CEO – Exceed Academies Trust: Mr. Duncan Jacques
Headteacher: Ms Saima Bahadur
Horton Park Primary School, Dawnay Road,
Canterbury, Bradford, BD5 9LQ

Vacancies

X4 Teaching Assistants: Full Time / Permanent

Band 3/4 (SCP 2-4) £18,198- £18,933 (actual salary £13,325 – £14,296)
33.5 hours a week (8:30am-3:30pm inc weekly CPD)
Term Time only, permanent following a successful 6 month probationary period

An opportunity has arisen for TA posts within Horton Park Primary School and the successful candidates will be required to support with the delivery of high quality teaching and learning.

This opportunity present an exciting and challenging opportunity to join our team at a critically exciting point in our development. We are a 2 form entry primary school, for children aged 4-11 years, which has a growing and improving reputation with the local community and wider afield. Although situated in one of Bradford’s most challenging contexts, our outcomes for pupils are some of the best in Bradford and our most recent Ofsted report described us as ‘Good’.

We are looking for a highly organised and dedicated individuals to join our team. An active willingness to contribute to the provision of a high quality learning experience in class is vital. The post will involve working with the Class Teacher to raise attainment, this will include supporting children’s learning through choosing when and how to talk with children to move them forward in a focused, challenging and very caring manner.

The successful candidates will be keen to work with children and staff and will give 100% to the school, they will be able to enjoy their work life, whilst leading and inspiring others. The role may involve supporting specific children with additional needs. Candidates must have suitable English, Mathematics and IT skills and will need to provide evidence that they have the skills to do the job.

We will also consider candidates wishing to gain school experience prior to initial teacher training.

The successful candidates will:

  • Be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in English & Maths
  • Have previous experience in a similar role
  • Be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to motivate and inspire children, staff, parents and Governors
  • Have the ability to lead teams and work effectively as part of a team
  • Be someone who can create an atmosphere in which children can thrive and succeed
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Speak fluent English to an appropriate standard, in line with the Immigration Act 2016.

We offer:

  • A dedicated and experienced staff team, supported by the Trust, Governors and parents
  • Enthusiastic, confident and well behaved children
  • An opportunity to make a significant contribution to our school
  • An opportunity to further your professional development
  • An opportunity to work in a forward-thinking school
  • Prospective applicants are welcome to visit the school by prior arrangement.

Please note we break up for the Christmas holidays on Friday 17 December 2021 and return on Tuesday 04 January 2022.

Application forms and further details are available from the school.

Job Description and Personal Specification

Application Form

Horton Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Consequently, the successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please state which role you are applying for on your application.

Please complete an application form, which can be found on our school website or can be requested by calling the Office on 01274574544.

Completed applications should be submitted to isma.kousar@hortonparkacademy.co.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: 07 January 2022 by 12pm

Interviews will take place on W/C 17.01.2022

Attendance Officer

Band 5 SCP 4-6 £18,933-£19,698 (actual salary: £15,790 to £16,428)
37 hours a week (Mon-Thurs 8.00-4.00 / Fri 8.00-3.30)
Term Time only, permanent following a successful 6 month probationary period

An opportunity has arisen for an Attendance Office to join Horton Park Primary School, part of Exceed Academies Trust.

Horton Park is a vibrant two-form entry primary school for children aged 4 to 11 years old with 436 pupils currently on roll. The school boasts excellent facilities and the recent addition of a Key Stage One School Led Resource Provision, which caters for the needs of children with generic complex needs.

Located in the heart of the Canterbury estate, within the culturally diverse Great Horton area and just 10 minutes’ walk from Bradford city centre, the school possesses an excellent reputation within the local and wider community. Horton Park is a school with big ambitions where ‘everyone learns to succeed’, working together to provide every child with a brilliant start to their school life.

Exceed Academies Trust believe that successful schools develop their own identity and individuality and are best placed to meet their own community’s needs. We believe that partnership working, the sharing of good practice and being outward facing as an organisation supports our aims and leads to outstanding results.

The role of an Attendance Officer is:

  • To maintain accurate data related to all pupils’ attendance on the schools information management system (SIMS)
  • To make first-day absence calls to parents in a timely manner, reporting results to Senior Leadership Team
  • To provide support for children and their families and provide life-long learning opportunities
  • To support children and parents/carers in maintaining high standards of attendance

The successful candidate will be:

  • Professional, courteous and friendly
  • Well organised, self-motivated and resilient
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Educated to GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths
  • Able to speak either Urdu or Punjabi

We offer:

  • A dedicated, professional and experienced staff team
  • Enthusiastic, confident and well behaved children
  • An opportunity to work in a school which is outstanding in all areas
  • The chance to further your professional career with a leading Multi Academy Trust
  • Access to free support via our Employee Assistance Programme

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit the school by prior arrangement, please note we break up for the Christmas holidays on Friday 17 December 2021 and return on Tuesday 04 January 2022.

Application forms and further details are available from the school.

Job Description and Personal Specification

Application Form

Horton Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Consequently, the successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please state which role you are applying for on your application.

Please complete an application form, which can be found on our school website or can be requested by calling the Office on 01274574544.

Completed applications should be submitted to isma.kousar@hortonparkacademy.co.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: 07 January 2022 by 12pm

Interviews will take place on W/C 17.01.2022

Lunchtime Supervisor Vacancy

Lunchtime Supervisor – Band 3, SCP 8-9 (£8.62-£8.68/hr)
Part Time: 6.25 hours weekly. Term time only

Horton Park Primary School is looking to appoint 2 caring and friendly Lunchtime Supervisors. You will be responsible for supervising 8 children at the Resource Provision (based at Canterbury Nursery School) at lunchtime, both whilst eating and in the play area, leading play activities and ensuring the safety, well-being and good behaviour of all pupils.

Duties will include:

  • Supervision of pupils in the Resource Provision (8 pupils)
  • Supervision of pupils in the play area.
  • Supervising children indoors in the event of bad weather
  • Playing games with the children
  • Reporting incidents and accidents to the appropriate members of staff
  • Supporting and implementing the school’s Behaviour Policy
  • Associated duties

You must have a good understanding of caring for children. The ability to work effectively as part of a team is essential.

Horton Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

All posts are subject to a successful probationary period.

Lunchtime Supervisor Band 3 Job Description

Application forms can be collected from the school office or requested via email on: office@hortonparkacademy.co.uk

Completed applications should be returned to the school by midday, Friday 7th January 2022 

Interviews will take place W/B: 24th January 2022 

Teacher Vacancy

We are always seeking to appoint outstanding teachers. If you are interested in joining us, please complete the attached application form and submit via email to: office@hortonparkacademy.co.uk

Teacher Job Description

Teacher Application Form