Vacancies

R A Butler is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Please see below for our current vacancies. For safeguarding purposes we are only able to accept completed application forms, not CVs.

We are a vibrant and happy school in Saffron Walden, where staff are proud to work.  We are looking to recruit the following positions:

caretaker

Start:  January 2023
Salary:  Scale 3, bands 4-5: £21,189 - £21,575 FTE (this is pro-rata for the actual hours worked)
Hours:  35 per week
Permanent, year round role

We are seeking to appoint a pro-active, motivated and enthusiastic Caretaker ideally to start in January

If you can contribute to the smooth running of the school because you

  • Can ensure site security
  • Are able to carry out basic grounds maintenance
  • Have a good understanding of Health and Safety
  • Have a positive and flexible approach to unexpected events
  • Will act as a key holder for routine and non-routine opening of the premises and grounds
  • Can do basic DIY
  • Have pride in ensuring the school looks attractive and well maintained

Then you may be the person we are looking for!

Our preferred hours for this post are 6:30am to 9.00am and 3.00pm to 7:30pm Monday to Friday (with additional hours sometimes required).  There is some flexibility around the timings of the working day.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or for further information regarding this post please email Paul Belzar, the School Business Manager on  sbm@rab.academy

You can find a job description and person specification in the documents below.  Please complete the application and monitoring forms below.

Closing date:  15th December 2022 at midday
Date of interview: 19th December 2022

one-to-one learning support assistant(infants)

Start: January 2023
Salary: Scale 3
(£21,189 - £21,575 – Full-time equivalent, £16,532.80-£16,833.96 Actual salary)
39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days) 
Fixed term contract until July 2023 in the first instance
Full-time role 8.30am-3.45pm Monday to Friday

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our superb team of support staff. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and bright individual to work with the wonderful children in our school.

This post may suit a teacher wishing to reduce hours/responsibility, whilst still having a positive impact on children’s learning

You can find a job description and person specification in the documents below.  For further information please contact Wendy on admin@rab.academy

Please complete the application and monitoring forms below.
Closing date: Monday 5th December - 9am

midday assistants

Start: January 2023
Salary: Scale 1 £20,258 Full Time Equivalent (pro rata for hours worked)
38 weeks per year (term time only)
Permanent contract
Working hours: Monday to Friday 12.00 – 1.15pm

We are looking for enthusiastic Midday Assistants to join our wonderful lunchtime team to supervise and support our children during their lunch break.

You can find a job description and person specification in the documents below.  Please complete the application and monitoring forms below.

Closing date:  Friday 9th December - Noon
Interview date:  Wednesday 14th December


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R A Butler Academy is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and successful Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.