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Trustee (Volunteer)

Location: SAND Academies Trust

Closing Date: N/A

The Vacancy

SAND Academies Trust seeks additional Trustees for its Trust Board. We are looking for people ideally with senior corporate or governance experience to join our strong board supporting our expanding multi-academy trust in Gloucestershire. Selection will be by written application and subsequent interview.

We seek people with the ability to work effectively as part of the Trust Board, able to build positive relationships with the Executive Leadership Team and able to represent the Trust externally and to commit the time needed to engage with our schools.

We very much welcome and consider all applications for the role of Trustee. We are currently seeking candidates across a range of skills including, but not limited to, Financial management, Education, Human Resources and IT Project management.

The Trust

The Trust promotes partnership across schools that have a shared ethos of collaborative working to achieve the best for pupils. Its aim is to provide outstanding education and life outcomes for pupils whilst maintaining the individual identity of each school.

Time commitment

There are six Trust Board meetings a year plus a further seven formal meetings. In addition to this would be ad hoc representation of the Trust Board at school events and with external bodies along with occasional support to Board working parties when considering specific aspects of the Trust’s strategy.

To make an application

For an application pack, please email Kate Shepherd, Executive Assistant to the Trust Board: kate.shepherd@sandmat.uk

For any further information about the Trust, please contact Lyn Dance, CEO: 07464 509429

Teaching Assistant

Location: Paternoster School (SAND Academies Trust)

Closing Date: 05/05/2021

Grade/Salary:                 4 (pt 7 – 10), £20,092 – £21,322 pro rata

Location:                        Paternoster School

Start date:                      September 2021

Full/Part Time:               Part Time (27.5 hours per week), 39 weeks per year

Contract:                        Fixed Term until 31.08.2022

Closing date:                 12 noon on 5th May 2021

Interview date:               12th May 2021

 

Paternoster School is part of SAND Academies Trust and is a school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 2-17, based in Cirencester.

We are looking to appoint two fixed term Teaching Assistants, to join our dedicated and friendly team in school.  The successful applicants should have a passion for working with special educational needs and disabilities, which include severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours.  The main purpose of the Teaching Assistant role is to support teaching and learning within classes.

The posts are part time, working 27.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), from 9.15am until 3.15pm (term time only including INSET days).  The requirements of the posts are-

  • a passion and enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • flexibility and a willingness to work with pupils of any age
  • an ability to inspire and encourage pupils to achieve and aim high
  • an effective team player
  • an NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent qualification is desirable

The posts are fixed term and subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful completion of a 6-month probation period.

The closing date and time for all applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 5th May 2021 and interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th May 2021. We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted.

To download an application form and job description, please visit the school website www.paternosterschool.co.uk or contact personnel on 01452 874060 email personnel@sandmat.uk. Completed application forms should be emailed to personnel @sandmat.uk.  Please note that CVs are not accepted and applications received after 12 noon on the closing date will not be considered.

This school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Headteacher

Location: Willow Primary Academy (SAND Academies Trust)

Closing Date: 06/05/2021

L 12-18 NOR 178

Required from September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly established SAND Academies Trust, which aims to Support Achievement and Nurture Development. The Trust consists of four Special Schools and Willow our first mainstream primary school.

We wish to appoint a dynamic and child centred Headteacher to continue the development of our outstanding school.

Willow Primary School is a one form entry primary school in the city of Gloucester

We can offer you:

  • 178 incredible, highly individual pupils
  • A skilled and highly motivated staff team
  • Support from an experienced set of Governors on the Local Advisory Board
  • Collegiate work and support from the other MAT Principals
  • Strong partnership with other primaries in Gloucester through the GSP (Gloucester Schools Partnership)
  • Support and coaching from the Executive Principal/CEO and School Support Partner
  • A Board of Trustees fully committed to the development of SAND Academies Trust

We wish to appoint someone who:

  • Has pupil safety at the heart of the school
  • Is an outstanding practitioner employing a caring ethos to ensure our children always come first
  • Has an excellent knowledge of the current issues and future trends impacting on the world of education
  • Has the confidence and ability to maintain and creatively develop our school
  • Has proven management, interpersonal and team building skills.

See the application pack for visits to the school, application, selection and interview process.

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Learning Support Worker (Grade 4)

Location: The Milestone School (SAND Academies Trust)

Closing Date: 07/05/2021

Grade/Salary:             Grade 4 (pt 7 to 10), £20,092 to £21,322 pro rata

Location:                    The Milestone School

Start date:                  1st September, 2021

Part Time:                  27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days)

Hours worked:          Monday to Friday from 9.15am until 3.15pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch

Contract:                    Fixed Term until 31st August 2022

Closing date:             Friday 7th May at 12:00 noon

Interview dates:        Thursday 20th May and Friday 21st May 2021

The Milestone School is part of SAND Academies Trust and is an outstanding school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 3-16, based in Gloucester.

We are looking to appoint fixed term Grade 4 Learning Support Workers to join our dedicated and friendly team from September, to provide cover across the school. The successful applicant should have a passion for working with pupils who have special educational needs and disabilities, which include severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours. The main purpose of the Learning Support Worker role is to support teaching and learning within classes.

The post is part time, working 27.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), from 9.15am until 3.15pm (term time only including INSET days).  The requirements of the posts are:-

  • a passion and enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • flexibility and a willingness to work with pupils of any age
  • an ability to inspire and encourage pupils to achieve and aim high
  • an effective team player
  • an NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent qualification is desirable

The post is fixed term until 31st August 2022 and subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful completion of a 6-month probation period.

The closing date and time for all applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 7th May 2021 and the interview dates will be Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May, 2021.  We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted.

Please download an application form and job description from the school website www.themilestoneschool.co.uk and then post or email your completed application form to personnel@sandmat.uk.  Applications received after 12:00 noon on the closing date will not be considered.  Please note that we do not accept CVs.

SAND Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory pre-employment checks.

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Learning Support Worker (Grade 6)

Location: The Milestone School (SAND Academies Trust)

Closing Date: 07/05/2021

Grade/Salary:             Grade 6 (pt 15 to 20), £23,541 to £25,991 pro rata

Location:                    The Milestone School

Start date:                   1st September 2021

Part Time:                   32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days)

Hours worked:           Monday to Friday from 8.45am until 3.45pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch

Contract:                    Fixed Term until 31st August 2022

Closing date:              Friday 7th May 2021 at 12:00 noon

Interview date:           Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May 2021

The Milestone School is part of SAND Academies Trust and is an outstanding school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 3-16, based in Gloucester.

We are looking to appoint 3 fixed term Grade 6 Learning Support Workers to join our dedicated and friendly team to provide cover across the school.  The successful applicants should have a passion for working with special educational needs and disabilities, which include severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours.  The main purpose of the Learning Support Worker role is to support teaching and learning within classes.

The post is part time working 32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), from 8.45am until 3.45pm (term time only including INSET days).  The requirements of this post is:-

  • a passion and enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • flexibility and a willingness to work with pupils of any age
  • an ability to inspire and encourage pupils to achieve and aim high
  • an effective team player and the ability to lead a class team
  • ability to lead the class for short periods in the absence of the teacher
  • an NVQ/QCF Level 3 or equivalent qualification is essential to this role

The post is fixed term until 31st August 2022 and subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful completion of a 6-month probation period.

The closing date and time for all applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 7th May, 2021 and the interview dates will be Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May, 2021.  We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Please download an application form and job description from the school website www.themilestoneschool.co.uk and then post or email your completed application form to personnel@sandmat.uk.  Applications received after 12:00 noon on the closing date will not be considered.  Please note that we do not accept CVs.

SAND Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory pre-employment checks.

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