Thank you for your interest in working for the Vale Academy Trust. Whether you are a teaching or support staff professional, there has never been a better time to join us; we are a rapidly growing trust and that means a wealth of career development opportunities are opening-up for those that are looking to join a dynamic, aspirational and friendly team of staff. Moreover, working with Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance, the assistance we can offer across the trust to help further the careers of both newly qualified teachers and those who are looking to move into Leadership, is second to none.
The Vale Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To view the Trust’s Safer Recruitment Policy in full click HERE.
Details of any current vacancies are listed below – please do keep an eye on our website for additional opportunities as they occur.
To download a Vale Academy Trust Application Form for a Support Staff post, please click HERE.
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Larkmead School is seeking applications for the role of Support Technician to support the teaching and learning of various faculty lessons, predominantly Science, Visual Performing Arts and PE. The role will involve co-ordinating the use of resources and facilities, preparation of practical lessons for teaching staff, co-ordinating administration and advertising of showcases, enrichment activities and tournaments. The post involves a high degree of co-ordination and collaboration. The successful applicant will possess an enthusiastic, helpful and flexible manner to provide practical, technical and administrative support within each department.
Salary Type: Grade 6 Point 18 – 21 £18,070.00 – £20,138.00. Actual salary to reflect hours and the term time nature of the post £10,169.07 – £11,332.86.
Contract Hours: The precise working hours of the post are subject to negotiation, but will be 25 hours per week during term time only.
Closing Date: Monday 30th April 2018
Interview Date: Week commencing 7th May 2018
Position Start Date: A.S.A.P
Larkmead School is a member of the Vale Academy Trust. The Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this position, please download the Vale Academy Trust Support Staff Application Form which is available by clicking on the vacancies webpage.
To access Job Description please click HERE
To access Person Specification please click HERE
Completed applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by the closing date of 4.00pm Monday 30th April 2018. Alternatively, an application form can be submitted in hard copy to the school. The outer envelope for written applications should be endorsed with ‘Support Technician’ for ease of identification and they also must be received by Monday 30th April 2018.