Main purpose of role
Oversee a safe and secure environment for examination students, in line with Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), awarding body and Cheney School instructions .
What skills / experience are required
No previous experience is necessary, all training will be provided.
Ideal candidates will be be flexible, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be a confident and a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms
What we can offer
Cheney School offers a warm and supportive staff community as well as:
Staff “tea” every Friday!
Hosts of the on-site Rumble Museum and Iris Classics Centre
Cycle scheme and Health support scheme
Canteen on site
Situated next to South Park which has exercise circuits, a children's playground and a lovely view! It also hosts festivals throughout the year and an annual firework display.
Cheney is located next to Oxford Brookes University which has a gym, climbing wall
and sports clubs, dentists and osteopath.
Quick and easy access to Headington, East Oxford/Cowley Road and the City Centre
Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people
This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
How to apply / closing date / where to find further details
NB. Online applications through MyNewTerm
T his is a rolling recruitment process. Applications will be assessed as they are received
The River Learning Trust and Cheney School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following lin k RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on this linkList of offences that are not filtered
Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?
Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers, where we begin from the assumption that every main scale M1-5 teacher will get an annual pay rise and we work in a culture of utter transparency and ‘no surprises’ when making decisions about pay progression.
A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees (Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)
Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.
Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.
Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.
Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.
Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service)
Cycle to work scheme
Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)
Cheney School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (1 from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.
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