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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 11am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,545.00 - £27,803.00 Annually (Actual) 37 Hours per week. Hours are likely to be 10am -6pm / 12pm-8pm . AAT Grade 5 SCP 10-15

Site Staff job summary

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy for a member of Site Staff, based at Longspee Secondary in Bournemouth, a specialist SEND provision. This will be a multi-site role, primarily across the SEND sector but also providing support as necessary across our Primary and Secondary Academies.

The post holder will work closely with Principals, Senior Leadership Team, Site Managers and Trust Senior Management as necessary, assisting with all aspects relating to maintenance, health and safety and security of Academy premises.

You will carry out a full range of duties to ensure accommodation is fit for purpose and available as required.

Experience in property maintenance across a broad range of tasks, a keen eye for detail and an organised approach is essential to ensure our students are learning in environments that are engaging whilst functionally safe.

The successful candidate will be passionate about providing an excellent learning environment for the community we support.

The postholder will need to have a flexible approach to hours to be worked but primarily, hours are likely to be around 10am -6pm / 12pm-8pm on a 37 hours per week basis.

Key responsibilities will include:

Ensuring preventive and corrective maintenance tasks are efficiently completed.

Conducting regular inspections and identifying maintenance needs.

Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations.

Use of compliance software system.

The postholder will need:

Experience in facilities management in a similar role.

Strong technical and problem-solving skills.

Effective communication skills.

What we have to Offer:

A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.

A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.

All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.

Strong potential for career progression.

A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.

An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.

AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy Solicitors and reduced-price corporate gym membership through BH Live.

A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.

  • Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact James Treble, Estates Director at james.treble@aat.education

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.

Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

Commitment to safeguarding

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil, both inside and outside of the Trust’s premises.

We implement a whole-academy/nursery preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search.

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About Ambitions Academies Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) has at its heart the drive for excellence which is under-pinned by high expectations. Ambitions Academies Trust comprises schools from all sectors – mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.

Ambitions Academies Trust exists to secure ‘Outstanding Achievement for All’ for all the communities that it serves. This is underpinned by our values of Inclusivity, Openness and Honesty.

Ambitions Academies Trust mission is laid out in three key strands:

- To ensure all pupils reach their potential by securing outstanding achievement, high standards of social skills and improved life chances.

- To raise standards of teaching and learning by ensuring strong, effective governance and outstanding leadership at all levels

- To achieving outstanding outcomes through the Trust through the efficient use of public funding and assets

We base all that we strive to achieve on our four defining Key Principles:

- To provide and maintain strong, effective governance at all levels of the Trust

- To ensure financial sustainability throughout the Trust

- To ensure future growth does not adversely impact outcomes within the Trust

- To provide leadership and training through Ambitions Teaching School to continue to support schools outside the Trust

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