Vacancies At Malbank

Vacancies At Malbank


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A cleaner is required to join our hardworking cleaning team working term-time plus some school holiday duties. 16 hours a week (£9.00 p/h). Monday to Friday.  The successful applicants will clean the interior of school buildings to required standards with the ability to work on own, prioritise workload and have a flexible approach to team work.

Applications to or call 01270 611009. 

Closing date: Noon on 27.01.2020

Job Description

Midday Assistant (Secondary)

Permanent, Part Time Grade 2 - £17,364 - £117,711 pro rata per annum - Secondary Schools - Malbank School and Sixth Form College

The Governors would like to appoint a Midday Assistant to work during the school lunchtime period.

Our friendly team of Midday Assistants supervise pupils both in the dining hall and on the playground and are greatly valued as part of the whole School team.   The successful candidate would also carry out tasks to support other areas of the school.

The hours of work would be 16 per week Monday to Friday.

To apply please download an application form below and send it to or post to Louise Cracknell, Malbank School and Sixth Form College, Welsh Row, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5HD.

For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Louise Cracknell on (01270)611009

Closing Date: 03.02.2020 12.00pm

Job Description

Numeracy Learning Support Assistant to work within the Mathematics Department

Grade 5 (£11,463 - £11,926 actual salary) 27.5 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks a year). 

We are looking to appoint a learning support assistant to support our Pupil Premium students.  Successful candidates will have a good level of skill in Mathematics.

The post will suit candidates who are passionate about helping to improve student outcomes and would provide an ideal opportunity to gain excellent experience for people considering a career path into the teaching profession.  The last three colleagues who worked with us have successfully gone into teaching and two of them now teach in our Maths department.


Salary: Grade 5 (£11,926 - £13,167 actual salary) AAAE5052

Hours of work:  27.5 hours per week, 38 weeks (term-time plus Inset Days as required)

Contract:  A temporary contract for 1 year in the first instance will be offered as the funding is linked to Pupil Premium funding. 

Job purpose:  To support pupil premium students in making progress in Maths.

Key responsibilities:   

Supporting the students

·To develop knowledge of the range of learning support techniques and understand the specific needs of the children to be supported.

·To enable students to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own by

:clarifying and explaining instructions;

:ensuring the student can use equipment and materials provided;

:motivating and encouraging the student;

:assisting in weaker areas, e.g. reading, spelling, basic numeracy behaviour etc;

:helping students to concentrate;

:meeting physical needs but encouraging independence;

:liaising with classroom teachers, the Curriculum Leader and the Assistant Head: Inclusion about Individual Learning Plans;

:developing appropriate techniques and resources to support students.

·To establish a supportive relationship with the students.

·To develop methods of promoting / reinforcing students' self-esteem.

·To lead small group teaching of intervention groups.

·To cover for known absences of colleagues in the Maths department.

Supporting the teacher

·To work in conjunction with the classroom teacher on pupil monitoring and progress.

·To participate in the evaluation of the impact of the support offered.

·To provide regular feedback about each student's progress and needs to the classroom teacher and Curriculum Leaders.

Supporting the school

·Where appropriate, to develop a relationship to foster links between home and school.

·To liaise, advise and consult with other members of the team supporting the student.

·To contribute to the reviews of children's progress.

·To attend relevant in-service training and other courses.

·To be aware and supportive of school procedures.

·To be aware of confidential issues linked to home/student/teacher/school work and to keep confidences appropriately.

·To provide planned classroom supervision within the curriculum area.

This post would suit someone who is:

  • Knowledgeable about and has at least a GCSE qualification relevant to Maths.  An A level would be desirable.       
  • Calm and confident.
  • Tactful and diplomatic.
  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Able to communicate effectively and empathise with students aged 11 - 18 years.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and solution focussed.
  • Able to plan ahead with initiative.
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Able to understand how students learn.
  • Able to be flexible with an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Familiar with a secondary school environment.

The Maths Department

The Mathematics department consists of 6 full-time and 3 part-time specialist Mathematics teachers. Each full time member of the department teaches across the full age and ability range and has his/her own classroom.  The Mathematics department is well-organised and resourced as well as having interactive whiteboards and projectors in all Maths rooms to enhance teaching and learning. We currently have a dedicated full class set of I-pads for use within the Maths department, as well as access to several software packages to support pupil understanding and progress.  There is also the facility to use ICT rooms on a booking basis.

The Maths department also runs an extensive extra-curricular programme including lunchtime support sessions, afterschool revision sessions, a cryptography club and a STEM club. We have also entered our top students for the ‘UK Maths Challenge' as well as running trips to Jodrell bank Discovery Centre, the big-bang fair, university talks, watching countdown being filmed and taking groups of students to compete against other schools in local inter-school competitions.

We are a friendly, forward-looking and co-operative department where we share good practice, support each other and where every member of the department's experience and input is valued.  Continual professional development of colleagues is very important to us and staff are encouraged to attend relevant training courses throughout the year. There are also many opportunities for staff to take on extra responsibilities both within the department and across the school.

Information for applicants: Applications to be in by 3rd February 2020 at noon. 

Please be advised that it is the school's normal practice to request references as part of the short-listing process.  Should this be inconvenient, please mark this clearly on your application form.  If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

To apply: Complete the enclosed job application form and explain in writing (no more than two sides of A4) the experiences and personal skills you have which will enable you to fulfil the requirements of this role.  Kindly submit by post or email

Job Description
Person Specification

Finance Apprentice

Finance Apprentice

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed apprentice who has a keen interest in working in a school Finance Department to join our team to provide efficient and high quality Finance support to students, parents, staff, community users and visitors.

Posted: 22nd January 2020

Closing date:  Monday 10th February 2020

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Salary is based on the relevant Apprentice rate per hour.

Contract type: This post is 37 hours a week and 52 weeks a year (you will be required to take your annual leave in school holiday periods and this will be agreed with your line manager.) 

Please contact Louise Cracknell ( or 01270 611009) for more details or to request an application pack.  Alternatively you can get an application from our school website.

Additional Information

DBS Checks

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission of Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Asylum and Immigration

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (ID appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B.  You must provide proof of current and previous addresses.

About the post

Exams Officer AAAE5032

Grade 5

Term time only (38 weeks a year + up to 10 additional days, a combination of exam results days and Inset days as appropriate)

Closing date Friday 7th February at Noon

About the post:

Successful candidates would be joining us at an exciting time.  This post has arisen because our current Exams Officer is relocating to Scotland at Easter. We are therefore looking for a colleague to lead our work in this key area throughout the school and Sixth Form College.  The specific duties of the role are described in the attached JDQ.  Clearly, a comprehensive knowledge of the exams system would be an advantage but we are also willing to train someone who has the essential skills.

Equally important for us is that we recruit people who will enhance our school community and enjoy working with us to provide the very best opportunities for our students.

We are looking for someone who:

·Is well organised and has a very good eye for detail
Is a good problem solver and is solution focussed
Is good at juggling - and able to prioritise in order to meet deadlines.
Is tactful
Is diplomatic
Is discreet
Has good IT skills
Has a good sense of humour
Is child centred
Is ambitious for themselves, the students and our school
Is supportive of the values and ethos of our school

If you have any questions about the post, please don't hesitate to contact me at school.  I look forward to reading your application.

Best wishes,
Jeannette Walker

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