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Caretaker/Assistant Site Manager


Caretaker/Assistant Site Manager


We wish to appoint a person familiar with general caretaking responsibilities and with practical experience in maintenance, decorating and or minor building work to help manage and maintain this large and varied site which includes a working farm.  Experience of working with farm animals would be advantageous

A full driving licence is essential

The Team work a shift pattern including weekends

Salary is in the BP Range 3 starting on £18425 for 37 hpw full time  


Brockhill Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the  Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children plus verification of the right to work in the UK


Further information and application form are available at: or from School for return to the Principal, Sonette Schwartz, by 16th July 2021

Interviews w/b 19th July 2021

Interview may be brought forward for the right candidate


6th Form Progression Mentor

6th Form Progression Mentor

Range Point 21-24 pro rata


We wish to appoint a well organised and enthusiastic person to work with the Head of 6th Form to monitor and communicate the overall welfare, behaviour, attendance and progress of our 16+ students. 


The ideal candidate should have a flexible approach and the skills and confidence to deal with situations in a professional manner.  A high level of confidentiality is essential along with the ability to work within a team in a calm and friendly manner


Duties include Careers Guidance, Work Experience, support with UCAS Applications, Bursaries and Data Handling


Salary is in the BP7 range starting from £23033 pro rata for 37 hpw term time only + 10 days.  Actual salary is £20319.

Details for this position and application form are also available on our website or by email


Experience is an advantage, but most valued is the enthusiasm to support and motivate young people and the ability to lead as a positive role model.  Candidates should have a good standard of numeracy, literacy and ICT skills. 


Please note that should sufficient applications be received this advert may close earlier than stated, so if you are interested in this position please apply now.

Brockhill Park is an 11-19 Academy with Performing Arts and Rural dimension status and supports its own working farm.  It is a popular school of 1300 students situated in rural surroundings on the edge of the Cinque ort of Hythe


We want to:

Enable the future of every student and develop the capacity for lifelong learning

Build and sustain a strong and safe learning community

Foster personalisation through creative and cultural learning

Secure sustainability and build capacity

It is our purpose to develop a creative thinking culture, which is inclusive, innovative and vocationally supported by the arts and rural dimension


Brockhill Park and all its staff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service plus verification of the right to work in the UK


Closing Date for application is Friday 10th September 2021

Interviews w/b 13th September 2021











6th Form Progression Mentor  (Pastoral Manager)



Brockhill Park Performing Arts College


BP Range 21-24

Responsible to:

Line Manager (Head of 6th Form)



Purpose of the Job:


To provide pastoral support for 6th Form students and support in the effective management of non-teaching issues which may impact on student attainment in accordance with agreed procedures.


To provide administration support for Careers Programmes (across the school and including KMPF), Work Experience, UCAS Applications, Bursaries and Data Handling




Key duties and responsibilities:


  1. To provide pastoral support and undertake casework with identified students as required.
  2. Ensure that all school procedures relating to attendance and lateness are followed / recorded, unauthorised absence investigated and sanctions issued in accordance with school policy.
  3. Implement school discipline and behaviour policies and sanctions relating to conduct eg reports, detentions, inclusion/exclusions and merit awards.
  4. Ensure appropriate arrangements are made for students who are absent / excluded to enable them to keep up to date with their studies and support their successful reintegration to the school.
  5. Ensure students adhere to school dress code and take follow up action as appropriate.
  6. To liaise with senior staff and external agencies regarding pupils whose conduct is causing concern and contribute to discussions regarding appropriate follow up actions.
  7. Liaise with parents/carers keeping them informed regarding any pastoral / conduct or attendance issues to enable appropriate support to be given and to secure positive family support in meeting school’s expectations.
  8. Undertake supervisions duties immediately before school, at break and lunchtimes to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and appropriate standards of behaviour are maintained.
  9. To administer and coordinate Work Experience, Careers, UCAS, KMPF, Bursaries and Data Handling.
  10. To administer and coordinate activities such as medicals, school photographs, prize giving to ensure effective and timely organisation.
  11. To maintain accurate records and share information with colleagues as appropriate and refer on as required.
  12. Comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  13. Cover for absent teachers


Person Specification:


The following outlines the criteria for this post. Applicants who have a disability and who meet the criteria will be shortlisted.  


Applicants should describe in their application how they meet these criteria.


Display a commitment to child protection and safeguarding. Report to the Principal any behaviour by colleagues, parents and children which raises concern.







  • Knowledge and skills equivalent to national qualifications

level 3.



  • Previous experience of working with students.






  • Ability to build rapport, engage and motivate others.


  • Good interpersonal and excellent communication, listening and observation skills.


  • Ability to deal with difficult/sensitive or conflict situations.


  • Ability to manage confidential information.


  • Organisational abilities and accurate record keeping skills.


  • Assured manner and understanding of appropriate boundaries.


  • Ability to work without immediate supervision.





  • Knowledge of school policies relating to conduct / behaviour, attendance and dress code.


  • Demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and safeguarding / child protection issues in a school setting.