Internal advert

Full time HR Officer       

To commence 3 December 2018. Full time, 36 hrs 40 mins per week Mon – Fri, Full Year. 8.20am – 4.40pm

Salary: Points 29 –31 of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine, currently £23,170 – £24,651 pa

The successful candidate will assist the HR Manager in the effective delivery of the The Pinnacle Learning Trust HR functions, deputising in the absence of the HR Manager and supporting the Payroll Officer in ensuring the delivery of the payroll function within The Pinnacle Learning Trust, deputisng as necessary.

The successful candidate will be articulate with great attention to detail. Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of Word and Excel are essential for this role. A relevant HR qualification is desirable along with knowledge of HR generalist issues and current employment law legislation.   The ability to remain calm under pressure is a prerequisite, coupled with the capacity to work to tight deadlines efficiently. Self-motivated, you will be a good team player.

If you are interested in applying for the 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 Friday 5 October 2018.

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External adverts

The following jobs have been advertised on TES and our website.

Tutor for Health and Social Care

Full time, Fixed term for approx. 12 months (or until the return of the post holder) to cover a period of maternity leave commencing November 2018.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Health and Social Care teacher to teach BTEC Health and Social Care. This post is suitable both for experienced teachers or newly qualified teachers.

The salary for the above post is points 1-9 on the Sixth Form College teaching pay spine currently £23,396-£38,748 per annum.

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 5th October 2018

Interviews Date: w/c 8th October 2018


Tutor for Psychology

Part time 0.4 FTE (2 days a week, with a possibility of 3 days), Fixed term until 9th July 2019 to commence as soon as possible.

We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge and a proven track record of success, to teach Psychology. This post is suitable both for experienced teachers or newly qualified teachers.

The salary for the above post is points 1-9 on the Sixth Form College teaching pay spine currently £23,396-£38,748 per annum.

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 5th October 2018

Interviews Date: w/c 8th October 2018

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Masala for Maggie’s invite from Jayne Clarke

https://masalaformaggies.eventbrite.co.uk/

https://masalaformaggies.eventbrite.co.uk/

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ITT – MMU Block A Teaching Placement from Julie Maher

On Monday 24th September we are welcoming 12 trainee teachers from MMU. They will be on their Block A placement with us until Friday 21st December. Although they will mainly be based in their departments (Psychology, H&SC, Biology, Business, English and Computing) you may also see them around the college this term.

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Man Booker Prize 2018 from Corinne Walker

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize has been announced. The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world, and has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for over four decades. Each year, the prize is awarded to what is, in the opinion of the judges, the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK.

The shortlist, which features four women and two men, covers a wide range of subjects, from an 11 year-old slave escaping a Barbados sugar plantation, to a D-Day veteran living with post-traumatic stress disorder.

The 2018 shortlist of six novels

Continue reading

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Staff book group from Jennifer Benzer

The new book for the OSFC staff book group is ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ by Amor Towles. We’ll aim to discuss it after October half term. Please email jbn@osfc.ac.uk if you’d like to be added to the Yammer group for updates about the group.

Jennifer Benzer

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Exercise classes from Ellie Reeves

Come and learn a funky dance to burn off some calories.

  • Dancercise class 4.30-5pm, Wednesdays – In the dance studio

Sign up at sports hall reception to book your place

  • Girls only body tone 4.30-5pm, Thursdays
  • Abs blast 1.15-1.30pm, Thursday

See sports hall reception for more info.

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External Advert

The following job has been advertised on greater jobs and our website.

IT Services Manager

Full Time (8.40am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday), Full year. Permanent, to commence as soon as possible.

Salary: Points 36-40, of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine, which is currently £28,967 – £32,163 per annum.  

We are looking to recruit an IT Services Manager with the necessary technical skills and personal qualities to lead and manage the IT Services Team in providing a high quality front line support service for staff and students. You will be responsible for ensuring the IT infrastructure, hardware and software is developed and maintained to meet College needs. You should have extensive practical knowledge of network administration, IT security, IT system configuration and setup. Excellent organisation, communication and inter-personal skills are required, together with enthusiasm, initiative, diplomacy and ability work with others to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Supervisory/team leader experience is desirable.

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Interviews Date: w/c 8th October 2018

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Spare student diaries from Liz Eagle

We have a box of student diaries left over from enrolment. If any staff would like one, please come and collect one from the main college reception.

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Briefing notes 2018.09.19 from Dee Campbell

Briefing 2018.09.19

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