Vacancies

Kitchen Assistant vacancy

Start date October 2020

Polwhele House School is seeking a positive, organised, efficient and caring School Administrator who will embody our ethos and aims.  Being the ‘face’ of the school, the ideal candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills and a willingness to be flexible and work within a team and the school community in supporting Parents, Teachers and members of Staff.

Main duties include:

  • Set tables for both dining rooms (1st and 2nd sittings)
  • Switch on hot cupboards
  • Wash fruit and vegetables and prepare
  • Keep pots and pans clear when needed
  • Put food out for 1st sitting, clear away at end (returning to kitchen to pot wash in between)
  • Put food out for 2nd sitting and clear away (returning to kitchen in between)
  • Operate dishwasher, putting through 1st and 2nd sittings
  • Clear, sweep and reset glasses and condiments for 2nd sitting
  • Wipe down fridges, ovens, units and doors and walls on ground floor weekly
  • Clean tables and floors

The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom she/he is responsible or with whom she/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school’s safeguarding policy statement at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the school, she/he must report any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

To request and Application pack please contact Alison Scobbie at bursar@polwhelehouse.co.uk

All applications must be submitted with the application form provided.

Closing date for applications:   30th September 2020

Interviews: Week of 5th October 2020.

Vacancy for a peripatetic guitar teacher – classical guitar, ukulele, electric guitar (Y6+) and bass guitar (Y6+) vacancy

Available from October 2020

The successful candidate will liaise with the Director of Music to confirm timing for visiting the school and set their own rates. They will also be responsible for invoicing parents and following up on fees directly.

Brief person specification:

You will be a committed, enthusiastic and skilled musician and teacher able to motivate and inspire pupils, and to communicate with conviction and sensitivity. You should be receptive to new ideas and to be able to work as part of a professional team of teachers dedicated to offering high quality music education. You will normally have either several years’ experience in classroom teaching with a suitable higher level qualification and some instrumental specialism, or be an instrumental specialist with a music degree and be able to perform at an equivalent standard on your main instrument.

Good timekeeping and the ability to nurture good relations with children and parents is essential.

For an application form and further information please contact Alison Scobbie ascobbie@polwhelehouse.co.uk

Applications accepted up until: 25th September 2020

Interviews: 1/2nd October 2020

Polwhele House recognises and is committed to ensuring applicants and employees from all sections of the community are treated equally regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marital and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 Candidates should be aware that all posts in the school involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding children, although the extent of that responsibility will vary according to the nature of the post. At Polwhele House School we believe that the welfare of the children in our care is paramount and we are committed to the protection of them. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from any form of abuse.

 Where appropriate the successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau at the appropriate level for the post.

Vacancy for a peripatetic percussion teacher – drum kit with the possibility of tuned percussion for Y6+

Available from October 2020

The successful candidate will liaise with the Director of Music to confirm timing for visiting the school and set their own rates. They will also be responsible for invoicing parents and following up on fees directly.

Brief person specification:

You will be a committed, enthusiastic and skilled musician and teacher able to motivate and inspire pupils, and to communicate with conviction and sensitivity. You should be receptive to new ideas and to be able to work as part of a professional team of teachers dedicated to offering high quality music education. You will normally have either several years’ experience in classroom teaching with a suitable higher level qualification and some instrumental specialism, or be an instrumental specialist with a music degree and be able to perform at an equivalent standard on your main instrument.

Good timekeeping and the ability to nurture good relations with children and parents is essential.

For an application form and further information please contact Alison Scobbie ascobbie@polwhelehouse.co.uk

Applications accepted up until: 25th September 2020

Interviews: 1/2nd October 2020

Polwhele House recognises and is committed to ensuring applicants and employees from all sections of the community are treated equally regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marital and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 Candidates should be aware that all posts in the school involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding children, although the extent of that responsibility will vary according to the nature of the post. At Polwhele House School we believe that the welfare of the children in our care is paramount and we are committed to the protection of them. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from any form of abuse.

 Where appropriate the successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau at the appropriate level for the post.

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