27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

SCP5 £23,500 – SCP6 £23,893 per annum

Pay scale

£19,870 to £20,569 pro-rata per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently seeking to recruit for an Assistant Caretaker/Minibus Driver to deliver a high quality customer service to all teaching and related support operations on the Academy site. Working both as an individual and as part of a team, you will carry out a range of tasks to facilitate an ideal teaching and learning environment for our staff and students.

In the role of our Minibus Driver, you will provide safe and reliable transport on our home to school minibus runs as required. Applicants for this post must hold a full pre-1997 driving licence with B/BE/C1/C1E/D1/D1E driving entitlements or if post-1997, have successfully passed additional tests to cover entitlements B/BE/C1/C1E/D1/D1E. Applicants must also be prepared to undertake and successfully pass the minibus driving assessments prior to employment.

We ask that applicants be enthusiastic and possess a calm, organised and approachable character which is seen as an essential part of the role. You must have a clear commitment to working with young people and be able to set clear guidelines for them. The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to work responsibly with young people in the Academy.

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. The Academy joined the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) in June 2020 which was an exciting and important development for the school. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education.

The Trust offers its staff a comprehensive and competitive package, great benefits, a commitment to their development and fantastic culture and values.

If you would like to speak to someone at the Academy about the role then please call the school on 01953 452335 or email office@attleboroughacademy.org.

What the school offers its staff

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. Attleborough as a town is poised for major expansion and the Academy is the chosen secondary to have facilities developed as part of the Masterplan. As part of this, in conjunction with Breckland District Council, we have just announced a major development of our Sports Hall area to create a new Leisure Centre which also will include a 3G pitch on our playing fields

The Academy joined the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) in June 2020 which was an exciting and important development for the school. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education. This merger promises to bring multiple benefits in terms of teaching and learning and new opportunities for students and staff. Just before Easter 2023, we were pleased to announce that we have achieved the World Class School Quality Mark which is a tribute to all in our community.

The qualifications and previous experience required for an Assistant Caretaker and Minibus Driver:

Essential

  • Experienced driver with good local knowledge
  • Cat D1 licence holder
  • Good physical fitness
  • Practical approach and competent in general maintenance duties
  • Within easy travelling distance in all circumstances
  • Ability to work and make decisions reliably and without close supervision
  • Enthusiastic / ‘Can Do’ attitude

Desirable

  • Advanced driving certificate
  • Previous work in a ‘trade’


Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Attleborough Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
884 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01953 452335

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. Later this academic year, Attleborough Academy will be joining the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) which is an exciting and important development for the Academy. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education. This merger promises to bring multiple benefits in terms of teaching and learning and new opportunities for students and staff.

We are an inclusive, friendly and effective learning community with high aspirations and a reputation for innovation. Excellent relationships between students and staff are at the heart of the ethos of the Academy and are often commented on by those who visit the Academy. The Academy is a hardworking and caring community of people with high standards and high expectations. Our core values are Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect and Excellence (CARE). CARE therefore has a genuine meaning within our Academy as we want the Academy to be a place where these values are seen in all aspects of our work together.

Arranging a visit to Attleborough Academy

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