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Calday Grange Grammar School

Calday Grange Grammar School

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     Thank you for your interest in working at Calday Grange Grammar School. Our current vacancies are listed below.

     

    Support staff vacancies


    Biology Technician (required as soon as possible)

    Salary:                         Pay Band E (Pt18 £15,211.33 per annum)
    Contract type:           Term Time only – 36 hours per week
    Contract term:           Maternity cover until 20th July 2018
    We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and highly organised technician with specific knowledge of Biology to join our team of technicians at the school.  Each member of the team plays a critical part in delivering an excellent and exciting programme of scientific education. 
    The purpose of the role is to support the academic staff in the smooth running of the department, offering technical assistance to staff and students in and out of lessons. Previous experience in a school environment would be advantageous.
    Main duties will include:
    • setting up and managing experiments and practicals up to A Level
    • organising and maintaining stock and equipment
    • taking responsibility to ensure the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment
    Click here to access the job description.
    If you are interested in this position, please complete a support staff application form which is available from the school website. Completed application forms should be returned to the school address for the attention of Mrs Helen White, HR Manager, or electronically via helen.white@calday.co.uk
    Closing date for applications:                                Friday 26th January 2018
    Interviews will be held at the School:                    During w/c 29th January 2018              

    SIMs, Exams & Data Manager (Maternity cover)

    Starting in March 2018 (exact date still to be decided) the school are looking to appoint a Data, Examinations and SIMS Manager for a period of around 10 to 14 months to cover the maternity leave of the current post holder.
    Working in a supervisory capacity with 2 administration assistants and 25 – 30 casual invigilators, this is a varied position with the main responsibilities including: 
    • Management of school examinations including scheduling internally and sourcing appropriate rooms; sourcing and training invigilators; coordinating entry and results data; following the rules and regulations of the awarding bodies at all times
    • Managing the integrity of the school SIMS system ensuring all staff and student data is accurate and producing school census and post 16 returns
    • Liaising with SLT and the school contractor to plan the academic timetable and making amendments for staff and students throughout the year as required
    • Processing data on student attainment and progress for use by SLT and teaching staff and using SIMS assessment manager accordingly.
    What you'll need to succeed 
    To succeed in this post, previous experience of working with SIMS and Microsoft Office especially Excel is essential. Previous experience of managing the whole exams cycle, and a working knowledge of NT6 would also be an advantage. You will be highly organised, with strong problem solving skills and experience of supervising staff and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines. 
    This recruitment is being managed by Hays Recruitment.  Please click here to visit their website and to apply for this position.

     


    Examination Invigilators (Casual)

    Required as soon as possible
    £9.26 per hour (inc statutory holiday entitlement)
    We are seeking to employ Examination Invigilators to form a pool of staff who can support the supervision of exams on a casual basis. Persons appointed will be required at various times throughout the year, with the busiest period being during the summer term (May – July) and during internal exams in November and January. Applicants must be available to work on a flexible basis during these periods.
    We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals with an eye for detail and good communication skills. You will be required to invigilate external examinations at GCSE and GCE levels and internal mocks and assessment tests, collect and collate papers and work with the Examinations Office to ensure regulations are adhered to.  A full job description is available (see below).
    Previous experience of working in a school environment may be beneficial but is not essential as full training will be provided.  Informal enquiries to be directed to Ms Jo Atkinson, Data, Examinations and SIMS Manager via jo.atkinson@calday.co.uk (Tel 0151 625 2727, ext 212)
    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete a support staff application form which is available below. Completed application forms should be returned to the school address for the attention of Mrs Debbie Ellis, PA to the Headteacher, or electronically via debbie.ellis@calday.co.uk
    Please click here to access a copy of the Job Description.
    Closing date:           19th January 2018
    Interviews:               w/c 5th February 2018
    Training:                   February/April 2018 

    Administrator - (Band C)
    Required as soon as possible
    Grade:                 Band C Pt 12 - £13,572 pro-rata actual (£16,123 full-time equivalent)
    Other benefits:   Final salary pension, free parking, onsite canteen
    Hours of work:   36 hours per week, Monday to Friday (start time 8:00 am)
    Contract type:   Term Time Only
    Contract term:   Permanent
    We are seeking to appoint a smart, enthusiastic and committed individual to join our Administration Team. This is an exciting post within our School Office and would suit a well-organised, flexible person with an aptitude for hard work and creativity. The role is demanding, challenging and rewarding, where multi-tasking is commonplace. You must have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently across a wide spectrum of people.
    In this key role you will: -
    • Maintain all student attendance records, follow up student absence and ensure our attendance records are accurate and complete
    • Undertake a range of administrative duties relating to students and update and maintain records on the SIMS system
    • Provide excellent customer service to parents, staff and students at the school
    • Ensure that all records are filed accurately and on a timely basis
    • Support the Office Manager with social media and updating of the School website
    • Support the organisation of open evenings and recruitment events
    The successful candidate will:
    • Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage with all stakeholders
    • Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Publisher.
    • Be able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
    • Have a very keen eye for the detail and will ‘get things right first time’
    • Clear, concise and engaging writing style
    • Knowledge and understanding of social media
    • Be fully committed to supporting the school vision, mission and values
    Click here to access the full job description
    Experience of working within a similar role in education is desirable but not essential.
    This post may be of interest to a recent graduate who is looking to gain office experience in a school setting.
    Please note that we will only consider applications submitted on a Calday Grange Grammar School application form which are available from the school website www.calday.co.uk.  All completed forms should be returned to the school address for the attention of Mrs Helen White (HR Manager), or electronically via helen.white@calday.co.uk.
    Closing date for application is Monday 22nd January 2018

    Lunchtime Supervisors
    Required as soon as possible

    Grade:                          Band B - £8.19 per hour (minimum) + final salary pension scheme, free parking
    Contract type:             Term time only
    Hours of work:            12.45 pm to 2.00 pm each day
    Contract term:             Permanent
    We are seeking to appoint caring, highly motivated and enthusiastic Lunchtime Supervisors to work as part of a team supervising our students during their lunchtimes to ensure their safety and welfare.
    The successful candidates should be able to:
    communicate well with children and adults;
    -  demonstrate a calm and understanding approach to children’s behaviour;
    -  use their own initiative, and seek support from others when needed.
    Previous experience is desirable but not essential, however we would expect you have an understanding of our student’s needs and to be committed to providing a good role model through appropriate attitudes and personal qualities.
    If you are interested in this position, please complete a support staff application form which is available from the school website. Completed application forms should be returned to the school address for the attention of Mrs Debbie Ellis, PA to the Headteacher, or electronically via debbie.ellis@calday.co.uk

     


     

    Application Form for Support Staff vacancies

    Support staff application form 
    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

    If you are interested in applying for any support staff positions, please complete a support staff application form. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS COMPLETED ON A SCHOOL APPLICATION FORM.

    Completed application forms should be returned to the school address for the attention of Mrs Debbie Ellis, PA to the Headteacher, or electronically via debbie.ellis@calday.co.uk

    Candidates should note that the school does not reimburse any expenses for attending interviews.


     

    Teaching staff vacancies


    Teacher of Law (required for April 2018)

    Salary:                      Dependent upon experience (in line with the school’s pay policy)
    Contract type:         0.7 FTE (full-time could be available if combined with another subject discipline)                              Contract term:        Permanent
    Do you have the skills to join an exceptional department where students achieve outstanding results?  We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative individual with proven experience of teaching or practicing Law.
    Our ideal candidate will be:-
    • inspirational and forward thinking and committed to raising the attainment and aspirations of our students, helping them to develop a lifelong enthusiasm for learning
    • passionate about their subject and able to consistently deliver creative and outstanding lessons
    • a dedicated professional with a willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities that add value for students.
    To request an application pack, to discuss the role in more detail or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Daniel Burgess at Hays Education:
    T: 07966 129657

    E: daniel.burgess@hays.com
    For more information please visit our recruitment site at www.hays.co.uk/jobs/caldaygrange

     

    Faculty Leader (Communication & Understanding)
    (required for September 2018)
                                        

    Salary:                          Teachers’ Pay Scale + TLR 1.3 (£11,137) 
    Contract type:             Full-time
    Contract term:            Permanent
    We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and inspirational professional to lead a large faculty.
    As well as possessing excellent leadership qualities, the successful candidate should have a strong academic background and be able to teach one of the faculty disciplines (English, Drama, RE or Music) up to A Level.
    Our ideal candidate will:
    • be an experienced and competent leader who has demonstrable evidence of strategically leading and operationally managing the curriculum;
    • have the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower teams and individuals to achieve excellence;
    • be an exemplary classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success and a relentless focus on student outcomes;
    • be prepared to support the school beyond their job description and take part in a range of events and activities that form part of the life and ethos of our school.
    For more information about working at Calday Grange Grammar School, please visit our specialist recruitment site at: https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/caldaygrange/index.htm
    To request an application pack, to discuss the role in more detail or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact our Hays Recruitment Partner, Daniel Burgess:
    T: 0161 228 7300
    E: daniel.burgess@hays.com
    Closing date for applications:   Monday 22nd January 2018
    Interviews will be held:               w/c 29th January 2018

     

      

    Application Forms for Teaching staff vacancies 


    Teaching staff application form

    Equal Oportunities Monitoring Form

    Candidates should note that the school does not reimburse any expenses for attending interviews.

     

    Recruitment and Selection Statement


    Calday Grange Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

    All applicants for vacancies must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

     

    Equal Opportunities Statement


    Calday Grange Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, sexual orientation or gender reassignment, are followed at all stages of the selection procedure.

    The Governors and staff of Calday Grange Grammar School take their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act (as amended by the Special Educational Needs Act 2001) very seriously.  They will ensure that all reasonable adjustments are made to ensure that disabled people are treated fairly and not placed at any substantial disadvantage.  The school is committed to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the post and to consider them on their abilities.

     

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