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Paxcroft Primary School

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About Paxcroft School - information for all applicants

 

We are a friendly and inclusive school situated at the heart of the community here in Trowbridge. We have a skilled team of teaching and pastoral staff who invest in building positive relationships with children and their families.

 

Working in partnership with parents and carers, we seek to create a positive environment in which to nurture happy, kind and respectful children who are motivated to give their very best in whatever they do. 

 

We strive for excellence and have the highest expectations and aspirations for all our children.

 

Our aim is to inspire children to develop inquisitive and imaginative minds and a lifelong positive attitude to learning through a rich and engaging curriculum. The individual talents of every child are recognised and encouraged to flourish.

 

We also focus on supporting children to develop the life skills of independence and resilience. Ultimately, we aim to develop well-rounded, confident, caring citizens who can play a positive and active role in modern life. This includes children learning the importance of staying safe and keeping healthy, both physically and emotionally.

Current Vacancies

 

Midday Supervisory Assistants (x3 vacancies)

Contract status: permanent

Start date: September 2022

 

We are seeking Midday Supervisory Assistants to join our friendly school team. The role involves a mixture of supervision of children in the lunch hall and encouraging happy, positive play on the playgrounds (and occasionally in classrooms if it is too wet for outside play.)

 

Some of our current MDSAs cover all 5 days each week but we are happy to consider candidates that can work 2 or 3 lunchtimes per week on a job share basis.

 

Role information:

Hours of work: 5 hours per week. Mon-Fri, 12.15pm-1.15pm (job share possible).

Salary: Grade B, SCP 1-2 (£9.50-£9.60 per hour)

Working pattern: term time (38 weeks per year plus paid holiday)

Contract type: permanent

Closing date and time: 9th August 2022

Interview date: TBC

Commencement date: September 2022

 

The successful candidate will have to demonstrate that they will be able to:

  • Manage behaviour in a positive and constructive manner, in accordance with the school behaviour policy
  • Communicate clearly with other school staff
  • Respond to a situation involving first aid in accordance with school policy
  • Be aware of Health and Safety issues relating to the school premises
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with school policy

 

 

Additional information:

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. If you are interested, please contact the school to arrange by telephoning our School Business Manager, Mrs Dawn Lewis on 01225 762244 or by emailing admin@paxcroft.wilts.sch.uk.

 

Completed applications should be returned via email to admin@paxcroft.wilts.sch.uk. If you would like a paper copy of our application form, please come into the School Office and we will be happy to provide you with one.

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

School Cook - maternity cover

Contract status: Temporary to cover maternity leave

Start date: September/October 2022

 

We wish to appoint a School Cook to join our happy and flourishing school on a temporary basis (covering maternity leave). The School Cook will run the school kitchen efficiently, practically and within budget, providing nourishing meals for children at lunchtime, meeting Environmental Health and School Food Standards.

 

In this role, you will be responsible for planning menus in line with nutritional guidance and regulations, ordering food and ingredients and ensuring that all Food Hygiene and Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.

 

Day to day, you will prepare cook and serve meals and clean the kitchen area after lunchtime service The role requires being able to work independently, although the administrative side of the role will be supported by the school office and you are supported in preparing, cooking and serving meals by our excellent Assistant Cook.

 

On an average day, you will be serving between 100 and 150 meals. All meals are made using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

 

Main duties:

  • Devising nutritious and appetising menu options
  • Sorting of quantities needed for meals provided, ordering all ingredients from suppliers to obtain best prices and creating menus within budget to give a nutritionally balanced meal.
  • Cooking delicious meals for children and adults and to meet specified dietary requirements.
  • Maintaining the kitchen and the equipment to a high standard of cleanliness and in good condition, to comply with Environmental Health standards.

 

 

Role information:

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week. Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm

Salary: Grade E, SCP 6-8 (£10.39-£10.81 per hour)

Working pattern: term time (38 weeks per year plus paid holiday)

Contract type: Temporary (to cover maternity leave)

Closing date and time: 9th August 2022

Interview date: TBC

Commencement date: September 2022

 

Additional information:

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. If you are interested, please contact the school to arrange by telephoning our School Business Manager, Mrs Dawn Lewis on 01225 762244 or by emailing admin@paxcroft.wilts.sch.uk.

 

Completed applications should be returned via email to admin@paxcroft.wilts.sch.uk. If you would like a paper copy of our application form, please come into the School Office and we will be happy to provide you with one.

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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