Job Opportunities

Communications Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, flexible, Communications Officer to join our school office team.  You will work under the direction of the School Business Manager. We are looking for someone who has strong office skills, a good understanding of office systems and excellent communication skills.  It would be an advantage to have worked in a school office environment, but not essential.  The post is Monday to Friday 8.45 -3.30 term time only, however we remain flexible on hours/days of work and would welcome an open discussion.

The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys working in a busy environment, works well under pressure whilst always remaining adaptable and approachable. Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills; understand that discretion and confidentiality are paramount. You will be required to stay to 5.00pm on one night of the week to administrate a main team meeting.

You will be joining a supportive team who are collectively passionate about the learning and outcomes for all children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with previous employer and a DBS check.

Hours: Monday to Friday (negotiable) 8.45am to 3.30pm permanent position
Salary: NJC Level 2C SCP 4 £14698.08 to SCP 5 £14992.96 (dependant on experience) – Pay shown as pro rata to term time only

Closing Date: 8th July 2022
Interview Date: 11th July 2022 (pm)

For further details and an application pack, please email or contact Mrs A Allen on 01234 740202.

We look forward to welcoming to our values-based school soon.

Teaching Assistant with SEND experience
Are you a dedicated Teaching Assistant with experience working with SEND children? We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant at Houghton Conquest Lower School with experience of supporting SEND pupils, to join the team from September. The perfect candidate would be enthusiastic and passionate about SEND with a significant understanding of SEND needs.

Your role will be working within a dedicated team of TA’s supporting pupils with additional needs and across the school where needed, within small classroom settings.

You will also be responsible for contributing towards an inclusive learning environment striving for all pupils to have strong social and emotional understanding. You will have the opportunity to build your skills across a range of needs giving you a full experience of providing support.

You are welcome to give us a call to talk about the role, we would be very happy to hear from you.

Hours: 31.25hrs per week Monday-Friday – 9am to 3:15pm term time only. Plus 5 INSET days. Hours can be negotiable.
Salary: SCP1- 3 (£18654-£19218) dependant on experience – Pro rata to term time only.
Fixed Contract  for 12 months with the possibility of extending

Closing Date: Tuesday 12th July by 3pm
Interview Date: Friday 15th July

For further details and an application pack, please email or contact Anna Allen on 01234 740202

We look forward to welcoming to our values based school soon.

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) Post
School and Pre-School

We are always looking for enthusiastic, responsible and proactive Midday Supervisors to join our small, friendly and fun village school.

Your role will be working across our main school and preschool settings and we can offer you a supportive workplace, with support from our dedicated teaching team.

We will support your professional development and are committed to staff well-being.

Houghton Conquest Lower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Hours; 12.00 to 1.15pm, 5 days per week, term time only plus 5 INSET days.
Salary will be at Level SCP 1, £9.25 per hour.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please request an Application Form from School Office by emailing or give us a call if you want to find out more.