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Welcome to St Mary's C.E. Middle School

Thank you for visiting the website for St. Mary's C.E. Middle School. We are a 9-13 middle school situated on the outskirts of Puddletown, a small village in the beautiful Dorset countryside. We are a church school with an ethos built on the core Christian values of respect, forgiveness, justice, uniqueness, equality and acceptance.

Our aim is to give every pupil the chance to achieve their God given potential in all areas of their life and we are proud to have been assessed as an outstanding church school in our last two Church of England inspections. We expect the highest standards in both academic work and behaviour and we place our children at the centre of everything we do.

The pupils, staff and governors are very proud of our school and we hope that this website will allow you to see why. We look forward to having the opportunity to meet you in person.

Vacancies

If you are interested in the vacancies listed below please got to the Dorset For You website  (click here) where you will find the jobs and you can apply on-line.  If you do not have access to a computer then please phone Angie Forsey on 01305 848293 Option 3 who will be able to issue you with a hard copy application form.

 

 

LEARNING ASSISTANTS - FOUR POSTS  

FIXED TERM CONTRACT FOR ONE YEAR

St Mary’s CE Middle School are pleased to announce that we have the opportunity to appoint on a fixed term basis for one year, four learning assistants to support the SEND team and SENCO.

 

There will be four fixed term posts as below:

 

Post One: 18 hours over 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Post Two: 21 hours over 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

Post Three: 22 hours over 5 days (with Friday afternoon off)

Post Four:  25 hours over 5 days (9am – 3pm)

It is expected that the right person will work in a whole class setting and in small groups under the guidance of the SENCO.  There may also be occasions where there will be one to one working, under supervision.   Previous experience is desirable but not essential.

 

The successful candidate will:

•        hold a GCSE or equivalent qualification in English/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy

•        have relevant experience/knowledge of SEND and ASD in particular

•        have good oral communication skills

•        have good organisational skills, including record keeping

•        be patient, disciplined and flexible

•        be able to work as part of a highly successful team

•        have ability to take instruction and use initiative

•        demonstrate high standards of professionalism

•        be fully committed to his or her own professional development

•        demonstrate commitment, drive and enthusiasm

•        be committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare

 

If you would like to look round the school, please contact Angie Forsey, Office Manager on 01305 848293 Option 3 to arrange an appointment.

 

The interviews will be held on Tuesday, 10th  July, if you haven’t received an invitation to interview by this date, you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

 

…………St Mary's CE Middle School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

 

St Mary's CE Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

SEN TEAM ADMINISTRATOR

PERMANENT POSITION - TERM TIME ONLY

 

This exciting post has been developed to assist and support the SEND team and the SENCO.  Whilst you will be working as part of a team you will aslo get the chance to use your intitiative and there will be a huge commitment to be flexible during your working day.

 

The role is mainly built around clerical and administrative work, but there may also be the option to do some small group intervention work to support the SEND team.

 

If you would like to look round the school, please contact Angie Forsey, Office Manager on 01305 848293 Option 3 to arrange an appointment.

 

The post will be for 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

 

The interviews will be on 10th  July, if you haven’t received an invitation to interview by this date, you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

 

Mary's CE  St. Mary's Middle School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

 

St Mary's CE Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Library & Resources Administrator

 

37 hours per week - Permanent contract

 

This interesting post has been developed to merge two existing roles with our support staff team.  The post will involve dealing with reprographics requests including laminating and printing certificates and tickets for events and supervising the library at lunch and break times.  For this element of the post you will responsible to the office manager and .  It will also include overseeing the booking system for taking out books and returning them and supporting the teacher-in-charge of the library to order new books and arrange book fairs and literacy events.  There will also be a small element of the role in which we would like you to oversee some reading intervention in conjunction with the SENCO.

 

If you would like to look round the school, please contact Angie Forsey, Office Manager on 01305 848293 Option 3 to arrange an appointment.

 

The post will be for 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus 5 INSET days.

 

Hours will be 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3.30pm on Friday.

 

The interviews will be within w/c 16th July, if you haven’t received an invitation to interview by this date, you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

 

…………St Mary's CE Middle School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

 

St Mary's CE Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Library & Resources Administrator

SAFER RECRUITMENT

 

St. Mary’s C.E. Middle School and the Greenwood Tree Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the school.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out  unsuitable applicants.  The process is outlined below, but can be provided in more detail if required.

Disclosure

Posts advertised on this page are classified as having substantial access to children, and appointment is subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (DBS).  Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975.  Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment.  However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily bar individuals from employment—this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

Shortlisting

Only those candidates meeting the relevant criteria indicated on the personal specification will be taken forward from application.

Interview

Shortlisted candidates will take part in an interview with questions relating to the job description and person specification and will take part in other selection exercises such as lesson observations.

Reference Checking

At least two references will be requested, normally from previous and current employers.  These may be contacted before the interview and in all cases, before an offer of  employment is made.  Please be aware that there may be checks carried out on all  aspects of an application to confirm the validity of information supplied.

 

Volunteers

All volunteers will be dealt with in the same way as other applicants and will have to follow the same Safer Recruitment process.

 

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