Safety Officer – £10,129 – £11,573 actual salary per annum

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Clacton Coastal Academy (CCA) is an exciting multi-million pound independent Academy for 11-19 year old students in West Clacton. There are over 1650 students (300 in the sixth form) on roll at the academy and over 290 staff, making CCA one of the largest academies in Essex and the United Kingdom. CCA have two excellent campuses named ‘Town’ and ‘Coast’ serving students and their families across West Clacton and beyond.

We are looking to appoint a Safety Officer who will be responsible for maintaining a safe environment for Academy students, staff and visitors at the Town campus.  Your duties will include directing traffic at specified times of the day, ensuring students are safe when crossing the road at lesson changeover times and at the start and end of the day, directing visitors to reception, ensuring students do not leave the site during the day without authorisation and any other duties as required by the Executive Principal / Headteacher.

To be successful for this role you will have knowledge of traffic control techniques, crowd control techniques in relation to young people and knowledge of basic methods of individual and group supervision.  A current first aid qualification is desirable but not essential.

As the sponsor, the AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a healthcare cash plan, the Ford Advantage Scheme and be entitled to Childcare Vouchers and much, much more!

The successful candidate will be required to commence employment September 2013 and interviews are scheduled to take place 22 August 2013.

Closing date:  19 July 2013.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

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Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for this post.