Systems Developer

Salary Range: Up to £25,000 dependent on experience

At The Gryphon School, we are rightly proud of our ICT, MIS and digital learning systems. As part of a review of our support teams, we are seeking to appoint someone to a new post who has energy, enthusiasm and a love of IT and Computer Science to accelerate further the design, development and management of the MIS. The successful applicant will have good organisational, problem –solving and analytical skills and be able to work as part of a team and with a wide variety of people with differing levels of IT skills.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 June 2018 

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Creative Design Technician

We require a Creative Design Technician to work closely with our dedicated Creative Design Futures team, in an over-subscribed school, renowned for its outstanding results and special atmosphere. You will have a passion for all visual and tactile arts, excellent organisational skills, the ability to work accurately and under pressure and have an understanding of safe working practices within a multi-faceted, design-based environment.

Closing date: Monday 25 June 2018

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Nursery Assistant Maternity Cover

37 hours per week

Grade 3 (£16,626 – £17,173 FTE depending on hours and experience)

Applicants should have experience of working in an early years setting and be qualified to a Level 3 diploma or equivalent in Early Years Care and Education.

You should be motivated and flexible, willing to work across the Nursery where required and able to work under your own initiative as post holders will have responsibility for a group of children.

Closing Date: 8.00am on Friday 29 June 2018

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Application Forms and DBS details

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Interested in volunteering opportunities at the Gryphon?

Gaining volunteering experience in a school setting, can help you decide if teaching is right for you and demonstrate that you have the commitment and skills to be successful.

Alternatively, we welcome volunteers who are able to support our students with enrichment and mentoring opportunities, or provide specialist skills and experience to support school operations or governance.

Please contact us at to discuss volunteering at the Gryphon school or within the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust

Safeguarding Statement:

The Gryphon School has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The School follows the national and Dorset policies and procedures for child protection and security and the interview will include questions about safeguarding children. Current and/or previous employers will be contacted through references as part of the verification process pre-appointment checks if the applicant is short listed. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Gryphon School is committed to equal opportunities and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.



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