“We grow people”
“An outstanding school” (3 successive inspections – Ofsted July 2010, October 2012 and September 2017)
We are looking for experienced people to work on a casual basis in the role of…
SUPPLY FARM ASSISTANT
To provide support to the school on an adhoc basis by maintaining responsibility for the welfare of the farm animals in the absence of the school employed Farm Manager and Farm Assistants.
Postholders will require appropriate experience and it would be desirable if they held a relevant agricultural / animal management qualification.
Flexibility will be key, as contact at short notice will sometimes be necessary.
Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The farm is situated at the primary site in Cliffe Road.
Comprehensive training will be provided.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring check, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the school. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice, and safeguard our children and young people.
Visits to the farm will be welcome.