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Contract: Permanent

Start date: as soon as possible following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: 22.5 per week / 39 weeks per year (7.30 am start)

Salary range: £9,199 actual pro-rata salary (ISR Point 1 £17,842 full time equivalent)

Site(s): Brune Park Community School

Closing date: 01/02/2022 12:00 am

 

We are keen to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our busy in-house Catering Department at Brune Park. The successful applicant will have good communication skills and empathy for young people.  They will also have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be reliable, flexible and hardworking in what can be a physically demanding position.

 

The duties involved are:

  • To prepare, pack (where required) and serve foods to meet specifications as defined, including meal requirements of the customer and any occasional special, emergency and function catering.
  • To handle cash accurately when required and ensure all monies are properly accounted for.
  • To undertake cooking as required by the Catering Manager/ Estates & Facilities
  • To understand and work within guidelines regarding current health, safety and hygiene regulations, and the school’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • To assist with general washing up, clearing away and cleaning duties as required by the Catering Manager/Estates & Facilities Manager
  • To operate all heavy equipment according to guidelines.
  • To assist in the dining area in order to ensure that the service is delivered to the standard required including lifting tables and chairs and responding to ‘one off’ situations sometimes at short notice.

 

Desirable however not essential as training will be provided: previous experience in the catering environment, knowledge of COSHH & HACCP Level 1 Food Safety Certificate.

 

What can we offer you;

  • The opportunity to join a dedicated team
  • An opportunity to be fully integrated into a fun and caring team
  • A firm commitment to on-going professional development and your well-being
  • Supportive and professional work environment
  • Supervision and training opportunities to support you in this role
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes

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Contract: Permanent

Start date: as soon as possible following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year {Regular evening and weekend work, both as part of a shift pattern and to cover unplanned absences will be required}

Salary range: £18,933 to £19,312 dependent on experience (a 12.5% shift allowance will also be applied to this role}

Site(s): Cross Mat

Closing date: 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our Leisure team. As the first port of call for our users, we are looking for someone who can communicate clearly in a professional and friendly manner and who can work effectively on their own initiative as well as part of the team. The successful person will also have an understanding of health and safety and be able to provide exceptional service delivery.

Our leisure facilities services the students, staff and local community. Our facilities include a gym, sports hall, Astroturf pitch, tennis courts and sports fields.

Your duties will include preparation of the internal and external areas for events, classes and fixtures, and provide support for activities hosted on site. You will be responsible for ensuring that the facilities are maintained correctly and are found to be in a user friendly, secure and welcoming way.

Previous experience of working in a similar position is desirable but not essential as relevant training will be provided to enable the post holder to carry out their duties competently.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a very friendly, supportive team.
  • A varied workload with the necessary training and development to work effectively.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free use of onsite gym
  • Holiday allowance –22 / 23 days plus public holidays each year
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

About You:

  • A confident, organised, pro-active individual who is able to prioritise their time and workload, whilst having the flexibility to deal with unexpected interruptions and urgent requests.
  • A good communicator and a strong team player.
  • Able to remain calm whilst working under pressure and have a clear understanding of Health and Safety procedures.
  • Hold a clean driver’s licence

 

Unsure? Why not call us to answer any questions you may have (recruitment 02392 616012)


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Contract: Permanent

Start date: asap following safe recruitment checks

Hours: 33.75 per week / 39 weeks per year (term time only) - Start 8.15 am - Finish 3.30 pm (with 30 minute unpaid break)

Salary range: £15,000 actual (based on ISR Pt 5 and £19,312 full time equivalent)

Site(s): Cross Secondary (Bay House and Brune Park School)

Closing date: 

Cover supervisors are responsible for supervising pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises and to manage a classroom, ensuring that pupils remain on task with the work they have been set. This is a highly rewarding, and challenging role. We are looking for individuals who are supportive, non-judgmental, patient, easy to talk to, positive and flexible. You must be able to speak to pupils in a manner which encourages and supports them.

 

Duties may include:

  • supervising work that has been set in accordance with the school policy
  • managing the behaviour of pupils while they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment
  • responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures
  • dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school’s policies and procedures
  • collecting any completed work after the lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
  • reporting back as appropriate using the school’s agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of pupils during the class, and any issues arising

 

Skills and experience you’ll need

  • GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths
  • understand how children develop, think and learn
  • are able to manage groups of children
  • have a passion for every child achieving beyond what they might have thought possible
  • have a commitment to breaking down barriers to learning
  • have a strong commitment to safeguarding
  • have a determination to secure positive progress and high aspirations for and with students
  • are committed to nurture a child’s happiness and enjoyment of school and life
  • are an enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour
  • build positive relationships with pupils
  • are a good team player who is able to develop good relationships with the people they work with

 

What can we offer you:

  • This role 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
  • The opportunity to join a dedicated team, who deliver excellent support to our pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children and adults who are rightly proud of their schools
  • A firm commitment to on-going professional development and your well-being
  • Supervision to support you in this role
  • An opportunity to be fully integrated into a fun and caring team
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes

 

Any offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of;

  • proof of right to work in the UK
  • satisfactory references
  • pre-employment medical check
  • clear enhanced DBS check

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Contract: Permanent

Start date: as soon as possible following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Salary range: £32,910 - £35,745 pa

Site(s): Cross MAT

Closing date: 

 

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a motivated and experienced individual to lead on, develop and implement a robust Health & Safety strategy across the Trust whilst supporting multiple sites with matters such as risk assessments and site safety to ensure a safe learning and working environment for all our community.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to model best practice, reduce risk and provide a highly effective health & safety provision. You will be a confident, self-motivated individual who is able to develop and lead on strategies, establish and monitor policies and procedures, ensuring full compliance with current health & safety legislation and approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to employment and service provision.

 

The Trust believes in strong collaboration across our schools as well as the wider community in order to have the highest level of impact and drive lifelong positive change. You will require a disposition to want to make this difference happen in our community and believe in the foundations we are creating – to achieve in Gosport an outcome that the provision is excellent whatever school you attend.

 

This is a senior management role offering challenges and opportunities and you will be joining an enthusiastic and committed leadership team, interacting and working collaboratively with Trustees, colleagues and outside suppliers and customers. You must be able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and have the ability to balance both strategic and operational requirements of the role.

 

Preferably with a proven track record operating across a multi-site business dealing with all aspects of Health & Safety, you will be expected to be mobile and flexible to work across all sites so a current clean driving licence is essential. Your base of work will be negotiable.

 

Qualifications / Education (for more detailed information refer to the role profile)

  • NEBOSH diploma (Essential)
  • Environmental Health Degree (Desirable)
  • Literacy and Numeracy skills to fulfil the demands of the role (Essential)
  • Driving licence free from significant endorsement (Essential)
  • Willingness to obtain a basic first aid certificate (Essential)

 

If you would like to discuss this role informally, please email recruitment@gfmat.org and we will be happy to arrange this for you

 

What can we offer you?

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus leave on the public holidays each year
  • The opportunity to join a dedicated team who deliver excellent support to our pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community
  • Friendly and enthusiastic pupils and colleagues who are rightly proud of their schools
  • A firm commitment to on-going professional development and your well-being, as part of a supportive and professional work environment with a focus on skill development and progression for all team members
  • Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes
  • Access to a school gym and swimming pool.

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Contract: Permanent

Start date: as soon as possible following completion of safe recruitment checks

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

Salary range: ISR 2-4 Based on Pt 2 and 33 hours, actual pro rata salary will be £13,761 {calculated as 33 / 37 x 44.09 / 52 x £18,198 FTE}

Site(s): Cross Secondary - Bay House & Brune Park School

Closing date: 

This is a highly rewarding and challenging role. We are looking for individuals that are supportive, non-judgmental, patient, easy to talk to, positive and flexible. You must be able to speak to pupils in a manner which encourages and supports them, enabling you to build trusting relationships.  LSAs support pupils in class, in small groups and on a one-to-one basis.

LSAs work with pupils of all abilities, including those with special needs. Pupils with physical disabilities may need help with mobility and accessing materials, for example.

Pupils with behavioural difficulties require particular support to help them achieve their full potential.

You need to be a responsible and organised person. Some experience working with children, perhaps through volunteering in a school, or helping at clubs for young people.

You will have a GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths.

 

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

  • have an understanding how children develop, think and learn
  • are able to manage groups of children
  • have a passion for every child achieving beyond what they might have thought possible
  • have a commitment to breaking down barriers to learning
  • have a strong commitment to safeguarding
  • have a determination to secure positive progress and high aspirations for and with students
  • are committed to nurture a child’s happiness and enjoyment of school and life
  • are an enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour
  • can build positive relationships with pupils
  • are a good team player who is able to develop good relationships with the people they work with

 

Any offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of;

  • proof of right to work in the UK
  • satisfactory references
  • pre employment medical check
  • clear enhanced DBS check

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Contract: Fixed Term in the first instance

Start date: on completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: Full / Part time available up to a maximum of 37 hpw / 39 weeks per year {working pattern to be agreed}

Salary range: £16,052 actual based on 37 hpw (calculated as 44.09 ÷ 52 x £18,933 FTE)

Site(s): Bay House and Brune Park Schools

Closing date: 

This is a highly rewarding and challenging role. We are looking for individuals that are supportive, non-judgmental, patient, easy to talk to, positive and flexible. You must be able to speak to pupils in a manner which encourages and supports them, enabling you to build trusting relationships.  You should be confident working with pupils on a one-to-one, small group basis or supporting in class. Enabling all pupils to overcome any barriers to learning.

You will be working with pupils of all abilities, including those with special needs. Pupils with physical disabilities may need help with mobility and accessing materials, for example. Pupils with behavioural difficulties require particular support to help them achieve their full potential.

You need to be a responsible and organised person. You will have a GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths. Educated to degree level desirable or with proven knowledge/ experience.  

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

  • understand how children develop, think and learn
  • are able to manage groups of children.
  • have a passion for every child achieving beyond what they might have thought possible
  • have a commitment to breaking down barriers to learning
  • have a strong commitment to safeguarding
  • have a determination to secure positive progress and high aspirations for and with students
  • are committed to nurture a child’s happiness and enjoyment of school and life
  • are an enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour
  • build positive relationships with pupils
  • are a good team player who is able to develop good relationships with the people they work with

 

Any offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of;

  • proof of right to work in the UK
  • satisfactory references
  • pre employment medical check
  • clear enhanced DBS check

 

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


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Contract: Permanent / Fixed Term as Apprentice

Start date: on completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: Refer to individual role

Salary range: Refer to individual role

Site(s): Rowner Junior School

Closing date: 14/01/2022 12:00 am

 

We are seeking confident, self-motivated individuals who are good communicators, patient and with a friendly approach to join our team. You would be supporting children to foster effective participation in the social and academic processes of the school. The role calls for somebody with an interest in working in an environment where you would be contributing to the progress and health and  wellbeing of our learners.

 

We are happy to consider applications from those seeking an apprenticeship opportunity.

 

Teaching Assistant

Contract     Permanent

Hours          30 hours per week / 40 weeks per year (term time plus 30 hours)

Salary         ISR 2-4, actual pro rata salary £12,831 (calculated based on P2 and FTE £18,198)

 

Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Contract     Fixed Term 17 months from start date or until such time the course of study is completed satisfactorily

Hours          30 hours per week / 39 weeks per year

Salary         Actual salary pro rata £6,127 – £11,817 per annum (apprenticeship salary dependent on age of applicant)

 

Apprenticeships combine work with practical on and off-the-job training and study. You will be working alongside experienced staff to gain skills and knowledge. Your apprenticeship training will last whilst you work towards gaining a recognised qualification. Apprenticeships are not just for young people; anyone can become an apprentice at any age. If you do not currently have a GCSE in Maths and English, you will be required to complete functional skills in these subjects.

 

We would be interested in receiving applications if you;

  • Are a good communicator, patient and of decisive character
  • Are enthusiastic and reliable and able to work independently with initiative
  • Friendly, approachable and keen to work as part of a team to help provide excellent outcomes for our children

 

If successful, we can offer you:

  • A wonderfully supportive team, dedicated to delivering excellent outcomes for the children and themselves, who are supported by an experienced SLT and active Local Governing Committee with a clear vision for the future of the school
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children and adults who are rightly proud of their school
  • A firm commitment to on-going professional development and your well-being
  • An opportunity to be fully integrated into a fun and caring team

 


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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: recruitment@gfmat.org or telephone: (023) 9261 6012

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.

 

Any offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of;

  • proof of right to work in the UK
  • satisfactory references
  • pre employment medical check
  • clear enhanced DBS check
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. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

 

Thinking about training to become a teacher?

For information about the different routes to teaching that we offer across the GFM, please contact our Initial Teacher Training Team on: itt@gfmat.org or phone: (023) 9250 5205.

GFM Education
Bay House School
Gomer Lane, Alverstoke
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2QP

Company number: 07834711