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Altrincham College: Recruitment

Altrincham College (part of the South Manchester Learning Trust) is an over-subscribed 11-18 Academy set in the pleasant South Manchester suburbs of Hale/Timperley, on the Manchester/Trafford border. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Our vision is to nurture well-rounded citizens of the future who are knowledgeable, happy and resilient so that they make a valuable contribution to the world in which they live, and are empowered to make informed and positive life choices.

Altrincham College places a high value on professional development; CPD opportunities will be available to the successful applicant.


Caretaker

Contract Term:          Permanent / Full Time
Hours:                         36.25 hours per week, all year round
5 weeks (25 days) holiday per annum, increasing to 6 weeks (30 days) after five years’ service. All holidays to be taken during the school holidays during the academic year.

Altrincham College is open from 07:00 - 19:00 Monday to Friday and the successful candidate will share these hours with our Site Manager. The average working day will be 8 hours per day (including a 45-minute unpaid break)

Scale:                      NJC Band 3 Points 7-11 (Actual Salary: £22,369-24,054)
Location:               Altrincham College (South Manchester Learning Trust), Trafford LA

Start Date:            As soon as possible

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our great team at Altrincham College as a Caretaker.

Are you happy to ‘turn your hand’ to anything? If you are the sort of person who could build flat pack furniture, manage deliveries, fix a broken sink and help supervise our cleaning team whilst holding a conversation with a 14-year-old whilst on duty outside at lunch time, then this could be the place for you!

We are looking to appoint a Caretaker who will work alongside our dedicated Site Manager undertaking all the usual aspects of site management in order to ensure our school is clean, secure and compliant at all times, whilst responding to the ever-changing priorities during the school day.

Working as part of this important team, you will be required to carry out the duties detailed in the attached job description to the highest possible standard.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding and some experience of:

  • Planning and implementation of site projects.
  • Staff supervision.
  • Basic building maintenance.
  • Good awareness of Health & Safety procedures.
  • Have the ability to use own initiative and problem solve independently.
  • Have the ability from time to time to work to tight deadlines.

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive salary and holiday allowance.
  • Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
  • On-site parking.
  • Excellent Local Government pension scheme.
  • Staff uniform.
  • On-site canteen facilities.
  • An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
  • An inclusive and collaborative approach to all tasks.
  • Supported by a talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues.
  • An actively supportive Governing Body and Senior Leadership Team.
  • A great place to work!

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Support Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Danielle Shields, PA to the Headteacher on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.  

Closing date for applications:         Thursday 8 December 2022
Interview date:                                   Wednesday 13 December 2022


Personal Assistant (PA) to the Headteacher

Contract Term:          Permanent, full-time
Hours:                          36.25 hours/week, All Year Round
Scale:
                          NJC Band 7 Points 26-29 (Actual Salary £32,909 - £35,411)*

*A higher scale of NJC Band 8 Points 30-32 (Actual Salary £36,298 - £38,296) may be considered, dependent on experience and further development of Trust objectives and strategies.

Location:                    Altrincham College, Trafford LA, South Manchester
Start
:                           3rd January 2023 (or as soon as possible)

We seek to appoint an outstanding Personal Assistant to the Headteacher (PA) to ensure the highest quality administration support for her. The PA will provide an essential leadership function which will ensure our school operates smoothly, enabling key senior leaders to be highly effective in terms of their organisation, time management and the day-to-day running of Altrincham College.

This post offers the opportunity to join a great place to work and an aspirational and caring Trust of which to be part. You will be supported by a hugely talented staff team. Altrincham College places a high value on professional development; CPD opportunities will be available to the successful applicant.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Support Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Danielle Shields, PA to the Headteacher on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.  

Closing date:    Tuesday 13 December 2022 (09.30am)              

Interview date:  Monday 19 December 2022


Teacher of Media Studies

Start:                           January 2023 (or as soon as possible)
Salary:                         Teachers’ Main/Upper payscale
Location:                     Trafford LA South Manchester
Contract Term:            Permanent / Full-time

We seek to appoint a candidate with experience of teaching Media Studies at Key Stages 4 and 5 and a sound knowledge and genuine passion for this subject area. The candidate will also preferably have experience of delivering BTEC qualifications.

This post offers the opportunity to join a great place to work where you will be supported by a hugely talented staff team. This role is particularly suitable for NQTs.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, creative teacher with the drive, passion and commitment to join our hugely talented team of staff, working together to encourage and support every child in reaching their full potential. 

Please note that we do not employ unqualified teachers. Only applications from candidates with QTS status will be considered for any teaching post.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Teaching Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Danielle Shields, PA to the Headteacher on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.

Closing date:             Thursday 8 December 2022 (09.30am)

Interview date:          Wednesday 14 December 2022


 

Cleaners

Contract Term:   Part-time / Permanent
Hours:                  15 hours/week (16.00-19.00 Mon to Fri), Term-Time only [38 weeks]
Scale:                    NJC Band 1 Points 1-3 (Actual Salary £6,321 - £6,512 p.a.)
Location
:             Trafford LA South Manchester
Start
:                    As soon as possible

We seek to appoint a team of in-house cleaners to maintain a high standard of cleanliness around the school. The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for cleaning the site at the end of each school day (4-7pm).

This post offers the opportunity to join a great place to work where you will be supported by a hugely talented staff team.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Support Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Liz Blewitt, School Business Manager, on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.

Interview date:                 Arrangements will be made directly with short-listed candidates
Start date:                                            As soon as possible


Catering Assistant

Contract Term:      Part-time / Permanent
                                  25 hours per week (09.45am-3.00pm, Mon-Fri)
                                  Term Time plus one week [39 weeks]

Salary:                     NJC Band 1 Points 1-3 (Actual Salary £10,826 - £11,153)
Location:                Altrincham College (South Manchester Learning Trust), Trafford LA

We seek to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our catering team in delivering healthy, nutritious and cost-effective meals to students and staff.

Please see job description (below) for further details.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Support Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Liz Blewitt, School Business Manager, on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.

Interview date:                 Arrangements will be made directly with short-listed candidates
Start date:                                            As soon as possible


Cover Supervisor

Start date:                  As soon as possible
Salary:                         NJC Band 4 points 12-17 (Actual salary: £16,863-18,618)
Contract Term:          Part-time / Permanent / Term Time only (38 weeks)
Hours of Work:          32.50 hours per week (08.15-15.30 Monday to Friday)

If you are looking for a new challenge, and want to help, support and inspire young people, Altrincham College are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor. Teaching qualifications are not essential for this post.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please complete and return a Support Staff Application Form (see bottom of this page). 

Alternatively, please call Danielle Shields, PA to the Headteacher on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.