Hales Valley Multi Academy Trust is a primary academy trust, based in Dudley, West Midlands. We currently consist of five very different primary schools, ensuring that our Trust is a diverse and exciting place to work and learn.
We put our children at the heart of everything we do and are dedicated to providing them with an enriching curriculum, underpinned by our overall commitment to high standards across the board.
We value our staff and ensure that they are well supported and trained. We have a continual professional development guarantee that provides a clear career pathway of training and opportunities for all staff at all levels.
Our family of schools work closely together, ensuring that staff and children benefit from sharing the excellent practice that exists across the Trust. Our schools are well supported by the Local Governing Committees, the Board of Directors and the Trust Central team.
We believe that we are stronger together – all schools sharing capacity, resources and expertise. We believe that collaboration is fundamental to providing the best learning opportunities through a meaningful curriculum where children and adults acquire the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes to prepare and strengthen them for their role in society: today, tomorrow and in the future. We support and care for each other, especially when things go wrong; we are a family.
This role provides you with an opportunity to join our family to improve outcomes for children. If you are interested in finding out more please do get in touch – we would be very happy to meet with you!
The Role - Teacher (Lapal Primary School)
HVT Vacancy Reference: HVT 0479
Lapal was inspected by Ofsted on the 8th and 9th February 2023. It was confirmed that Lapal Primary School is ‘Outstanding’ in all areas: Leadership and Management; the Quality of Education (curriculum and teaching and learning outcomes); Behaviour and Attitudes; Personal Development: Early Years, and Overall Effectiveness.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic Year 2 Teacher to join our team. You will be appointed on the teachers main scale working full time on a fixed term contract.
If you are passionate about teaching, work well as a team and have the spark and enthusiasm needed to ensure our pupils achieve their full potential then we want to hear from you!
In addition, we offer a full induction programme and opportunities for continual professional development.
You will be a committed team player and be able to inspire children with enthusiasm for learning; be well motivated and have high expectations of both yourself and your pupils.
We can provide a supportive staff, together with children who are eager to learn, within an excellent school environment.
Hales Valley Trust would like to hear from you if you are someone who:
- Is an outstanding classroom practitioner who has high expectations of self and others
- Is passionate about enabling all children to achieve success
- Is a caring professional
- Has a clear understanding of the primary curriculum
- Has a dynamic and creative approach to learning
- Has high expectations of attainment and behaviour
- Has energy and enthusiasm, an open and positive approach
- Will be committed to extra-curricular activities
- Is able to work supportively and work in a team
We can offer you:
- Highly motivated staff
- A leadership team whose focus is on improving outcomes for our children
- Children who value learning and supportive parents
- An ethos of valuing staff and their Professional Development
- A stimulating learning environment which is conducive to learning
- Competitive salary Generous benefits (pension, holiday, discounted fees at our Trust schools)
- Employee Assistance Programme (supporting your health and wellbeing)
- Networking and support opportunities between the Trust schools
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Paula Evans via email email@example.com
To apply, please complete an application form/monitoring form available on this advert. Please clearly quote the vacancy you are applying for on the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 04/12/23
All applicants short listed will be required to take part in a formal interview process.
Hales Valley Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: