We are looking for a First Aid Officer to join our supportive and talented team at City Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This role is 37 hours per week, Term Time + 5 inset days – although part time (school hours) may be considered for the right candidate.
To be successful in the post, we are looking for a First Aider who will respond to medical emergencies as appropriate and provide first aid support to students and staff in line with regulations and academy procedures. Deal swiftly and effectively with accidents and minor injuries, calling on medical services as required. Promote good health and the ethos of a healthy academy.
The academy welcomes visits from potential candidates. If you would like to arrange a school visit prior to the closing date, please contact the academy directly to arrange a suitable appointment.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a diverse community in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
City Academy is a very diverse school with a high proportion of disadvantaged students (47% PPI, 21% SEND and 40% EAL) serving it’s community in the heart of Bristol. It was the first academy in the South West, opening on the site of the St George School in 2003.
Due to its location in Bristol a large number of refugee and migrant students attend the academy; 26% of the academy are “in year “ admissions and this increases in the older year groups. The main catchment area is the Lawrence Hill ward which is one of the 10% most deprived in the country where over 50% of children under 16 are living in poverty. Latest data indicates that the academy is in the highest percentile nationally for deprivation, and has the highest percentage of pupils who are pupil premium in the City.
The academy has been on a rapid improvement journey in the last four years which has seen outcomes improve to be consistently above floor and P8 = +0.26 in 2018 and for the cohort of students being educated on site P8 = +0.15 in 2019. In 2018 PP students achieve as well as England state-funded non-disadvantaged pupils with P8=0.13 and over half a grade per subject per PP students compared to PP student progress nationally (-0.40)
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.
City Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.