Current Vacancies

 

 Playworker

Our school is looking for an enthusiastic and well organised playworker to help at our popular Before and After school Club.  You will need to be passionate about providing stimulating, age related play opportunities for our children and be able to work within a team after school hours.

Person Specification:

Essential skills/qualities
– Experience working with children
– A positive, creative attitude towards children
– An understanding of child protection and safeguarding
– An awareness of basic health and safety issues

Desirable skills / qualities 
– Experience of working in a play setting with children aged 4-11
– Playwork or equivalent qualification level 2 or above
– Paediatric First Aid Qualification
– Food hygiene level 2
– Arts/creative skills

Hours: 3-6pm (Monday-Friday) term time only.

Days may be negotiable for the right candidate.

Grade C (pts 7-11) £15,115 – £15,807 pa pro rata

Please apply by completing the Gloucestershire County Council Application Form and return it with a letter of application to the School Business Manager, Mrs Rosie Williams admin@woodmancote.gloucs.sch.uk.

Closing Date: 12 noon 14th July 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: September 5th September 2017

Woodmancote 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. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Deputy Playleader for Little Chestnuts Pre-school

Little Chestnuts Pre-school at Woodmancote School is looking for an outstanding Early Years practitioner to join the team in our new Pre-school. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a supportive, energetic, friendly school that prides itself on inclusivity and reflective practice. The successful candidate will be a member of the new pre-school team and have a key role, as the deputy leader, in steering our new setting to meet the needs of families within Woodmancote and Bishops Cleeve.

  • Be an outstanding practitioner with a proven track record in pre school
  • Be willing to step up to lead the preschool in the manager’s absence
  • Have at least one years’ experience working in EYFS
  • Have an understanding of the assessment and record keeping needs of an early years setting
  • Be warm and approachable in order to work alongside families effectively to ensure children settle into education.
  • Make learning fun, challenging and inspiring
  • Be proactive in addressing areas of weakness through CPD.
  • Have great interpersonal skills in order to contribute to the team spirit at the preschool.

We can promise

  • A supportive and friendly staff, with an excellent reputation for professional development and career progression
  • New and recently refurbished accommodation that enables each practitioner to deliver high quality teaching and learning
  • A supportive, yet challenging Governing Body that cares about staff welfare, pupil progress and the schools place within the community.
  • Parents who support education and are actively engaged with their child’s learning
  • Children with a range of abilities and needs that enable practitioners to develop as professionals.

See the Pre-school deputy – job description and Pre-school deputy – person spec

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3pm. Term time only. Fixed term from 6th November 2017 until 24th July 2018.

Pay:

Grade G (pts 19-27) £18,746-£24,174 pa pro-rata

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged through the school office (01242 674312)

Please apply by completing the Gloucestershire County Council Application Form and return it with a letter of application to the Deputy Headteacher c/o admin@woodmancote.gloucs.sch.uk. No CVs will be accepted.

Closing Date: 12 noon 6th July 2017

Applications after this time will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed.

Woodmancote 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. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.