News and Articles

The latest news, articles, features and blogs from around the trust.

Teaching Assistant – POP

Poppyfield Primary Academy (POP) are looking to appoint a level 2 Teaching Assistant
to join our new free school from September 2020.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed individual to join our small
team and support the school on its exciting journey. The successful candidate will work
alongside and support the Class Teacher, making effective use of resources in order to
achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement for all children.

For full details please click the links below.

Teaching Assistant – BCA

Birchen Coppice Primary Academy is looking for an experienced enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to join our dedicated, friendly team of staff.

Birchen Coppice Academy became part of the Victoria Academies Trust in December 2017.  The trust aims to build a family of outstanding schools who share a passion for powerful, immersive and creative learning. Birchen Coppice Academy is a well-resourced school in an attractive environment.

For full details please click the links below.

Class Teacher – Foley Park Primary Academy – Maternity cover

Poppyfield Primary Academy is a brand new free school in Cannock which in September will have Nursery, Reception and Year 1 classes. The school will continue to grow one year group each academic year.

We are looking to appoint a permanent teacher to teach our first year 1 class.

We welcome applications from teachers with a range of experience however this post would not be suitable for an NQT.  The position will allow the successful candidate to be part of a small team and grow with the school as it reaches its full capacity.

For full details please click the links below.

Class Teacher – VPA

Victoria Park Academy is a growing 3 form entry Primary school in Smethwick and the lead academy of Victoria Academies Trust. The trust aims to build a family of outstanding schools who share a passion for powerful, immersive and creative learning. We are looking to appoint a class teacher to work within the school and welcome applications from teachers with a range of experience. The class year will be dependent upon experience and skills. 

For full details please click the links below.

Head of IT / Network Manager

A unique opportunity exists to join Victoria Academies Trust and Victoria Park as Head of IT and Academy Network Manager. Victoria Academies Trust is a well-established, high-performing MAT that operates (and sponsors) eight academies across the region, including Birmingham, Sandwell, Staffordshire, Walsall and Worcestershire LA with our first free school due to open in September 2019.

For full details please click the links below.

Head of Teaching and Learning

Victoria Academies Trust are seeking a Head of Teaching and Learning to work across all nine schools. The role will include supporting individuals and teams with planning and delivery of core and foundation subjects across the primary age range, including where appropriate team teaching and bespoke coaching.
It will also include developing packages of support for Newly Qualified and Recently Qualified Teachers, both in school, and at Trust level; leading on our ‘Pathways’ model in this area.

For full details please click the links below.

Ballot Street Spice Video

Watch Ballot Street Spice (a new young-person led social enterprise to come out of Victoria Park Primary Academy) take to the streets of Smethwick with Cocoso the Camel to collect spice stories through the generations, as part of their latest project, 'Memories of Spice from Smethwick'.

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