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Contract: Casual - Work will be offered on a casual basis following initial induction and training

Start date: asap following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: Assignments will generally be offered in blocks of 15-hours across a number of agreed days therefore providing some flexibility.

Salary range: The hourly rate is negotiable dependent on skills and experience

Site(s): Providing provision across all GFM Education Schools

Closing date: 

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative graduates or undergraduates in their third year of study, to join our team of tutoring specialists. 


You will tutor across the age and ability range in groups of no more than 4 pupils. You will play a part, together with other colleagues, in the continuing development of the subject you become a specialist in. Through our training programme you will become committed to providing high quality, targeted interventions for learning in a variety of subjects. 


We seek applications from all subjects and are particularly interested in receiving applications from those with an A’ Level or higher qualification in English, Maths or Science. 


GFM will invest in, and coordinate your skills and talents, to be able to provide this essential provision that will enable our pupils to progress rapidly following the prolonged absence from school during lockdown. The opportunity to progress into teaching may exist for those with either the experience or the potential to do so.


Applicants will have experience of:

  • Building positive working relationships quickly; 
  • Delivering strategies to aid learning and understanding in their specialist subject area;
  • Helping individuals to improve knowledge and ability;
  • Advising and preparing pupils for exams and/or an ability to share experiences of exams and how best to manage and prepare for them;
  • Providing detailed and constructive feedback to others;
  • Working collaboratively with others to further understanding and specialist subject knowledge;
  • Helping and working with young people; and
  • Demonstrating an aptitude to learn quickly, whilst being responsive to feedback and maintaining an improvement attitude to a role.  

We welcome applications from those with the following qualities:

  • An aspiring knowledge and passion for teaching and learning;
  • Endless enthusiasm and patience;
  • Good communicator;
  • Flexible;
  • An excellent practitioner, reflective and driven to improve;
  • An ability to inspire in others a love for a specialist subject;
  • Driven to improve the quality of learning across the school and a specialist subject; and
  • Committed to supporting the development and improvement of others.

What can we offer:

  • A training programme to support development towards becoming a competent tutor in specialist subjects aimed at targeting the development of identified pupils. 
  • A vibrant community where the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people is the driving force.
  • The opportunity to join dedicated teams, who deliver excellent support to pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community.
  • A commitment to everyone in the organisation having a passion for, and love of, learning.
  • A commitment to building self-confidence, self-belief and self-esteem in young people.
  • A firm commitment to on-going professional development and well-being.
  • A range of leadership programmes and activities across the partnership of schools.
  • Membership of a vibrant MAT where different routes to leadership, career and development opportunities exist.
  • Subsidised access to a gym and swimming pool.

Contract: Permanent

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

Hours: 30 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Salary range: Actual £15,351 per annum {+ £1,918 shift allowance} - Based on Pt 4 and 30 hpw

Site(s): Brune Park Community School

Closing date: 30/06/2021 12:00 am

Salary ISR range point 4 – 5 (£18,933 – £19,312 full time equivalent) and Shift allowance 12.5% applied to this role {+ £2,366 – £2,414 FTE}


Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to join a dedicated team providing assistance in the smooth running of our community facilities. This is a great time to join the team as they grow and develop in the provision they offer the community. You will be involved in helping and supervising people / students and staff who visit our facilities. This role involves working shifts, including early mornings, evenings, late nights, weekends and bank holidays. Depending on the work, you could be working indoors, or outside and can sometimes be physically demanding.

We would be particular interested in applicants who possess Lifeguarding and/or swim teacher qualification or have an interest/ability in acquiring these.

Skills and personal qualities;

  • Be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Have a friendly, helpful attitude and good sense of humor.
  • Be aware of health and safety issues.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Be physically fit.
  • Be energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Be able to cope with emergencies.
  • Be able to deal with problems.
  • Be willing to do routine tasks.
  • Be flexible and able to move quickly from one job to another.
  • Be prepared to do training courses when necessary.

What can we offer you;

  • The opportunity to join a dedicated team
  • 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 caring and growing organisation
  • Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes
  • Free access to a Gym and Swimming Pool


Contract: Permanent

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

Hours: 33 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time) {Typically 8.30 am – 3.30 (includes 30 minute unpaid break)}

Salary range: ISR 8-11 (£20,493 - £21,478 FTE) - Based on Point 8 will be 33÷37x44.28÷52x£20,493 FTE which equates to £15,564 actual per annum

Site(s): Lord Wilson Academy (LWS), Sarisbury Green

Closing date: 26/05/2021 12:00 am

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


For further information on this position before making your application, please telephone LWS Academy direct on 01489 582684

Contract: Casual - Work will be offered on a casual basis following initial induction and training

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

Hours: Casual ad hoc

Salary range: Hourly rate will be based on knowledge and experience (range £7.35 to £9.99 inc holiday pay).  

Site(s): Brune Park Community School

Closing date: 25/06/2021 12:00 am

GFM Education Community team are looking to engage a casual Lifeguard.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible person to carry out Lifeguarding duties for our public sessions, junior school swimming lessons and to support external pool hires groups.

There may be opportunity for Swim Teaching shifts if you hold a Swim Teaching qualification.

As a Lifeguard you will;

  • Create a welcoming, friendly, and professional environment.
  • Be attentive and alert at all times.
  • Support with setting up and packing away pool set ups
  • Support in maintaining and clean and hygienic environment for all users

You should have;

  • A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and ongoing training records.
  • Enthusiasm, a positive attitude and flexibility in shift availability.
  • A passion for providing great customer care.
  • You will be a team player and work well on your own.


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: 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.

Thinking about training to become a teacher?

This role could provide a suitable level of experience to support an application to our GFM School Direct Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Programme or other opportunities in the field of education.

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

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.

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

Company number: 07834711

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