Whaplode
Church of England
Primary School

Vacancies

Site Manager

Job description

Would you like to be part of a team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated part time Site Manager to join our popular village schools (Whaplode CofE Primary School, Weston St Mary CofE Primary Schools & Edenham (CofE) Primary School) during September/October 2018.   The appointments would be for 37 hours per week and would be considered permanent, subject the relevant probationary periods.

Whaplode, Weston St Mary & Edenham Primary Schools are part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT); therefore, the role would be an employee of the LAAT and could be employed across more schools.  The salary would be reflective of the role at Scale Point 19 - 23 (£19,120 to £21,693 FTE) and the number of weeks worked per year would be 41 + paid holiday.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are self-motivated and show initiative.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Can remain focused in a busy environment
  • Will be able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • Have a sense of humour.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and burglar alarms.
  • Be a trustworthy key holder responsible for the open and close of the site.
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of the premises.
  • To assist with inspection of the heating plant on a daily basis, carry out minor maintenance and report other defects.
  • Provide routine development and maintenance i.e. minor decoration, repairs and those tasks which would not normally require the services of an outside contractor.
  • Attend to the heating and lighting of the premises and maintain the required equipment.
  • Be available to attend the school in cases of emergency outside the working week e.g. intruders, fire, weather damage.
  • To sweep all external hard surface areas, remove weeds from between slabs and at edge of building, clear leaves and litter from drain covers and disinfect drains.
  • To clear paths of snow and spread salt as required for the health and safety of pupils and staff
  • To receive deliveries and carry out porterage duties in any area of the site to include removal or rearrangement of furniture within the school.
  • To provide handyperson duties and to report defects of the fabric of the building.
  • To remove litter from all areas within the school grounds and within the premises.
  • To clear any blockage, spillage or other hazard arising during the course of the school day.
  • If necessary to attend out of normal working hours any emergency situation which may arise.
  • To attend evening lettings when required.
  • Liaise with outside agencies/ contractors as necessary to carry out additional work.
  • Work effectively with the Academy to ensure services, resources and equipment represents value for money within the school’s budgetary parameters.
  • To have responsibility for the day to day management of health and safety within the school.
  • To carry out fire and health and safety risk assessments.
  • To take measures to minimize the possibility of arson and to reduce the opportunity to start fires.
  • To carry out weekly fire alarms checks and to regularly check fire extinguishers.
  • To carry out weekly and monthly emergency lighting checks.
  • To manage security systems and liaise with the overnight security provider and ensure the effective working of the alarm systems.
  • To liaise with the relevant contractors when necessary and ensure that they are aware of the school’s Health and safety requirements.
  • In return, we can offer you an excellent training package with many opportunities to develop your career:
  • Develop your skills and contribute to the on-going development of our successful academy
  • Join a very professional and able staff team

Visits to any of the schools are more than welcome and are encouraged.

Closing date – Wednesday, 26th September 2018
Short listing will take place – Friday, 28th September 2018
Interviews to be conducted on or about the Wednesday, 3rd October 2018

Application forms and supporting documents can be downloaded above.

The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce, which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

The LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Teaching Assistant Level 1

Would you like to be part of a team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?

Whaplode Church of England Primary School is seeking to appoint a Level 1 Teaching Assistant to start on Monday, 29th October 2018 or as soon thereafter.  The post holders will be required to work 27.5 hours per week as a Teaching Assistant during term time only.  The appointments would be considered permanent, subject to the relevant probationary periods.

The school is part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT); therefore, the role would be as an employee of the LAAT and the role could be employed across other LAAT schools.  The salary would be reflective of the role at Scale Point 11 (£15,823 FTE) and the number of weeks worked per year would be 39.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are self-motivated and show initiative.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Can remain focused in a busy environment.
  • Will be able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • Have a sense of humour.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with individuals or small groups of pupils in an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff and provide feedback to the teacher
  • Support pupils to understand instructions and support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils
  • Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
  • Prepare and clear up learning environment and resources, including photocopying, filing and the display and presentation of pupils work and contribute to maintaining a safe environment.

Teaching Assistants in this role may also undertake some, or all of the following:

  • Record basic pupil data
  • Support children’s learning through play
  • Assist with break-time supervision including facilitating games and activities
  • Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT
  • Invigilate exams and tests
  • Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence.

 In return we can offer you an excellent training package with many opportunities to develop your career:

  • Working with fantastic children who want to have fun and learn.
  • Develop your skills and contribute to the on-going development of our successful academy.
  • Join a very professional and able staff team.

Visits to the school is more than welcome and is encouraged.
Closing date – Tuesday, 2nd October 2018.
Short listing will take place – Tuesday, 2nd October 2018.
Interviews to be conducted on or about the Tuesday, 9th October 2018.
Application forms and supporting documents can be downloaded above.

The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce, which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.