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Broadclyst School have regular job opportunities in a wide range of roles within the school, from teaching and learning, finance and administration to cuisine, grounds and maintenance. Current vacancies are detailed below. Accompanying forms differ for each position and therefore are provided alongside each description. Please can all forms be submitted to vacancy@bcps.org.uk  

 

Current Opportunities 

Class Teacher (Various Positions)

Finance Manager

Clerk to the Board of Trustees

Mealtime Assistant

Bus Driver

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Class Teachers – Various positions available

The Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst and Westclyst Community Primary Schools, and has just been appointed to open a new school in the Monkerton area of Exeter. It utilises its Academy freedoms to deliver an enriched and exciting project-based, problem solving curriculum. This is an exciting time to join a growing academy trust, as we grow from two to three schools.

In addition to Broadclyst being rated as an ‘Outstanding’ school by Ofsted, we are a Teaching School, a Microsoft Showcase School, and an approved Academy Sponsor.

We are looking to recruit a number of class teachers to be based across the schools in Early Years, KS1 or KS2. Required in September, some of the posts are permanent, others are fixed term until the end of July 2018. 

We wish to employ inspiring and professionally thoughtful teachers who must be able to use a range of teaching styles and appropriate strategies to meet the needs of all children. The successful candidates will need to be both creative and passionate about learning. They must be able to teach using a multi-disciplinary approach, using ICT in a fully integrated way as a tool for both teaching and learning, which the school is internationally recognised for.  

Visits to the school are welcome by prior arrangement. 

Please state your preferred age range in your application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for these posts.

Closing date:               Friday 7th April 2017

Interview dates:         Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April 2017

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Finance Manager

37.5 hrs per week, all year round

9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

The Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for both Broadclyst and Westclyst Community Primary Schools. This is an exciting time to join an established yet growing team within the academy trust, with the new Westclyst school having opened in September.

The postholder will have particular responsibility for managing all aspects of PS Financials, our nominated accounting system. This includes purchase invoice entry, sales invoice creation, nominal journal posting, accruals & prepayments, BACS payment batches and monthly bank reconciliation. We are looking for an AAT qualified person, or someone qualified by experience, willing to study.

Other key responsibilities include monthly payroll processing and reconciliation, periodic returns to HMRC, pensions agencies and other government departments. Please refer to the job description for a fuller list of responsibilities.

The Finance Manager will line manage a part time assistant and a full time apprentice.

You will be extremely personable with excellent communication skills both on the telephone and face to face. We need an inspiring and dedicated colleague who will bring flair and efficiency to our highly regarded office team.

Many of our systems and processes rely heavily on the use of Excel. Therefore, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in spreadsheets as well as other Microsoft products, including OneNote. 

The post is a permanent position. The salary banding for this post is between £23,533 and £27,573. There is an option of joining the local government pension scheme, benefitting from a cycle to work scheme and a health benefits package, and a performance related bonus system. Hours are usually worked between 9.00am and 5.00pm, with a 30-minute lunch break. 

Visits to the school welcome by prior arrangement. 

Closing Date:                 7th April 2017

Interview date:             18th April 2017

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Clerk to the Board of Trustees - Cornerstone Academy Trust (Broadclyst & Westclyst Community Primary Schools) 

This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work with a highly dedicated team of Trustees and the academy leadership team. As a multi-academy trust, we are responsible for both Broadclyst Primary School and the recently open Westclyst Community Primary School. 

You will either need to have past experience as a professional clerk to governors, OR the aptitude to learn procedural and legal matters of school governance in order to lead in giving advice and direction to the Board and its sub committees. 

You will have a vital role in organising board meetings, minute taking and liaising with all the Trustees in order to ensure the smooth running of the Board. You will be accountable to the Chair of Trustees and will work closely with him and the Headteacher.

The successful candidate will have the proven ability to be concise and accurate in minute taking. 

Although the majority of work will be within the term time, some work within school holidays will be required. Meetings take place within the day and evening, so your availability must offer a certain level of flexibility.

Cornerstone Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be undertaken and references taken up.

The permanent role is expected to require at least 180 hours per annum at an hourly rate of £10.00

Visits to the school are welcome by prior arrangement.

Closing Date:              7th April 2017

Interview date:           Flexible dates available

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Mealtime Assistant

We currently have a vacancy at Broadclyst Community Primary School for a Mealtime Assistant.

If you would like to help the children with their lunches as part of our wider catering team, we would love to hear from you.

The hours are from 11.30am to 1.45pm, week days in school term time.

Initially until the end of July 2017, with a view to making permanent subject to performance and available budget, we require the right person to start as soon as possible. The hourly rate starts at £7.05, rising to £7.50 if you are over 25 years old.

Closing Date:                     24th March 2017

Interview date:                 Flexible dates available

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for these posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

docApplication Form | docxCornerstone Equal Opportunities Form | pdfJob Description  

 


Casual School Minibus Driver

Required as soon as possible is a ‘School Minibus Driver’ to be employed on a casual basis. The role will include transporting pupils and staff on educational visits or sporting fixtures and other similar activities. You will be required to drive one of the school’s three brand new 17 seater minibuses or our 7 seater car.

You should possess a clean driving licence, ideally with category D1, and be willing to undertake any necessary training, dependant on the types of vehicle your licence permits you to drive. Any training costs will be funded by the school.

The post is a zero hours contract where hours of work will be agreed on a mutually acceptable basis as and when the need for work arises. The hourly rate for this position is £7.20 plus an element of holiday pay. 

For more information please contact Graham Newbery, Business Manager on 01392 463861 or via gnewbery@bcps.org.uk.

Visits to the school are welcome by prior arrangement.

Interview date: to be arranged

docApplication Form | docxCornerstone Equal Opportunities Form

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (police check) is required for this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.