Support Staff Vacancies

As Lemov writes, ‘No one wants to spend their career at odds with the organisation they work for, trying to hide from the training it offers, or watching the philosophy change every year while thinking, this too shall pass.’

John Mason School -Cultural Fit

Working in a school where you are not aligned with the culture is a miserable experience. So … we both need to have alignment if you come to work here!

· We believe that every child deserves a Champion.
· We believe that we can all improve as teachers.
· We believe in the limitless potential of people.
· We believe that truly great teaching is that which improves students’ progress.
· We believe that teaching requires dedication and sweat.
· We believe that you cannot just wish teachers and students to be better – you have to create the conditions for them to grow.
· We believe that basic literacy and numeracy are essential to students making good progress.
· We believe that feedback should be timely and respond to the needs of the individual student so that they can actively engage with feedback.
· We expect every teacher to plan lessons using assessment information.
· We believe that staff and students come equal first.
· We believe that hard work is the key to success for staff and students.
· We admire the generosity of spirit.
· We acknowledge that we all make mistakes.
· We live by the values of Respect, Honesty and Kindness.

If you think you 'fit', we would love to hear from you even if we don't have any posts advertised. Please contact our HR Manager, Jane Howse, (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

Current Listings

Finance and Administration Assistant
(Abingdon Learning Trust)
Closing Date: 1st April 2019

Student Manager
Closing Date: 29th March 2019

Deputy Site Manager
(Abingdon Learning Trust)
Closing Date: 2nd April 2019

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Finance and Administration Assistant (ALT)

Location: Abingdon Learning Trust (Central Office)
Contract Type: Permanent 20 Hours per Week, Term Time Only.
Salary Grade: Grade 4 - £18,426 - £18,975 Pro Rata
Closing Date: 1st April 2019, 1pm
Interview Date: Week commencing 1st April 2019

We are seeking a talented and inspirational individual who is able to combine excellent communication and organisational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, patience and perseverance.

The role will involve general financial administration, including the processing of orders, bank reconciliation, entering invoices, payment run support and banking. Applicants should be ICT competent and familiarity with MS Office and e-mail clients are essential, knowledge of PS Financials is an advantage. Prior experience of working in an administrative environment is a must.

We are looking for an administrator who has:

Good organisational skills
• Financial knowledge
• Change management skills
• Creativity and flair
• Dedication and energy
• Superb communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability and desire to work as part of a team

We can offer:

• The support of highly motivated and supportive colleagues who are fun to work with.
• Ongoing support for career development.
• A positive environment in which to work and learn.

This is an exciting time to join the Central Team as we continue to build on our success. We are committed to staff development and all staff receive a full induction programme.

The role will be based at the Central Office Abingdon Learning Trust, Hendred Way, Abingdon, OX14 2AW, however there will be a requirement to move across different sites.

As the Trust continues to flourish, your contribution and commitment will be part of that future. If you would like an informal conversation about the post then please telephone Zoe Bratt, Chief Finance Officer.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.

Abingdon Learning Trust has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a DBS check at an enhanced level

Admin Assistant (ALT)

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Support Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 1st April 2019

Student Manager

Salary Grade: Grade 10, FTE £29,909-£32,233 pro rata
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, term time only plus two INSET days in September
Closing Date: Friday 29 March 2019, 1pm
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: 1 September 2019

Due to our expanding provision of support for students and their families, we are seeking to appoint a further Student Manager to join our student support team at this exciting time. As part of the team, this role will complement the services we provide and enable us to enhance the support we offer.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, professional and resilient individual who is able to work independently and as part of a team. They will support the Leadership Team and Heads of House in promoting and leading on key issues to ensure the efficient running of the school and its community on a daily basis by:

• Daily Pastoral support of students including supporting behavior for learning.
• Supporting the induction of new Heads of House / tutors.
• Giving pastoral support to Heads of House / Senior Leadership Team.
• Taking a lead role in raising whole school attendance.
• Increasing the profile of the school within the local community.
• Managing the admissions process including involvement in transition from Primary School.
• Being responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of students as well as overseeing the overall protection of the school community.
• Representing the school at high-level multi-agency meetings.
• Developing practices and developing relationships with external services to provide a higher level of pastoral support for students.

They must be adaptable to any changes in the future development of the role and be willing to take part in training relevant to the post and other administrative tasks as required. They should also be aware of confidentiality requirements and Health and Safety issues. This would be an ideal opportunity for an individual who has a background in schools, or working within an education setting with previous experience of working with students.

An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.

Abingdon Learning Trust has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a DBS check at an enhanced level

Student Manager

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Support Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 29th March 2019

Deputy Site Manager (ALT)

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent. 37 hours per week (52 weeks per year with holiday entitlement in line with Oxfordshire County Council to be taken during school holidays)
Salary Grade: Grade 6 - £19,945 - £22,021 per annum
Closing Date: 2nd April 2019, 12 Noon
Overtime as required e.g. lettings, school events

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, self-motivated, trustworthy and dedicated Abingdon Learning Trust Deputy Site Manager.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision of the ALT Site Manager to support the Trust schools within all areas of maintenance, cleanliness, health and safety and security. The potential candidate would benefit from experience of working as a caretaker and / or a trade background and experience of project management.

The successful candidate is expected to be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and would need to be able to use computer software competently. Good up to date knowledge of health and safety is essential to ensure statutory tests are carried out and accurate records maintained. An awareness of safeguarding of policies and practices is essential, training will be given.

• You will take responsibility for the security of a school site and day to day maintenance tasks to ensure a safe and high-quality environment for the school staff and pupils.
• You will have key holding responsibilities and ensure a system is in place for site security cover outside of opening hours.
• The role will oversee planned preventative and reactive maintenance activities, ensuring best value for the school.
• You will have experience to effectively manage external contractors.
• You will enjoy working as part of a committed and supportive team and have a flexible and positive outlook.
• You will be a reliable individual, experienced and knowledgeable in Health and Safety practices as well as managing budgets.
• You will have the ability to work from your own initiative for effective day to day management of the site and will work closely with the ALT Site Manager on strategic site plans.
• You will have good IT skills and good inter-personal skills.

A visit to the Trust is strongly recommended prior to interview to gain an insight into the school site, role and responsibilities.

As an Academy, Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits and continuous service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

ABINGDON LEARNING TRUST The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

This is an exciting time to join us. As the Trust continues to flourish, your contribution and commitment will be part of that future. If you would like to find out more about the post, please email zbratt@abingdonlearningtrust.org or telephone Zoe Bratt, Chief Finance Officer on 01235 200239. An

An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.

Abingdon Learning Trust has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a DBS check at an enhanced level

Deputy Site Manager (ALT)

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Support Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 2nd April 2019