Job Ref: FLP-R122 Please quote on all correspondence
Salary: Grade 4 – Site Assistant (£22,369 to £22,777 FTE)
Grade 5 – Senior Site Assistant (£24,054 to £25,878 FTE)
Location: Four Acres Academy (near Bristol/Bath)
Contract: Full-time, 37 hours per week, all year round
This role offers a great opportunity for the right candidate. We are looking for someone who has the skills and attributes to join the site team based at Four Acres Academy on a full time basis, and on occasion providing services across all the local schools.
You will need to:
- Be self-motivated, reliable and have a flexible approach to work
- Have an understanding of Health and Safety
- Have a professional, confident and can do approach to work
- Have the practical skills/experience and/or qualifications to be able to undertake the role effectively
- Be flexible over working pattern as the hours/days may change to suit the business needs and to ensure staff cover.
- Be willing to support schools in the wider area to cover absences and learn from other schools.
- Either have or be willing to undertake a course to achieve a MiDAS qualification (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme)
In return we offer:
- A competitive salary
- An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
- Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
- An energised and professional working environment
- Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.
Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools, which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 2nd June 2023.
Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter.
No CVs or agencies please.
Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack
Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite
Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.
PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.
Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006’.
The Academy meets the requirements in respect of “exempted questions” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is thereby a Registered Body with the Disclosure Service provided by the national Criminal Records Bureau. It conducts checks as necessary, with the applicant’s permission, under the Criminal Record Bureau’s Code of Practice.
Jobs working with children (i.e all under-18s) or vulnerable adults are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) by virtue of an amended Exceptions Order. This means that you cannot withhold information about any spent or unspent convictions in applying for this post. You are also asked not to withhold information about cautions, reprimands, final warnings, bans and other non-conviction information such as police enquiries and pending prosecutions.
Checks may also be made with Local Authority Child Protection Registers where you have lived in the past. In applying for this post you are giving permission for such Registers to be checked and for the local authorities concerned to share relevant information with Four Acres Academy for the purpose of your application for employment. You are also giving permission for any number of past employers to be contacted regarding this application for employment.
“Front line” and certain other posts e.g. supervisory/management will require Disclosure checks at an Enhanced or Standard level; others may be at Basic level. The level of Disclosure for this post is shown in the Person Specification.
Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found on our website: www.fouracresacademy.co.uk