Queen Elizabeth School

QES Vacancies

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Lunesdale Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant pre-employment checks.  Please see the documents below for further information.

Receptionist/Administrator


Full Time or Part time (up to 37 hours per week over 5 days)

Term-time, plus INSET days and two weeks during school holidays

Salary: SCP 5-6 – starting at SCP5 £23,500pa, pro-rata.

(Pro-rata salary: £21,362pa, approx. based on 37 hours per week)

(41 weeks working plus annual leave entitlement (deemed taken during school holidays))

We are seeking at least one and possibly two (depending on hours) receptionists/administrators to provide professional reception support in our schools to parents, visitors, staff and pupils.  We need someone to complement our existing team to provide a positive welcome as well as administrative support including sending messages, updating internal systems and preparation and distribution of correspondence.  This will require a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and particularly Excel.

Our Receptionists need to be able to deal with telephone, email and face to face enquiries, resolving or answering queries where possible or referring onto appropriate members of staff when required.  You would be fully supported to learn and develop your knowledge of school processes and systems; although previous experience of a similar type of work would be beneficial, it is not essential.

If you have the ability to manage several tasks and priorities at once, and can work well under pressure while maintaining a professional and positive outlook then we would like to hear from you.

Previous experience of purchasing administration including ordering and dealing with queries would be of benefit.

First Aid qualifications would be a plus but again is not essential.

Please read through the job description and person specification then if you think you would be a good fit for this role, please complete and return the application form using the link below by Friday 26th April 2024; including in your supporting information:

 - Why this particular job appeals to you

 - An outline of your relevant experience

 - What you could bring to the role

If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role, please email recruitment@qes.org.uk or contact Rachel Webster, HR Officer on 015242 71275.

We do hope you will take the time to apply. This is a marvellous place to work and this is a great opportunity. In the meantime, good luck with your application. We look forward to meeting you in the near future.

Cathy O'Neill, Executive Headteacher

The Lunesdale Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), other statutory required clearance and reference checks with previous employers.


Catering Assistant


25-30 hours per week during term-time only

Salary: £23,151 per annum, (pro-rata salary £13,560 - £16,273 per annum based on 0.5857 – 0.7029 FTE; which includes annual leave entitlement)

We have opportunities to join our catering team working mainly during school hours to deliver meals to students and staff.  Experience of working in a busy catering environment would be an advantage, but is not essential as full training would be provided.

The role requires a hard working and enthusiastic person who works well as part of a team.  We are looking for someone who will present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment. 

In addition we would expect the individual to be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality.  Full training, including Basic Food Hygiene, and a uniform will be provided.

Additional hours before or after school may be available with our cleaning team up to 37 hours per week if this would be of interest.

Closing Date: 29 March 2024, but applications will be reviewed as they are received.

To apply, please download and complete the application form on the 'Apply' link.


Cover Supervisor - Ad Hoc


We are seeking Cover Supervisors to provide flexible and adaptable support for teaching and learning across our schools.

As well as an excellent background in teaching you will need to be able to adapt to supervise classes across a wide variety of ages, subjects and abilities - often all on the same day!

You will need to be able to supervise the completion of set work, manage classroom activities, provide guidance and support to students who find aspects of the set work difficult, maintain classroom discipline and report back on any issues that may arise.

For more information, please click on the job details or email recruitment@qes.org.uk with any queries or questions.

To apply, please download and complete the application form on the 'Apply' link.


Cleaner

Queen Elizabeth School

We still have opportunities to join our existing cleaning team working in the early morning until 9:00am before school or in the afternoon from 2:30pm onwards to maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the school.  The hours can be flexible for the individual and are on a term-time only basis. The salary for this role is at SCP2, £22,366 per annum, pro-rata (for part-time and term-time hours) plus a cost of living supplement which increases the annual salary to £23,151 per annum, pro-rata (for part-time and term-time hours). Pay is equated across the year and includes annual leave and bank holiday entitlement.

The role requires a hard working cleaner who works well as part of a team.  The individual should be friendly and take pride in enhancing the school environment, ensuring the facilities are maintained to the highest possible standards.  We are looking for someone who will present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment.  In addition we would expect the individual to be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality.  Full training and a uniform will be provided.

Please click on the 'APPLY' link below to access our application form, or if required please contact recruitment@qes.org.uk to request a printed form for your completion.

The Lunesdale Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), other statutory required clearance and reference checks with previous employers.