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Site Officer Weekends

Sir Robert Woodard Academy
Lancing, West Sussex
Contract Type
Part Time
Start Date
As soon as possible
19th February 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1300457

                                                                           Weekend Site Officer - required all year round

                                                      Core Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm Saturday; 9.30am – 2.30pm Sunday

                                                                                  13 hours worked per weekend in total

                                                     Actual Salary £8,149.24 per annum (equivalent to £12.02 per hour)

                                                                        10 days annual leave (five weekends off per year)

The School:

Built in 2012, The Sir Robert Woodard Academy, part of the Woodard family of schools, boasts modern and spacious facilities, such as a fitness suite, theatre and sports hall. It is a thriving 11–18 Academy, serving primarily the students of Lancing, Sompting and West Shoreham, though we welcome students from all surrounding areas. As the school grows in popularity, there is likely to be further expansion and development over the coming years.

Quotes from full Ofsted inspection report October 2021: Rating of “Good” in all areas:

"The school is a calm and orderly place for pupils to learn….Pupils treat each other with respect … low-level disruption is rare."

"Pupils, parents and carers feel proud of their school…one parent told us ‘we are really impressed with the school, the ethos and the staff’.”

The Position:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our committed and dedicated Site team as a Weekend Site Officer. We are looking for a polite, enthusiastic and reliable individual, with a pleasant and positive ‘can do’ approach, to join us and the site team as soon as possible on a permanent, part time basis (weekends only).  

We are keen to ensure that all users of the Academy site and resources gain maximum enjoyment and satisfaction from the facilities available and are able to use them within a safe environment. The main duties of the post are to support all lettings at the Academy, whilst exercising the highest levels of professionalism and customer care, and to ensure the site and Academy equipment is clean, secure and well kept.

Staff Benefits:

● free use of the Academy’s fitness suite

● free employee wellness programme and onsite wellbeing support

● generous employer contribution pension scheme of 21.5%;

● free on-site parking and easy access to local public transport

● cycle to work scheme

The Person:

At SRWA, our people are at the heart of our success.  We invest in our staff with wellbeing support, coaching, mentoring and a wide range of top-quality training and CPD programmes delivered at every level.

A Staff Well-being survey in June 2022 revealed our staff consider these areas ‘outstanding’:

Staff morale and job satisfaction

Opportunity for staff to offer ideas and for staff professional development

Appreciation of staff achievement/contribution

Students' respect for staff/others.

The successful post-holder will:-

• Be well-presented with strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, welcoming approach

• Be able to assess situations and deal with them appropriately 

• Have the ability to develop good working relationships with staff, students, visitors and all users of the Academy site.

• Be physically fit and able to undertake light manual work and some practical tasks.

• Understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality

• Show initiative, work well under pressure and be able to multi-task

• Have good administrative and organisational skills and attention to detail

• Be a team player who will consistently implement Academy policies

Core working hours will be 13 over each weekend, to be worked on both Saturdays and Sundays. The post-holder may be required to work overtime when required. Actual salary for the 13 core hours worked each weekend is £8,149.24pa.  

Please review the job description and person specification for further details on the role and the skills and attributes required.

Our commitment to Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks, including an enhanced DBS therefore individuals on the children’s barred list should not apply. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal record self-declaration form and to give consent for an online search to be carried out against their name. There is a six month probation period for all post-holders. The Academy is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

CVs are not accepted. If you are interested, please apply online as early as possible; we reserve the right to close the advert and interview at any time.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the deadline and will close the advert at any time, should a strong candidate apply. If you are interested then you are advised to apply early.


Safeguarding Statement:

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
Sir Robert Woodard Academy

Sir Robert Woodard Academy

Part of Woodard Academies Trust

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