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Site Groundsman/Handyman
To start 1st September 2015

NJC Scale 2a Point 10-13
35 Hours per week, 52 weeks per year with 26 days annual leave.
Actual salary: £13,562.31

We require a practical, cheerful and well-motivated person to join our Site Team. The successful candidate must be resourceful, enthusiastic and reliable in their approach to supporting the school.

Duties will include:

  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Opening/closing of the site (depending on shift pattern)
  • Security of premises
  • Heating, energy conservation & ventilation
  • Cleaning & hygiene
  • Maintenance of buildings
  • Porterage
  • Supervision of lettings and out of hours activities
  • Our school is open at weekends for lettings so you will be required to open and close the site on a rota basis.

    Hours by arrangement with the Site Manager but you must be prepared to work unsociable hours, and weekends on a rota. You will be covering the shift 7am-3pm Monday to Friday. Flexibility in hours to support the school will be an advantage.

    Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Stuart Lathan by email to arrange a time stuart.lathan@mrus.co.uk.

    We are committed to the protection and safety of our students and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

    Please apply for this position by emailing you completed application form to fran.wade@mrus.co.uk by the closing date shown below.

    Closing date: 8am on 13th August 2015
    Interviews: Thursday 20th August 2015

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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    School Direct Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

    Are you interested in becoming a Science(Physics), Computer Science or Mathematics Teacher?

    This exciting school based programme of Initial Teacher Education is available at Mark Rutherford from September 2015. We are working in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire and other local schools.

    We have 3 training places to start in September 2015: Science (Physics), Computer Science and Mathematics. Candidates will need to pay a course fee of £9,000 but may be eligible for bursaries and loans, details available on the DfE website. Successful trainees will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE from our training provider, The University of Bedfordshire.

    We welcome applicants who have:

    • UK residency
    • GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above (or equivalent)
    • A degree- preferably first class, upper or lower second in the subject you wish to train in (or a closely related subject)

    Interested but think that you might need some more experience?

    If you are thinking about teaching as a career and would like to get some more experience in a school we are able to support with opportunities to visit the school and to complete an observation placement. To arrange this please contact Jenny Palmer at jenny.palmer@mrus.co.uk  or 01234 290200.

    Making an application
    Applications must be made online at the following address: http://www.ucas.com/apply/teacher-training.  Applicants must select Mark Rutherford School (221) as the training provider.  

    All offers of a place are conditional until Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks have been successfully completed, qualification checks and satisfactory references have been received and the professional skills tests have been passed.
    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


     

    Mark Rutherford School
    Wentworth Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire Mk41 8PX
    Telephone 01234 290200 : Fax 01234 290236 : Email: mark.rutherford@mrus.co.uk