Job Opportunities

The Application Process

The Wordsley School continues to go from strength to strength. Our school is held in the highest esteem by pupils, parents and staff having been consistently oversubscribed. Our aim is for this school to be the best; we are a school dedicated to success where all children leave aged 16 having identified a talent, a skill, an intelligence and the confidence to become whatever they aspire to be.

We are currently into Phase Two of our school expansion plan with an estimated completion of May 2021. This work includes a new Multi Use Games Area, Sports Hall, English/Library block and Science laboratories. As a result of a projected increase in pupil numbers, we require additional staff.


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Cover Supervisor

Hours: 32 hours per week, term time only, 39 weeks.

Salary: Grade 5 £14,534

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a suitably experienced person to join a school team focussed upon ensuring our young people enjoy and rise to the challenge of fulfilling their potential.

The key responsibility is for the supervision of whole classes during any short term staff absence. The post would suit candidates considering entering the privileged career of teaching.

The successful candidate should have a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant or equivalent, together with GCSE English and mathematics.

To apply please complete an online application form and include a covering letter for the attention of Mr G Burton, Headteacher.

For informal enquiries and to arrange a visit to school please contact Mrs R Potter, PA to the Headteacher on 01384 816015 or visit our school website at www.wordsleyschool.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th September 2020.

Teacher of Mathematics - MPS

Hours: 0.8 or higher

Salary: Teachers' Main Pay Scale

Required: January 2021 or earlier if possible

We are seeking to employ an excellent teacher of Mathematics to inspire and motivate our wonderful pupils. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive, innovative and vibrant department.

To apply please complete an online application form and include a covering letter for the attention of Mr G Burton, Headteacher.

For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs R Potter, PA to the Headteacher on 01384 816015 or visit our school website at www.wordsleyschool.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 5th October 2020.

Temporary Part-time Teaching Assistant Level 1

Hours: 27.5 hours per week, term time only 38 weeks.

Salary: Grade 2 Point 1

Required: as soon as possible.

We are looking to appoint a Part-time Teaching Assistant, required for 27.5 hours per week, term time only to join a lively and friendly team to support SEN statements.

A minimum of GCSE Grade C in English and Mathematics is a requirement of this post.

To apply please complete an online application form at www.wmjobs.co.uk and include a covering letter for the attention of Mr G Burton, Headteacher.

For informal enquiries and to arrange a visit to school please contact Mrs C Lawrie, SENCO on 01384 816015 or visit our school website at www.wordsleyschool.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th September 2020.

Cleaner

Hours: 10 hours per week, term time only 39 weeks, between 3.15pm and 5.15pm each day. Times may be flexible around the school working day.

Salary: £9 per hour.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Thoroughly cleaning areas to the required specification, as directed, using correct techniques and cleaning equipment.

  • Safe removal of litter and waste to allocated disposal points, taking particular care with liquids, broken glass or other substances, which may be unsafe to other staff or pupils.

  • Locking and unlocking windows and doors as directed.

  • Undertaking training in use of methods, materials and equipment, as instigated by your Supervisor.

  • Working safely using correct warning signs, protective clothing and safety equipment, being mindful of hazards to other staff and pupils. Compliance with the Health & Safety practices of the School.

  • Replenishing supplies of toiletries, plastic bags etc, as directed.

  • Ensuring all containers of cleaning agents are correctly labelled before use and are used safely and in compliance with manufacturers written instructions and that all chemicals are securely stored away when not in use.

  • Emptying vacuum cleaners and buffer vacuum bags at the end of each session. Cleaning and checking all equipment used after use, checking cables for wear and tear and storing away in a suitable safe area. Notifying supervisor of any faults found.

  • Ensure mops, cloths etc, are washed and left to dry as appropriate at the end of each session.

  • Reporting immediately to your Supervisor any defective electrical sockets, lighting, vandalism etc, in your cleaning area.

  • Ensuring Supervisor is aware of low stock levels of materials and equipment for which you are responsible.

  • Assist in keeping chemicals and cleaning materials and equipment storage areas in a clean and tidy condition.

  • Covering on a rota basis for absent colleagues when required, which may involve some change in hours/times.

  • Any other related duties, as directed by you Supervisor.

Person Specification

  • Experience of cleaning in a professional/work environment is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Practical Skills

  • Ability to understand and comply with work instructions written and verbal.

  • Methodical approach to cleaning.

  • Ability to follow manufacturers' instructions with regard to cleaning chemical usage.

For informal enquiries and to arrange a visit to school please contact Mr D Bradley, Site Supervisor on 07900 161468 or visit our school website at www.wordsleyschool.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th September 2020.

Information about our vacancies

  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

  • Online application forms will only be accepted for any vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

  • If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

  • If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/20563/help/.

  • If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk.