Vacancies

Casual Cleaning Staff

Salary (Grade A) £7.78 per hour

We also require an enthusiastic, committed and motivated person who would like to join our caretaking and cleaning team on a casual basis to cover holiday and absence as and when needed. The role will involve all cleaning duties within the school environment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 If you are interested please contact Andrea Magarotto either by email amagarotto@bluecoat-primary.org or by telephone on 01805 622333

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Pupil Job Opportunities

Job Role: Play Leaders – Chapter 2 & Chapter 3

Hours: Lunchtimes / Playtimes

We are seeking to appoint pupils from our Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 cohort to work alongside our adult Play Leaders developing activities and supporting children’s games during lunchtimes and playtimes.  A lively imagination and/or enthusiasm for sport, a positive, friendly attitude and the ability to work effectively as part of a team are all desirable attributes for these posts. 

Responsibilities will include: promoting playtime games, preparing and monitoring use of equipment and supporting other children in their play.

Applicants for these posts will need to enjoy playing and sharing their skills and ideas with others. They will also need to be punctual, friendly, organised, and able to use their own initiative. Full training will be provided.

To apply for this post please download and complete the Year 6 application form and return to the School Office.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd September 2017

Download the Application Here

 

Job Role: Healthy Snack Sales Person – Chapter 2

Hours: Lunchtimes / Playtimes

We are seeking to appoint six reliable and trustworthy Chapter 2 volunteers to work in teams of three to run our healthy snack bar during break times from September 2017. Successful candidates will require excellent manners, a good level of numeracy and literacy skills and the ability to work as part of a team

Responsibilities will include: placing orders, stocking the snack trolley, serving a range of healthy snacks, taking money, calculating change, packing away and cleaning the snack trolley after use.  The successful applicants will also be involved in promoting healthy eating across the school.

Applicants will need to be organised, independent and able to use their own initiative.  An understanding of the importance of good hygiene is also essential.

 To apply for this post please download and complete the application form and return to the school office.

Download the Application Here

 

Job Role: Librarians – Year 6

Hours: Lunchtimes / Playtimes

We are seeking to appoint 4 pupils from our Year Six cohort to assist Tina, School Librarian, in the operation of the Key Stage Two Library.

Responsibilities will include: identifying and relocating returned books using the Dewey system, organising individual reading books, operating the Reading Cloud computer system, assisting Quest members and running the mobile library service.

Applicants for these posts will need to be able to manage their time effectively, be willing to give up some lunch times, have good organisational skills, work well as a team and have good interpersonal skills. An interest in reading is essential. Full training will be provided.

To apply for this post complete the Year 6 application form and return to Tina Palmer at tpalmer@bluecoat-primary.org or via the KS2 Library.

Closing Date: Friday 15th September 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Start Date: Immediately following successful appointment

Download the Application Here

 

Job Role: School Newsroom Editor – Year 6

Hours: To be arranged but will include some lunch and play times

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Editor of our established school newsroom. The role of the Editor is to oversee all operations of the newsroom and to lead the team of Sub-Editor and Photo-Journalists.  The Editor will work alongside the newsroom lead to design the school newspaper and ensure that stories included reflect the diversity of our school community.  They will decide which news stories will be included, assign members of the team to cover each article and ensure the accuracy of the stories published. 

The successful candidate will require a keen eye for detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills.  A strong interest in current school events is essential and good ICT skills would be an advantage.  The successful candidate will also need to be a confident team player who is resilient, flexible, organised, and able to use their own initiative.

 

Job Role: Newsroom Photo-Journalist – Year 6

Hours: To be arranged but will include some lunch and play times

We are seeking to appoint four Photo-Journalists for our established school newsroom. The role of the Photo-Journalist is to work within the newsroom team researching and writing a wide variety of articles covering school news and events, local events and entertainment.  Responsibilities will include interviewing people in a range of different circumstances, seeking out and investigating stories, attending a variety of school meetings and events and reacting to breaking news stories.  The Photo-Journalist will also agree the photographic requirements for an article, set up photographic equipment, take and edit pictures. Full training will be provided.

The successful candidates will need to be creative, have a passion for writing and have good attention to detail.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines are essential, along with a keen interest in current school events.  Good ICT and/or photography skills would be an advantage.   The successful candidates will also need to be a confident team player who is resilient, flexible, organised, and able to use their own initiative.

 

To apply for these posts please download and complete the application form and return to Sarah Pester at spester@bluecoat-learn.org or the school office. Please also include an example of a news article you have written.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd September

Download the Application Here


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