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Safeguarding Officer - Click for more details

Scale 7 Point 19-24
37 hours per week, term time plus inset days
£25,481 to £28,672 pro rata plus £626 Outer London fringe allowance
Actual salary £22,282 to £25,005

Required for September 2021 an experienced, knowledgeable, positive and determined Safeguarding Officer. Recent secondary school experience in a safeguarding role is vital.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Our school prides itself on its supportive and open culture where we strive to ensure that our students are known and known well. You will work with the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead and play a key role in the management of safeguarding in our school.  You will often be the first contact for intervention and support for safeguarding issues, and so you will need to have the knowledge to triage and coordinate responses, as well as being confident in your dealings with students, parents and external agencies.

Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018.  We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy.  Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

An informal discussion with the Headteacher or Assistant Headteacher i/c Safeguarding can be arranged by contacting the Head’s PA, Mrs Christine Watson: c.watson@shenfield.essex.sch.uk

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

 

 

Applications close Wednesday 30th June 2021

Teaching Assistant – Interventions and Support - Click for more details

Required for September 2021

Scale 3 point 4 £18,933 plus outer fringe allowance £626 – Pro rata: £10,975
25 hours per week term time only.

We are seeking to appoint a well-organised, enthusiastic individual to join our Faculty of Learning Support. 

We would be particularly interested to receive applications from candidates with an interest in supporting students with literacy, and the successful candidate will receive high level training to work with students 1 to 1 to ensure that they have reached at least their chronological reading age.  In addition, you will sometimes provide in-class support, assistance with mobility and other bespoke interventions as required.  It would also be desirable to be first aid trained, or be willing to undertake such training.

The successful candidate will play an important part in ensuring the progress, development and welfare of all students with identified SEND needs.

Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018.  We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy. 

Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

Applications close Friday 25th June 2021

Attendance Officer - Click for more details

Scale 7 Point 19-24
37 hours per week, term time plus inset days
£25,481 to £28,672 pro rata plus £626 Outer London fringe allowance
Actual salary £22,282 to £25,005

Required for September 2021

We are seeking to appoint an Attendance Officer to join our friendly, professional and supportive team. You will support the school by ensuring that student absence is monitored and procedures are followed to promote good attendance and positive attitudes.

We are seeking a colleague to:

  • take responsibility for the administration of attendance with the ability to work with outside agencies, parents, students and key staff.
  • monitor student attendance using SIMS.
  • be responsible for ensuring reasons for absence are chased and logged on SIMS
  • liaise with form tutors and offer advice and guidance as to how they can support their tutees in improving attendance
  • hold parental meetings where attendance/punctuality is an issue
  • have a clear and consistent approach to monitoring and reporting attendance
  • make home visits as needed to support students and families in making improvements in attendance
  • be responsible for ensuring letters and phone calls are made in a timely fashion in order to keep on top of attendance issues.
  • build relationships with students, parents and relevant professionals to support and encourage attendance
  • prepare necessary papers for the rare cases that proceed to court

Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018.  We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy.  Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

 

 

Applications close Monday 28th June 2021

Finance Assistant - Click for more details

Scale 5 Point 8-11
Full-time or part-time considered
Up to 37 hours per week, term time plus inset days plus 1 week holiday working
£20,493 to £21,748 pro rata plus £626 Outer London fringe allowance
Actual salary £18,470 to £19,568 based on 37 hours

Required for September 2021 - an experienced finance assistant to join our finance team.
The role will involve supporting the Finance Manager with the operational administration of the schools finance systems, processes, and procedures. It is a varied and rewarding role in a busy department.
Supporting students, staff and liaising with all stakeholders is an essential part of the job so good communication skills are essential.
A flexible, calm, approachable and professional manner with a 'can do' outlook is essential.
The successful candidate will:
• Have excellent numeracy, organisational and inter-personal skills
• Strong financial and administrative skills
• Have an understanding of financial processes within an educational environment
• Have previous experience of using school based finance systems is desirable but not essential
Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018. We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life. We expect all staff to share this philosophy. Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

An informal discussion with the Headteacher, Business Manager, or Finance Manager can be arranged by contacting the Head’s PA, Mrs Christine Watson: c.watson@shenfield.essex.sch.uk

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

Applications close Friday 2nd July 2021

To apply for any position please read our New Applicant Guidance pages linked at the bottom of this page.

Download the Application Form (at the end of this page), complete and accompanied by a Letter of Application return by post for the attention of K. Whordley, HR Manager or email k.whordley@shenfield.essex.sch.uk.

Shenfield High School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We have implemented robust recruitment procedures and checks for appointing staff and volunteers to ensure that every effort is made to recruit candidates who are suitable to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We have developed a positive and proactive approach to safeguarding in order to best protect all children, young people and vulnerable adults who attend or visit the School or engage in associated activities, enabling them to participate and achieve in an enjoyable and safe environment.  We facilitate a range of child protection and  awareness training for all staff and volunteers and demonstrate best practice in the area of safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people.

We maintain that the welfare of young people is, and must always be, the paramount consideration.  All children, young people and vulnerable adults have a right to be protected from abuse regardless of their age, gender, disability, culture, language, racial origin, religious belief or sexual identity.  All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.  Working in partnership with children, young people and their parents/carers is an essential element of our work. 

Shenfield High School is a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy. The school is on the London Fringe (easy commuting from Liverpool Street).  We are popular and expanding and fully committed to the professional development of all our staff.

Candidates will be expected to complete the Application Form, whether or not they submit a separate CV. On interview day, candidates will be asked to bring photographic proof of identity, a utility bill (to prove their address) and their qualification Certificates. These must be originals (which will be photocopied for our files and returned to you) and are a necessary pre-requisite for the enhanced DBS check required of the successful applicant. In the interview itself, candidates should expect questions probing their commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children.

 

 

 

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