Teaching School Alliance Lead

Full-time, permanent non-teaching role (flexible alternatives will be considered)

We are seeking someone with vision, high quality leadership experience, a proven track record of managing projects, able to enthuse and engage others and a passion for education and learning. The successful applicant will work with senior leaders and staff across the schools, universities, training providers and with the NCTL.

Location: Based at the Gryphon School, Sherborne,Dorset

Salary: £32,000 – £40,000 per annum (subject to experience)

Reporting to: Chair of the Teaching School

Start: As soon as available

Closing date: Monday 15 January 2018

Interview date: Monday 22 January 2018

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Nursery Assistant & Nursery Apprentice

NURSERY ASSISTANT – 25 hours Permanent Contract

Grade 3 (£15,246 – £16,123 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.


National Apprenticeship hourly rates apply

Become an apprentice in our friendly nursery working with children aged from birth to five years. You will be working towards a Level 2/3 apprenticeship in Childcare, earning whilst you are learning.
As an Apprentice, you will work alongside our qualified staff. You will be assigned a mentor to help and support you to complete your training successfully.

Applicants should ideally have experience in an Early Years setting, and if applying for a level 3 position have achieved their NVQ level 2 or equivalent. GCSE Maths and English at C grade or above is preferred though not essential.

Closing Date for both posts: Wednesday 3 January 2018

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Lunchtime Supervisors

6.25 or 11.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Permanent

£7.78 per hour (£2,339 or £4,210 actual) term time only plus retainer and lunch allowanc

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, responsible and reliable lunchtime supervisors to join our friendly, hard-working team to undertake a range of duties supporting our students in the dining hall and play areas at break and/or lunchtime.

Closing Date:  Friday 15 December 2017

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Application Forms and DBS details

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If you would like to submit an expression of interest form for us to hold your details for prospective vacancies, please complete the EOI form at the bottom of the page.

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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Sixth Form Open Evening

for September 2018 entry

Weds 8th November 2017, 5.30-7.30pm

Headteacher's address at 5.30 / 6.15 / 7.00pm