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Study Support / Cover Supervisor

We wish to appoint a well organised and enthusiastic person to oversee timetabled classes during the absence of teachers. There would not be a requirement to teach but to supervise and support the learning of classes whose work had been set. Experience of working with young people would be an advantage but training and support will be provided.

The role will also include some administration tasks.

 

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

 

Salary is in the BP5 range from £18704 pro rata for 32.5 hpw over 5 days, term time only + 5 days Details for this position and application form are available on our website www.brockhill.kent.sch.uk or by email lchilvers@brockhill.kent.sch.uk

 

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 Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews w/b 29th April 2019

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Post Cover Supervisor/Study Support

Salary BP5

Main Purpose of the Job

In the absence of the class teacher, to work as a cover supervisor under the supervisory arrangements established by the school. When these cover arrangements are not required, to work as a Teaching Assistant (2) according to the requirements of the school. There will also be an administration element to the role.

 

Main Functions

* To undertake whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, setting work previously prepared by the teacher

* To develop curricular knowledge as required by the school

* To apply the school’s Behaviour Management Policy and report any difficulties to the supervising teacher/head teacher

* To set homework previously prepared by the teacher

* To mark elements of class work and homework under the guidance of the class teacher

* To undertake observations of the pupils and contribute to pupil records

* To administer (and mark) class tests

* To assume full responsibility for the organisation of class/department trips and outings including booking venues, coaches etc, liasing with parents and collecting money from pupils/parents

* To supervise the work of the Teaching Assistant

* To attend school/department meetings to contribute to the discussions about individual pupils

* To attend Parents’ Evenings, as required, to contribute to the discussions about individual pupil’s progress

* As required, to work as a Teaching Assistant in support of the class teacher

* To provide consistent and effective support in line with the requirements and responsibilities of your role

* To take part in training activities offered by the school and county to further knowledge

* To abide by and work towards all the policies within the school e.g. behaviour management, Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities

* To carry out the above duties in accordance with the Education Department’s Equal Opportunities Policy

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Attendance and Office Administrator

Attendance and Office Administrator

 

We would like to hear from positive, pro-active and highly motivated applicants with excellent customer service skills and a professional manner who wish to support the busy administration team and particularly attendance at Brockhill Park. Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise and organise are essential. Previous administrative experience is desirable. Candidates will need to be highly confidential with all matters.

The successful candidate should enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff and parents.

Salary range starts at Point 12 which is £17498 pro rata for 37 hpw term time only + 10 days (actual salary £15148) Details for this position and application form are available on our website www.brockhill.kent.sch.uk or by email lchilvers@brockhill.kent.sch.uk

 

Brockhill Park is an 11-19 academy with Performing Arts and Rural Dimensions 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 Port of Hythe.

 

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

 

We want to:

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

Build and sustain a strong safe learning community

Foster personalisation through creative and cultural learning

Secure sustainability and build capacity

 

 

Brockhill Park and all its staff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff 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 and receipt of positive references

 

Closing Date for application is 5th August 2019

Interviews w/b 1st September 2019

Application-Support-1.docx

 

ob Title: Attendance and Office Administrator

Reports to: Line Manager

Grade: BPS 12-14

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

· To contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance

· To assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, especially persistent absence.

· To promote positive attitudes by students and families towards education and to ensure that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities.

· To establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Promote the regular and punctual attendance of all students and assist with the implementation of strategies.

· Meet with school staff, students and parents to identify individual problems and possible solutions.

· Make contact with families in response to allocated referrals i.e. meetings in school.

· Establish the reason for non-attendance, make assessments and agree a plan for facilitating a return to school using appropriate strategies within specified timescales.

· Initiate appropriate legal action with Education Welfare Service (EWS) to ensure the school is carrying out its statutory responsibility in respect of students. This will include preparing statements, attending and presenting evidence or request the issuing of penalty notice fines or other legal sanctions.

· Be aware of and carry out all work in line with Child Protection Procedures.

· Keep clear and concise records of all consultations and to write any other reports i.e. annual action plan and summaries, as required for the school.

· Produce reports and record information including statistical data, providing reports to senior managers and other professionals.

· Manage and prioritise your workload

· Support guidance and senior managers in advising the school on all matters relating to attendance

 

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

· Adaptable, imaginative, creative and flexible in approach to the work

· Self motivating and the ability to indentify your own training needs and a willingness to attend relevant training courses or other training

· Promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young and vulnerable people that you are responsible for or come into contact with.

· To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health and safety in the workplace.

· Ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the School’s Policies.

· The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

· To ensure compliance of Data Protection at all times.

· The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Principal to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.

 

 

Person Specification

Qualifications Essential Desirable

· Educated to NVQ level 2 / 3 or equivalent.

· The ability to write to a good standard of literacy to include excellent report writing skills.

 

Experience Essential Desirable

· Working with children, young people, parents and families preferably within an educational context.

· As a part of a team, as well as on your own initiative.

· Working with professionals from other agencies

· Using IT systems to compile reports and statistical data

 

Knowledge Essential Desirable

· School systems and an understanding of the issues affecting truancy and non-school attendance.

· Demonstrate an understanding of issues linked to confidentiality.

· Demonstrate knowledge of attendance regulations.

· Demonstrate an understanding of issues that may affect a student’s ability to attend school.

 

Skills Essential Desirable

· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing especially with student’s, parents, school staff, EWS, social workers and other professionals.

· Ability to use IT systems effectively to produce reports, record information and monitor outcomes for individuals and groups.

· Ability to persuade and negotiate as well as good interpersonal / communication skills.

· Able to use own initiative and work alone when necessary.

· Ability to overcome communication barriers with children and students.

· Ability to listen effectively.

· Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records.

· Ability to meet tight deadlines and plan and manage own time effectively.

· Demonstrate an ability to cope with stressful / conflict situations.

 

Footnote: This job description is provided to assist the job holder to know what his/her main duties are. It may be amended from time to time without change to the level of responsibility appropriate to the grade of post.

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 desirable

The Team work a shift pattern including weekends

Salary is in the BP Range 3 starting on £15627 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: www.brockhill.kent.sch.uk or from School for return to the Principal, Sonette Schwartz, by 3rd 2019

Interviews from 9th October 2019

 

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