About the Trust

The Boston Witham Academies Federation is committed to working in partnership to raise achievement for all. Every academy within the Trust places great emphasis on providing a caring environment where each young person is supported in their personal development, meeting all their needs, as well as ensuring that each child and young person reaches and often exceeds their academic potential.

We are a well established multi academy trust with a supportive leadership and central team. As all our academies are based around Boston and Spalding the chance of sharing best practice and collaborative working is second to none.

Employee benefits

  • We offer extensive development opportunities including our exciting aspiring leaders programme. We are keen to promote from within, so if you are looking for a career with real potential for progression, then BWAF is the place for you.
  • We ensure our staff wellbeing. All staff have access to a 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme to help employees manage stress, access specialist counselling and information and feel supported.
  • Helping you plan for the future. Teachers joining the Trust will become a member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.  For support staff we adopt the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most competitive in the country.
  • Candidates moving within the county without a break in service can be reassured that continuous service will be honoured.

The application processes

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation

Visits:

We would encourage applicants to visit the academy to the discuss the role and meet our passionate, welcoming team.

Application Process

Applications can be found on our website, alternatively you can call our recruitment team on 01205 319507 to request a form.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@bwaf.net or posted to the below address:

HR Recruitment, Haven High Academy, Marian Road, Boston, PE21 9HB.

Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date and candidates who meet the right criteria will be taken forward. We aim to contact all successful candidates within two weeks of the closing date. Unfortunately, due to the high number applicants for some positions we are unable to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

References

Unless requested otherwise all references will be obtained before interview for shortlisted candidates and employers may be contacted for further information. Should you not wish for your references to be called before interview please make the recruitment team aware.

Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted before interview with a schedule for the day. Candidates should be aware that as part of the interview process any gaps and discrepancies on their application will be explored further.

Offers

Any offers of employment will be made as soon as possible after the interview and will be subject to satisfactory background checks.

Feedback

We are always happy to provide feedback for unsuccessful candidates and would encourage all candidates to provide feedback on the process be this positive or negative.

Local area

Lincolnshire is shaped by a rich tapestry of fascinating heritage, passionate people and interesting traditions. Each year thousands of people to choose to live in Lincolnshire for the quality of life it has to offer, with a real mix of city living and idyllic villages.

Boston is an historic market town in a rural location with a population of approximately 60,000 people. Situated in the East of the beautiful county of Lincolnshire it has easy access to sandy beaches, the Lincolnshire Wolds – a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and the City of Lincoln. Boston boasts very competitive house prices, whilst being subject to further housing developments to cater for its popularity. Boston is easily accessible by rail or road, with London only two hours away by train.

Our employees live in variety of areas with some living in Boston/Spalding while others commute from places such as Lincoln, Newark, Horncastle, Gainsborough and Peterborough.

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/jobs/working-and-living-in-lincolnshire/101023.article

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/jobs/

Current Vacancies

Class Teachers KS1 and Lower KS2 – Boston Pioneers Academy

Job to Start: September 2020

Boston Pioneers Academy is Lincolnshire’s first Free School (opened in 2013) and has a fantastic track record of training and progression opportunities for its staff. We are currently looking for ambitious, innovative and dedicated staff to join our team following the retirement of one of its founding teachers and the career progression of another.

It is an exciting time to join Boston Pioneers as the school and its team are currently in the process of embedding a purposeful and unique creative curriculum which launched across our Trust’s Schools in 2019.

What can we offer you?

  • The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.
  • A friendly and inclusive working environment
  • As part of the Boston Witham Academies Federation, staff will benefit from unparalleled professional development opportunities, partnership work and a collaborative approach in developing 3 to 16 provision in our community.

What are we looking for?

Above all else we are looking for someone with the right attitude and outlook on what education should be about. In our eyes this is about having an unconditional love and care for our students; a commitment to meeting their individual needs and providing them with the best education possible; and a passion for developing and demonstrating the skills they will need in order to be successful in later life.

If you are a professional with the ability, creativity and ambition to deliver outstanding learning for children and young people, then this is the role for you!

Applications are invited from both experienced and newly qualified teachers. Further details and an application form can be accessed via our website www.bwaf.net

How do I apply?

Please e mail your completed application form before the closing date of Monday 8th June 2020 to Recruitment@bwaf.net and please specify what your preferred year group would be.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We operate DBS safeguarding procedures.

Class Teachers EYFS,KS1+KS2 – Wygate Park Academy

Job to start: September 2020

Wygate park is looking to employ an enthusiastic teacher who will join a team committed to continuing the work of the academy in raising standards. In seeking a class teacher, we are looking for a creative person with a passion for working with young children.

As part of the Boston Witham Academies Federation, staff will benefit from unparalleled professional development opportunities, partnership work and a collaborative approach in developing 3 to 16 provision in our community.

Applications are invited from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

Further details and an application form can be accessed via our website www.bwaf.net

Please e mail your completed application form before the closing date of Monday 15th June 2020 to Recruitment@bwaf.net and please specify what your preferred year group would be.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We operate DBS safeguarding procedures.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Learning Assistant at Haven High Academy Scale Point G3 6-9 (£18065-19171 pro rata)

1 Year Contract

32.5 hours per week, 44.28 weeks per year

Job to start September 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Assistant at Haven High Academy, the role is to work with individual children having special or particular needs, in accordance with the child’s EHCP where appropriate and\or groups of children as directed by the Head of Faculty.  To provide support to the Head Teacher\Teacher across a range of child-centred activities to promote child development and learning.  Previous experience is desirable.

Please e-mail your completed Application forms before the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 22nd May 2020 to Recruitment@bwaf.net

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We operate DBS safeguarding procedures.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Deputy Head of Year at Haven High Marian Campus

1 year contract Term time only from September 2020

G4 SCP 9-12 £19,171-£20,344 pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Federation for a hard-working and flexible person for the post of Deputy Head of Year based at Marian Campus. You will be required to provide pastoral support and ensure the well-being of students at all levels along with administrative support to the Heads of Year. You would be expected to have excellent communication and management skills with a strong desire to make a difference.

The successful candidate will hold at least a Grade C or equivalent at GCSE level in Maths and English.

Visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged.

Please e-mail your completed application form before the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 22nd May 2020 to recruitment@bwaf.net

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We operate DBS safeguarding procedures.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

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