Just a reminder that we return to school on Wednesday 4th September (Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd are PD days and the children are not in school).
You can find term dates for the 2019/20 academic year under the 'parents' tab.
Have a lovely Summer everyone!
Please find attached advertisement and job specification for the above post.
Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about our school. We encourage parents to fill out the Parent View survey which can be found parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/
The children will return to school on Friday 7th September. Staff will be in the school office on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September if you have any questions before school starts.
Wishing you all a fantastic summer break.
We currently have a vacancy for a Reception/Year 1 Class Teacher.
Job term: Full Time
Closing date: Midday 23rd February 2018
Required from Easter Term 2018
The successful candidate will need to have experience teaching within Foundation and KS1 and will be able to demonstrate effective ways to raise the attainment of children in the class.
We would welcome applications from individuals who:
We are able to offer you:
Information about our School:
We are a small rural primary school in the beautiful village of Rattlesden near Stowmarket. We are a thoroughly Good school (Ofsted) and were also judged Good as a church school (Diocesan Inspection). We have a strong Christian ethos throughout the school, a supportive and active PTA, and a strong team of hard working and dedicated teachers, support staff and governors. We have delightful, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn. You are invited to become part of our team.
Rattlesden is part of the Thedwastre Education Trust.
For more information or to arrange a visit please call: 01449 736335, Visits to our school are encouraged.
Closing Date: Midday 23rd February 2018
Interview Date: W/C 5th March 2018
Please return the completed application form to the school.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
If your child will be starting school in September 2018, please come and visit us to see what makes our school so special.
We warmly welcome visits to the school at any time during school hours. Please give us a call to make an appointment on 01449 736335.
If you live more than three miles from the school you may qualify for free home-to-school transport. If you think that this may apply please contact the Suffolk Passenger Transport team online at www.suffolkonboard.com/home‑to‑school‑transport, by telephone on 0345 606 6173, or write to them at Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX.
We look forward to seeing you.
Key Stage 1 Teacher (Year 2)
Job term: Full Time
Place of work: Thurston CE Primary Academy
Closing date: Friday 5th May 2017
Required from September 1st 2017
We are a caring school with a strong team of dedicated staff and governors working towards our key aim, to provide a supportive environment which will enable children to achieve their potential across all strands of learning.
At the heart of learning is a strong partnership between school and home. We are striving hard to achieve this and look forward to working with you so that together we can provide the very best all round education for your children.
This is a fabulous opportunity to join our supportive and caring team of professionals working with enthusiastic pupils.
Our staff are well supported with significant professional development opportunities from induction of NQTs to NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH.
Please apply initially by contacting the school office for a job description and application form.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. For further details please contact the Headteacher, Kathy Lambert at the school. Thurston Primary Academy, School Lane, Thurston, IP31 3RY. Tel: (01359) 230444.
An application pack is available to download.
Closing date: noon, 5th May 2017.
Interview date: 18th May 2017
Teaching Assistant required for 1:1 support in EYFS.
13 hours per week across 3 mornings
Temporary position for Summer term only, to start immediately.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed upon application with an immediate start if successful.
Please enquire at the school office for further details. Telephone number: 01449 736335.
Office Manager/ Finance Officer (grade 4)
Organisation: Thedwastre Education Trust
Place of work: Woolpit and Rattlesden Primary Academies
Salary details: £19238 - £24717 pro rata
Job term: Part Time 20 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
Closing Date: noon 18 April 2017
Following a recent review of administrative and finance staff within the Thedwastre Multi Academy Trust we have a vacancy for a part time (20 hours per week) Office Manager and Finance Officer working across two of our Primary Academies: 10 hours each at Woolpit and Rattlesden.
The Office Manager and Finance Officer will be responsible for managing a small team of admin staff in each academy to ensure the efficient running of financial and administrative systems, and to liaise effectively with the other office managers and the Trust Finance Manager within Thedwastre Education Trust.
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills to join our office team. The work is varied requiring a flexible, pro-active approach and experience of school office and finance systems would be desirable. You will be working alongside a strong team of professionals who are loyal, caring and good team players. Our schools’ ethos is primarily to ensure that all our pupils have the best possible chances in education.
We welcome informal enquiries or visits, please telephone 01359 240625 to arrange an appointment.
Job description and application details are available to download.
Completed applications to be returned to Mrs K Lambert, Interim Head teacher, Woolpit Primary Academy at: email@example.com
Interview date: w/c 24 April 2017.
FORS are delighted to announce the date for their annual quiz night which will take place at the school on Saturday 4th March at 7.30pm. More details will be available shortly. Teams are up to 6 people and all are invited so do invite your family, friends and neighbours. You don't need to have a full team organized - we can put groups/individuals into teams on the night.
The Duck Race this year will take place on Sunday 7th May.
The children in Breakfast Club helped E celebrate her birthday last week.
A big thank you to all of our parents and children who have supported us in starting our breakfast provision, and to Mrs Preston for welcoming the children each morning with a smile as well as a lovely breakfast. It has been a great success. Please see the school office if you would like to book a place for your child in Breakfast Club.
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