Support Staff

Role: Learning Support Assistant

Contract: Fixed Term 1 Year in the first instance

Hours: 34.5 hours per week / 40 weeks per year (term time)

Working pattern: 8.30 – 4.30 pm Wednesday, remainder of week 8.30 – 3.45 pm (can be flexible)

Salary range: £11,977 - £15,079 actual, including holiday pay

Location: LWS Academy, Montefiore Drive, Sarisbury Green, Southampton, SO31 7NL

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a confident, self-motivated individual who is a good communicator, patient with a friendly approach and able to work independently to join the Learning and Pastoral Team at LWS Academy.

You would be supporting secondary aged boys with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. This is a challenging but rewarding role for the right person with the right temperament. Previous experience of working with disengaged adolescents would be an advantage.

We would be interested in receiving an application from you if you;

  • Have a passion for inclusion
  • A commitment to breaking down barriers to learning
  • A demonstrated commitment to safeguarding
  • Outstanding inter-personal skills and are an effective communicator
  • Sensitive to students’ needs
  • A determination to nurture enjoyment and success for students
  • Are an enthusiastic individual with an excellent sense of humour
  • Proven team player

Role: Cover Supervisors - across MAT

Hours: 33 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Location: Bay House School & Sixth Form, Brune Park Community School

Actual salary: £12,516 including holiday pay

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are always looking to recruit highly motivated Cover Supervisors to work across the secondary provision within the MAT.

You should be able to take classes for absent teachers, ensuring pupils complete work set by the teacher and practical classroom and administrative support when cover supervision is not required. Experience of classroom and behaviour management would be desirable, however training will be given. Applicants will need to have grade C GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

Duties include:

  • Supervising students in lessons between the ages of 11 and 16
  • Issuing work set by the absent teacher
  • Managing the class to ensure all students continue to learn effectively

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience

  • A commitment to the education and well-being of pupils
  • Empathy with pupils and sympathetic to their needs
  • Proficiency in literacy, numeracy and ICT
  • Experience of working in a school environment or other environment with young people
  • Good communication skills and able to clarify and explain instructions clearly
  • Professionally discrete and able to respect confidentiality on particular issues
  • Well developed interpersonal skills and sense of humour, enabling effective relationships with a variety of different people
  • Team worker
  • Capable of working on own initiative
Job Description & Person Specification

Contract Fixed Term 1 Year (one year in the first instance)

Start date 3 September 2018

Hours 37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time). Hours of duty to be agreed.

Salary Dependent on qualifications and experience but will be a minimum of £12,926 (£15,246 fte) A discretionary pay enhancement of £3000 is available for candidates with a degree in English, Mathematics, Science or related subject or with relevant experience

Sites Bay House School or Brune Park Community School, Gosport

Closing date 15 June 2018, 5pm

For some posts, where we receive large volumes of applications or identify suitable candidates, on these occasions we may interview before the closing date, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint confident, self-motivated individuals, who are good communicators, patient with a friendly approach and able to work independently, to join our teams across Bay House and Brune Park School.

This is an exciting graduate level opportunity that will offer the right candidate the opportunity to share and use their expert subject knowledge to accelerate the progress of pupils in one or more of their GCSE subjects.

The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and have high expectations of every child regardless of their background. They will recognise that some children require additional support to make the excellent progress we aspire to for all our learners. This role will have a significant impact on closing attainment gaps for disadvantaged pupils.

The Candidate

• This role is particularly suitable for a recent graduate and would also provide candidates with a suitable level of experience to support an application to the School Direct Initial Teacher Training (ITT) scheme (both Salaried and Training) or other opportunities in the field of education. Bay House School and Brune Park School currently offer School Direct and PGCE training.

• This role would also suit a candidate who is a graduate in a relevant subject who is not planning to train as a teacher but would enjoy using their subject expertise to support pupils in their learning

• Consideration would be given to applicants who do not have a degree but have a relevant A level and who would be keen to work with pupils in year 7 and 8 only.

* other GCSE subjects include history, geography and modern foreign languages

Job Description and Person Specification

Contract Permanent

Start date asap following completion of recruitment checks

Hours 37 hpw / 52 wpy including evening and weekend shifts on a rota basis

Salary Dependent on qualifications and experience but will be a minimum of £17,772

Shift allowance 14% will be applied to this role {minimum £20,260 with shift allowance)

Site Bay House School, Gosport

Closing date 4 pm, Thursday 7 June 2018

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a confident, self-motivated individual who is an excellent communicator, patient with a friendly approach and able to lead a team providing caretaking and porterage services to a large secondary school. This role will require somebody who is physically fit to meet the demands of the role which include regularly moving and handling future and equipment.

Personal qualities required:

  • Capacity to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • You will have a strong work ethic, be enthusiastic and have a good sense of humour
  • You are approachable, someone who shows respect, fairness, trust and enjoys investing in relationships
  • Proven leadership qualities
  • Will have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to relate well with parents, staff and pupils
Job Specification

Contract Permanent

Start date asap on completion of safe recruitment procedures

Hours 37 hpw / 52 wpy - some Saturday working may be necessary as part of the normal working week

Salary £15,807

Site Various Schools within the GFM organisation

Closing date 4 pm, 7 June 2018

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a confident, self-motivated individual who is a good communicator, patient with a friendly approach and able to work independently to join our busy grounds team.

The role is a physical one and will, for example, require maintenance the post holder to prepare and maintain playing surfaces, line marking, general maintenance of posts, nets, PE equipment, paths, hard areas etc, mowing grass, use of seed, turf and fertilisers and waste products, fence maintenance and repair. A full list can be found in the job description for this post.

You will be required to work your contracted hours at other schools within the Trust as deemed reasonable and subject to the needs of the different establishments within the Trust.

Job Specification

Contract Permanent

Start date asap on completion of safe recruitment procedures

Hours 22.5 hpw / 52 wpy may include evening and weekend shifts on a rota basis

Salary Dependent on qualifications and experience but will be a minimum of £9,612 actual

Shift allowance 14% will be applied to this role {minimum £10,958 actual with shift allowance)

Site Bay House School, Gosport

Closing date 4 pm, Thursday 7 June 2018

 

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a confident, self-motivated individual who is a good communicator, patient with a friendly approach and able to work independently to join our busy site team.

You will provide security, cleaning and porterage service to the school sites. The role is a physical one and will require lifting, sometimes working at heights and assisting with community lettings.

You may be required to work some of your contracted hours at other schools within the Trust as deemed reasonable and subject to the needs of the different establishments within the Trust.

Job Specification

How to apply

Applicants applying for a position must complete the GFM application form. Please ensure all sections of the application are filled in and that all gaps between employment are noted.  Please do not send CVs as we are unable to accept these.

For enquiries and to return applications email hr@gfmat.org or telephone 023 92 616012

Where we receive a large volume of applications, we may close the post early, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

 

Application Form – Support Staff

 

Thinking about training to become a teacher?

Our support staff roles could provide a suitable level of experience to support an application to our School Direct Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Programme (both Salaried and Training) or other opportunities in the field of education. We support both School Direct and PGCE initial teacher training opportunities. For further information please contact David Higginbottom dhigginbottom@bayhouse.hants.sch.uk and Kate Walker KWalker@bayhouse.hants.sch.uk

Safeguarding statement

GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. A ‘prohibition from teaching’ check will be completed for all shortlisted teaching candidates including those applying for a teaching assistant/Cover Supervisor/Other work deemed directly involved with pupils where it is indicated that they have qualified teacher status or have previously worked as a teacher. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. GFM Education pursues a policy of equality of opportunity.