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We are currently recruiting for:

Sous Chef

Cookery School Assistant

Assistant Accountant

Head of Truro School Prep

Leisure Receptionist

Caretaker

Duty Manager (Sports Centre)

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Sous Chef

Part-Time (Term Time Plus)
Permanent
Starting Salary £24,000-£28,5000pa (pro-rata)
Start Date: November 2021

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a key part of the Senior School catering provision at Truro School. We are seeking an experienced, hardworking, customer-focused, friendly team player to lead our team of chefs. This important role is responsible for the preparation, delivery and supervision of our serveries which feed approximately 700 students and 250 staff each day plus our boarders during term time. During the school holidays, we provide meals to our all-year-round staff and to our external lets and summer camps. Our desired candidate must be able to work to tight service deadlines, budgets and changing priorities and be able to offer a first-class meal experience.

The hours are full time during the School term (37.5 hours per week) and eight weeks during the School holidays (30 hours per week).

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free meals. Please note that this role will potentially include some flexible working in the evenings and weekends to cover School events.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st October 2021 at 0900. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

Cookery School Assistant

Part Time (Fridays and Saturdays)
£10.25 per hour
Start Date:  September 2021

We are seeking an experienced, hardworking, customer-focused, friendly team player, to join our Cookery School. This important role is responsible for providing support to our weekend commercial cookery school and would suit someone who has training and experience as a Chef.

We would consider candidates who are interested in either an all-year-round role or a term time only role. The 15 hours are spread between a Friday and Saturday and would include working Friday evening until 10pm and all day Saturday.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Closing date for applications Friday 15th October, 2021 at 9am. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, tel: 01872 272763

Assistant Accountant

Full Time, All Year Round
£24,000pa – £28,500pa (dependent on skills/experience)
Start Date: November 2021

We are seeking a fully qualified AAT or part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA candidate to join our Finance Department. This role provides support to the Finance Director and other members of the team to undertake all key functions for our various entities.

Our desired candidate must have exceptional IT skills, demonstrate high levels of attention to detail and maintain confidentiality at all times.

This is a permanent, all year round role working 37.5 hours a week.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 October, 2021 at 0900. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, tel: 01872 272763

Permanent/ Full Time
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: September 2022

The Governors and Head of Truro School are seeking to appoint a dynamic Head of Truro School Prep from September 2022 to lead one of the most successful and vibrant 3-11 Prep Schools in the South West of England.

The School has recently launched a new, ambitious, five year Strategic Plan that includes forward-thinking commitments to explore and enhance not simply educational excellence, but also the wellbeing and personal development of children and staff alike. There are also plans to evolve communication and collaboration with our many valued partners, current and future, to invest in the quality and stewardship of our immediate and wider environment in terms of its sustainability, technology, and cultures of equality, inclusion and community benefit.

The School seeks to appoint a dynamic Head who is able to build on strength, to enhance, evolve, and market a flourishing and forward-thinking Prep School community within our superb Cornish setting. The successful applicant will be excited to work within a through-school framework of values, ambition, strategy, and support, whilst having the strength of character to shape, guide and embellish an autonomous Prep School community that is proud of its own identity. They will be able to maintain positive and progressive collaboration with the wider Methodist and educational community. They will be ambitious to evaluate and evolve the Prep School’s curriculum, co-curriculum and pastoral care to further excite current and prospective parents through its ability to develop young people who are confident in themselves, curious about the world around them, creative in their outlook, have the courage to enjoy learning, and are compassionate in their interactions with others.

Further details of the School and of the experience, qualities and skills needed to take on this important Headship are set out in the Information for Candidates pack.

Closing date for applications Monday 8 November, 2021. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Long list interviews via TEAMS Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Short list in person interviews Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact the Director of HR, Rachel Henderson.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Leisure Receptionist

Part Time / All Year Round
21 hours a week
£9.50 ph (Over 18)
Start Date:  November 2021

The Receptionist will be directly responsible to the Sports Centre Duty Manager and will provide effective and efficient administrative and organisational support to Truro School sports facilities.  It is also a requirement that this role provide lifeguard trained assistance to the poolside team when responding to emergencies. (Lifeguard training provided).

The hours of work are:

  • Sundays 0845-1800
  • Mondays 1715-2130
  • Wednesdays 1715-2130
  • Fridays 1715-2130

Closing date for applications Wednesday 20 October, 2021 at 9am. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Interviews: Friday 22 October, 2021

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Caretaker

Full Time (Job Share or Part Time Considered)
£18,525pa (based on Full Time)
Start Date: November 2021

We are currently seeking a hardworking, customer focused, friendly team player to join our caretaking team. The main focus of this role is to manage access to the School, prepare the site for events and ensure that it is clean, tidy and safe throughout the year. Our desired candidate doesn’t need to have Caretaking experience but an understanding of health and safety, a D1 driving licence and some DIY skills are advantageous. This is an all year round position (ie: not term time only) and we will consider a job share or part time options. The role could be based at either our Senior or Prep School sites and will involve some weekend and evening cover (based on a rota) so flexibility is key!

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 27 October, 2021 at 9.00am.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Duty Manager (Sports centre)

Part Time / All Year Round

19.5 hours a week

£18,750 – £21,500pa (pro rata) dependent on experience and qualifications

Start Date:  November 2021

The Duty Manager supports our Sports Centre Manager in the effective operation of the sporting provision within the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre with particular focus on the operation of sports facilities, swimming pool, community membership and enquiry administration. We are looking for an experienced supervisor, preferably within the leisure industry, with good communication skills and a keen focus on providing excellent customer service. Our desired candidate must have strong administration and IT skills and be able to lead a team to support the success of our expanding sports centre. Training can be provided for the right candidate – RLSS, First Aid and Gym Instructor.

The hours of work are:

Thursday 1545-2145 with a 30 minute break

Friday 1545-2145 with a 30 minute break

Saturday 0845-1815 with a 60 minute break

Closing date for applications Thursday 4 November, 2021 at 9am. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Interviews: Friday 12 November, 2021

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

 

Since November 2020, changes have been made to the DBS filtering regime meaning that potential candidates, may or may not, be required to disclose certain previous cautions, reprimands, final warnings, or convictions when applying for roles. As an employer it is our duty to signpost where you can obtain assistance in deciding what needs to be disclosed to us. Therefore, please click on the link for a flowchart provided by Nacro for this purpose. If you would like further information, please contact the Nacro helpline on 0300 123 1999 or email helpline@nacro.org.uk.

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