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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week, term time, plus one specified week in the summer holiday. (39 weeks per year).

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,269 to £32,076 pro-rata (actual salary £21,990 to £24,099)

Pay scale

Grade G SCP 18 – 23 *A national pay award is currently being negotiated with workers’ unions and is pending agreement. Therefore the salary will be higher than published.

Additional allowances

The salary grade may be increased for a candidate with skills/qualifications that warrant this (for example a candidate who is a Registered Nurse).

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a First Aid Lead to join our busy team.

We are passionate about providing an excellent experience for everyone within the college community and strongly believe that high quality support is a key factor in ensuring the welfare and academic success of our students. If you share these views and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you.

You will:

  • have or be willing to gain and maintain a First Aid at Work Qualification;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life;
  • have the confidence and tenacity to develop and maintain policies, care plans, etc., and to promote good practice;
  • have experience of working in a client/customer facing role;
  • be professional, enthusiastic, self-motivating and able to demonstrate flexibility in your approach;
  • be confident to deal with a wide range of contact and queries;
  • have a caring and patient nature, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • be a team player, and be able to contribute to the shared responsibility ethos of our school;
  • have a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

What the school offers its staff

The Spires College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. As a school we are committed to staff’s professional development and invest heavily in ensuring everyone has the support required to be able to carry out their role to a high standard.

We offer:

  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and agencies beyond the College;
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities;

  • further benefits including free access to the college gym, discounts for external gym memberships and retailers, a salary sacrifice scheme to assist with high value transport and tech purchases and access to a 24 hour employee assistance programme.

Further details about the role

For further details, including how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding and to the promotion of the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list information.

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About The Spires College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01803 400660

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 bilateral school with a selective stream.

We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do.

As a School we are committed the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to The Spires College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@thespirescollege.com.

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