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Naunton Park
Primary School

Job vacancies

 

Current job vacancies are listed below.  Our adverts are posted on https://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/schoolvacancies/, which gives details of salary and closing dates.

Please email admin@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk for further information. 

 

Below our current vacancies, you will find the information and documentation relating to each post.  You can also view/download:

  • GCC's application form (not for headteacher posts);
  • Self-Declaration of Criminal Record form (required if shortlisted);
  • Guidance about the recruitment of ex-offenders;
  • The school's Child Protection Policy.

All vacancies are advertised, and all jobs at Naunton Park Primary School are offered on condition of the following safeguarding requirements:

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children and expects our staff, volunteers and parents to share this commitment.  Our Child Protection Policy can be found here: Naunton Park Primary School - Policies It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  Appointments are made subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as employment checks including the Right to Work Check.  As part of our due diligence within safer recruitment, school will be carrying out online searches to help identify any incidents or issues which may need to be explored at interview. These searches will include, but will not be limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google.  We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Gloucestershire.  

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.  The school's Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be viewed/downloaded from here: download.asp (nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk) 

 

Current Vacancies

  • Lunchtime Playworker (Grade 2, 10 hours per week)
  • Lunchtime Play Lead (Grade 3, 14.5 hours per week)
  • After school Playworker (Grade 2, 6 hours and 45 minutes per week)
  • Site Manager (Grade 6, 27 hours per week)

Please see below for details.

 

Site Manager

Site and Facilities Manager
Grade: Grade 6 (£25,878- £28,371) rising to (£26,913-£29,506 in April)
Allowances: Not applicable
Hours: Full time, 37 hrs per week, all year. 24.5 days’ holidays per year plus bank holidays
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 30th January 12 noon
Interview date: TBC
Start date: As soon as possible thereafter

Naunton Park Primary School is looking to appoint a hardworking and reliable Site Manager to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will be able to integrate themselves fully into the team, displaying enthusiasm, dedication and pride in their work. Naunton Park is undergoing major renovation work and we need someone who can show initiative and assist in ensuring our school is developing into a great environment whilst also completing essential and ongoing maintenance work.

As such, the site manager will be proficient in carrying out minor repairs, undertaking maintenance checks, liaising with contractors and following routine janitorial routines. They will be a named key holder, although the school has a security company for emergencies out of hours.

Above all, we need someone who is friendly, kind and has excellent relationships with all adults and children in the school. Applications are welcome from candidates who:
- Ideally has experience of a wide range of DIY skills e.g, carpentry, decorating, plumbing and electrical knowledge
- Are well organised with a proactive and creative approach
- Possess the ability to plan and prioritize workload, using systems to create work schedules to share with the team
- Has a hands on approach and a can do attitude, always looking to improve the school environment

We can offer:
- A friendly and hardworking team, which includes our fabulous children.
- Emphasis on professional development, training opportunities and support
- An environment which is receiving an extensive refurbishment lead by GCC
- Lovely surroundings including locality to Cheltenham, cafe, shops, parks and on-site parking

Full-time, permanent post with 5.6 weeks a year holiday (2 weeks to be taken in term time)
 

A job description and further information is available on the school website http://www.nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk/ . Please contact finance@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk for further details.

To apply, please complete the GCC Application form, which can be found on our school website. We cannot accept CV applications.

A visit to the school is warmly welcomed, it will allow you to see the site and ask any questions prior to your application. - please make arrangements by email finance@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk .

Lunchtime Play Lead (OPAL)

The governing body are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic play worker who would like to develop and home their skills further by taking a leading role in the development of playtimes at our school.

The school has up to 420 children on roll.  Lunchtimes are held in sittings, with children eating outside or in the school’s canteen and playing on the playground areas (unless weather dictates indoor play).  Our dedicated Lunch Team are experienced and enthusiastic members of staff, who ensure every child has a safe, happy and fulfilling lunchtime when eating and playing.  The OPAL Play Lead will lead the team through day-to-day duties (listed below), plan, monitor and review playtime provision and measure the impact of OPAL, reporting this to SLT and governors as required.

The school is starting to implement positive change to our playtimes through the OPAL programme.  Outdoor play and learning opportunities are key to this process and it will be the role of the OPAL Play Lead to: develop routines to maximise children’s play experiences; help children to socialise, be active and creative in their play; plan and facilitate games and activities, alongside the team of Play Workers; organise and support the safe use of equipment and resources for children to utilise during their play; communicate with children and adults effectively, develop positive relationships and keep everyone safe; supervise children while they’re eating their lunch (and assist where necessary); wipe and clean the canteen floor and surfaces prior to and after lunches; and identify areas of playtimes that can be further developed.  The OPAL Play Lead will work with teachers, SLT, teaching partners and play workers to ensure the smooth running of lunchtimes and how these can support, and be supported by, curriculum learning time.

This role is for 2.5 hours per day, Monday-Friday, plus an additional 2-hours per week for time to plan, monitor and review provision.  Termly meetings are held for the Lunch Team, which can be attended on a claim-basis if out of contractual hours.

Contract details:

  • 14.5 hours per week
  • 11:30am-2:00pm Monday to Friday plus 2 hours for planning to be taken in school (times to suit the successful candidate and the school)
  • Term-time only
  • Permanent
  • Grade 3
  • Start date asap

Shortlisting will take place w/c 6th February, with interviews following shortly after.

We welcome visits to the school and can answer any questions, so please contact the school office on 01242 513114 to arrange this. Likewise, please contact the school via finance@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk or go to the school’s website (www.nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk) for further information about this post, the job description and job specification.  Applications should be made using the GCC application form and emailed to admin@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk

 

Lunchtime Playworker

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Play Worker to join our school’s hard working and dedicated lunchtime team.  The role and expectations for this post are outlined in the job description and job specification (both available on request or from the school’s website). The ultimate responsibility of a Play Worker is to ensure children have a meaningful, happy and safe lunchtime in a stimulating play environment. 

The school has up to 420 children on roll.  Lunchtimes are held in sittings, with children eating outside or in the school’s canteen and playing on the playground areas (unless weather dictates indoor play).  The school is at the beginning of our OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) journey alongside an OPAL mentor, to develop playtime provision for our children.  We aim to create a culture of play for our children and encourage them to be leaders in their own play through the development of engaging activities, careful risk management strategies and stimulating equipment and resources.

Play Workers support children in their play, helping them to socialise, be active and be creative; facilitating games and activities; supporting the safe use of equipment and resources; encouraging teamwork and modelling this with other adults; communicating with children and adults effectively, developing positive relationships and keeping everyone safe; supervising children while they’re eating their lunch (and assisting where necessary); wiping and cleaning the canteen floor and surfaces prior to and after lunches; and, organising playground equipment, setting up and clearing away with the children as required.

This role is for 2 hours per day (currently 11:45 – 13:45), term time only.  Termly meetings are held for lunchtime staff, which can be attended on a claim-basis in addition to the 10-hour per week contract. 

Contract details:

  • Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th February at 12pm
  • Interviews to be held:  w/c 6th or 13th February
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Hours: 10 hours per week (as detailed above)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Grade: 2

Shortlisting will take place w/c 6th February, with interviews following shortly after.

We welcome visits to the school and can answer any questions, so please contact the school office on 01242 513114 to arrange this. Likewise, please contact the school via finance@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk or go to the school’s website (www.nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk) for further information about this post, the job description and job specification.  Applications should be made using the GCC application form and emailed to admin@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk

 

Kids' Club (after school) Playworker

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Play Worker to join Kids’ Club, our school’s hard working and dedicated wrap-around care team.  The role and expectations for this post are outlined in the job description and job specification (both available on request or from the school’s website).

The school has up to 420 children on roll.  Kids’ Club is a very popular provision amongst children and their parents.  Some afternoons see 70-80 children attend, from Reception to Year 6.  It’s a fun, lively and sociable atmosphere, which both children and staff enjoy.  The role of a Kids’ Club Play Worker is very much valued by the whole school community.

The ultimate responsibility of a Play Worker is to ensure children have a meaningful, happy and safe time to play after school in a stimulating play environment.  Our team of Play Workers actively support the children in their play and provide engaging and varied opportunities for them to enjoy after the end of the school day, until they are collected by a parent/carer.

During our after-school sessions, Play Workers work together to set up indoor and outdoor activities; prepare snacks for the children; register children in/out; facilitate games and activities; and, support children in their play.

This post is:

  • Tuesday – Thursday
  • 3:00pm – 5:15pm (6 hours and 45 minutes per week)
  • Grade 2
  • If you are interested in the post but are unable to work the exact hours as written above, please still apply and let us know, on the application form, your availability to fulfil the post.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th February.  Shortlisting and interviews will take place w/c 6th or 13th February.  The start date(s) is ASAP.

We welcome visits to the school and can answer any questions, so please contact the school office on 01242 513114 to arrange this. Likewise, please contact Sarah Walter (Kids’ Club Manager) or Helen Nash, Business Manager, via finance@nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk  More information can also be found on the school website here: Naunton Park Primary School - Job vacancies

 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children and expects our staff, volunteers and parents to share this commitment.  Our Child Protection Policy can be found here: Naunton Park Primary School - Policies It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  Appointments are made subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as employment checks including the Right to Work Check.  As part of our due diligence within safer recruitment, school will be carrying out online searches to help identify any incidents or issues which may need to be explored at interview. These searches will include, but will not be limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google.  We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Gloucestershire.  

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.  The school's Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be viewed/downloaded from here: download.asp (nauntonpark.gloucs.sch.uk)