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Contract: Permanent

Start date: asap following completion of safe recruitment checks

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

Salary range: £17,681 – £18,672 full time equivalent (example 33 hpw/39 wpy pro-rated = £13,428)

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

Cover supervisors are responsible for supervising pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises and to manage a classroom, ensuring that students remain on task with the work they have been set.

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.

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

We will be pleased to receive applications from candidates who feel that they can contribute to the ethos of the GFM family.

Contract: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Hours: 37 hour per week / 52 weeks per year

Salary: £15,807 – £16,781

Site: Gosport (with possible travel to Sarisbury Green on occasion)

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint confident, self-motivated individuals to join our busy grounds team at schools within the Trust.

We are seeking individuals who are good communicators, with a friendly and patient approach. Applicants should have a strong work ethic, be organised and have the ability to take the initiative to deal with problems as they arise. We are looking for individuals who have a positive, pro-active attitude and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

The role is a physical one and will, for example, require the post holder to prepare and maintain playing surfaces, carry out line-marking, conduct general maintenance of posts, nets, PE equipment, paths, grass and hard areas. Tasks will also include mowing grass, using seed, turf, fertilizers and waste products and the general maintenance/repair of fencing. A full list of tasks can be found in the job description available on the GFM website.

Some Saturday working may be necessary and applicants must be flexible and prepared to work some of their contracted hours at other schools within the Trust, as required.

Contract: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible following completion of safe recruitment procedures

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Closing date: noon, 11 December 2018

Salary range: £16,626 – £17,007

Terms of Employment: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Responsible to: Senior IT Colleagues

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a confident, self-motivated, problem-solving individual to join our busy IT Support team working across schools within the Trust.

The post holder will assist with the management and maintenance of computers and peripherals keeping them fully operational and up-to-date in order to deliver ICT throughout the GFM.

Applicants should have a strong work ethic, be organised and have the ability to take the initiative to deal with problems as they arise. We are looking for individuals who have a positive, pro-active attitude and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Skills and qualities required
  • Basic understanding of end user devices and software
  • Logical troubleshooting skills, able to pick out key information regarding technical issues
  • Desire to learn and ability to do so independently as well as consulting with team members
  • Willingness to actively assist other members of the IT Support Team across the GFM
  • Good communication skills and an approachable telephone manner
  • Effective time management and support ticket prioritisation skills
  • An understanding of and flexibility to work within the education sector
  • A positive attitude to work

View Job Description and Person Specification.

Contract: Fixed Term and Permanent posts available

Start date: asap following completion of safe recruitment checks

Hours: Negotiable up to a maximum of 30.83 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time)
Hours of duty to be agreed

Salary range: £16,626 – £17,391 full time equivalent (example 30.83 hpw/39 wpy pro-rated = £11,746)

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

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. Much of the day to day classroom work is done on a one-to-one basis with a particular child that needs help, so you must be able to build trusting relationships.

LSAs work with pupils of all abilities, including those with special needs. Pupils with physical disabilities may need help with mobility or in accessing materials, for example. Pupils with behavioural difficulties require particular support to help them achieve their full potential. LSAs may also help pupils whose first language is not English.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

We will be pleased to receive applications from candidates who feel that they can contribute to the ethos of the GFM family.

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