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Staff Vacancies

From time to time, we need to fill staff vacancies in roles across all aspects of School life: teaching, administration and support. Interested in joining the community at Woodbridge School? See below for current employment opportunities.

Prep School Caretaker
37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
8.00am to 4.30pm (37.5 hpw) plus 7.5 hours on a fortnightly site locking up rota
Circa salary: £25,782.90
Part Time applications considered*

We are looking for a personable and organised individual to join our Caretaking Team to undertake all caretaking and maintenance works as directed, ensuring a high standard of upkeep and safety at Woodbridge Prep School.

For this role you will report to the Estates Maintenance Supervisor. You will also have daily interactions with the staff and senior management at the Prep, therefore, you need to be a strong team player who will take pride in the upkeep of the beautiful buildings and grounds of the Prep School.

You will need to be able to communicate well with a variety of school staff and will need to be able to manage your workload with a degree of flexibility. Previous experience in a similar role and environment would be advantageous, as would good practical skills to enable you to assist with general building maintenance.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude, with a willingness to pitch in on a variety of tasks.

To apply for this role, please click on the link and complete the application form. A CV and covering letter will not suffice but may be included.

*Part Time Applications – We will consider splitting this role into two roles, if the right applicants apply, with the required skills, who can work together to cover the whole shift pattern.

Closing date:
Monday 24 June 2024
Interview dates:
TBD
Woodbridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Minibus Driver – Various Routes
Salary: £11.71 per hour plus holiday pay
(which equates to £13.63 per hour, paid in 12 monthly instalments)
Term time only (34 weeks per year)
Permanent

We require enthusiastic and friendly Minibus Drivers to provide an early morning and late afternoon transport service to our pupils, as well as ensuring that the appropriate checks are carried out on the minibus prior to driving. You will be joining an already established, friendly and supportive team.

Morning Shift
The start times vary between 5.45am and 6.30am depending on the route, with all finishing at approximately 8:30am, depending on traffic.

Late Afternoon Shift
The afternoon shifts commences at 5.00pm for all minibus drivers Mon-Thu, and at 4.00pm on Fridays, where safety checks are undertaken. Finish times vary, dependant on routes and traffic, but will normally finish between 7.00pm-7.30pm.

Our drivers are welcome to stay after the morning shift for a complimentary breakfast served on site in the Dining Hall, when the Dining Hall is in operation. In addition, any shifts worked over lunch period are entitled to a lunch in the Dining Hall, when in operation.

We are seeking Drivers for various routes across Suffolk and North Essex. Ideally, we would like to recruit drivers for 5 days per week, morning and late afternoon shifts, which on average is between 23 – 27 hours per week, term time only (34 weeks per year), with an annual salary ranging from £10,666.38 to £12,521.40 per annum (depending on hours), including holiday pay.

However, for the right candidates, we may consider application for morning or afternoon shifts, part week working or job shares. Please indicate on your application, your availability for work, Monday to Friday, during school term times.

There may be opportunities for further hours during the school day to cover student trips etc.

Successful applicants will:

  • Possess a category D, D1 licence, or PCV/CPC.
  • Be able to demonstrate that they are a reliable, safe driver with a clean driving licence, ideally with appropriate driving experience.
  • Be prepared to undergo a pre-employment health assessment.
  • Be able to interact effectively with children and ensure their safety.
  • Ideally have experience of working with young people.

To apply for this role, please click on the link and complete the application form. A CV and covering letter will not suffice but may be included.

Closing date:
This is an open advert however please submit your application without delay as applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and interviews set up accordingly.
Interview dates:
TBD
Woodbridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Casual Minibus Drivers – Various Routes
Salary: £11.71 per hour plus holiday pay
(which equates to £13.63 per hour)
Zero hours contract
Term time only

We require enthusiastic and friendly Casual Minibus Drivers to provide cover on an ad hoc basis for our early morning and late afternoon transport service to our pupils, as well as ensuring that the appropriate checks are carried out on the minibus prior to driving. You will be joining an already established, friendly and supportive team.

Morning Shift
The start times vary between 5.45am and 6.30am depending on the route, with all finishing at approximately 8:30am, depending on traffic.

Late Afternoon Shift
The afternoon shifts commences at 5.00pm for all minibus drivers Mon-Thu, and at 4.00pm on Fridays, where safety checks are undertaken. Finish times vary, dependant on routes and traffic, but will normally finish between 7.00pm-7.30pm.

Our drivers are welcome to stay after the morning shift for a complimentary breakfast served on site in the Dining Hall, when the Dining Hall is in operation. In addition, any shifts worked over lunch period are entitled to a lunch in the Dining Hall, when in operation.

There may be opportunities for further hours during the school day to cover student trips etc.

Successful applicants will:

  • Possess a category D, D1 licence, or PCV/CPC.
  • Be able to demonstrate that they are a reliable, safe driver with a clean driving licence, ideally with appropriate driving experience.
  • Be prepared to undergo a pre-employment health assessment.
  • Be able to interact effectively with children and ensure their safety.
  • Ideally have experience of working with young people.
Closing date:
This is an open advert however please submit your application without delay as applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and interviews set up accordingly.
Interview dates:
TBD
Woodbridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).