Culloden Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Solebay Primary Academy, Uncategorized | March 14, 2016

Join us – vacancies for class teachers; assistant principals; and a teacher of the deaf

Paradigm Trust is seeking to recruit a range of staff to work in its primary academies, all of which are based in Tower Hamlets.

The application pack (linked below) includes the job adverts for the roles, a blank application form and the job descriptions/person specifications.

Please note that as this post involves working with children, your suitability in this area will be tested at interview along with other key selection criteria detailed in the person specification. If you are successfully short listed, you will be asked to bring with you either an original driving licence, passport or full birth certificate plus a document such as a utility bill or financial statement that shows your name and current address, so that we may meet our statutory obligation to check your identity.

If successful, you will also be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly known as CRB) disclosure form either immediately prior to, or shortly following appointment. Furthermore, you are also requested to bring originals of any educational and/or professional qualifications upon which your application relies.

Please contact hr@paradigmtrust.org if you have any questions.

Culloden Primary Academy, Ipswich Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | February 28, 2016

Guidance for parents/carers on eSafety

Please click here to access the fourth edition of Digital Parenting, a publication which helps young people and their families to get the most out of digital technologies, as well as dealing with any challenges that they might bring.

Culloden Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | January 18, 2016

Join us – class teachers required (primary)

Paradigm Trust is seeking to recruit qualified class teachers to work in its primary academies, all of which are based in Tower Hamlets.

The application pack (linked below) includes the job advert for the role, a blank application form and the job description with the person specification. Applications from NQTs, and those expecting to have qualified in time for 1st September 2016, are warmly invited.

  • Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 3rd February 2016.
  • Interview date/times: Tuesday 9th February 2016 and Wednesday 10th February 2016.

Your personal statement must address all aspects of the person specification if you are to be successfully short listed.

Please note that as this post involves working with children, your suitability in this area will be tested at interview along with other key selection criteria detailed in the person specification. If you are successfully short listed, you will be asked to bring with you either an original driving licence, passport or full birth certificate plus a document such as a utility bill or financial statement that shows your name and current address, so that we may meet our statutory obligation to check your identity.

If successful, you will also be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formally known as CRB) disclosure form either immediately prior to, or shortly following appointment. Furthermore, you are also requested to bring originals of any educational and/or professional qualifications upon which your application relies.

Please contact hr@paradigmtrust.org if you have any questions.

Culloden Primary Academy, Ipswich Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | December 20, 2015

Merry Christmas…

…and a happy new year from all at Paradigm Trust. We look forward to working with all our pupils/students and their parents/carers, as well as staff and other supporters, in the new year.

Culloden Primary Academy, Ipswich Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | October 14, 2015

Train to teach with Paradigm – applications open on 27 October

We offer initial teacher education (primary and secondary, all subject areas) through our salaried School Direct programme. As a trainee teacher you will have access to invaluable school and classroom experience that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience you will need to become an excellent class teacher.

This programme is for graduates and career changer graduates wishing to train to become teachers. We are also able to offer parallel, salaried training opportunities for strong candidates (secondary only) who do not have a degree but who can demonstrate clear aptitude and desire to develop a teaching career. We would consider applications for salaried training places from school leavers who have, or are predicted to achieve, strong A levels (or equivalent) and can demonstrate an interest in, and experience of, working with children and young people.

More information is available here.

Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | June 17, 2015

Solebay Primary Academy expands with a new nursery

Solebay Primary Academy will welcome children aged between three and four for the first time with the opening of its new nursery in September 2015. The nursery will offer places for 52 young children in the local area.

Replicating the model used in Paradigm Trust’s other schools, Old Ford Primary Academy and Culloden Primary Academy, the nursery will allow the school to expand its intake whilst ensuring its pupils are well-equipped to continue their educational journey when they reach the age of five.

The school day will be the same for the nursery as it is for the school’s older pupils, commencing at 8.55am and ending at 3.30pm. It will consist of activities that will be both led by the teachers and initiated by the children themselves, as part of a model that has been recognised at Paradigm Trust’s other schools as having a significant impact on the children’s attainment and progress in the early years foundation stage.

Amanda Phillips, Executive Principal of Paradigm Trust, said.

“This new nursery is an exciting step for Solebay Primary Academy and will allow us to apply a model that has proven to be highly successful in our other schools. By introducing our pupils to Paradigm Trust’s approach to teaching and learning from an early age, we are putting them in the best possible position to hit the ground running when they reach reception. We look forward to seeing the positive effects of this in years to come.”

How to apply for a nursery place at Solebay

For a full-time nursery place from 1st September 2015, parents/carers are advised to request a nursery application form from a member of the school administration team and are urged to arrange a visit and to attend the planned “Stay and Play” sessions.

Culloden Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | June 11, 2015

Career opportunities within Paradigm Trust

Paradigm Trust is currently recruiting for primary phase class teachers (start September 2015).

Applications are warmly invited from those who feel they have the relevant skills, experience, drive and ambition.

Documentation is provided, below.

Paradigm Trust – class teachers job advertisement_June15

Culloden Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | May 1, 2015

Career opportunities within Paradigm Trust

Paradigm Trust is currently recruiting for:

  • a teacher of the deaf (to be based at Culloden Primary)
  • teaching assistants (to be based at Old Ford Primary)
  • teachers (opportunities within each of the trust schools)

Applications are warmly invited from those who feel they have the relevant skills, experience, drive and ambition.

Documentation is provided, below.

CPA – Teacher of the deaf job advert_May15

OFPA Teaching Assistant advert_May15

Paradigm Trust – Class teachers job advert_May15

Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | April 23, 2015

Interim Principal appointed for Solebay Primary Academy

Janet Baker, previously Assistant Principal at Solebay, has been appointed as Interim Principal. Jeff Martin, interim Chair of Governors at Solebay, and Amanda Phillips, Executive Principal, made the following statement:

One of the most important things that the Directors and Governors are responsible for is ensuring that our Academies have strong, effective leadership. I am delighted to let you know that the Directors have appointed Janet Baker as Interim Principal of Solebay Primary  Academy.

Janet will continue to work closely with Amanda and the Solebay Governors as she takes up her new responsibilities.

Culloden Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Solebay Primary Academy | February 27, 2015

Paradigm Trust embraces cutting-edge IT to support learning

The trust is pleased to announce that it has, today, determined to work with Impero Solutions to provide a consistent set of network management tools across our schools. Teachers will now be able to:

  • broadcast tutor screen to all or selected pupils
  • broadcast a pupil’s screen to others
  • blank screens and lock mouse/keyboard
  • monitor progress through task lists, exams and quick questions
  • help and assist pupils remotely
  • send and collect multiple files to and from different computers.

Please see below for more information.

 

Last updated February 27, 2015