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Kelmscott is an equal opportunities employer. To view our Equal Opportunity Policy (.doc) and Prevention of Illegal Working document, click on the buttons at the top of this page. 

Kelmscott School is a highly ambitious school in the heart of East London. Waltham Forest (London Borough of Culture 2019) reaps the benefits of the character, diversity and cultures within our borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different. Our school motto is ‘Putting Learning First’ something that we hold dear. We hope this language gives you a good indication of what we value as a school. Teachers at our school are happy and as a result, we have low staff turnover. Staff wellbeing and work-life balance is a priority for us as we believe that our staff, work at their best when they are also able to commit fully to their family and personal lives. Behaviour of students at Kelmscott is exemplary. Our behaviour systems are designed to allow teachers to teach and our students to learn. Our classrooms are ‘disruption free’ something we would be happy to show you.

 

Ofsted has recently inspected the school and graded us as a good school. We are pleased that the inspection team were able to witness two very typically exciting and inspiring days here.

 

Our vision of teaching and learning at Kelmscott School is to ensure it provides the best possible opportunity for students of all abilities and backgrounds to reach their fullest potential.

 

Our school is on an exciting journey which we would love for you to be part of. We have what we believe to be a number of unique selling points that all our visitors experience first-hand when they come to our school. To get a flavour of these USPs, do have a look at our Twitter @KelmscottSchool.

 

As well as a supportive and friendly environment, Kelmscott offers a range of interesting employee benefits including:

 

  • Regular staff breakfast

  • Reduced gym membership at Walthamstow Leisure Centre

  • No staff meeting either side of a school holiday

  • Increased usage of live marking to manage teacher's workload

School Business Leader

Required as soon as possible

Salary details: NJC PO9 49-52

36 hours per week. 52 weeks per year

Actual Salary: £60,468 - £63,879
 

The Governors of Kelmscott School are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and highly enthusiastic colleague to be the school’s leading support staff professional. The main purpose of the role is to provide professional strategic leadership and management of school support staff in partnership with teaching staff, to enhance their effectiveness in order to achieve improved standards of learning and achievement in the school.

 

The successful candidate will become part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and is expected to contribute significantly to the continuous improvement and best value of the school’s services to its community. This will include:

 

  • Providing high quality leadership and management of the school's business functions.

  • Designing and implementing policies across difference business functions in line with the school’s strategic vision.

  • Providing strategic and operational leadership in all aspects of finance and business management.

  • Developing high quality reporting mechanisms across the different functions.

  • Being responsible for the operation, maintenance and development of systems, processes and procedures relating to budgets, finances, HR, premises, community hire, income generation, school administration, GDPR, Marketing & Media.

 

Closing date: Friday 14th June @ 12pm 

Interviews date: Week commencing 24th June 2024

 

Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted. An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.

 

For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:

 

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader: a.nidai1@kelmscott.waltham.sch.uk

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.

Pastoral Support - Apprentice

Required for September 2024

Fixed term contract for 18 months
36 hours per week with 6 hours dedicated to study time
Term Time only + 3 weeks during school closure, 36 hours per week

Salary details: London Living Wage £13.15 per hour

We are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic Pastoral Support Apprentice to join our thriving support staff & administration team. The primary role will be to provide administrative support to the pastoral team. They will gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as they complete a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

They will work closely with the pastoral team and other colleagues, supporting and challenging students to be the best they can be; helping them to stay safe, be happy and focussed on their learning. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain excellent career experience and be part of a welcoming team that strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for students and staff alike.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who will benefit from building confidence in education administration and project management; as well as learning skills for troubleshooting, customer service, policies and processes

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

•    To have the right to work in the UK
•    To have lived in the UK continuously for the past 3 years
•    At least a grade of 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English
•    To have not previously studied the course content
•    To not undertake any other qualification during your apprenticeship
•    To be able to apply your learning to your role

 

Closing date: Friday 21st June @ 12pm 

Interviews date: TBC

 

Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted. An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.

 

For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:

 

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader: a.nidai1@kelmscott.waltham.sch.uk

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.

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