We seek to recruit the very best support staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of our School. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic professional to join our support team, maintaining all pupil data, keeping information up-to-date in school systems, for example SIMS. They will provide senior staff with data reports and accurate information to support Learning and Teaching and school leadership matters from the varying software packages used by the School. The post is for 37 hours per week, term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks per year) and will commence as soon as possible. The salary offered for this part-time post will be dependent on experience but will be within the range of approximately £18,085 to £21,614 (full time = £21,166 to £25,295 per annum).
The successful candidate will have experience of working in an educational establishment and be proficient with working in SIMS. They will possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, sound IT knowledge and have an eye for detail. The post would ideally suit someone with experience in business administration/data management.
Founded in 1666 as the Blue Coat Hospital, today Sir Thomas Rich’s is a progressive grammar school for boys in Years 7 to 11, and young men and women in the sixth form. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted, we are consistently one of the highest attaining schools in the county and we are proud of our long-standing reputation for academic and sporting excellence. GCSE results consistently come in the top 10% for attainment and value added in the country. The School attracts high-ability, talented students and offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.
We believe that students thrive in an atmosphere of respect, care and support. Teachers and support staff work hard to promote this ethos and to make sure that every pupil feels that they are a valued member of the school community. High quality pastoral support is key to this aim, and we work closely with parents to develop positive relationships with families and help students achieve their full potential.
Our accomplished teachers use their skills and in-depth subject knowledge to inspire, encourage and support our students in their journey through the School, laying firm foundations for academic excellence at GCSE, in our Sixth Form and beyond. Our students typically achieve ten or eleven GCSEs, mostly at the highest grades, and three or four A-levels, mostly at grades A*, A and B.
Located on the edge of the city of Gloucester in the heart of the south west, Sir Thomas Rich’s is just a five minutes’ drive from Junction 11 of the M5. The beautiful Cotswold towns of Cheltenham and Cirencester are easily accessible and there are excellent public transport links to the nearby cities of Cardiff, Birmingham and Bristol.
If you wish to be considered, please complete the application form and a separate letter of application explaining your suitability for the post. The inclusion of your CV would be welcome. Further details can be found in our Letter to Applicants - please see job specific documents.
Closing date: 9.00 am, Monday 3 February 2020
Interviews will take place during week commencing 10 February 2020
Informal visits to the School are encouraged. For further information, please contact Jane Morton, Headmaster's PA and HR Manager.
This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.