School Premises Assistant (Afternoons), Oxfordshire

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The Swan SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: : Grade 1 – pro rata salary £4757 (£17,364 FTE). 12.5 hours per week, 2.5 hours per day (4.30-7pm Mon to Thurs; 3.45-6.15pm Friday). Term time only (37 weeks per year)
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Swan School, Oxford

Premises Assistant (Afternoons)

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of starting an exceptional comprehensive school. As a founding member of The Swan’s team, you will help to build the foundations of an outstanding school from the ground up. 

The Swan School is a free school opening in September 2019 as part of the River Learning Trust (RLT). When fully subscribed it will have approximately 1200 students on the roll, of whom around 300 will be in the Sixth Form. Learning from the most successful approaches at the best schools, The Swan School will provide a uniquely challenging and structured experience in a caring and disciplined environment. The ethos will be academic; we regard an excellent academic education as the entitlement of all young people, no matter what their background or previous experiences of learning. Students will be inspired and nurtured, acquiring the knowledge and skills to think critically and creatively. They will learn to be confident, resilient and ambitious, and will have high expectations in terms of their own achievements and their contribution to wider society.  

We are looking for a premises assistant to provide effective premises support to the school, under the direction of the School Business Manager and headteacher.   Key responsibilities will typically include cleaning, traffic marshalling, and classroom set up.  This position will play a vital role in the smooth running of the school, allowing us to deliver a truly exceptional education.  The successful candidate will be a flexible team-player who is keen to develop their skills.

This role can be combined with the Premises Assistant (Mornings) role that we also have advertised.

If you have any questions or would like to speak about this post, please contact the  River Learning Trust central office via office@riverlearningtrust.org or on 01865 558727.

Applications for this post should be made through the TES recruitment portal.  Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the application process.  The closing date for applications is Thursday 8th August at 9am.  Interviews will be held on the morning of Tuesday 13th August.

The Swan School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Swan School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

The Swan School is a free school managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500.  Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Raymund Road, Marston, Oxfordshire, OX3 0PG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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