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Vacancies

Science Teaching Assistant (Permanent)

G5 SCP 7 – 11 FTE £19,554 - £21,166 

34 hours per week / Term Time plus 5 INSETS

High Well School is a Special School which caters for eighty two 11-16 year olds with an Education Health & Care Plan for profound and severe social, emotional and mental health needs as well as other learning difficulties. The School meets the needs of some of Wakefield’s most complex and vulnerable young people.

High Well endeavours to provide a nurturing environment with personalised support and specialist teaching to enable our pupils to re-engage in learning, develop their social and emotional skills and leave with not only appropriate qualifications but the skills required to succeed in life after school. This is reflected in our vision of ‘Preparing for Positive Futures’.

We are looking for a full time Science Teaching Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual  who is able to support, encourage and challenge pupils independence in Science lessons and has an awareness of chemical risk assessments and CLEAPPS.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent communication skills along with the ability to work as part of a team or independently using your own initiative.
  • Ensure that all equipment, is in safe working order and secure at all times.
  • Use subject specific vocabulary when supporting teaching and learning in Science.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly cleaned and maintained and that chemicals and other materials are appropriately stored.
  • Support the management of stock control of chemicals and equipment.
  • Ensure that risk assessments are kept up to date.

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed by appointment.

Please call the school office (01924 572100) to arrange an appointment to visit the school.

Applications and job description by email to businessmanager@highwell.org.uk or visit the school website at www.highwellschool.org.uk

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Closing date: Monday 4th November

Short listing Date: Friday 8th November

Interview date: Tuesday 12th November and Wednesday 13th November

 

School Cook / Catering Manager (Permanent)

G6 SCP 12 – 18 FTE £21,589 - £24,313 

37 hours per week / Term Time plus 5 INSETS

High Well School is a Special School which caters for eighty two 11-16 year olds with an Education Health & Care Plan for profound and severe social, emotional and mental health needs as well as other learning difficulties. The School meets the needs of some of Wakefield’s most complex and vulnerable young people.

High Well endeavours to provide a nurturing environment with personalised support and specialist teaching to enable our pupils to re-engage in learning, develop their social and emotional skills and leave with not only appropriate qualifications but the skills required to succeed in life after school. This is reflected in our vision of ‘Preparing for Positive Futures’.

We are looking for a full time School Cook / Catering Manager to join our team in January 2020. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual with proven experience in managing and leading a kitchen team, strong financial understanding and demonstrable budgeting management, personal innovation and passionate about healthy eating and working in a standards / compliance environment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent customer care and communication skills along with the ability to work as part of a team or independently using your own initiative.
  • Ensure the prompt provision and efficient service of all meals and catering requirements.
  • Ensure that all costs and expenditure are within the budgeted levels agreed with management.
  • Ensure individual dinner prices are costed at the correct price per pupil according to the prices set by management.
  • Ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with the guidelines on nutrition and healthy eating standards and procedures to encourage pupils to eat healthily.
  • Ensure that all equipment, is in safe working order and secure at all times.
  • Compile and agree an annual business plan with your line manager.
  • Maintain excellent supplier relationships and communicate with the day to day suppliers at every opportunity.
  • Maintain training records for all catering staff, ensuring that individual needs are recognised and met either through on or off job training.

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed by appointment.

Please call the school office (01924 572100) to arrange an appointment to visit the school.

Applications and job description by email to businessmanager@highwell.org.uk or visit the school website at www.highwellschool.org.uk

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Closing date: Monday 4th November

Short listing: Friday 8th November

Interview date: Tuesday 12th November and Wednesday 13th November