News

This is the place you will find regular updates and news from the school

New opportunities in Kindergarten and Middle School

Posted by Evan on April 26, 2017

Kindergarten and Middle School vacancies

 

Kindergarten - We are looking to recruit a talented and qualified kindergarten teacher, looking for a fresh challenge, to join a team of warm and welcoming colleagues. The conditions are dynamic and pioneering. More details here

Middle School - As we continue to grow, we are looking for a colleague to join us in the emerging middle school (12+) arena. In the coming years, we will take the journey into adolescence, the 14+ plus agenda and, of course, the upper school curriculum and an exam offer at 16. To help us meet these challenges and developments, we seek an enthusiastic, energetic and talented colleague to join us on the road in September 2017. More details here

 

The Steiner Academy Frome wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy. To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE "Keeping children safe in education" April 2014 and "Working together to Safeguard Children 2013"


We’re introducing Thrive in our school

Posted by Evan on February 1, 2017

Introducing Thrive

Steiner Academy Frome has taken part in Thrive approved training and we are starting to introduce Thrive into the school.

'What does it take to develop healthy, happy, confident children who are ready and open to learning? Recent advances in neuroscience, attachment theory and child development have provided some of the answers to this question.

The Thrive Approach draws on insights from these fields to provide a powerful way of working with children and young people that supports optimal social and emotional development. In particular, the Approach equips you to work in a targeted way with children and young people who have struggled with difficult life events to help them re-engage with life and learning.'

For find out more about the Thrive approach visit www.thriveapproach.com


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Class 1 Teachers 2017

Posted by Evan on January 13, 2017

Class One Teachers, September 2017

 

. . . so that they may become responsible, free individuals who think clearly, observe perceptively and act considerately & creatively for the good of the world . . .

The Steiner Academy Frome opened in September 2012 - the first Steiner Free School in England and the second state-funded Steiner school in the UK. We are 5 years old this year, so we are still in the ‘beginning’ phase, where growth and change abound. We have 280 pupils on roll and classes are full. As this year begins to close its pages, the new year beckons brightly through the dim. Come the early spring, we will be looking for enthusiastic, adaptable and committed Class Teachers to join our swelling ranks. We are opening two Class 1s in September 2017 and we seek two new members to join our team our team of able, gifted and adventurous colleagues. Interviews will be held in the spring term. In the meantime, if you would like to signal your interest, or send in a CV, or talk about the posts to the Principal, Trevor Mepham, by phone, please do. Contact details are set out below.

t. 00 44 (0)1373 832804

e. admin@steineracademyfrome.co.uk

 

The Steiner Academy Frome wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy. To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE "Keeping children safe in education" April 2014 and "Working together to Safeguard Children 2013"


Catering Assistant December 2016

Posted by Evan on November 25, 2016

We are looking for a Catering Assistant

at the Steiner Academy Frome

 

Essential Qualities:

  • Enthusiastic, outgoing personality

  • Needs to work with initiative, GSH, quick to learn, flexible

 Desirable Qualities:

  • An interest in Wholefoods

  • Food hygiene certificate

 Main Duties:

  • Setting up tables in preparation for lunch in the hall
  • Delivering lunch to classrooms
  • Serving food and encouraging children to eat and try new foods.
  • Supervising children 
  • Clearing up and cleaning the kitchen

Some heavy lifting required

On the job training will be provided

 

Start date asap

Initially to cover for Maternity leave

Hours: 12.00 noon - 3.00 p.m.  Wednesday and Friday.

Also possibility of additional hours to cover staff absence.

 

If you would like to apply for this position at the school please contact us by email: catering@steineracademyfrome.co.uk

and we will send you a full job description and application form

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS - Monday 5th December 2016     

 

The Steiner Academy Frome wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy. To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE "Keeping children safe in education" April 2014 and "Working together to Safeguard Children 2013"

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Vacancy for Admin Assistants

Posted by Evan on June 26, 2016

PART-TIME ADMIN ASSISTANTS

We are looking for two or three admin team members to cover 55 hours of admin a week and will consider applications from those seeking part-time or full-time work.

Relevant skills and experience:

  • Warm, kind, considerate, outgoing personality
  • Flexible, methodical, reliable, confidential, able to work with initiative, GSH, quick to learn
  • Admin experience – preferably fast, accurate typing                                                                                    
  • Computer experience, including Google Docs & spreadsheets, MS Word/ Excel/Publisher, Scholar-Pack
  • First Aid trained

Main Duties:

  • Greeting visitors to the school and making them feel welcome/signing in
  • Answering phone calls with a professional and warm manner
  • Registers/logging and monitoring of absences
  • Parental enquiries
  • Dealing with daily emails when necessary
  • Dealing with children who become ill for whatever reason
  • Data entry
  • Filing/shredding/photocopying
  • Assisting with events
  • First aid 

Training will be provided.

 Start date:  Thursday 1st September 2016

 Hours:         8.20 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.  (These roles are looking to cover our office from 8.20 until 4.00 every day and will be T.T.O (38 weeks a year) £8.48 an hour

 If you would like to apply for this position at the school please email the office for full details and an Application Form: admin@steineracademyfrome.co.uk      

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 1st July 2016

Successful applicants will be invited for interview on Weds 6th/Thurs 7th July.

The Steiner Academy Frome wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy. To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE "Keeping children safe in education" April 2014 and "Working together to Safeguard Children 2013"


Lots of new photographs in our gallery

Posted by Evan on May 13, 2016

We have been updating our gallery with photos of the school, the children and examples of their work - have a look at the wonderful variety of activities that happen at our school 

Take a look here

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Financial Notice to Improve

Posted by Evan on May 6, 2016

The EFA have issued a Financial Notice to Improve as a result of the Academy missing the deadline that the annual accounts needed to be submitted to the EFA. This letter was issued on 18th March 2016. The full letter is here

The DfE have said that the trustees need to have an independent review of the procedures to show that the Trustees/Governors are in a position to ensure that this doesn't happen again and have robust procedures in place. 

In essence as a school we have 4 months to file the accounts compared to the normal companies 9 months. The audited accounts have been produced and have a clean audit report with no issues apart from the late filing. They have been submitted to the DfE and are published on our website here.

They have given us a timeline for the review and we have been ahead of every step so far.

The Trustees have asked David Owen and Co Chartered Accountants and Auditors to perform the review which will be completed by 24th June and will be presented to the EFA together with an action plan by 22nd July. 


Vacancies for Kindergarten Teachers and Assistants

Posted by Evan on March 25, 2016

Vacancies for Kindergarten Teachers and Assistants in Frome

We are growing! Next September we will add three new kindergarten groups to our existing three; hence the need for more colleagues. 

We are looking for two Kindergarten Teachers and two Kindergarten Assistants. For more details on the Kindergarten Teacher role click here and for the Assistant role click here

“There was some wonderful practice and great organisation in the kindergartens.  The quality of the teaching in all cases was excellent. The school is fortunate to have so many fine teachers and other staff, and a good work ethos.”

For both roles the start-date is 1st September 2016 and the closing date is noon on 18th April 2016.

For an application form, job description and further details contact: admin@steineracademyfrome.co.uk  (tel. 01373 832804)


The Steiner Academy Frome wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy. To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE "Keeping children safe in education” April 2014 and “Working together to Safeguard Children 2013



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