St John's Primary Academy, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV11 2RF
2 days remaining to apply
Expected start date
1 January 2023
27 May 2022 at 3:00pm
9 May 2022
About St John's Primary Academy
- School type
- Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
- Education phase
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- School size
- 500 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 11
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- St John's Primary Academy website (opens in a new tab)
- Contact email
- Contact phone number
- 01922 496570
St. John’s is a large primary academy in the village of Essington near Wolverhampton. The accommodation comprises of generously sized classrooms, a separate dining hall and gymnasium, library, computer suite and music room. The academy also houses modern, purpose-built pre-school facilities and is set in very spacious grounds.
There has been regular investment in the building and it presents as a bright, attractive and well cared for learning environment.
The academy is over-subscribed and historically attracts a high percentage of pupils from outside the traditional catchment area. It has enjoyed a sustained history of success and a continuous ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement since 2006.
The academy has a very specific approach towards learning that is founded upon strong relationships at all levels. Fun and excitement are at the heart of the curriculum with high levels of commitment demanded of both staff and pupils.
The expectation is for pupils to be proud to belong to St. John’s and proud of their work.
The academy is organised as a mixed ability 3 form entry primary. It also has a designated Nursery which operates with a minimum of 52 places. There are 31 teaching staff and the leadership team consists of 2 Deputy Headteachers and Headteacher. A total of 23 teaching assistants are employed and the academy also has its own full time Sports Coach.
The academy has a thriving pre-school and before and after school clubs. Collectively known as ‘Eagles’ this extended provision is a fundamental part of the academy with the staff team being directly employed by St. John’s and falling under the control of the headteacher and governing body. Eagles attracts significant numbers of 2 and 3 year old children and continues to be a major strength.
The support team at St. John’s comprises of an Office Support Manager, Facilities Manager, 2 office assistants and 2 finance support roles and a caretaker.
The academy employs its own team of catering staff which are ably supported by CMC catering consultants.
Cleaning staff are also employed directly by the academy.
Arranging a visit to St John's Primary Academy
Potential candidates are welcome and strongly encouraged to visit the academy. Visits are scheduled for:
Thursday 12th May at 11am
Tuesday 17th May at 9.30am
Thursday 19th May at 11am
Tuesday 24th May at 9.30am
These dates are included at the back of the recruitment pack and visits can be arranged by emailing Emma Joyce at: email@example.com or by phone on 01922 496570.
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