Vacancies

    Department members

    ROLE

    EMAIL

    Mrs. Jackie Brophy

    Mrs. Clare Rimell

    HR Manager

    HR and Compliance Advisor

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Mrs. Kate Weston HR Assistant hr@deanclose.org.uk

    Mrs. Pauline Widdows

    Cascade HR Administrator

    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

    Applications will be considered as they are received and the School reserves the right to appoint at any time in the process.

     

     

     

    Head of Biology

    Head of Biology

    Dean Close Senior School 

    Full Time

    Dean Close is a co-educational, day and boarding school, set in a beautiful 50-acre site on the edge of Cheltenham town and currently has 510 pupils between the ages of 13-18.  Founded in 1886, the School has a strong Christian ethos and greatly values its positive environment and good relations between staff and pupils.   Situated on the site are the Senior, Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory schools which share many of the excellent facilities on offer, including a £3m Sports Hall, purpose-built Music and Art Schools, water-based astro pitches and a 550 seat professional Theatre.  

    The School is seeking to appoint an experienced, well qualified Head of Biology to start in January 2019.   

    This is a busy department, located on the top floor of the Science block, with three full time teachers and one part time teacher.  The Head of Biology works closely with the Heads of Chemistry and Physics within the Science Faculty, which has a total of nine full time teachers and two part time teacher.   

    The Biology Department teaches from Years 9-13.  At GCSE and at A Level, pupil numbers have been excellent in recent years.  The Science Faculty has recently introduced a Fast Track Science GCSE option for the most able Year 10 pupils and is transitioning from separate science uptake at GCSE to Double and Triple Award.  

    Job Description

    Full details of the Department are available on the School website:  http://www.deanclose.org.uk/Biology 

    or if you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please email the current Head of Department mwwilkes@deanclose.org.uk   

    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.

     

     

     

     

    School Cook - Dean Close St John's On The Hill, Chepstow

    School Cook

    Dean Close St John's on the Hill, Chepstow

    Part time

    Permanent

    We are looking for an Evening/ Saturday Cook who will cook healthy nutritious meals for Boarding pupils and staff during the term-time, as well as preparing and cooking lunches for children aged 0 to 5 years during the school holidays.

    The successful candidate is likely to have had experience of similar work in the past, although training could be provided for the right candidate. The ability to work on own initiative and the ability to work well under pressure is "a must" together with good interpersonal skills. High standards of cleanliness and hygiene are expected.

    Qualifications

    Basic Food Hygiene certificate together with a NVQ Level 1/2, 706/1 & 706/2 would be desirable.

    Terms and Conditions

    Hours: 24 Hours per week Monday to Saturday

    All Year Round

    Salary £12,903.00 per annum

    Job Description

    An application form is available to download from the right 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.

     

     

     

    Accounting Apprentice (Billing Ledger or Purchase Ledger)

    Accounting Apprentice (Billing Ledger or Purchase Ledger)

    Full time 37.5 hours including weekly training day

    The Accounting Apprentice will be part of a ledger team (billing ledger or purchase ledger) tasked with the timely processing of invoices and ensuring the prompt settlement of accounts. Reporting to the Billing or Purchase Ledger Manager, the Accounting Apprentice will also assist with the prompt resolution of queries. Candidates should have some experience of using IT equipment for the input of data.

    Key Performance Indicators:

    To provide accurate and timely support to the Manager and Accounting Technician within the Billing Ledger or Purchase Ledger section.

    To assist in the smooth running of the Billing Ledger or Purchase Ledger section on a day to day basis.

    Delivering excellence in Customer Service

    Role Details:

    The post–holder is required to work with the internal finance team and other administrative staff. There will also be contact with the academic staff in the Schools and with the Bursar. The role be based in the Billing Ledger or the Purchase Ledger team in the first instance and will report to either the Billing or Purchase Ledger Manager (as appropriate). The Finance team within the Bursary is going through a restructuring at the present time and other finance duties may be assigned to these Accounting Apprentice roles in due course. To ensure the continuity of cover, there will also be the opportunity to cover the duties of your opposite number in the other Ledger team. Full training and support will be given.

    Depending on the ledger to which the post-holder is assigned, the duties of the role will involve but not be limited to the following:

    Billing Ledger

    • Assisting with the timely termly billing of fees and charges for the Schools
    • Assisting with the timely monthly billing of Nursery fees
    • Assisting with the timely billing of customers of Dean Close Services Ltd
    • Assisting with credit control activities to ensure the prompt settlement of outstanding accounts within the Foundation’s terms of business

    Purchase Ledger

    • Assisting with the resolution of purchase order queries
    • Assisting with the timely processing of purchase ledger invoices
    • Assisting with the prompt settlement of supplier accounts within their terms of business
    •  Assisting with supplier statement reconciliation to ensure that all invoices are accounted for
    • To assist in the processing of other expense transactions such as staff expense claims

    Qualifications: GCSE English and Mathematics or equivalent (for Level 2) or an A-Level in Mathematics if no previous accounting experience (for Level 3)

    Other Skills and Qualifications

    Professionalism, self-motivation, ability to handle multiple priorities and to take instructions.

    Experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent packages (desirable).

    Terms and Conditions

    The salary for this post will be in line with statutory rates for apprentices. The hours of work are 37.5 hours per week (Monday- Friday), with additional hours from time to time to meet the demands of the role. Some evening and week end duties may be required. Annual leave is 25 days per annum (pro-rata for the duration of the contract), plus statutory holiday and holiday to be taken with the prior agreement of the Bursar. Lunch is available on the Foundation premises during School term time and there is ample parking on the Foundation premises.

    Job Description

    An application form is available to download from the right 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.

    Minibus Driver -  Dean Close St John's Chepstow

    Minibus Driver

    Dean Close St John's-on-the-Hill School, Chepstow

    20 hours per week - (normally from 7.00 am – 9.30am; 4.15pm – 5.45pm, Monday - Friday)   

    Term Time - 35 weeks

    For more information about Dean Close St John's please visit:

    http://www.stjohnsonthehill.co.uk/

    Job Description

    An application form is available to download from the right 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.

    Dean Close House Reception/Host

    The post

    The Reception / Host is responsible for maintaining a welcoming environment for Foundation staff, visitors and guests. The role is pivotal in ensuring that visitors and guests are left with a positive first impression of the Foundation Headquarters, Dean Close House (DCH).

    • The role is 30hrs / week (Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3.00pm)
    • Term Time 34 weeks  plus 5 weeks during the School holidays
    • The salary £11,700.00 per annum
    • Additional hours may be required from time to time to meet the demands of the role.
    • Closing Date: 12 noon on 11 June 2018

    Job Description

    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.