Vacancies

    Department members

    NAME ROLE EMAIL
    Mrs. Jackie Brophy HR Manager hr@deanclose.org.uk
    Mrs. Kate Weston HR Assistant hr@deanclose.org.uk
    Mrs. Pauline Widdows HR Assistant hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Dean Close St John’s School

    Marketing Co-ordinator

    Part time

    18½ hours per week

     

    Dean Close St John’s is a thriving independent, co-educational day and boarding school situated on a lovely countryside plot overlooking Chepstow.

    In June 2015 the School and nurseries were acquired by the Dean Close Group.  This is a very exciting time for St John’s and it is felt that this brand new post will offer lots of challenges and enjoyment.      

    This is a new, part-time position for an experienced, highly motivated, marketing professional to manage the day-to-day marketing activity of St John’s Nursery, Pre-prep and Preparatory School, and the two nurseries.  The candidate will report in to the Headmaster and also the Director of Marketing (based in Dean Close Senior School).

     

    Job Description

     

    Closing Date: 12pm noon Friday 9th October 2015

     

    For an application form please follow the link on the vacancies page.

    Completed application forms together with a covering letter and a copy of your CV should be sent to:

    HR Manager by email: hr@deanclose.org.uk  by 12.00 p.m. noon on the closing date.

     

    Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Applicants must be willing to undergo up to date child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Current Vacancies - No agencies please

    Operations Bursar

    Operation Bursar

    The Dean Close Foundation

    An attractive salary plus benefits

    37.5 hours per week

    Full time permanent

    Cheltenham

    Rooted in tradition but with an eye to the future, The Dean Close Foundation has ambitious plans to grow and enhance its reputation for excellence and high quality education across the age range spectrum. The Foundation includes Senior, Prep and Pre-Prep Schools located in historic Cheltenham, Chepstow and South Wales as well as three separate nurseries and two fast growing commercial subsidiaries. The schools boast outstanding facilities including a professional theatre, floodlit astro-turfs, indoor swimming pool and a fully equipped gymnasium.

    We are now seeking an Operations Bursar of the highest calibre to help us implement our ambitious vision and strategy.

    Reporting to the Foundation Bursar, you and your team will develop and drive the infrastructure and operations strategy required to support the Foundation by the effective management and delivery of all non-financial and non-commercial support services to all parts of the Foundation. You will ensure that facilities, administration and infrastructure projects are delivered in an efficient and cost-effective manner, providing a high quality of service to all members of the community.

    To succeed you will have proven experience of managing a multi-faceted organisation, and a demonstrable ability to lead and develop a diverse team.

    You may be an existing Bursar looking for a challenge in a larger organisation, however you must be able to plan and deliver projects and programmes, prioritise tasks, and allocate finite resources. Compliance Inspector status will be an advantage.

    Educated to degree level you will be a decision taker who can communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders. Highly IT literate with a proven capability to contribute strategically to the wider development of an organisation whilst retaining a strong grasp of operational detail is essential.

    Job Description

    For an informal conversation please call Neil Urquhart on 01242 267414 

    Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to the HR Manager, by post to The Dean Close Foundation, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6HE, or by email to hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Closing date: Noon 28 July 2017

    Interviews: 8 August 2017

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This post may be withdrawn at any time.

    Office Cleaner

    Office Cleaner

    Part time

    10 hours per week

    Year Round

    Location:

    • Bursary Offices and Staff Facilities at Dean Close House, Lansdown Road, Cheltenham.

    Hours:

    • 10 hours per week
    • 7.00am - 9.00am (preferred)
    • Monday - Friday
    • 52 weeks a year

    Salary:

    • £3,900.00 per annum
    • (Basic Pay £7.50 per hour plus Holiday Pay £0.91 = Total £8.41 per hour)

    Holiday:

    • The holiday year runs from 1st September to 31st August each year.
    • Full time members of staff are entitled to 20 days and 8 days Bank Holidays during the year.
    • Holiday must be taken at times specified by the School which will be during the normal school holidays.
    • Part-time staff will have their holiday pro-rated accordingly.
    • Three days holidays must be retained for the period between Christmas and New Year.

    Job Description

    Housekeeping staff are required:

    • To provide a clean and pleasant environment and to cover occasional absences in the Housekeeping Department
    • To help maintain the fabric of school building in good condition
    • To maintain high levels of cleanliness throughout the school

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • To clean specified areas of the school to the required standard as instructed by the Housekeeper;
    • Wash floors, surfaces, fixtures and fittings and walls up to a specified height;
    • Cleaning inside windows up to a specified height;
    • Sweeping and vacuuming floors;
    • Polishing and dusting surfaces and furniture;
    • Cleaning toilets and shower areas;
    • Use cleaning materials as appropriate and according to their instructions for use;
    • To empty bins and remove rubbish from the premises;
    • To take recyclable materials to appropriate recycling points;
    • To report any damages to school property or other relevant matters to the Housekeeper;
    • To use power cleaning equipment as directed;
    • To undertake relevant non routine cleaning as instructed by the Housekeeper;
    • To undertake any relevant training as required;
    • To comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Regulations;
    • To take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of themselves and for others;
    • To co-operate with the employer in ensuring that Health and Safety Responsibilities are carried out;
    • To undertake any other relevant duties as instructed.

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Closing date 31st July 2017

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time.

     

    Gap year Posts

    Gap Year Posts

    Commencing January 2018 for Six Months (St John's-on-the-Hill, Chepstow)

    • House Tutor

    Job Description

    Resident Gap Year Tutor required at Dean Close Preparatory School; assisting in the Boarding House; Classroom assistance in the Prep School, swimming and games; Supervising break times; taking part in school outings and to take part in all aspects of a thriving Boarding School life.

    • House Matron

    Job Description

    Resident Gap Year Matron required to be involved in the everyday running of Dean Close Preparatory School Boarding House; assisting with laundry, supervising children throughout the day, taking part in school outings and to take part in all aspects of a thriving Boarding School life.

    Applications now welcome.

    Completed application forms together with a CV and a covering letter should be returned to: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Application form available to download on the right hand side of this web page.

    The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and a Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time