Vacancies

After-School Cleaner
 

15hrs per week, 5 days a week, 41 weeks per year

NJC Grade B, £9.43ph

Permanent post to commence asap

The Link Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Cleaner to work alongside our existing cleaning team based at Moretonhampstead Primary School. You will need to be an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working individual who can assist our current cleaner in providing a high quality service for our busy school.

The job will involve working efficiently in order to maintain a high standard of cleanliness within classrooms, school hall, corridors, offices and toilets. This is a permanent position of 15 hours per week, 3 hours per day for 41 weeks per year. The usual hours are 3.30pm – 6.30pm, but some flexibility can be discussed at interview if required.

Moretonhampstead is a vibrant school with a warm and friendly family atmosphere. We have kind, curious and engaged children and a staff team who are highly dedicated and strive to do the very best for every child. We enjoy positive relationship with parents and the local community.  We are fortunate to have a superb modern school building with excellent facilities and spacious grounds and outdoor spaces, nestled in Moretonhampstead within Dartmoor National Park.  

Main responsibilities:

  • To undertake regular cleaning duties in a specified area which may include classrooms, school hall, corridors, WCs and offices
  • To undertake additional cleaning in other areas during periods of sickness or planned holiday absence
  • To ensure that Health & Safety regulations are complied with
  • To undertake cleaning of staff toilets (pans and basins) replenishing stocks of toilet paper/hand towels and soap, and ensuring that they are left in a tidy condition on daily basis
  • To ensure that all litter is removed from the building daily and disposed of
  • To carry out a more extensive clean during the Easter and Summer holiday periods including washing walls and high level areas, moving and cleaning furniture and blinds, light fittings etc.
  • To ensure that all rooms are returned to the correct layout after cleaning
  • To report faulty equipment, broken furniture, damage to the fabric of the building or any issue relating to security to the Academy Head
  • To lock all doors, close windows and switch off lights in each room after cleaning
  • To lock school and set alarm if you are the last member of staff in the building 

Ideally, you will:

- Previous experience in a similar role in a school or commercial environment;

- Be able to build good relationships with staff and be a friendly and positive presence in our school;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Be able to work under pressure with tight deadlines

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy

If you are interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible.

Interview date: TBA

1:1 Teaching Assistant Vacancy with Mealtime Assistant duty

 

Full time to be paid on NJC Grade C, £9.81ph for TA 26.25hrs per week and NJC Grade A, £9.25ph for MTA 5hrs per week

To commence as soon as possible

The Link Academy Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and talented individual to join our wonderful team at Moretonhampstead Primary School. This particular role is a fixed term appointment linked to EHCP funding for specific support for a pupil with complex special educational needs in Year 3.

 

Moretonhampstead is a vibrant school with a warm and friendly family atmosphere. We have kind, curious and engaged children and a staff team who are highly dedicated and strive to do the very best for every child. We enjoy positive relationship with parents and the local community.  We are fortunate to have a superb modern school building with excellent facilities and spacious grounds and outdoor spaces, nestled in Moretonhampstead within Dartmoor National Park.  

 

We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.

We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.

Ideally, you will:

- Provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs,

- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;

- Have excellent English and Maths skills;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Have experience in a similar role in a school;

- Have prior knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs.

 

You should have English and Maths to GCSE A-C or equivalent. 

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

 

The Academy Head, Mrs Alex Waterman, would be happy to further discuss and explain the requirements of this role. Please feel free to contact her on 01647 440482 for an informal chat.

 

Please click on the link below to download an application form.

Completed applications should be emailed direct to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy 

 

Closing date:  2nd December 2021

Interview date: tba

 

Trust Business Manager 

 

The Link Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced Trust Business Manager to oversee the financial operation within the Central Business Team based at Landscove School House. The successful applicant will work in collaboration with the Trust Administrator/HR Officer, H&S Coordinator, Finance Team and Deputy CEO to maintain an efficient service in areas of Finance, Estates, H&S and catering and cleaning contracts. The applicant must have a formal professional accountancy qualification and have at least 3 years’ experience in a financial management role.

For more details and a full job description, please go to the Trust website http://www.thelink.academy/web/vacancies_1/558656