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Vacancies Within Our Trust

We are delighted that you are interested in working for our Trust.

We passionately believe that our staff are our greatest asset, and we want to recruit, and retain, the best. Together, we can improve pupils' life chances and that of the local communities we serve. Every role is essential to this belief and we value those we work with, ensuring every person has the opportunity to flourish, and that we remain an employer of choice. 

We will add details of any open vacancies, based within any of the schools within The Sycamore Church of England Trust on this page.

Full details of our vacancies can be found on Greater Jobs. For further information, or if you require a Word version of our application form, please contact Central Team on 0161 723 1078 (option 3) or by email at recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk 

If you have any queries regarding the roles, please do not hesitate to contact the school, or Central Team, directly who will be happy to assist you.

Administrative Assistant vacancy - St Stephen's CE Primary School

Vacancy:          30 hours per week, term time only

Base:                 St Stephen's CE Primary School, Colville Drive, Bury

Grade:               5 (30 hours per week, term time only)

Salary:               £16,469 per annum (Full time equivalent salary: £23,537 per annum)

Contract:           Permanent

Required from: 02.09.2024

The Sycamore Church of England Trust are seeking to appoint a proactive and highly organised administrator to join our Trust, based at St Stephen’s CE Primary School. 


You will be expected to provide routine general administrative and financial support to the school. As first point of contact you will provide an efficient and professional front of house service for the school, whether face to face, over email or telephone. You should have experience in operating online systems or have the necessary skills to be able to learn and become highly confident in the use of multiple systems (for example, our MIS system, website, absence monitoring etc). Confident and proficient in the use of Microsoft applications you will produce letters, reports, and operate 
relevent packages such as excel to a high standard. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Trust within a vital and varied role. Whilst school experience is desirable, this is an ideal prospect to apply previous administrative experience within an education setting where your role will impact upon raising outcomes for children. 

An application form will be available in the next few days on Greater Jobs


For an informal chat regarding the role please contact either Joanne Mason or Sally Denney on 0161 764 1132.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare or children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks, including references.


All application forms should be emailed to recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk by 12pm on Monday 17th June 2024. Please note that no CVs will be accepted.

Please note that schools will close for half term on Friday 24th May to Monday 3rd June - during this time, emails will not be monitored.


Shortlisting will take place Tuesday 18th June with interviews scheduled Tuesday 25th June. Due to the short notice that will be provided, we encourage you to plan to be available should you be shortlisted. 

 

 

Headteacher at St John's CE Primary School

Headteacher
Salary: LS14-LS20 £65,010 - £75,331
Required From: 1st January 2025

Due to the internal promotion of the current postholder, trustees are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher with the passion, vision and resilience to lead the team at St John’s CE Primary School. You will have high expectations and the knowledge, experience, and interpersonal skills to lead sustained improvement throughout the school, whilst being committed to enhancing our creative, stimulating, nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to continue on the school’s improvement journey, leading a dedicated, talented team committed to ensuring our children are placed at the centre of all decisions made, and that they receive the best quality education possible. You will also actively support the values and ethos of The Sycamore Trust.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Senior leadership experience and a proven track record of continuous whole school improvement
  • Impressive levels of commitment, drive and resilience
  • Clear focused vision to take our school forward to secure the best outcomes for the pupils
  • Excellent understanding of effective strategies for raising attainment and achieving excellence
  • Strong leadership, management and organisational skills and excellent inter-personal skills
  • Innovative ideas to promote the school, engaging with parents, carers and the wider community

In return we can offer:

  • Supportive, well informed trustees who are dedicated to a vision of educational excellence, with commitment to your continuing professional and personal development
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with our Trust Leaders and our partner schools
  • A committed, dedicated and friendly team of staff with high expectations of themselves
  • Children who love learning

We believe this is a very exciting opportunity for a talented, driven individual to help progress their career. Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit to the school please contact Hazel Liu at the Trust by email - office@thesycamoretrust.co.uk

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application forms are available from Greater Jobs website and returnable via email to recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk by noon on Wednesday 19th June 2024.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 24th June. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Friday 5th July 2024.

Employees of The Sycamore CE Trust have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.