Jobs

Beacon Academy is over-subscribed for students entering the academy in September 2020 and due to our growth, we require teachers, or Leaders in the following subjects:

  • Looked After Children Co-ordinator (see full advert below)
  • Admin/Receptionist (see full advert below)
  • Performing Arts Technician (see full advert below)

Looked After Children Co-ordinator (SCP 11)

The Governors of Beacon Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational individual for the role of Looked After Children Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all looked after children within the academy.

The successful person will be able to:

  • Liaise with the children’s home and foster carers to ensure all looked after children are making good progress both academically and socially, emotionally.
  • Liaise with staff (especially pastoral support staff, school nurses, IT Technicians, and SENCO) on matters of safety and safeguarding (including online and digital safety) to ensure effective safeguarding for the young person.
  • Liaise with teaching staff and teaching assistants to ensure all looked after children are making good progress and ensure their learning needs are met. This includes supporting the students in lessons.
  • Liase with the pastoral team to analyse behaviour reports/logs, patterns and causes of poor behaviour choices.
  • Liaise with the SEN team to ensure that any additional needs are met.
  • Liaise with external agencies; school social worker, educational psychologist to ensure mental health needs are met.
  • Liaise with local education authorities and any other appropriate professionals
  • Seek the voice of the child through direct work with all looked after children.

The post is ideally suited to someone with drive, resilience and determination and someone who thrives on a challenge.

The post offers an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to join a strong pastoral team within a growing academy.

For further information, please contact Mrs T A Farr, Senior Office Manager (tracy@beaconacademy.co.uk) or telephone 01472 328433

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 3 July 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 6 July 2020

Job Description here

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Admin Officer/Receptionist (SCP 3 – Actual salary £15,316/£9.36 per hour) – September 2020

The Governors of Beacon Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced receptionist to join the administration team of support staff. Main duties:

  • Perform reception and telephone duties to provide courteous advice, information and help to staff, pupils, parents and the general public, and ensure that the required checks have been made prior to allowing visitors’ access.
  • General office administration tasks, including photocopying, typing, post and supporting teaching staff with administrative tasks.

This role is 37 hours per week, term time plus 5 days (195 days).

Candidates will have good organisational and ICT competency skills, be able to work on their own initiative and have a keen interest in current educational practices.

Previous experience of working in a school would be an advantage, but not essential.

Please contact Mrs Tracy Farr, Senior Office Manager on 01472 328433 or e-mail tracy@beaconacademy.co.uk for further information.

Closing Date:  5pm Wednesday 8 July 2020.

Interviews: w/c 13 July 2020

Job Description here

Application Form here

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Performing Arts Technician – September 2020 (Casual) SCP 6 – £9.94 per hour

The Governors of Beacon Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced Performing Arts Technician to join the increasing team of support staff. Main duties include:

Overall purpose of this post:

To provide technical support for all aspects of Performing Arts  across the school and to undertake some general school support.

 Major objectives: These will include, as appropriate, those that reflect key corporate priorities.

  1. To ensure that the Performing arts  facilities are set up in time for each class, lesson or educational session.
  2. To ensure that the Performing arts facilities (dance drama & music) are set up and run appropriately for performances and assessments.
  3. To respond quickly and effectively to queries and requests for help from mentors, instructors, teachers and support staff.
  4. To keep abreast of new developments within Performing arts (dance drama & music) especially those relating to education and the curriculum subjects.
  5. To maintain adequate stocks of performing arts (dance drama & music) components and consumables.
  6. To maintain in good order, performance equipment in sound editing / video recording suite, lighting rigs in the hall and dance studios.
  7. To maintain scenery for the performing arts (dance drama & music) department and build new scenery / props as necessary, sourcing consumables.
  8. To maintain the costumes hygienically and to ensure it is easily accessible.
  9. To maintain the notice board displays for the department
  10. Oversees after school activities in performance areas including risk assessments.
  11. Helps to arrange extra curricular school trips and sources prices, e.g. visits to productions

Work hours to be confirmed with the Lead Teacher of Performing Arts & Music.

Please contact Mrs Tracy Farr, Senior Office Manager on 01472 328433 or e-mail tracy@beaconacademy.co.uk for further information.

Closing Date:  5pm Monday 6 July 2020.

Application Form here

Job Description here

All applicants need to complete the attached Equal Opportunities form. Please click link to access http://bit.ly/WATEqualOpportunities

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.