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Careers In Education with the Schoolsworks Academy Trust

As a multi-academy trust looking after several schools and with a head office function, we employ over 400 staff in teaching, non-teaching and support roles.

We are always on the lookout for exceptional talent to help us in our goal of delivering outstanding education.     

Teaching Assistant - River Beach Primary School

  • Location: River Beach Primary School, Littlehampton
  • Salary: Grade 3, SCP 3-4. £18198 - £18562p.a. pro rata
  • Closing date: noon, Monday 18th October 2021
  • Ref:100113

    Teaching Assistant
    Required from November 2021
    Fixed Term to 22 July 2022
    Term time plus 2 inset days.

    25 hours a week as TA, NJC Grade 3, SCP 3-4, £18198 - £18562 p.a. pro rata

    We are looking for a positive, caring and well-motivated teaching assistant to work within this friendly and supportive school. The role will involve classroom support and mid-day meal supervision.

    This is a good opportunity to develop professionally in a forward looking learning environment and offers the chance to become part of a successful and developing team.

    Applicants should clearly state on the application form their current expertise and previous experience. Please make reference to the Personal Specification when completing the Skills and Competencies part of the application.

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and COVID measures are in place. If you are interested in applying and would like to visit the school, please contact Julie Sampson, Office Manager Tel: 01903 725500, to arrange a suitable time to visit.

    The Schoolsworks Academy Trust and River Beach Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to successful DBS, health and qualification checks and satisfactory references.

    River Beach Primary School is part of the Schoolsworks Academy Trust and the trust is fully committed to supporting the career development of all its staff.

    Application forms should be sent to the school by email to pa@riverbeach.w-sussex.sch.uk

    Close date: noon, Monday 18th October 2021
    Interview date: Thursday 21st October 2021

  • Full details Job Description Person Specification 

    Application Form  

 

Inclusion Assistant - Rustington Community Primary School

  • Location: Rustington Community Primary School, Rustington
  • Salary: NJC Grade 6, SCP 9-12, £20903 - £22183 p.a. pro rata
  • Closing date: noon, Monday 18th October 2021
  • Inclusion Assistant required for immediate start

    Ref: 100112
    Required: October 2021 or as soon as practicable
    Part-time: - 12 hrs per week, term time only
    Permanent
    NJC Grade 6, SCP -12, £20903 -£22183p.a.pro rata


    We are looking for a positive, caring and well-motivated Inclusion assistant to work within this friendly and supportive school.

    This is a good opportunity to develop professionally in a forward looking learning environment and offers the chance to become part of a successful and developing team.

    Applicants should clearly state on the application form their current expertise and previous experience. Please make reference to the Essential and Desirable Qualities when completing the Skills and Competencies part of the application.

    If you would like further information or would like to arrange to visit the school, please contact Mrs Wilson the Office Manager at office@rustington.academy or 01903 785271

    Rustington Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to rigorous pre-employment checks, including references, qualifications, health and enhanced DBS checks. Rustington is part of the Schoolsworks Academy Trust and the trust is fully committed to supporting the career development of all its’ staff.

    Further details and application forms are available to download from this advert.

    Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 18th October 2021
    Interview date: Wednesday 20th October 2021

  • Full details Application Form  

 

Teacher - Edward Bryant School

  • Location: Edward Bryant School, Bognor Regis
  • Salary:TMS1 - 6, £25714 - £36961 p.a.
  • Closing date: noon, Thursday 14th October 2021
  • Class Teacher Vacancy
    Edward Bryant School
    Ref: 100111
    Required from January 2022 until Spring half term 2023
    Class Teacher TMS 1-6
    Fixed term to 19.02.2023, Maternity Cover
    Salary £25,714 - £36,961 p.a. pro rata

    We are looking to appoint a main scale teacher to join our friendly, caring and committed team to cover a maternity leave in one of our EYFS classes. The successful candidate will be an effective, creative teacher with EYFS / KS1 experience, able to inspire and motivate children to do their best.

    We can offer an enthusiastic and friendly staff, a great learning environment, a supportive EYFS team and a lovely class!

    For a list of essential and/or desirable skills please refer to the job description and person specification which is available to download alongside this advert. Completed application forms should be sent to jtite@edwardbryant.academy

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

    Edward Bryant School and Schoolsworks Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to successful DBS, health and qualifications checks and satisfactory references.

    Please contact the office if you would like to arrange a visit either via email to Office Manager, Jo Tite at jtite@edwardbryant.academy or by telephone on 01243 822454.

    Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 14th October
    Interview date: Tuesday 19th October
  • Full details Job Description Person Sepcification 

    Application Form  

 

Special Support Assistant - River Beach Primary School

  • Location: River Beach Primary School , Littlehampton
  • Salary: NJC Grade 6, SCP 9-12, £20903 - £22183 p.a. pro rata
  • Closing date: noon, Friday 5th November 2021
  • Ref: 100110
    Special Support Assistant
    Special Support Centre (Hearing Impaired)
    Required January 2022

    29.5 hours a week, NJC Grade 6, SCP 9-12, £20903 - £22183 p.a. pro rata
    Monday - Friday, Term Time Only (38 weeks) plus 2 inset days
    Permanent

    River Beach Primary School Special Support Centre, Part of Schoolsworks Academy Trust, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of identified deaf pupils within a mainstream setting.

    This is a good opportunity to develop professionally in a forward looking learning environment and offers the chance to become part of a successful and developing team.

    Successful candidates will ideally :-
    - have obtained a minimum of Level 2 BSL signing qualification
    - have recent experience of working in a primary school setting with a passion for supporting teaching and learning.
    - have a good understanding of the development of young deaf children and how they can be supported in school
    - be prepared to be flexible, resilient, reliable with a strong desire to help children succeed, and be adaptable to work with the changing needs of the Academy Trust

    Applicants should clearly state on the application form their current expertise and previous experience. Please make reference to the Personal Specification when completing the Skills and Competencies part of the application.

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and COVID measures are in place. If you are interested in applying and would like to visit the school, please contact Julie Sampson, Office Manager Tel: 01903 725500, to arrange a suitable time to visit.

    The Schoolsworks Academy Trust and River Beach Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to successful DBS, health and qualification checks and satisfactory references.

    River Beach Primary School is part of the Schoolsworks Academy Trust and the trust is fully committed to supporting the career development of all its staff.

    Application forms should be sent to the school by email to pa@riverbeach.w-sussex.sch.uk

    Close date: noon, Friday 5th November 2021
    Interview date: Friday 12th November 2021

  • Full details Job Description Person Specification 

    Application Form 

 

HR Administrator - Schoolsworks Academy Trust

  • Location: Schoolsworks Academy Trust, Littlehampton
  • Salary: NJC Grade 4, SCP 5-6 £19312p.a. to £19698 p.a. 
    Rising to Grade 6, Scale point 9-12 - £20903p.a. to £22183.p.a. following completion of training / study
  • Closing date: noon, Friday 15th October 2021
  • Schoolsworks Academy Trust
    HR Administrator
    Ref:100109

    Required from:  October 2021 or as soon as is practicable
    Contract:  Permanent
    Hours:  5 days per week, 37 hours per week, all year round
    Salary:  Grade 4, scale point 5-6 £19312- £19698p.a.
    Rising to Grade 6, Scale point 9 -12- £20903p.a - £22183p.a. 
       following completion of training / study

    We are seeking to appoint an HR Administrator to join our friendly, supportive and forward-thinking Academy Trust. The successful candidate will have some office experience, be positive, enthusiastic about contributing to the provision of high quality services to schools and have excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

    Schoolsworks’ is a multi-academy trust, currently working with eight primary schools in West Sussex. Schoolsworks has also been awarded permission to open a new free school in Littlehampton, and we are currently awaiting confirmation from the Department for Education about an opening date.

    The HR Administrator will work under the local guidance of the HR Manager based at the Academy Trust offices attached to River Beach Primary School. The main function of the role is to provide support services with the Trust’s Shared Services Team (SST) in the administration of the Trust workforce and payroll provision. This includes responsibility for day to day operational processing of data such as timesheets and absence returns, filing and general office administration and working towards occasional cover for HR Manager on successful completion of training.

    This is a new role and local training will be provided under the guidance of the HR Manager. Candidates should be prepared to undertake study of an HR qualification as part of their CPD which will be funded and supported by the Trust. There may also be an opportunity as the Trust expands or with further development of the SST for the Trust to develop this role further.

    The successful candidate will meet the criteria on the person specification. The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from www.schoolsworks.org. Applications should be forwarded to lynn.wood@schoolsworks.org.

    Visits to the Academy Trust are welcome. Please contact Mrs Lynn Wood, HR Manager to arrange a visit on 01903 278205 or lynn.wood@schoolsworks.org

    Schoolsworks Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and there is an expectation of all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This post is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring check and satisfactory references.

    Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 15th October 2021
    Interview Dates: Thursday 28th October 2021

  • Full details Job Description Person Specification 

    Application Form  

     

 

Finance Officer - Schoolsworks Academy Trust

  • Location: Schoolsworks Academy Trust, Littlehampton
  • Salary: NJC Grade 6 to Grade 8, £20,903p.a. to £28,672 p.a. dependant on experience
  • Closing date: noon, Friday 15th October 2021
  • Schoolsworks Academy Trust
    Finance Officer, leading to Finance Manager Role
    Ref: 100108
    Required from:  October 2021 or as soon as is practicable
    Contract:  Permanent
    Hours:  5 days per week, 37 hours per week, all year round
    Salary:  Grade 6 to Grade 8, £20903p.a - £28672p.a.  
                   Dependant on experience and qualifications

    We are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to join our friendly, supportive and forward-thinking Academy Trust. The successful candidate may have some office experience, will be positive, enthusiastic about contributing to the provision of high quality services to schools and have excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

    Schoolsworks’ is a multi-academy trust, currently working with eight primary schools in West Sussex. Schoolsworks has also been awarded permission to open a new free school in Littlehampton, and we are currently awaiting confirmation from the Department for Education about an opening date.

    The Finance Officer will develop to become a Finance Manager and work under the local guidance of the Finance Manager based at the Academy Trust offices attached to River Beach Primary School . The main function of the role is to provide support services to schools with the Trust’s Shared Services Team (SST) to ensure their effective operation in providing resources and sound financial record keeping and management. This is a new role and local training will be provided under the guidance of the Finance Manager. Candidates should be prepared to undertake study of AAT / ACCA qualifications or equivalent as part of their professional development which will be funded and supported by the Trust. There may also be an opportunity over time to develop this role further as the Trust expands or with further development of the SST.

    The successful candidate will meet the criteria on the person specification. The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from www.schoolsworks.org. Applications should be forwarded to lynn.wood@schoolsworks.org.

    Visits to the Academy Trust are welcome. Please contact Mrs Lynn Wood, HR Manager to arrange a visit on 01903 278205 or lynn.wood@schoolsworks.org

    Schoolsworks Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and there is an expectation of all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This post is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring check and satisfactory references.

    Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 15th October 2021
    Interview Dates: Tuesday 26th October 2021

  • Full details Job Description Person Specification 

    Application Form  

Trustees

  • Schoolsworks Academy Trust in West Sussex are always keen to hear from people willing to take on the role of Trustees with finance/accountancy, legal, academic or HR skills. Whilst we currently do not have any Board vacancies you are still welcome to make contact to discuss potential opportunities to volunteer with us in the future.  Board meetings are usually held in Littlehampton.
  • About the Trust
    Schoolsworks Academy Trust (the Trust) currently has seven schools, over 3,000 pupils and 400 staff. Trust schools are located between Worthing in the east to Selsey in the west along the south coast.
  • Trust ethos & values
    Schoolsworks is a multi-academy trust strongly driven by its values. In practice, these values translate into the aspiration to create small hubs of schools which work closely together to collaborate, share best practice and improve outcomes for children.
  • Role summary
    Trustees are also company directors of Schoolsworks and govenors of all our schools. The role is to support and to hold to account the executive and senior leadership team. The Board of Trustees manages the business of the Trust and may exercise all the powers of the Trust.
  • Person specification
    The Board is constantly seeking to expand its capacity to challenge and support the operations of the Trust.  Any applicants must have excellent communication skills with energy and enthusiasm to support the education of children and willingness to contribute to a team. Applicants must be team-players and willing to take time to familiarise themselves with the state-funded primary education sector. Candidates will preferably reside within 20 miles of Littlehampton. 
  • Contact
    For further information or an application form please contact one of the following: Norman Rose (Chair of the Board) norman.rose@schoolsworks.org
    Chris Seaton (CEO) chris.seaton@schoolsworks.org

School Community Council Members

  • We are seeking new School Community Council (SCC)* Members to provide local governance support for our schools and Headteachers. Our SCC’s play a valuable role in supporting our schools and in keeping each one effectively connected to its wider community. School Community Councils are made up of a mixture of staff, parents and members of the local community. Members of each SCC actively support the work of both the Trust and the school in delivering a high-quality education for our children. This governance role involves working with the school’s leadership team to keep the work of the school under constant review by acting as a critical friend.  All our schools are welcome to receive enquiries about joining their School Community Council, and their contact details can be found via this page.  

  • Usually, each SCC meets once or twice a term to discuss the school’s progress, focus, ethos and direction. In order to fulfil its function effectively, the work of the SCC is divided across six portfolios, with every SCC member being involved in at least one portfolio:
    • Teaching, Learning and Performance Portfolio (to raise standards of teaching and learning)
    • Safeguarding and Child Protection Portfolio (to ensure pupil happiness, welfare and safety)
    • Finance and Audit Portfolio (the efficient, appropriate and compliant use of local finances)
    • Health & Safety and Premises Portfolio (to ensure school premises are safe and secure and a positive learning environment)
    • Senior Leadership Team Liaison and School Support Portfolio (to support the academy school’s management team)
    • Community Engagement and Fundraising Portfolio (to ensure effective engagement within the school community)
    Training and induction are provided. The role is very rewarding and offers an excellent opportunity to volunteer, get involved in helping local children and play an active part in the community. The application process would involve the completion of an application form and a meeting with the Chair of the School Community Council and a representative of the Trust which looks after the school. A DBS check is also required once appointed. If you would like to find out more please contact Louise Pope in the first instance on 01903 739988 or email louise.pope@schoolsworks.org.*Schoolsworks School Community Councils replaced Local Governing Bodies in 2016

Teaching Staff – General Enquiries

  • We are always keen to hear from exceptional teachers that can help us deliver an outstanding education for our children. If you think you can add something to our pupils' lives please email HR  with a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your skills, salary expectations and current situation.

Teaching Support Staff – General Enquiries

  • We are always keen to hear from exceptional candidates that would like to help our teachers and leaders deliver an outstanding education to our children. If you think you can add something to our organisation please email HR with a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your skills, salary expectations and current situation.

Trust Support Staff – General Enquiries

  • We are always keen to hear from exceptional candidates that would like to become part of the Schoolsworks team. If you think you can add something to our organisation please email HR with a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your skills, salary expectations and current situation.