We are looking for talented teachers who:
- Are hardworking and committed
- Are able to meet each student at their point of learning and
support their access to a meaningful and enjoyable curriculum.
- Through excellent interpersonal skills can develop strong
partnerships with colleagues, parents and carers
- Enjoy working as part of a team
Developing your career through the Vale Academy Trust:
The Vale Academy Trust is a vibrant, innovative and forward
thinking group of schools with many career opportunities for new and existing
Whilst each school in our Trust has its own individual identity,
all are unified in their drive to provide an outstanding educational experience
and benefit from the expertise that comes from working closely together.
The Trust has a strong record of supporting and developing teachers throughout their career. Employees have full
access to extensive and supportive CPD training through a wide network of teachers and scheduled opportunities to
share the experiences and expertise of other colleagues.
We will support you in a variety of circumstances through a range of policies such as enhanced maternity leave, shared parental leave, flexible working, parental leave, an Unpaid Leave Policy (enabling employees to apply to take a career break from work).
Many work flexibly in different ways, including part-time. We are happy to discuss these options and the flexibility they offer at interview and also later on during your employment with us.
We also offer Emergency and Special Leave arrangements which allow our employees to apply for paid time off to deal with both unforeseen emergencies and to attend significant events.
The Vale Academy Trust works in partnership with relevant Trade Unions, seeking their input into our people policies and initiatives.
As a Trust we follow the School Teachers Pay and Conditions and the Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales (the“Burgundy Book”).These are the pay and conditions used by local authorities.
Your Health and Wellbeing is Important to Us and you will ve access to support through Occupational Health and a Counselling Service; this includes a 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme with access to specialist financial, legal and personal advice. We have several Mental Health First Aiders in our schools trained to promote well-being and to signpost staff to relevant support agencies.
We run a successful and popular cycle purchase plan via Cyclescheme, whereby you can get 25-39% off a new bike, paying for it out of your salary on a monthly basis.
We also offer all staff an enhanced sick pay scheme.
In 2023 the Vale Academy Trust is proud to be celebrating its 10th anniversary of building brilliant futures together.
The Vale Academy Trust is a workplace based on respect; this is supported by our Dignity at Work Policy and our Code of Conduct. We believe that everyone should be treated equally with courtesy and fairness.
Please do also take a look at our website, which outlines some of the initiatives happening across our Trust and you can hear some of our colleagues describing on video their unique professional journeys on the 'Work for Us' page.
Feel free to arrange a visit and to talk to some of our staff about working for the Trust.
SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT
The Vale Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check.
Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.
The Vale Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ communities.
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