CURRENT VACANCIES

It takes a whole range of people to make Farney Close School a great place to learn and excel. Right now, we are recruiting for the following roles.
We are also always interested in hearing from people who would be interested in working at our school. Please feel free to contact us by email or telephone.

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO RECRUIT:

A Food Technology Teacher, a Residential Social Care Worker, a Maintenance Technician, a catering assistant,
a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant,
a TA with Science Technician responsibilities, a TA with Food Technology responsibilities & a part-time cleaner.


Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]

Closing Date: 10/01/2021

Food Technology Teacher

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an EHCP because they experience a range of social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The school does however also support pupils who experience Asperger or Tourette’s Syndrome, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia, Moderate Speech and Language Difficulties, Communication and Language Difficulties, or difficulties with Sensory Regulation.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation, achieving numerous outstanding and good Ofsted inspection judgements for educational and care provisions over the last decade.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Food Technology Teacher. The successful applicant will need to be qualified to teach both Key Stages 3 Food Technology and Level 1 Hospitality and Catering. The school follows the National Curriculum, offering a variety of qualifications including GCSE and Entry Level Pathways, and therefore applicants will need to be flexible in their approach to ensure that they meet the individual needs of the students.

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

Closing date is Friday 1st October 2021.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Residential Social Care Worker

Starting Salary: £20,187.00 – £20,953 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.

Sleeping in Allowance: £37.07 per sleep in.

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.

Working Hours: 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday, term time only to include 3 evenings (Excluding Friday) and 4 mornings. Term time only.

Closing Date: 30th July 2021.

Location: Bolney, West Sussex.

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an EHCP because they experience a range of social, emotional and mental health difficulties or other associated difficulties.

You will have a desire to make a difference and a passion to support children and young people to achieve their dreams. You will like to have fun and enjoy the company of children and young people. You will be enthusiastic, committed and motivated to work as part of a dedicated team.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Working and supporting children and young people to create positive outcomes and promote independence.
  • Direct practical interactions with children and young people including activities, cooking, personal care and engaging with the wider community.
  • Planning and coordination of activities.
  • Working to a high standard in line with OFSTED inspection framework requirements.
  • Engage in planning, implementation and delivery of care plans.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies.
  • Report writing and attending reviews as required.

Experience is not essential.  The school is committed to the development of people, offering continual professional development including the opportunity to undertake Level 3 Diploma Working with Children and Young People.

If you would like to join us please submit an application form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk .

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

A current driving license is also essential to this position.

Closing date is Friday 1st October 2021.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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Person Specification[Download]
Application Form [Download]

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Maintenance Technician

40hrs per week, Mon-Fri, year round contract

Salary: Between £21,823.78 and £25,567.57 depending on demonstrable skills, knowledge and experience.

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan due to their social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), social and communication difficulties, an Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), Moderate Learning needs, Dyslexia, Speech and Language difficulties or difficulties with Sensory Regulation.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation.

The main purpose of the job is to carry out all general day to day maintenance within the school. With support from within the team the Maintenance Technician will implement work schedules, carrying out work themselves where they can. The Maintenance Technician will deliver a high level of service, comfort and safety for all staff and young people at the school. Along with the Maintenance Team it will be the Maintenance Technician’s joint responsibility to ensure that all equipment and facilities are fully functioning, and that supply maintenance reports and updates will be provided to the Operations Manager on a regular basis.

Job Descriptions and Application forms can be viewed by clicking on the Download links to the left of this text.

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

Closing date is Friday 1st October 2021.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Catering Assistant

20 hrs per week, 3-6.30pm Mon-Thur, 8am-2pm Fri, Term Time Only

Salary: Between £9,385.74 pa

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan due to their social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), social and communication difficulties, an Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), Moderate Learning needs, Dyslexia, Speech and Language difficulties or difficulties with Sensory Regulation.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation.

Main Purpose of the Job

To work within the Catering Team in providing catering services within Farney Close School
including meals, buffets and meeting refreshments.

Responsibilities and Main Tasks
Specific duties include the following – this is not an exhaustive list:

• Ensuring the food preparation areas always remain clean and hygienic.
• Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately.
• Sorting, storing and distributing ingredients and fresh food.
• Washing, peeling, chopping and cutting food, including helping to prepare salads
and vegetables.
• Disposal of rubbish.
• Serving food.
• Cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas.
• To fill in other catering duties as and when required.
• To ensure that health and safety and child protection regulations are always adhered to.
• To maintain confidentiality and GDPR requirements at all times.
• To manage workload effectively and complete tasks in a time efficient manner.

Job Descriptions and Application forms can be viewed by clicking on the Download links to the left of this text.

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

Closing date is Friday 1st October 2021.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

HLTA [Download]
Science Technician [Download]
Food Technician [Download]
Teaching Assistant [Download]
Application Form [Download]

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Teaching Assistant Opportunities including 1 x TA with Science Responsibilities
& 1 x TA with Food Tech 
Responsibilities

Between 32.5 and 37 hours per week

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan due to their social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), social and communication difficulties, an Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), Moderate Learning needs, Dyslexia, Speech and Language difficulties or difficulties with Sensory Regulation.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation.

We are very excited about the new Primary provision for children in year 5 and 6 that we will be opening from September 2021. To support the primary teaching staff we are looking to recruit an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience and/or qualifications in a similar role who is able to demonstrate contributing effectively to teacher’s planning and the preparation of lessons. As well as this they will have experience of supporting teachers in evaluating pupil’s progress and monitor pupils’ responses to learning. Specialist knowledge and experience in behaviour management, pastoral care or early years special education needs is highly desirable.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, patience and tolerance and a calm, friendly disposition. They will also have the ability to support early reading, writing and maths.

The second vacancy we have is for a Science Technician based in our secondary school. If you have a Level 3 or equivalent Science qualification or relevant laboratory technician experience and would like to support our Science Teacher then we would love to hear from you.

The third vacancy is for Teaching Assistant with Food Technology responsibilities to work in our secondary school. If you have relevant experience and a Food Hygiene Certificate we would love to hear from you.

The fourth vacancy is for a Teaching Assistant in our secondary school. This person will support one of our pupils that require support throughout their school day.

Job Descriptions and Application forms can be viewed by clicking on the Download links to the left of this text.

All four position are new; we are increasing our staff. These roles are subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

All three positions are to work Monday to Friday, term-time only.

Closing date is Friday 1st October 2021.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]
Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Part-time Cleaner Vacancy

1 x 20 Flexible Hours per week, Monday to Friday, Year Round contract

1 x 20 Hours per week, Monday to Thursday 5pm-10pm, Term Time Only contract
with the possibility of extra hours during school holidays @ £9 per hour

Farney Close School is an independent weekly boarding special school in Bolney, West Sussex. We have charitable status for boys and girls aged 11 to 19 years who are experiencing social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

We are looking for a conscientious and reliable person to join our friendly cleaning team. This would be an ideal position for someone who has proven experience of cleaning, particularly within a professional environment. The duties include cleaning the pupil residential houses, classrooms, offices and toilets. Full training will be provided.

Working between Mondays and Fridays, up to 4 hours per day, working any time between 9.30am and finishing by 4.00pm. We are flexible with these start and finish times and to a degree, we are flexible with the days of the week worked. The job holder will be required to work during the school holiday periods.

Salary is £9,385.74 per annum.

We offer a generous holiday allowance and a contributory pension scheme is available.

In line with our Safer Recruitment Processes we request that all candidates complete an Employment Application Form. This can be found on our website at www.farneyclose.co.uk or we can email you one of our application forms if you contact our main reception on 01444 881 811.

Closing date: Friday, 1st October 2021

Due to our location we recommend applicants have their own reliable transport as there is no public transport close to our school.

Our school is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and good working references.

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