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Site Team Assistant and Minibus Driver - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Broomhill Bank School (Hextable), Hextable

  • Ref:KCC886-70027002-155S
  • Posted:05/06/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 03 July 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Team Assistant and Minibus Driver to join our team. Your role will be to undertake site and buildings maintenance and to undertake driving duties and the transportation of staff and students.

We are looking for an applicant who can:

  • Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the site (inside and out)
  • Undertake daily and regular maintenance of the site and equipment
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the site and premises
  • Move furniture, deliveries and supplies as requested
  • Transport students and staff between campuses and on excursions if necessary
  • Assist the site manager with vehicle maintenance and checks
  • Assist with cleaning and clearing up to ensure high standards of cleanliness and a safe environment
  • Have knowledge of and work to Health and Safety legislation and safe working practices

 In return we can offer you:

  • To be part of a resilient and talented body of staff who work tirelessly every day to transform the lives of young people
  • To work in a collaborative and supportive team who remain calm, positive and creative which promotes unity as we resolve emerging challenges together
  • Staff development which is key to our school improvement plan. Expectations are high and there is an array of bespoke support and development opportunities available through our excellent Continuous Professional Development Programme consisting of afterschool training sessions, online learning and academic courses
  • Our staff benefits schemes include: Kent Rewards, Child Care Vouchers and Local Government Pension

If you have the enthusiasm and desire to work as part of an exceptionally supportive staff team in our highly successful special school, we would welcome your application. 

Broomhill Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and other pre-employment checks in line with Safer Recruitment processes.

 Broomhill Bank School recognises diversity and welcomes applications from anyone with relevant qualifications and knowledge.

 

Information about the school

Broomhill Bank School is a co-educational Foundation Special School for students with Communication and Interaction needs who all have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).

Our educational provision is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and our residential provision is rated ‘Outstanding’. We work to prepare our students for life, through academic achievement, therapeutic provision to ensure their well-being and by being part of the wider community.

There are two sites. Broomhill Bank West is in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells. Broomhill Bank North is in Hextable near Swanley. Our North site has bespoke residential provision and semi-independent living accommodation.

Students are taught in small classes of 8-10 according to level of need, with lessons led by subject specialist teachers. We facilitate students to learn as independently as possible. Across Key Stage 4 and 5 students can undertake a variety of accredited qualifications including GCSE, Entry Level and Functional Skills. Our Sixth Form focuses students on preparation for life so that alongside academic achievement they can develop the life and work-related skills which will be vital to their future independence and self-sufficiency. We are looking for applicants who share in our philosophy of lifelong learning and developing the potential of each individual.

Our Values and Ethos • We believe learning to lie at the heart of all we do with our students and staff • We believe our students and staff should be the best in all they do • We believe in and respect the uniqueness of each member of our school community • We believe we have responsibilities to others outside Broomhill Bank

This is an exciting time to join our School as we continue to grow and develop. A refurbishment programme is improving and adding to existing facilities.

Broomhill Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), verification of candidates’ right to work in the UK and other pre-employment checks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of our recruitment process. We value diversity and promote equality for all.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early so please apply as soon as possible..

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.