org. or click HERE 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.

Please CLICK HERE to access the application form

Closing Date: Monday 19 April (Applications will be considered upon receipt)

Interviews: 21st- 23rd April 2021

No Agencies Please

Click Here for the Job Description Click Here for the Person Specification

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

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