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

    Senior IT Support Engineer

    Senior IT Support Engineer

    Full Time

    Permanent

    Dean Close School is in the process of outsourcing its IT Managed Services to RM Education and is seeking to appoint a Senior IT Support Engineer, as a member of the school staff, to respond to IT issues.  

    Normal hours are 8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Monday to Friday (40 hours a week including a 30 minute unpaid lunchbreak) but the role requires some flexibility to work outside these hours.

    The person will be required to work a rota of one Saturday morning in three (8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.) during School term time, taking a day off in lieu during the week.

    Salary will be negotiable and depend upon skills, qualifications and relevant experience

    Job Description

    Closing Date - noon 6th December 2017

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Dean Close School 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.

     

    Art Technician

    Art Technician

    Part Time

    16 hours per week

    Term Time

    Start date Monday 8th January 2018

    Closing Date noon 5th December 2017

    Dean Close Senior School seeks to appoint a self-motivated responsible and organised individual who demonstrates good initiative. The successful candidate will have experience of using Excel and Word, have some book-keeping skills and have a  creative flair. A background in Art and knowledge of materials and processes is an advantage.

    The following are some of the duties included:-

    ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

    • As required by the Haed of Department

    BOOK-KEEPING

    • Oversee annual spend. Current annual budget is £25,500.
    • Recording of invoices and close liaison with the Accounts Department.

    STOCK CONTROL

    • Ordering and organisation of all art materials used within the department and maintenance of stock levels.

    SUPPLIERS

    • Liaison with suppliers on an annual basis; organise discounts.

    CLASSROOM SUPPORT

    • Supporting art staff with classroom set ups, organisation and preparation of materials.
    • Ceramic technician work.
    • The Senior School Art Department consists of 5 studios and a library.
    • The Art Technician maintains department areas to keep them clean and tidy.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    • As and when necessary being prepared to do ad hoc duties.

    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

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email: hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Director of Admissions for THE Dean Close Foundation and Head of Admissions for Dean Close School

    Director of Admissions for The Dean Close Foundation

    and

    Head of Admissions for Dean Close School

    Dean Close School seeks a professional, highly motivated and experienced Admissions Director to join its successful and busy Admissions team.

    The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills, be an excellent communicator with proven relationship building qualities, be able to prioritise and plan a busy workload, have outstanding planning and analytical skills, data analysis and evaluation experience and have sound judgement.  Previous experience in schools admissions, managing a team and overseas pupil recruitment, preferably in the independent sector, is highly desirable.

    Job Description

    Closing Date - noon 29th  November 2017

    Interviews to be held on 5th December 2017

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Dean Close School 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.

    Head of Physics

    Head of Physics

    September 2018

    Fulltime

    The School is seeking to appoint an inspiring teacher to lead the department as Head of Physics. This role commences in September 2018.

    Job Description

    Closing Date - noon 24th November 2017

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    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

     

    Teacher of Business and Economics

    Teacher of Business and Economics

    January 2018

    Part time 0.7 or Full Time

    Dean Close Senior School seeks to appoint a part time teacher of Business and Economics.

    Job Description

    Closing Date - noon 27th November 2017

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    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

    Easter Revision Course Tutors

    Dean Close School Easter Revision Courses 2018 

    Five day course from Wednesday 4th April to Sunday 8th April 2018

    Following the second successful year of the popular Easter Revision Courses, Dean Close will be running the courses again in 2018.  The positive feedback from the 2016 and 2017 courses can be attributed to the highly experienced professional team that Dean Close had on board, and the School seeks to appoint additional tutors for 2018 along with an increased number of subject options.

    Tutors must be available for the Staff briefing 5.00pm on Tuesday 3rd April, and for the duration of the five day course which commences  Wednesday 4th  April 2018 until Sunday 8th April 2018  

    Dean Close School invites applicaitions from Tutors in the following subjects:

    A Level:

    • Biology
    • P.E.
    • Politics

    GCSE Level:

    • Science Dual Award
    • Biology

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    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. Tutors must also provide a valid Safeguarding Training certificate.

    Closing date: noon Friday 24th November 2017

    This vacancy may be withdrawn at any time.

    CLEANERS

    The Dean Close Foundation is recruiting Cleaners to join the Housekeeping Department as soon as possible.

    • Dean Close Nurseries Ltd 

    Cleaner based in DCNL Tree Tops Cheltenham Childrens' Day Nursery, Lansdown Road 

    Part time/ 12½ hours per week/ Year Round

    Monday - Friday

    Mornings or Early Evenings

    Cleaner based in DCNL Tree Tops Hucclecote Childrens' Day Nursery, Hucclecote Rd

    Part time/ 12½ hours per week/ Year Round

    Monday - Friday

    Mornings or Early Evenings

    Remuneration:

    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 foundation building in good condition
    • To maintain high levels of cleanliness throughout the foundation

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • To clean specified areas of the foundation 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.

    Completed applciation forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    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 vacancy may be withdrawn at any time.

     

    Gap year Posts

    Gap Year Posts

    One Year

    Applications are invited for one year posts starting in September 2018 and January 2019

    An application form available to download from the left hand side of this page.

    Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Manager by email:

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    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 vacancy may be withdrawn at any time.