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Contract: Permanent

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

Hours: Full / Part time hours available up to a maximum of 37 per week / 39 weeks per year (Working pattern to be agreed)

Salary range: ISR 7-10 Based on Pt 7 and 37 hours, actual pro rata salary will be £17,109 per annum {calculated as 44.28 ÷ 52 x £20,092 full time equivalent}

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

Closing date: 15/10/2021 12:00 am

GFM Education are looking for an individual who is flexible, committed to supporting children with medical needs and able to provide admin support to our Inclusion team across both of our secondary schools. This is a highly rewarding and challenging role.

You will be working with colleagues across both secondary schools to support the provision of learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and based in Bay House supporting Pupils With Medical Conditions (PWMC) for half of each week.

You need to be a responsible and organised person and able to work as part of an extensive team. Training to support PWMC and to understand SEND admin will be provided as part of the role.

We would be interested in receiving an application if you:

  • are passionate about ensuring all children have access to the provision and support to enable them to be successful
  • are able to prioritise and manage your time effectively
  • have a strong commitment to safeguarding
  • 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 with staff
  • 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: Permanent

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

Hours: 37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time) {Working pattern Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm Friday 8am-3.30pm}

Salary range: Actual Salary £16,444 per annum (based on Pt 5 calculated as 44.28 ÷ 52 x £19,312 FTE)

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

Closing date: 01/10/2021 12:00 am

Are you driven to make a difference to the lives of young people?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative and vibrant team who are always striving to improve and we want you to be part of this journey.

 

We 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 team across Bay House and Brune Park Community School.

 

This post is ideal if you have a genuine passion for supporting pupils and families to maximise attendance and punctuality. You must be an enthusiastic self-starter and be able to work well as an individual and as a member of a dedicated attendance team. You should be confident and have good inter-personal and communication skills as this role will involve working with staff, visiting pupils and their families in their home and engaging in meetings with outside organisations and agencies.

 

 Key responsibilities:

  • Administration of the Management Information System (MIS) (currently School Information Management System {SIMS}).
  • Working with the wider pastoral team to ensure accurate and complete registers are present
  • Following up absences from school to ensure the safeguarding of children and an accurate reason is recorded for any absence.
  • With Pastoral Teams, use attendance data to identify pupils whose attendance does not support their learning (in particular those who are actual or at risk of becoming persistent absentees) or whose attendance has declined.
  • Raise pupil’s attendance through a range of actions/interventions
  • Reporting back to Year teams on interventions and parental contact, including where other interventions may need to be considered e.g. parent support referrals, safeguarding referrals or referrals to other in-house interventions
  • Sharing information, including providing written reports for pupil files, for colleagues and for external professionals where appropriate
  • Monitoring punctuality across the School including through use of data. Tackling poor punctuality

 

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: September 2021

Hours: 25 hours per week / 40 weeks per year (term time plus 1 week)

Salary range: Actual £11,124 per annum including holiday pay (£18,933 full time equivalent)

Site(s): Gomer Junior School

Closing date: 

School cooks provide nutritious, balanced and value-for-money meals to children every lunchtime in term time. We are looking for an individual with relevant experience to provide an effective catering service to pupils, staff and visitors to site. As an enthusiastic and committed person you will be responsible for preparing meals and serving children each working day. This will include hot food, snacks and beverages prepared on site from scratch using fresh produce.

 

You will be instrumental in providing exceptional standards in all aspects of food service, ensuring all food/ meals are produced on time and in accordance with all guidelines and legislations and respond to the changing diet requirements of our school.

 

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and empathy for young people. You will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be reliable, flexible and hardworking in what can be a physically demanding position.

 

Knowledge skills and experience:

  • Hold a relevant catering qualification (706/1 706/2, NVQ level2 or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of COSHH & HACCP Level 1 Food Safety Certificate
  • Allergen aware
  • Experience of working in a relevant catering environment.
  • Ability to use a calculator and carry out simple calculations
  • Physically able to lift service and kitchen equipment
  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft office package and be willing to learn use of the Cashless Catering Service

 

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

 

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: from September

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: 21/07/2021 12:00 am

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: Casual

Start date: Following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: As Required

Salary range: £10 per hour inclusive of holiday pay

Site(s): Bay House and Brune Park Secondary Schools

Closing date: 29/10/2021 12:00 am

We are looking to engage Exam Invigilators to support with invigilation of examinations in accordance with the rules and regulations of the respective examinations boards, the Joint Council of Qualifications (JCQ) and the school.

You will be required to work professionally as a member of a team which ensures regulations are followed in a supportive environment for our pupils taking examinations. Duties will include admitting candidates to the examination rooms in a quiet and orderly way, handing out and collection of examination materials and being constantly vigilant whilst an examination is running, ensuring that the conduct of the exam takes place within the stipulated guidelines.

The role requires effective communication and you must be feel confident to able to enforce regulations firmly but fairly if necessary and deal effectively and promptly with any problem. Flexibility and reliability are essential. Engagement is required periodically throughout the year.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications

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/ 44 weeks per year (term time plus 5 weeks) / Working pattern typically 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours working

Salary range: ISR Point 9- 11 Based on Pt 9, actual pro rata salary will be £20,082 {calculated as 49.96 / 52 x £20,903 FTE}

Site(s): Cross Matt

Closing date: 15/10/2021 12:00 am

Are you looking for a varied and exciting role?

Do you want to work in a supportive environment in the largest Academy Trust in Gosport?

Join us!

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Co-ordinator.

Key responsibilities

The post holder is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to and to be worked on) the following:

  • To contribute to the development of a comprehensive and coordinated Trust PR / communication strategy that supports the Trust’s aims including the successful marketing of the Trust assets, facilities and extended services.

  • The development of and continuous improvement to core internal communication channels and the establishment of new channels using the full range of tools including but not limited to newsletters, events, intranet, cascade briefing, etc.

  • The development of a network of internal communication champions within each Phase and/or school to promote content and provide feedback for internal and external communication activity.

  • To work closely with the PR leads and other media consultants commissioned by the Trust.

  • The development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate communication systems and processes to ensure that key information is collected and communicated, to all stakeholders.

  • To be responsible for all copy writing activity relating to internal and external communication.

  • To develop and uphold consistency in the brand and ‘house style’ across the organisation ensuring staff are fully briefed of any changes.

  • Executive and other committee administration and PA duties.

 

Requirements

  • Have excellent communication skills using social media platforms and able to demonstrate diplomacy, enthusiasm and calm assurance when dealing with multiple tasks.
  • Comfortable managing a focussed pace of activity and can maintain effective support.
  • Be able to collaborate across multiple teams.
  • Adept at using technology focussed solutions to handle communications effectively and importantly be happy to learn new skills in this area.

 

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

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 £10,406 {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: Permanent

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

Hours: 5 hours a week / 39 weeks a year (1 hour a day)

Salary range: Actual Salary £2,085 per annum (calculated as 5/37 x 44.09 x 52 / £17,842 full time equivalent)

Site(s): Rowner Junior School

Closing date: 

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, calm and enthusiastic Lunch Time Supervisor to join our team.

We are looking for somebody who:

  • Enjoys working with children and is keen and able to actively engage with them during playtime to promote ‘positive play’
  • Is reliable, flexible, punctual and able to work as part of a team and can communicate effectively with children
  • Is prepared to administer basic first aid (training available if required).

Your main duties will include:

  • Working for one hour everyday
  • Helping to organise children in the hall, classrooms and outside areas, encouraging good manners in-line with our school responsibilities
  • Supervising, leading and supporting play activities and encouraging children to participate in lunchtime activities
  • Promoting independence and positive behaviour
  • Ensuring the safety and welfare of all our pupils
  • Dealing with minor first aid needs (training available)
  • Assisting with associated duties (e.g. cleaning up spillages, ensuring tables are clean etc)

We can offer you:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic children
  • A team, dedicated to delivering excellent outcomes for the children and themselves
  • Commitment to your CPD and well being

Rowner Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to satisfactory reference, enhanced DBS clearance and medical clearance.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office. 

Rowner Junior is a school where we work successfully together as a school and community to achieve excellence in all we do.  We pride ourselves on growing learners, leaders and citizens and equipping our children with the tools necessary to be successful in their futures, all underpinned by  our Gosport Futures skills.  

 

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

Contract: Fixed Term in the first instance

Start date: September 2021

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

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

Hours: 37 hours per week / 40 weeks per year (term time plus 1 week)

Salary range: ISR 2-6 (range £18,198 to £19,698 FTE) - - salary will be dependent on knowledge and experience - {example of actual pro-rata salary based on Pt 4 is £16,464 per annum}

Site(s): Bay House School & Sixth Form

Closing date: 

The Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking for confident and self-motivated individuals, who are good communicators with a friendly approach to join our Science team.

You will be joining a dedicated team of technicians providing support to the Science Department in the preparation of materials, equipment and resources to facilitate teaching and learning for pupils and students from ages 11-18. This role will include the preparation, organising and collection of resources for lessons and returning and maintaining equipment in addition to keeping up to date with health and safety requirements.

This role will suit an active and outgoing individual. Role specific training will be given and prior experience is not essential but a willingness to want to learn is vital.

Applicants will demonstrate a passion for working with young people and a strong sense of belief that every child with the right support can achieve to their very best.

Whilst based primarily at Bay House there would be occasions where you could be called on to assist or cover at our Brune Park site.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for more detailed information concerning this role.

 

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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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) 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: itt@gfmat.org 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
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2QP

Company number: 07834711

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