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Meadows School is currently recruiting for the following;

Cover Supervisor (HLTA)

https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/htla---cover-supervisor-1432/1430/description/

(HTLA) – Cover Supervisor

Salary Scale – Barnardo's W18A (£18,220.15 to £20,898.59) plus £1203 p.a. LSA allowance.

Pro-rata for 39 weeks of the year

Ideally to start Autumn 2018 (start negotiable)

We require a Cover Supervisor who can;

•Supervise work that has been set in accordance with school policy

•Collate set work, preparing materials necessary for the lesson

•Manage the behaviour of pupils while undertaking this work to ensure and constructive learning environment

•Collate any completed work after the lesson and return to the appropriate teacher

And who has;

•Excellent communication and organisational skills

•Experience of working/willingness to work with young people with challenging behaviours

•Highly-developed IT skills (Microsoft Office packages)

•Experience of working/or willingness to work with young people with challenging behaviours

•A flexible approach combined with patience, tolerance and stamina and humour

•A willingness to undertake further training

You may be required to work anywhere within Meadows School.

For further information on Meadows School in the first instance please consult the school website at: www.barnardos.org.uk/meadowsschool or contact Lorna Chislett (Senior LSA) on 01892 529144. Visits to the school are encouraged. Applications close on the 7th September 2018.

Office Manager and PA to the Principal

https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/office-manager-and-pa-to-principal-1434/1432/description/

OFFICE MANAGER and PA to PRINCIPAL

Salary Scale – Barnardo's D26B (£23,545.10 to £28,651.58)

36.25 HOURS PER WEEK, 52 WEEKS OF THE YEAR.

Ideally to start Autumn 2018 – start date negotiable

We require an Office Manager and PA to Principal who can;

•Support the Bursar (particularly through finance management) and deputise when necessary

•Lead and manage the Administration team to support the school

• Demonstrate integrity and confidentiality at all times

•Organise themselves and others, manage time effectively and meet deadlines

•Think strategically to support the day-to-day operations of the school through the Administration team

•Initiative, reflective practice, communicate and liaise to exceptional standards with all stakeholders

•Relate well to children and adults

•Work well alone and as part of a team

And who has;

•Significant experience of managing finance (petty cash, invoice processing, procurement and reconciliations)

•Highly developed- administration skills (all Office programs)

•Experience of managing a team of staff, and HR processes

•Understanding of GDPR and other relevant legislation

•A flexible approach combined with patience, tolerance and stamina and humour

•A willingness to undertake further training

For further information on Meadows School in the first instance please consult the school website at: www.barnardos.org.uk/meadowsschool or contact Rachel Hyden (Bursar) on 01892 529144. Visits to the school are encouraged. Applications close on the 7th September 2018.

Caretaker/Groundsperson/Driver

https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/caretaker-groundsperson-driver-1397/1395/description/

CARETAKER/GROUNDSPERSON/DRIVER

Salary Scale – Barnardo's D18A (£18,220.15 TO £20,898.59)

Hours of work: 36.25 with flexibility

Ideally to start Autumn 2018 – start date negotiable

We require a Caretaker/Gardener/Driver who can;

•Assist and support the Premises Supervisor in school and grounds maintenance tasks

•Work as a part of the maintenance team to ensure the buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard

•Liaise with other maintenance staff and contractors and ensure compliance with legislation and Barnardo's procedures

And who has;

•An understanding and awareness of health and safety legislation and implementation

•Experience of building maintenance, repairs and grounds work

•A flexible and adaptable approach to tasks

•A clean driving licence

•A willingness to undertake further training

For further information on Meadows School in the first instance please consult the school website at: www.barnardos.org.uk/meadowsschool or contact Stephen Hawkins (Premises Supervisor) on 01892 529144. Visits to the school are encouraged. Applications close on the 31st August 2018.

Barnardo's Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. Applicants must be willing to undergo relevant pre-employment checks, including references being taken up prior to interview and for the successful candidate, an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance.

As part of your application, you will need to provide full details of your employment since leaving secondary education, starting with your current or most recent employment first and then by working backwards, including reasons for leaving. Please also include any periods of voluntary work and/or training, providing reasons for any periods not in employment, education or training.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/work-with-us/our-values

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.