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Employment Opportunities at St Francis 

For any queries, please contact the School Office on 01672 563228 or by email recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk.

Set in beautiful surroundings on a 17 acre site in the heart of the Pewsey Vale, St Francis School is one of Wiltshire’s leading prep schools for boys and girls aged 0-13. St Francis prides itself, first and foremost, on being a friendly, family school.

Please click here to find out further information about Little Saints Nursery.

St Francis School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please click here for our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure; to read our Privacy Notice please follow this link, and our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be accessed here. Guidance notes can be found here.

 

BURSAR/ SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER

Required September 2024 or earlier if possible

The Headmaster and Governors invite applications for the post of Bursar/ School Business Manager (and Clerk to the Governors) which falls vacant at the end of the Spring Term 2024.

The Bursar/ School Business Manager, who is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, is responsible for the financial and business affairs of the school (including HR and regulatory compliance), the facilities, buildings and estates, and the management of the non-teaching staff.
The successful candidate will be an experienced senior manager and a qualified accountant, with relevant financial experience, and first-class leadership, administrative and communication skills.

The role requires a strong ability to work as part of a team and to participate fully in all aspects of our family-focused school.

This is a full-time, permanent role. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Applications are welcome from a variety of backgrounds, with or without experience of schools.

For any queries, please contact the Headmaster by email at recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk

Applications, which will only be accepted on the School’s application form, should also include a short covering letter (addressed to the Headmaster) explaining the reasons for applying. Full details on the role can be found here.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19 April 2024 (at 12:00 noon)

 

GAP ASSISTANT

Required from September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a committed individual to join our School as a Gap Assistant from September 2024.

The role of the Gap Assistant is a varied and busy one; you will be a valued member of our staff team and will contribute widely across many areas of school life. We want your time with us to be fulfilling and stimulating, and we expect you will throw yourself into what the school offers its staff and pupils. Above all, we want you to have fun and develop as an individual in our happy, friendly and successful school.

Our preferred candidate will be enthusiastic and energetic and probably a recent school leaver who delivers to a high standard. You are likely to have developed quality skills and attributes in sport, music and/or drama. You will be willing to work hard, and be motivated to be part of our committed and talented team.

You will be joining a friendly, motivated and committed group of people, all of whom contribute to the success of our 0-13 day co-educational school and Nursery.

We will ask you to work 40 hours per week between the hours of 7:45 am until 6.00 pm Monday to Friday during term time. You will also be working at the School Holiday Camp at dates and times to be arranged. 

Unlike Gap Assistant roles at boarding schools, there is no accommodation provided and no need to work evenings or weekends.

A job description is available here. All applications should be on the school application form.

 

PRIMARY TEACHER

Required from September 2024

 

At St Francis school we endeavour to support both our children and our staff by placing collective wellbeing at the heart of what we do so that both children and staff can thrive.

Our pupils benefit from a breadth and depth of opportunities to achieve personalised success as well as outstanding support, a focussed learning environment and specialist teachers for subjects such as music, languages, art and PE.

Our teachers benefit from small class sizes, excellent behaviour, enhanced non-contact time, lunch, potential fee remission for dependent children and other benefits, all while working within a supportive team. Passionate teachers have time and space to focus upon their teaching and pastoral care which in turn brings the best out of our children.

We are currently seeking a new addition to our teaching team who will inspire and motivate others and go the extra mile to achieve the highest possible outcomes for our pupils. Experience of teaching pupils in KS2 will be essential to the role as is working proactively and being prepared to participate fully in all aspects of school life. 

This is a full-time position and applications are welcomed from both NQTs/ECTs or those with existing state, independent or international teaching experience. 

Please contact Danita Peacock on: recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk  to arrange a tour of the school or for any further questions.

Full details of the role can be found here. All applications should be on the school application form and include contact details for two referees and full curriculum vitae, addressed to recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk

The closing date for applications is by 09:00 on Monday 22nd April 2024.

Early applications are encouraged and will be considered in the order they are received. Interviews will be expected to take place during the week beginning 29th April. The School reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date should the ideal candidate be identified.