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School Marketing Officer

Aureus SchoolHarwell, Didcot

Are you a creative individual seeking a part time marketing role within a growing secondary school environment?

Your opportunity

We are looking for a creative marketing officer to manage our marketing needs as we move into our fifth year and seek to raise standards and build on relationships with the local community. Working within the framework of GLF School's central brand you will be responsible for school wide marketing initiatives  across our digital and print platforms such a social media and school brochures. You will be responsible to updating and maintaining website content in accordance with statutory requirements and Aureus branding. You will be involved in school life and work closely with staff to take photographs of school events and create content for weekly parent and staff bulletins in user-friendly formats. You will prepare press releases and liaise with our public relations company as and when required. We are looking for someone who has enthusiasm and a drive to make a difference and who will bring positivity and commitment to the role. You need not be a marketing professional, however knowledge and experience with website maintenance and social media is essential.

This appointment will be a permanent contract for 10 hours per week, term time only. The actual working hours need to be completed in school however the pattern can agreed with the successful candidate. The actual starting salary will be £4,301 with an FTE equivalent of £18,000.

About Aureus School

Aureus School is a state of the art 11-16 co-educational comprehensive school that opened in Didcot in 2017. We are excited to collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire. Aureus School is a highly ambitious secondary school with a rigorous approach to academic standards. We are ambitious for educational success for all our learners. We collaborate with local stakeholders, such as Oxford University, Culham Science Centre and the Harwell Innovation Centre to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in Southern Oxfordshire.

As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new classrooms using the latest equipment such as SMART TV boards in every classroom and visualisers enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. We are committed to providing an enhancing education where all students achieve academic success. Our inspirational and challenging curriculum allows all abilities to flourish with self-confidence to thrive. We are committed to helping every student with SEND to access a high quality education which meets their ability, interests and aspirations and which enables them to enjoy success in their learning.

We promote inclusion of all students and recognise students’ entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum whilst meeting their individual needs. We recognise that some students may require more support than others and we aim to plan accordingly. Every individual is valued, learning is enjoyed, success is celebrated and responsibility is shared enabling our students to grow into responsible, questioning citizens who play a full and active role in society.

Our mission is simple: We will instil courage, ambition and resilience in every student to empower them to achieve greatness as a global citizen through a combined drive for excellence. Our core values will underpin all of our decisions: Diversity, Equality, Wellbeing, Responsibility, Respect, Kindness, Love, Empathy, Courage, Confidence, Integrity and Resilience.

Why work at Aureus School

Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment. Our commitment to you:

• Dedicated and passionate staff

• Inclusive learning environment

• Dynamic teaching and learning

• Creative curriculum and resources

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

● Continuous Professional Development

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Flexible Working

● Staff Wellbeing

● Career Pathways and Talent Management

● Staff Benefits

● Community and Collaboration

● Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Start date: January 2022

Salary- £4,301 Actual (£18,000 Full Time Equivalent)

Closing date for applications – Sunday 9th January (Midnight)

Interview date – Mutual convenience for school and candidate

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy or appoint at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Contact

For more information about Aureus School or the role please email z.dewar@aureusschool.org.

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