Our vacancies are also posted on the Gloucestershire County Council website
This school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Principal of School
Group 8 ISRL L26 – L32 NOR 320
Required from September 2020
This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly established SAND Academies Trust, which aims to Support Achievement and Nurture Development. The Trust consists of two Special Schools, with two more due to join in February 2020.
Owing to the promotion of the current Head Teacher to CEO of the Trust, we wish to appoint a dynamic and child centred Principal to continue the development of our outstanding school.
The Milestone School is in Gloucester. Our pupils are aged 2 – 16 years with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities including those on the autistic spectrum.
We can offer you:
- 320 incredible, highly individual pupils
- A skilled and highly motivated staff team
- Support from an experienced set of Governors on the Local Advisory Board
- Collegiate work and support from the other MAT Principals
- Support and coaching from the Executive rincipal/CEO
- A Board of Trustees fully committed to the development of SAND Academies Trust
We wish to appoint someone who:
- Has pupil safety at the heart of the school
- Is an outstanding practitioner employing a caring ethos to ensure our children always come first
- Has an excellent knowledge of the current issues and future trends impacting on the world of special education
- Has the confidence and ability to maintain and creatively develop our school
- Has proven management, interpersonal and team building skills.
Leaders, including governors, are highly ambitious for the school. Together, you are uncompromising in your determination to ensure the school continues to provide an outstanding education. You have extremely high expectations, which are shared by your highly skilled and committed staff.
Visits to The Milestone School are welcome; please contact Lyn Dance, CEO, www.themilestoneschool.co.uk.to make an appointment. More information is available on our website
If you would like to receive an information pack, please contact Personnel - Tel: 01452 874082 or email.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 24th January 2020. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5th February and Thursday 6th February 2020.
Premises Supervisor (Grade 5,Point 11 - 14, £21,166 - £22,462), 37 hours per week
We are looking to appoint a Premises Supervisor to carry out a range of caretaking duties to contribute to the maintenance, repair and security of the school facilities. The Premises Supervisor will manage the Site Team and report directly to the Estates Lead.
This is a full time post, all year round, and the hours to be worked are on an alternating shift pattern:-
Week 1: Monday to Thursday from 7am until 3pm
Friday 7am until 2.30pm
Week 2: Monday 2.00pm until 9.30pm
Tuesday to Friday 1.30pm until 9.30pm
The successful candidate will be expected to:-
- identify issues as they arise
- prioritise work demands and allocate where necessary
- carry out repairs and general maintenance
- respond to emergencies when required
- have the physical ability to deal with work demands i.e. moving loads, handling machinery etc
- undertake relevant Health & Safety training i.e. Working at Height, Legionella Awareness, Asbestos Awareness etc
The post-holder may be required to support other Site Teams at schools within the MAT, therefore, a full, clean driving licence is essential to this role.
The post is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful completion of a 6-month probation period.
The closing date and time for all applications is 12 noon on Friday 24th January 2020 and the interview date is to be confirmed. We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted. Please email your completed application form to. Please note that CVs are not accepted and applications received after 12noon on the closing date will not be considered.
Cleaner (Grade 1, £9.00 per hour), 12.5 hours per week (3.30pm - 6.00pm)
We are looking to appoint a Cleaner with energy and enthusiasm to maintain the present high cleaning standards. The successful applicant will be given a designated area of responsibility, but will also be required to cover other areas when sickness arises.
The role is for 42 weeks per year; that is term time (including INSET days) plus 2 weeks in the summer holidays and 1 week in the February half term to undergo a deep clean.
The post is permanent and is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and a six month probation period. The salary is Grade 1, (£9.00 per hour).
Please download an application form and job description then post or email your completed application form to the Personnel Officer,Please note that CVs or late applications will not be accepted.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th February at 12noon. Applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been successful on this occasion.
Swimming Teacher (Permanent)
We are looking to appoint a swimming teacher to join our dedicated and friendly team. The successful applicant will have experience of teaching pupils with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. If you have the ability to see the 'whole' child (including curriculum, social, emotional and mental health needs), and you are committed to the education of pupils with a wide range of learning and associated difficulties, we look forward to hearing from you.
The post is permanent and salary is Unqualified Teacher Scale (dependent on experience).
The closing date and time for all applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 7th February 2020 and interviews will take place on Thursday 13th February 2020. We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted.
Please download an application form and job description from the school website www.themilestoneschool.co.uk, then post or email your completed application form to the Personnel Officer, . Please note that applications received after 12:00 noon on Friday 7th February will not be considered. CVs are not accepted.