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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.


Teacher of P.E.

Start:                            October 2022, or as soon as possible
Salary:                          Teachers’ Main/Upper payscale
Location:                     Trafford LA South Manchester
Contract Term:           Permanent / Full-time

We seek to appoint an experienced, inspirational teacher of PE who is ambitious, determined and enjoys working with young people to join our high achieving PE Department.

You should have an outstanding track record of teaching and driving attainment / achievement. This post provides the opportunity to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 therefore experience of teaching these key stages is essential. Candidates should have a sound knowledge and genuine passion for this subject area.

This post offers the opportunity to work within a hugely talented team in dedicated, well-equipped, specialist classrooms.

Please note that, although Altrincham College is part of a multi-academy trust, 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:             Friday 8 July 2022 (12 noon)
Interview date:        Wednesday 13 July 2022


Assistant Site Manager

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 6-11 (Actual Salary: £20,043-£22,129)
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 an Assistant Site Manager.

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 an Assistant Site Manager 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 job description (see below) 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:         Monday 11 July 2022 (09.30am))
Interview date:                                 Week commencing 11 July (day to be confirmed)


Student Services Assistant

Contract Term:        Permanent / Full-time
Hours:                        36.25 hours/week, Term-Time plus 1 week (39 weeks)
                                     08.00-16.00 (Monday to Friday), including a 45-min unpaid break
Scale:                         NJC Band 3 Points 6-11 (Actual Salary £17,163 - £18,949)

Location:                Altrincham College (South Manchester Learning Trust), Trafford LA
Start:                           September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Student Services Assistant who will support our young people each day in their lives outside the classroom, which will include administering first aid and caring for their well-being. The successful candidate will also support the pastoral team with day to day administration and be responsible for the maintenance of students’ IHCPs and PEEPs, as well as co-ordinating the school’s first aid responsibilities.

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

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:

  • Working in an educational education, working with children or young adults.
  • Working well as a team, but also have the ability to use own initiative and problem solve independently.
  • First Aid experience or willingness to undertake appropriate training.
  • Confident communicator with ability to interact with students, staff and parent/carers.
  • Have a kind and supportive nature.
  • Be proactive, organised and responsive to the needs of our students.
  • Ability to multi-task to the ever-changing priorities this role can present.

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive salary and holiday allowance.
  • Fantastic training/CPD/progression opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
  • On-site parking.
  • Excellent Local Government pension scheme.
  • 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:         Monday 11 July 2022 (09.30am))
Interview date:                                 Week commencing 11 July (day to be confirmed)


ICT Support Technician

Contract Term:          Permanent / Full-time / Term-Time only plus 2 weeks (40 weeks)
Location
:                    Trafford LA South Manchester
Start
:                           September 2022
Scale:                           NJC Band 3 Points 6-11 (Actual Salary £17,585-£19,415)                     Hours:                         36.25
hours/week

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated technician to support our school IT provision for students and staff. AC is progressive in terms of technology and seeks to offer the best possible provision for its stake-holders. We make full use of many Microsoft services, as well as other business-standard applications and systems.

These posts offer 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 Danielle Shields, PA to the Headteacher on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.

Closing date:             Friday 15 July 2022 (09.30am)
Interview date:        Tuesday 19 July 2022          


Learning Support Assistant

Contract Term:          Permanent / Part-time / Term-Time only (plus 1 week)
Location
:                    Trafford LA South Manchester
Start
:                           September 2022
Scale:                           NJC Band 3 Points 6-11 (Actual Salary £11,836-13,068) OR
                                      NJC Band 5 Points 19-22 (Actual Salary £12,861-13,648)
                                      depending on qualification/experience

Hours:                         25 hours/week (0.8fte: 08.30-15.30)

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join our SEND Team. Our LSAs provide vital and valuable support to some of our most vulnerable children in school.

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

Closing date:             Monday 11 July 2022 (12 noon)

Interview date:        Friday 15 July 2022          


Housekeeper

Contract Term:          Part-time / Permanent
Hours:                          28.75 hours/week (10.00-16.30 Monday to Friday)

                                       Term-time only (38 weeks per annum)  
Scale:                            NJC Band 1 Points 1-3 (Actual Salary £11,792 - £12,268)
Location
:                Altrincham College (South Manchester Learning Trust), Trafford LA
Start
:                           September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a housekeeper to maintain a high standard of cleanliness around our school during the school day, supporting our full-time site staff and evening cleaners. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day cleanliness of the school site, anticipating issues such as stock refills and identifying potential hazards.

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

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:

  • Cleaning a large site, using various cleaning products and equipment.
  • Working well as a team, but also have the ability to use own initiative and problem solve independently.
  • Ability to review your own work and take pride in your area of responsibility.
  • Good awareness of Health & Safety procedures.

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive salary and holiday allowance.
  • Fantastic training/CPD/progression 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:         Monday 11 July 2022 (09.30am))
Interview date:                                 Week commencing 11 July (day to be confirmed)


Science Technician

Contract Term:          Part-time / Permanent / Term Time plus one week (39 weeks)
Hours:                          25.5 hours/week (working days/hours to be agreed with the 
                                       successful candidate)                                             
Scale:                            NJC Band 3 Points 6-11 (Actual Salary £12,073-13,329 p.a.)

Location:                     Trafford LA South Manchester
Start:                             September 2022

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic candidate to work as a Technician supporting the Science department in delivering the practical aspects of Science courses across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will be supported by the Senior Science technician and the Head of Department and will work as part of a three-technician team.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Delivering and collecting equipment from classrooms/labs.
  • Checking and restocking classroom/lab glassware and equipment.
  • Assembling practical equipment and materials for specific lessons as requested.
  • Cleaning equipment and glassware where necessary.
  • Maintaining a tidy and organised workspace.
  • Supporting health and safety within the Department.
  • Assisting and advising teaching staff.
  • Performing computer-based admin tasks as directed (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Repairs and maintenance of equipment.
  • Safely handling chemicals (training provided).

Previous detailed Science knowledge is not a pre-requisite but a general interest would be an advantage. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in an organised and efficient manner, have excellent attention to detail, and above all be honest, conscientious and determined.

Previous school experience is not necessary but you should be comfortable in a busy secondary school environment and be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks and Safeguarding training.

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

Closing date:             1 September 2022
Interview date:         w/c 5 September 2022 (day TBC)


Cleaners

Contract TermPart-time / Permanent
Hours:    15 hours/week (16.00-19.00 Monday to Friday), Term-Time (plus one week)
Scale:               NJC Band 1 Points 1-3 (Actual Salary £6,496 - £6,692 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  

Salary:                   NJC Band 1 Points 1-3 (Actual Salary £7,578 - £7,807)
Location
:              Altrincham College (South Manchester Learning Trust), Trafford LA
Contract Term:
   Part-time / Permanent
                               17.5 hours per week until August 2022 (10.45am-2.15pm, Mon-Fri)
                               *increasing to 26.25 hours per week from September 2022
                               Term Time plus one week

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 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