Briefing notes 22-5-2019 from Jan Jones

Briefing-notes-22-5-2019

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Primary Science Teaching Opportunity Year 12 (Between 11/06/19 and 01/07/19) from Kathryn Parkinson

Would you like to run fun science experiments with primary school children in local schools (Hey with Zion, Coppice and Roundthorn)? It will be a great experience and will look fabulous on your personal statement /whatever you are applying for. Transport will be provided.

Essential for all students interested in teaching or going further in science.

If you are interested, please see Lesley at the Science Centre Reception. To ask more questions please email Liz (science mentor) at eje@osfc.ac.uk.

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Staff Book Club from Jennifer Benzer

Fancy a good read of May half term? I can highly recommend ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover. It’s our book club choice and we’ll be discussing it over lunch during inset week on Tuesday 4th June. Let’s meet at 12.30 in the staff room.

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Internal Adverts

CL Level 3 Vocational Sport

To start asap, Permanent. Tier 2.

If you are interested in applying for the above post, a job description is available from the HR Department. Please submit a brief letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the HR Department by 12 noon on Monday 3rd June


The following post will commence following appointment.

Health and Safety Coordinator

Full year, Permanent.

Salary and time allocated will be agreed at appointment, but will be in addition to the successful applicants existing role. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be a member of College Support Staff and will support the work done by the College’s Facilities Manager.

If you are interested in applying for the above post, a job description is available from the HR Department. You can also discuss the role with Joe Donnelly or Peter Roberts.

Please submit a brief letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the HR Department by 12 noon on Monday 10th June

 

 

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Internal Adverts

Tutor for Health and Social Care

Full-time, fixed term for 12 months. To commence 20th August 2019.

Salary: points 1-9 on the Sixth Form College teaching pay spine currently £24,098-£39,329 per annum.

If you are interested in applying for this post, a job description is available from the HR Department. Please submit a statement of interest to the HR Department by 4pm today, Thursday 23rd May.  Interviews will take place Friday 24th May.


Science Learning Partnership Lead

To commence asap, fixed term for 12 months.

The college is due to receive funding from the Science Learning Partnership (SLP) to become a SLP Hub School to promote and deliver the valuable work of the SLP over the next 12 months in the first instance. This involves working with schools, colleges, teachers and technicians across Greater Manchester.  We are looking to recruit a SLP Lead who will be responsible for developing partnerships and promoting STEM in schools, as well as co-ordinating a programme of CPD based on the needs of school staff.  There will also be a requirement to deliver CPD with other colleagues from our Teaching School and elsewhere.  The funding enables the college to offer a bursary and management time, which will be discussed at interview.

If you are interested in applying for this post, a job description is available from the HR Department. Please submit a brief letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the HR Department by 12 noon on Monday 3rd June.


Estates Support Assistant/Porter

Full Time, Full Year, Permanent. To commence 11th July 2019.

Salary: Point 21 of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine (£18,400)

If you are interested in applying for the above post, a job description is available from the HR Department. Please submit a brief letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the HR Department by 12 noon on Tuesday 4th June.


Sports Hall Receptionist

20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, Permanent. To commence 20th August 2019.

Salary: Pro rata of points 15-21 of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine (£16,500 – £18,400 pro rata)

 If you are interested in applying for the above post, a job description is available from the HR Department. Please submit a brief letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the HR Department by 12 noon on Tuesday 4th June.  

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Reminder: Brisk walking group every Tuesday and Thursday!

It’s a great way to look after your own wellbeing at work by taking half an hour out to connect with colleagues and build on social relationships whilst taking part in physical activity.
Time: 1.05 – 1.35pm
Meet: Main car park entrance
Where to: Alexandra Park

Any questions please contact kbt@osfc.ac.uk
Hope you can make it 🙂

Here’s what we’ve been up to…..

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Staff Development Reviews from Pam McIlroy

Staff Reviews will take place during the next half term.  The paperwork will be issued after on Monday 3 June 2019.  In order to prepare for your review please make sure that you have added and updated your objectives from last year on Bluesky.  The instructions on how to do this can be below.

Bluesky – adding and reviewing objectives

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Staff Book Group from Jennifer Benzer

We’re reading ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover at the moment. We’ll discuss it after May half-term so there’s still time time to join in if you haven’t started it yet. Everyone seems pretty gripped by this shocking yet inspiring book so there’ll be plenty to talk about when we meet up. Grab yourself a copy and join in.

Jennifer Benzer

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Staff Wellbeing Day – Wednesday 5 June from Staff Engagement Group

You can now use this link to book your morning and afternoon (or full day) activities:

https://forms.gle/d8jCZAXeE1vhzazN6

As mentioned in briefing, please also choose which site you would like to have your lunch at.

There has been a staff wellbeing workshop added to the schedule after the booking form was created. Below is further information on what this session will cover:

  • Understanding stress and the importance of promoting positive wellbeing at a deeper level
  • Promoting better self-awareness of different symptoms that lead to stress
  • Analysing coping strategies, with a focus on workload to promote better work/life balance

This session will run 11am-12:30pm and can be attended on top of your other 2 activities – please email SST or EHA if you would like to attend this session too.

Appointments for booking a massage or a manicure at OSFC are available to book separately from the online booking form.

Massage: A 10minute neck and shoulder massage is one of our most popular activities and out of fairness, is only available to staff who did not have a massage last year. Please email Sallie Scott (sst@osfc.ac.uk) to book a massage, there are only a couple of spaces still available.

Manicure: Appointments are 20mins each and a booking form will be available on the staff engagement board in the staffroom, please add your name to book a slot.

Deadline to submit your choices has changed and is now 4:15pm on Friday 17 May.

Thanks
Staff Engagement Group

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The Know Exam closure from Corinne Walker

On Friday 24th May 2019, The Know will be closed from 8.15am to 12.00pm (subject to change) as an exam is taking place in The Know. As this is under exam conditions there is no access to GF printing, borrowing or Help Desk services, until after the exam has finished.

Thanks

Corinne

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