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Harvington C of E First and Nursery School

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Site Manager

30 hours per week, permanent position, full year

7.30am until 9.30am and 2.00pm until 6pm

Please note there is also an opportunity to include a Lunchtime Supervisor Role (at Scale 1) from 11.50am to 1.15pm (Monday to Friday, term time only) for interested candidates

We are looking to appoint an efficient, well organised and proactive Site Manager to lead our support team at Harvington. To provide consistently effective caretaking support, ensuring that the security and general appearance of the buildings and grounds are maintained to required standards and that systems operate efficiently.

This is a key role that would suit someone with a meticulous eye for detail, a focused approach to Health & Safety, excellent DIY skills and the ability to undertake routine maintenance and decoration. You must be able to work on your own initiative and be proactive in dealing with day to day tasks. You will need to have the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines, maintain records and systems and liaise effectively with all contractors.

 

The role will include:

  • Being a nominated key holder and being the first point of contact in an emergency
  • Opening and closing of the building on a daily basis and for evening meetings and lettings
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety requirements are met including ensuring site safety ie clearing paths
  • To attend training as directed by the Headteacher
  • Ensuring site security on a daily basis
  • General maintenance, decoration and cleaning (when required)
  • Liaising and monitoring with contractors
  • Ensuring copies of all statutory compliance reports, log books, certificates and documentation are up-to-date and systems are inspected regularly.
  • Ordering and storage of cleaning materials
  • Ensuring the large school grounds are well maintained
  • Be responsible for implementing the school rolling maintenance programme, schedule work, plan and oversee decorating, repairs and maintenance
  • To be responsible for managing the cleaning team, grounds maintenance contractors and other contractors
  • Provide premises and Health & Safety reports to Governors
  • General porterage duties and moving of furniture

 

Personal:

  • To be an excellent ambassador and communicator for the school with all stakeholders, contractors and visitors
  • Highly efficient, energetic and able to work on your own initiative in a school environment
  • Excellent communication skills, flexible and adaptable
  • Takes pride in the school’s site
  • Professional, approachable and proactive
  • Enjoys being part of a team
  • Able to undertake maintenance roles including basic DIY, painting, gardening and plumbing
  • Able to maintain the school grounds to ensure they are attractive and a safe place to learn
  • Previous experience of working in a school environment would be welcomed but not essential

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

 

Closing Date: 9.30am Friday 4th February 2022

Interviews: 9am Friday 11th February 2022

 

1:1 Teaching Assistant Grade 2 (Plus SEN allowance) plus Lunchtime Supervisor Post

11:50am-1.15pm as a Lunchtime Supervisor at Scale 1 Monday to Friday plus 1:1 TA2 from 1.15pm to 3pm Monday to Friday (TA2 post linked to specific child)

We have an opportunity for a confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic one to one teaching assistant to support a child to access bespoke learning and experiences so they thrive in the school setting.

The Lunchtime Supervisor role forms an important part of the school team to ensure the welfare and safety of all children during the lunch period.

 

1:1 Teaching Assistant Grade 2 (plus SEN allowance) 8.30am to 11.45am Monday to Friday

We have an opportunity for a confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic one to one teaching assistant to support a child with medical needs. Full training will be provided.

 

The successful candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a good level of English and Maths, with GCSE qualification graded A-C, or equivalent
  • Have an understanding of safeguarding practices and procedures
  • Confidently follow planning and adapt, where necessary, to support children’s individual needs.
  • Have some experience in delivering intervention programmes for groups and individuals
  • Be a team player, who is committed to their own professional development
  • Support the Christian ethos of our school
  • Have a willingness to train as a First Aider

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting an individual child
  • Supporting access to all subjects of the national curriculum and encourage their independence as learners
  • Motivating and encouraging the child to thrive in and around school

 

Please contact the school office for a job description and application form.

 

        Closing Date 9.00am Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews: Friday 4th February 2022

Start date: February 2022

 

A commitment to the full life of the school is expected and in return the successful applicants will be welcomed and supported by a friendly team.

 

Harvington CE First & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to recognise and share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

 

LEVEL 3 TEACHING ASSISTANT WITH AT LEAST LEVEL 2 BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE

TA3 Scale Point 7-17 

Start date:  February 2022 - Linked to child

Monday 8.30am to 3pm (30 minute lunch break)

Tuesday 8.30am to 3pm (30 minute lunch break)

Wednesday 8.30am to 3pm (30 minute lunch break)

Hours may increase in the future

We wish to appoint a confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic teaching assistant (Grade 3) to support a child within our school-based nursery.

The successful candidate will have:

•         GCSE English or maths-or equivalent

•         Minimum level 2 British Sign Language

•         A commitment to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of the children

•         Evidence of continued professional development

•         Experience of supporting a child with a hearing impairment

•         Experience of working co-operatively with parents and other staff members

•         Experience of using both the indoor and outdoor environment to enhance learning.

•         A friendly face who can relate warmly to children

•         A commitment to inclusion, having high expectations and supporting the progress of a pupil whatever their needs.

•         Highly independent, organised, committed, reflective and resilient

•         Effective communication skills

•         Able to use own initiative to respond to unexpected problems

•         A good team player who is professional, honest and loyal.

•         Able to be flexible and open to change

•         A commitment to developing own learning development

•         An understanding of how to monitor and track the progress of pupils

 

A commitment to the full life of the school is expected and in return the successful applicant will be welcomed and supported by a friendly team.

 

Harvington CE First & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to recognise and share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

 

Closing date:  9am Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews: 9am Friday 4th February 2022

 

For further information including job descriptions and application forms please email office@harvington.worcs.sch.uk

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