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Site Officer

Vacancy Summary
Bower Park Academy
APTC 4 Points 18 - 21
Bower Park Academy
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/05/2018 at 12:00 PM
All SS/18/60995
Vacancy Description


T/A Bower Park Academy

Havering Road, Romford, Essex RM1 4YY

Tel: 01708 730244


Headteacher: Mr Stuart McLaughlin BA MBA RSA


Aspire to achieve, enjoy and excel


Temporary Site Officer required for an immediate start

Hours: 36 hours per week, on a shift pattern, for 52 weeks per year with holiday entitlement

Salary: APTC 4 Points 18 - 21, Full time salary £20,667 - £22,425

Contract: Temporary - the position is initially for 6 months, but may be extended into a permanent position.

Initially, the position will be based at Bower Park Academy, then will be floating across the Trust.


Bower Park Academy is an 11-16 co-educational school with 800 pupils on roll. Bower Park is part of the Empower Academy Trust providing staff with fantastic CPD opportunities and shared practices across the Trust. If you want to be part of a school that is rapidly improving and want to make a difference to every child’s life chances - we would welcome your application.

The successful applicant will be a committed practitioner who wants to develop their skills knowledge and understanding to become the best they can be for our students. We will make sure you receive the CPD to enable that to happen! The position will be located at Bower Park Academy, or other locations within the Trust.


Empower Learning Academy Trust Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives

  • Empower Learning Academy Trust was formed in September 2016 and currently consists of three secondary academies in the London Borough of Havering: Hall Mead School; The Brittons Academy and Bower Park Academy. The Trust has plans to expand into the primary sector.
  • Our purpose is to inspire our family of schools to provide opportunities for our pupils, staff and leaders to be the best they can be, by creating a passion for lifelong learning, enabling our pupils to become confident and impactful world citizens.
  • Our vision is to build a family of local primary and secondary schools with a shared ethos of continual improvement, where powerful teaching, challenge, support and accountability lie at the heart of creating environments that focus relentlessly on the needs of the learning community and deliver outstanding outcomes for all pupils.


Why work at Bower Park Academy?

  • The school is on a trajectory of rapid improvement – we want to recruit staff who want to be part of our journey to good within two years.
  • An opportunity to join an ambitious new multi academy trust at the heart of the local community
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development through the Empower training school


General Terms and Conditions Remuneration

Hours of Work

The core hours will be 36 per week, start and finish time will be agreed at interview. It may also be necessary to attend security calls, and cover extra shifts at weekends and evenings.

Annual Holiday entitlement will be in line with Local Government guidelines and subject to grade and continuous service, plus statutory bank holidays. All annual leave will be taken with the prior agreement of the Finance Director.


To apply, please complete the attached application form and forward to Debbie Grix; grixd@bowerpark.co.uk before 24th May at 12pm. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the short listing.

Previous applicants are not to re-apply.

Should you wish to contact the school please telephone Mrs D Grix on 01708-730244 or E-mail grixd@bowerpark.co.uk


Closing date: 24th May 2018 at 12pm

Interviews: Week commencing 4th June 2018



We are committed to the safety of our pupils through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children.

We welcome applicants regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
To apply, please complete the attached application form, which can be found below, and forward to Debbie Grix; grixd@bowerpark.co.uk before 24th May at 12pm.