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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Event Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

National Minimum Wage

Event Assistant job summary

Our opportunity for you

Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form & QEMS is a popular oversubscribed academy in Tamworth with a very large and expanding Sixth Form. You will be supported in your career through our extensive CPD programme including the opportunity to complete nationally recognised qualifications. We are committed to prioritising the wellbeing of our staff through a wellbeing committee by committing to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter.

We are looking for a versatile and outgoing individual to join the Academy as a Casual Event Assistant to support our community hire and lettings activities. The hours are not fixed at this point, but we expect a consistent pattern of hours to become available to the successful applicant soon after starting. The majority of shifts will fall between 16:30-21:00 on weekdays and 09:00-20:00 on weekends.

The type of person we are looking for is likely to possess infectious enthusiasm, a reliable and highly organised individual, who can multi-task, with a professional and friendly disposition. He or she will be resilient, driven, determined, and ambitious.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a unique venue with a range of visiting events. The Academy is known for its excellent facilities and friendly staff. This is an opportunity to work within a dedicated events team to provide excellent customer service.

This post is based in Tamworth at Landau Forte Academy Amington on Woodland Road and Landau Forte Academy QEMS and Sixth Form on the Ashby Road. For any queries about the role or to arrange a tour of the site please contact Sophie Hammond shammond@lfct.org.uk

Key information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Salary: National Minimum Wage
  • Closing Date: 30th May 2024

Person specification

The type of person we are looking for is likely to possess enthusiasm and be passionate about providing excellent customer service. He or she will be confident, driven, self-sufficient where needed, be creative and motivated.

Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent at managing their own time and priorities.
  • Personable with a friendly disposition, enjoys working in a team and meeting new people.
  • Willing to be versatile and learn new skills.
  • Willing to work unsociable hours to support internal and external events.
  • A creative, hard-working, lateral thinker
  • Proactive; a forward thinker
  • A self-starter who can work unsupervised using their own initiative
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills to manage the varied workload of a member of a busy events team
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Job description

Duties for this job will include (but are not limited to):

  • Front of House responsibilities,
  • Equipment and facilities set up and pack down,
  • Serving drinks and snacks and cleaning bar equipment and facilities
  • Welcome artists to the theatre, work closely with them to achieve the best performance standard possible and help build the reputation with artists as an excellent theatre in which to perform.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver the varied tasks across the school, showing flexibility to meet the demands required.
  • Work within the theatre’s Health and Safety Policy and to be mindful of the safety of theatre staff, members of visiting companies and members of the public
  • Work closely with all LFE staff to help ensure the comfort, safety and enjoyment of audiences.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time that are consistent with the purpose of the job.
  • Attend any training required as deemed necessary by Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form & QEMS.

Any other appropriate duties and responsibilities relevant to the post as directed by the Chief Executive Officer, Principal, Head of Operations, Office Manager or Operations Manager.

What we can offer you

  • A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
  • Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust

Landau Forte Academy QEMS & Tamworth Sixth Form

    Landau Forte Academy QEMS joined the Landau Forte Charitable Trust in September 2011 and delivers education to 11-16 year olds. Landau Forte Academy Sixth Form is a purpose-built establishment providing Level 3 courses, both Advanced Level and BTEC, for the whole of Tamworth and beyond. The academies are located on a shared campus, but both operate from their own facilities, with Landau Forte Academy Sixth Form having new bespoke, accommodation, which opened in September 2011, with a new Sports Hall that opened in 2013.

    The local area

Tamworth is a historic town surrounded by beautiful countryside, located a short distance from Birmingham. The Academy is located close to the centre of Tamworth, with superb transport links. Tamworth boasts a range of historical sites and leisure attractions, including: Tamworth Castle; the Tamworth SnowDome and Drayton Manor Amusement Park. Within a 20 minute drive from the town, you can find yourself in the beautiful, open Staffordshire countryside or Birmingham‘s bustling city centre.

  • Tamworth is 10 minutes away from the M42, junction 10
  • Direct trains from Birmingham (10 minutes) and London (1 hour 15 minutes)
  • Birmingham and East Midlands Airports are 30 minutes away

Apply for this job

    All appointments made are subject to satisfactory references and a criminal background check. Landau Forte Charitable Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

      Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Self-

    declaration is subject to Ministry of Justice guidance on the disclosure of criminal records, further information can be found on GOV.UK.

      The Trust will conduct all necessary searches and checks as relevant and in line with Government Safer Recruitment guidelines, our Safer Recruitment policy can be found on our website at www.lfct.org.uk

      Commitment to safeguarding

      Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

      Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

      Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
      childcare disqualification
      Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
      online and social media
      prohibition from teaching
      right to work
      satisfactory references
      suitability to work with children

      You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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      About Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form

      School type
      Academy, ages 16 to 19
      School size
      386 pupils enrolled
      Age range
      16 to 19

      School location

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