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Farm Manager - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-16S
  • Posted:14/06/2019
  • Pay:£21,589 - £28,785
  • Start Date:01/09/2019
  • App Close Date:28/06/2019 at 15:30
  • Interviews:08/07/2019

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An outstanding school

(3 successive inspections – Ofsted July 2010, October 2012 and September 2017)

 

We are excited to be appointing to 2 positions within our newly established

school farm…

 

FARM MANAGER                     and                  FARM ASSISTANT

 

Medway Scale, Grade C2                            Medway Scale, Grade D2

      £21,589 - £28,785                                 £18,426 - £21,166 pro-rata

      37 hours per week                                   30 hours per week

(both posts are 52 weeks per year - working days/times to be agreed)

 

To provide support to the management of the school and assist the Headteacher with promoting the use of the farm as an educational resource.

The postholders will maintain responsibility for the welfare of the farm animals whilst working closely with teaching staff to deliver an education to students on animal husbandry and horticulture.

 

Postholders will require appropriate and relevant qualification. The Farm Manager position would suit recently qualified graduates and/or those with relevant qualifications and experience.

 

Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The farm is situated at the primary site in Cliffe Road.

 

Comprehensive training and induction will be provided.

 

Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.

 

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure.

 

For an application pack, please write to/telephone

(stating the role for which you are applying):

Mrs Linda Taylor, School Business Manager

Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 3SP   

(01634 338236)

 

Or apply on-line via the ‘Jobs Go Public’ website

 

Closing date: 28.6.19

 

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Information about the school

Abbey Court School provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where pupils and staff efforts, work and achievement are celebrated.

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The Primary provision is located in a new purpose built facility.

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Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.