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Job oppoRtunIties at Warden park primaRy

 

Nursery Class Teaching Assistant X 2 - required from January 2018

AND Nursery Class Teaching Assistant Bank Staff required as the Nursery expands  (this is likely to be April 2018 but not before February 2018)

Pay Scale – Sussex Learning Trust Grade 4 (actual pro rata salary range £12,028 - £13,617)

 An exciting opportunity to join the Warden Park Primary Academy team as the new nursery provision opens in January 2018.  The nursery will open its doors to 2-4 year olds, with daily sessions in the morning (8:45 – 11:45) and afternoon (12:15 – 15:15) with the option to stay for lunch (11:45 – 12:15).  The successful applicants will join the current EYFS team in providing the best possible opportunities for children as the academy extends its age range to 2-11 year olds.  Warden Park Nursery is committed to providing high quality learning for all children and wishes to appoint two teaching assistants to support the children in the nursery class. These posts are for 32.5 hours per week for the 2017-18 academic year and the hours of work will be 8.30am to 3pm.  

WPPA is also looking for staff to join to the team as bank staff – it is anticipated that additional staff will be needed as the number of children attending the nursery increases. 

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a passion for working with children in an EY setting;
  • Have a motivation for improving the lives of all children;
  • Have an optimistic attitude and be flexible to the demands of the job;
  • Demonstrate versatility, tact, commitment and the ability to use initiative;
  • Be patient and listen and value children’s views;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and be expected to contribute to its development;
  • Have the ability to strictly maintain confidentiality.

We can offer  you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting extension to the current excellent provision at Warden Park Primary Academy;
  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture;
  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

Applicants with previous experience and appropriate qualifications are essential (please see the job description and personal specification associated with this role).

If you are looking for role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to apply, please download an application pack below (also available on our school website www.wardenparkprimary.co.uk). Where possible, please email your completed application form to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk    Visits to our school are highly recommended and most welcome by prior appointment with the school office. If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a tour, please contact the office for assistance either by telephone (01444  451264) or email.

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks, health check and a DBS clearance.

Closing Date 12 noon on 21st November 2017                                               Interview Date: 24th November 2017

 

For more information or to apply please click here.

 

Job opportunities at Warden Park Secondary

Fixed Term Art Technician/Display Coordinator (initially to July 2018)

Warden Park Secondary Academy is looking to appoint a part time Art Technician/Display Coordinator to provide whole academy display materials around the site by preparing and mounting displays within all curriculum and pastoral areas. The role includes a hands-on practical role to support teaching and learning in the Art Department by preparing materials and resources for lessons and supporting teachers’ practice.

This is a part time, term time only contract for 10 hours per week; 5 hrs Art Technician combined with 5 hrs Display Coordinator.  The salary scale for this post is WP Grade 4 point 14 currently £16,528 per annum FTE and the pro-rata actual salary is £3,701 ((£8.57 per hour).  This is a fixed term contract to 20 July 2018 in the first instance.

If you are interested in applying for this position please download an application pack (including Job Description/Person Specification and application form) available from our website www.wardenpark.co.uk and where possible email your completed form to jobs@wardenpark.co.uk  For further information please telephone our HR Manager Mrs Gainsford on 01444 476556.

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS MADE BY CV

Warden Park Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant employment checks.

 

Please note:  We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

Closing Date:  Noon on Thursday 23rd November 2017   Interviews will be held: Week commencing Monday 27th November 2017

Digital Services ICT Technician WP Grade 4 currently £8.57 per hour 14 hours per week (negotiable) Term time only

Warden Park Secondary Academy is looking to appoint a part time Digital Services/Reprographics Technician with accurate keyboard and ICT skills to join our Digital Services team.  The successful candidate will possess a positive outlook, be flexible in their attitude to work and well-organised with a customer-focused approach.

The main purpose of the job is to help raise attainment within the Trust, by ensuring hardware resources and the infrastructure are maintained; to ensure staff, students and stakeholders are supported in using Digital Systems  to support learning;  to contribute directly to the development of skills and resources relating to Digital Learning and ICT in the Academy and to supporting all staff in their functions and roles.

MAIN ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE:

  • To install, configure and test new ICT equipment and network systems, including hardware, peripherals, and software, and its updates, according to manufacturer instructions and ensure that they operate to maximum potential;
  • Machine set ups deployment of standard images for PCs and laptops;
  • Maintenance, monitoring and upgrading of end user ICT equipment including the repair of defective equipment to guarantee the availability of the network;
  • Maintain the assets database with new and updated hardware and software following Academy policies for audit requirement such as carrying out annual audit checks;
  • Ensure the Internet connectivity, hardware and software are available as a teaching tool;

If you are interested in applying for this position please download an application pack (including Job Description/Person Specification and application form) available from our website www.wardenpark.co.uk and where possible email your completed form to jobs@wardenpark.co.uk  For further information please telephone our HR Manager Mrs Gainsford on 01444 476556.

 

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS MADE BY CV

Warden Park Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant employment checks.

Please note:  We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

Closing Date:  Noon on Thursday 23rd November 2017    Interviews will be held: Week commencing Monday 27th November 2017

  

KITCHEN PORTER – INITIALLY FIXED TERM TO JULY 2018 BUT COULD BE PERMANENT

 We are looking to appoint a Kitchen Porter to join our highly successful in-house Catering Department as soon as possible.  The successful candidate will be energetic, hardworking, physically fit and able to stand/move around the kitchen for much of the working day.  If appointed, the job is predominantly washing up and you would be asked to assist with many of the Kitchen tasks (including handling deliveries, taking out bins, recycling etc). 

This is a part time, term time only contract for 25  hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am-2.30pm daily (with half an hour unpaid lunch break).  The salary scale for this post is WPA Grade 1/2 Point 10 and the hourly rate is currently £7.99 per hour. 

If you are interested in applying for this role please download an application pack (see below) including an application form and where possible return your completed form by email to jobs@wardenpark.co.uk.  For further information please telephone our Catering Manager, Mr. Stedman in the school Kitchen on 01444 472717 who will be more than happy to assist you. 

 

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS MADE BY CV

 

Warden Park Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant employment checks.

 

Closing Date:  Noon on Thursday 16th November 2017

Interviews will be held on: Monday 20th November 2017

Please click here for an application form.   Please click here for a job description and personal specification

 

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES


Warden Park Secondary Academy has an exciting opportunity for volunteers to work with a range of learners who have a learning/additional support need and require a reader/scribe during examinations and to support assessment work. Full training to provide this support to their learners will be provided.

Volunteers should have a good academic ability, preferably with previous experience working with young people or within education, and appreciate the importance of confidentiality.

Volunteers will be asked to complete and return a Warden Park Support Staff application form available on our website (www.wardenpark.co.uk) and also provide the names and full contact details (including email addresses) of two professional referees. All successful volunteers will also be subject to a Health Assessment.

Warden Park Secondary Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful volunteers will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks.

For further information please contact Mandy Bell, Volunteer Co-ordinator in Additional Needs, at Warden Park Secondary Academy by email abell@wardenpark.co.uk or telephone 01444 457881 ext. 280.

teacher tRaining opportunities within Sussex learning trust

Both Warden Park Secondary and Primary Academies are part of the Inspire Teaching Alliance and we are very keen to promote teaching as a career to our local community.  

If you or any of your friends and family are interested in training to teach in a local primary or secondary school that is linked to Warden Park then you may be want to know that The Inspire Teaching School Alliance is recruiting for September 2018 for applicants in a range of subjects/phases.  We are looking for recent graduates, career changers and those wanting to re-start their working career to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with young people in our communities. Contrary to some press reporting, teaching remains a rewarding and fulfilling profession. We are looking for those with the drive and resilience to really make a difference. We will support you with high quality placements in primary and secondary schools in our Inspire Teaching School alliance that is recognised for its excellent outcomes and prospects for employment.

For more information, please visit our website: http://inspiretsa.co.uk/Opportunities/TrainToTeach


If you would like to get in touch. please contact Vanessa Milne: vmilne@stpaulscc.co.uk