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    Do you have the ability to capture attention and motivate young minds?

    The school has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and recently won the SSAT Educational Outcome Award (March 2015) for exceptional progress.  The school is recognised as being in the top 2% of schools nationally for value-added progress.  In Summer 2014, the school achieved 100% of students obtaining 5 or more GCSES at A*-C, including English and Maths.  The most recent OFSTED inspection graded the school as “Outstanding”.

    As part of the School Direct Teacher Training programme, Upton Court Grammar School is also the lead school for the Slough Partnership.  Working alongside Reading University and the Institute of Education, teacher training is offered in the Slough area.  As a Teaching School since September 2013 we provide a first class CPD programme which supports the professional development of teachers at all stages in their careers including teachers new to the profession and leadership development.  Other benefits include membership to an employee reward scheme.

    An information pack and application form can be downloaded from the website for any vacancies.

    The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.  

    Statutory guidance on keeping children safe in education and safer recruitment can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2

    Current Vacancies:

    Design & Technology Technician

    Pay & Conditions: Salary Grade 4 (starting salary £19777.00 FTE), the actual starting salary would be £16848.00); 38 weeks, plus 4 days (inc. during in the summer holidays)

    Hours: 37 hours per week: 8.00 to 4.00 (Wednesday 8.00 to 3.30) (30 minutes lunch, unpaid)  

    Required:                            January 2019

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a school environment, however this is not essential. The position would suit someone who has the ability to work well under pressure whilst prioritising and working productively and efficiently. The successful candidate will:

    • Assist in ensuring a safe, effective and efficient technical service is provided to support the Design & Technology departments and their curriculum

    • Provide technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support students and assist teaching staff with learning activities

    • Ensure that Health & Safety requirements and other relevant regulations are adhered to including the completion and recording of necessary checks

    • Prepare classrooms for lessons / practical activities / demonstrations

    • Prepare equipment, materials and resources as required for use in classrooms / lessons

    Please see below for a job description and application form.

    Applications should be sent to Mrs Bhamini Lynn, Recruitment Manager, Pioneer Educational Trust, c/o Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, Langley, SL3 8TX or recruitment@uptoncourtgrammar.org.uk

    Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 15th October 2018

    Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Agency CVs and CVs on their own will not be accepted

     
     

    Downloads

    File Name
    Application Form
    Job description - D&T Technician
    Person specification - D&T Technician
    Pioneer Child Protection Policy
    Pioneer Pay Ranges
    Pioneer Pay Scale
    Pioneer's Vision & Values
    Working in Slough (Video)