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Vacancies

Lucton School are currently recruiting.

Role Application Closing Date
Science Lab and DT Technician

Nursery Assistant

Teacher of ICT/Computer Science

Minibus Driver

10th October 2022

10th October 2022

10th October 2022

10th October 2022

 

Science Lab and DT Technician

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We are looking for a Science Lab and DT Technician to join and support our friendly school!

About Lucton School

Lucton School is a thriving, co-educational, independent day and boarding school set within the idyllic Herefordshire countryside, welcoming students from 6 months to 18 years.

Students at Lucton benefit from small classes, a friendly atmosphere and an idyllic rural location. The school provides an excellent all-round education which aims to bring out the very best in each individual. There are extensive sports facilities and a good mix of day students, weekly boarders and full boarders.

About the Position

Contract Type: Part time

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Salary: Up to £12,000

Benefits: Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance, Staff Discount on School Fees, Use of Sports Facilities, Free Lunch during Term Time

Application Closing Date: 10th October 2022

Immediate start available

The Technician’s responsibility is to assist the Teachers in each of the departments and in particular to:

  • Help with efficient day to day running of the Preparation room and the servicing of the laboratories, to include preparing chemicals, setting out and clearing away equipment, cleaning glassware and storing materials for experimental and demonstration work
  • Liaise closely and co-operatively with members of the teaching team
  • Help with routine maintenance and servicing of equipment and chemicals
  • Assemble equipment for demonstrations when required
  • Assist in preparation of materials for internal practical assessments at A Level
  • Ensure that correct safety procedures are always followed in the departments
  • Assist with photocopying, filing and other administrative tasks as required
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team

About you

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as part of a team but also able to use initiative
  • Flexible and co-operative attitude
  • Background in Science will be an advantage, but not essential

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please fill out our Application Form and return this to recruitment@alphaschools.co.uk along with your CV.

Lucton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Nursery Assistant

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We are currently looking for a Level 2/3 Nursery Assistant to join our school in Herefordshire!

About Lucton School

Lucton School is a thriving, co-educational, independent day and boarding school set within the idyllic Herefordshire countryside, welcoming students from 6 months to 18 years.

Students at Lucton benefits from small classes, a friendly atmosphere and an idyllic rural location. The school provides an excellent all-round education which aims to bring out the very best in each individual. There are extensive sports facilities and a good mix of day students, weekly boarders and full boarders.

About the Position

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent, All Year Round

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday

Salary: £9.65 per hour (Level 2) / £9.80 per hour (Level 3)

Benefits: Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance

Start Date: September 2022

Application Closing Date: 10th October 2022

You Will Be Required To

  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Observe, support and extend children’s learning.
  • To create and implement a planned programme of activities in conjunction with other staff suitable for the EYFS curriculum and children’s individual needs and interests. This must include rich and diverse outdoor play experiences.
  • To prepare and implement activities that are suitable to the age, stage and interests and development needs of the children.
  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • Demonstrate good, inclusive practice with regard to children with special needs, differing cultures, religions and backgrounds.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, safeguarding Procedures.
  • Ensure the nutritional needs of the children are met and Food Safety Regulations are complied with.
  • To be familiar with statutory assessment and reporting procedures and to prepare and present informative, helpful, and accurate reports to parents.
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team.

About you

We are looking for someone who also has:

  • Experience working with or caring for children of Early Years.
  • Experience managing and understanding challenging behaviour.
  • The ability to contribute to the school as a whole.
  • A commitment to lifelong learning for all.
  • Strong communication skills and sense of awareness.

To find out more about this role, please read our Job Description

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please fill out our Application Form and return this to recruitment@alphaschools.co.uk along with your CV.

Lucton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Teacher of ICT /Computer Science

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Teacher of ICT /Computer Science

Are you an enthusiastic ICT Teacher looking for a new leadership role? Would you be up for the challenge of leading a department?

We are seeking an eager Teacher of ICT to play a key teaching role in our wonderful school in Herefordshire.

About The Position

The Teacher of ICT /Computer Science will teach ICT (and/or Computing) and lead the department.

Contract Type: Term-Time, Full-Time, Monday to Friday, Permanent

Salary: Commensurate on experience

Benefits: On-Site Parking, Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance

Start Date: Immediate Start Available

You will be responsible for:

  • The day-to-day running of the subject within the school;
  • Leading and provide a point of contact for all matters concerning the teaching of ICT;
  • Raising the profile of ICT within the curricular and co-curricular programme;
  • ensuring that courses are maintained and updated in line with changing School and societal needs;
  • Monitoring national subject specific initiatives and the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work and teaching and learning strategies in the subject and to inform the Director of Learning of any significant changes;
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team.

To find out more about this role please read our Job Description presented below.

How To Apply

If you feel like this role may be of interest to you, please download our Application Form provided below and return this to recruitment@alphaschools.co.uk along with your CV.

Lucton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Minibus Driver

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We are looking for enthusiastic Minibus Driver to join our school at Lucton School, Lucton, Herefordshire, HR6 9PN.

About Lucton School

Lucton School is a thriving, co-educational, independent day and boarding school set within the idyllic Herefordshire countryside, welcoming students from 6 months to 18 years.

Students at Lucton benefit from small classes, a friendly atmosphere and an idyllic rural location. The school provides an excellent all-round education which aims to bring out the very best in each individual. There are extensive sports facilities and a good mix of day students, weekly boarders and full boarders.

About the Position

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Drive a Minibus in a safe manner and in compliance with highway regulations
  • Be responsible for the health & safety, comfort and welfare of pupils and staff
  • Carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks, including fire precautions, ensuring vehicles are roadworthy
  • Carry out basic maintenance of vehicles and equipment as required
  • Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and accidents in the vehicle log book and to the Head
  • Maintain all vehicles in a clean, hygienic and tidy condition both inside and out at all times, including replacement vehicles
  • Refuel vehicles as required and log all receipts
  • Cover for absent colleagues
  • Work within health and safety guidelines as set out in the school Minibus Drivers’ Operating instructions
  • To work to pre-planned schedules and complete any record of work, record of driving and accident reports that may be required by law, the School, the ‘Code of Practice’ or procedures manual
  • To deal with emergencies, according to School procedure
  • To be able to communicate effectively, and act as a first point of contact between children, parents, teachers and school staff
  • Undertake any other associated duties as required by the Head

About You

As this position requires you to drive the school bus, it is important you hold a Full and Clean UK Drivers Licence with D1 entitlement. We are also looking for someone who:

  • Has driving experience, with D1 license
  • Has basic DIY skills and in-depth understanding of maintenance procedures
  • Has strong problem-solving skills for addressing safety and maintenance concerns
  • Is organised, good at multi-tasking and scheduling
  • Ability to work occasional weekends or out of hours for events such as Open Days
  • PCV license desirable

Contract: Permanent, Term Time only

Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays, 6.30am/7:00am – 8.30am/9:00am and 3.30pm-5.30pm

Benefits: Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Start Date: Immediate Start Available

Application Closing Date: 10th October 2022

Lucton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Open Day September 2022

We are delighted to invite you to our Open Day

  • Thursday 29th September between 09:30am to 11:30am and 14:00 to 16:00pm (for Middle, Senior & Sixth Form)
  • Friday 30th September from 09:30am to 11:30am (for Nursery & Prep School)

To register please visit: www.luctonschool.org/open-days or email admissions@luctonschool.org for more details.