3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP subject to recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11,832.00 Annually (Actual) Actual Pay: £9,832.22 p.a. (if 16 hours) AGS Pay Scale B.03 to B.04, plus unsocial hours payment minimum £2,000 p.a. Local Government Pension Scheme where school contributes 22.6% x actual salary

Security Patrol Officer job summary

Security Patrol Officer

Monday to Thursday 5.45pm to 9.45pm x 52 weeks per year

16 hours a week, more hours available if wanted for a suitable candidate

The Security Patrol Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for students and staff by patrolling and monitoring the premises.

The role includes key holding responsibilities, ensuring the security of the school buildings and grounds, especially during school lettings and out-of-hours activities.

Actual Pay: £9,832.22 p.a. (if 16 hours) plus unsocial hours payment minimum £2,000 p.a. Total £11,832.22

AGS Pay Scale B.03 to B.04.

Local Government Pension Scheme where school contributes 22.6% x actual salary

Key Holder responsibilities

  • Secure and alarm buildings

  • Respond to alarms and incidents out of hours

Patrol Duties

  • Conduct regular patrols of the school premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure the security of doors, windows, and gates

  • Monitor arrival & departure of out of hours visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain the security of premises


  • Oversee the security aspects of school lettings and events, including opening and closing of the school facilities for external clients

  • Assist in the coordination of lettings schedules in collaboration with the school lettings administration staff

  • Answer simple site related queries politely and refer to others, where necessary.

  • Setting up letting equipment prior to the start of sessions, and putting it away afterwards.

School Events

  • Lifting, moving and handling equipment, as required.

  • Provide emergency First Aid cover and act as the Fire Warden on site

Working with Others

  • Answer simple queries politely and refer to others, where necessary

  • Receive visitors, lettings, workmen and contractors in a courteous manner, to promote a positive image of the school site

  • Report any repair & maintenance or Health & Safety issues on the Site Helpdesk.

Duties for All

  • To follow school procedures for signing in/out of the school site

  • To maintain high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare at work and take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others.

  • Participate in training, other learning activities and performance development (including annual performance appraisal), as required.

  • Be aware of and comply with policies & procedures relating to child protection, equal opportunities, health & safety, security, confidentiality and data protection. Report all concerns to the appropriate person.

  • The active proportion of and commitment to best practice in equality, diversity & inclusion.

  • Contribute to the overall ethos, working, aims of Alcester Grammar School.

Any other duties commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, grade of the post


  • First Aid Qualification, or commitment to obtaining one once in post


  • Previous experience in a security role

  • Experience as a key holder with responsibility for opening and closing facilities

Skills & Knowledge

  • Knowledge of security operations and procedures

  • Good awareness of health and safety protocols

  • Ability to lift and move heavy furniture & equipment

  • IT literacy, basic computer skills to log repairs & maintenance issues on the site helpdesk

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to work evenings (essential)

  • Ability to handle typical and crisis situations efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to communicate verbally effectively with people of all ages

  • Able & willing to work unsupervised

  • Trustworthy, honest, reliable and a good time keeper

  • Good observational skills and attention to detail

    Please take a look at the recruitment pack below for more information.

    Closing date: 17th June 2024, 9.00am

    Interview date: TBC

    We reserve the right to interview early for this vacancy. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Alcester Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Alcester Grammar School is committed to developing a culture of inclusion in our school for the benefit of all staff, pupils and governors. We believe that all staff should thrive irrespective of race, religious beliefs, disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation. We recognise and respect values and differences and we work to remove any barriers which inhibit the development of people, including recruitment and retention.

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 Alcester Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1323 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

A unique and happy school, where you can indulge your creativity, refine your skills, and enjoy an atmosphere that respects your professional autonomy. With delightful students, grateful parents and supportive colleagues, teaching doesn't get much better than this.

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