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Summary of Applemore College

Applemore College is a popular 11 – 16 mixed comprehensive school with just under 700 students on roll. Student numbers have increased dramatically this year and we are over-subscribed in Year 7 for September 2019. Ofsted visited the College recently in February 2017 judging that the College continue to be a ‘Good’ School that is ‘Ambitious for All’ its students.  

Ofsted Inspectors were very impressed by the caring, inclusive and nurturing ethos of the College and in particular the strong moral purpose of staff and Governors to provide the very best education for our students.

Inspectors also recognised the strong relationships between staff and pupils, saying that these were the bedrock of a very positive atmosphere in which pupils want to learn and that staff use their extensive knowledge of pupils to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding. As a result, pupils make good, and sometimes better, progress.

Competent, professional subject specialists and effective support teams staff the College. The teaching accommodation comprises a variety of specialist rooms, including five science laboratories, two technology workshops, two food technology rooms, a textiles room, two art studios, a drama studio, music suite equipped with Apple technology, library resource centre and five computer suites. Our million pound re-cladding project to our Arts and English Block is well underway and should be completed at the end of the Summer Term.  

Applemore is one of only six schools in Hampshire to have a resourced Dyslexia Support Unit and we are very proud our students achieve above expectations as a result of the dedicated team of staff who implement a highly successful programme of support that is personalised to student needs.

The College also boasts a state-of-the-art, full-size, floodlit all-weather pitch together with good-sized playing fields and two outside hard court areas. The majority of PE lessons take place at Applemore Health and Leisure Centre which is part of our campus but is run independently to the College. The Centre has a wide variety of sporting and recreational facilities including a swimming pool. As the College is near to the New Forest, the coast and Calshot Activities Centre, these are easily accessible for outdoor activities and fieldwork.

Staff know our students very well and as a result we can support and encourage them to achieve their personal best. We are ambitious for all our students and staff work hard to create a learning environment based on mutual respect to ensure we are a school where:

  • Students are proud of their own and others’ achievements
  • Students are responsible for their own behaviour
  • A learning culture is respected
  • Everyone is known and valued
  • High aspirations are encouraged
  • Students achieve their personal best

We look forward to your application.

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Casual Examination Invigilators
£9.36 per hour
Hourly Claiming Basis

Invigilators required for examinations throughout the school year

We are seeking to appoint reliable, highly organised individuals with excellent interpersonal skills to join our current team of examination invigilators to work on a casual basis during the academic year.  Examinations will run during the months of November, March, May and June.  We are particularly interested in applicants with the ability to read and scribe for students and flexible to work Monday to Friday.  No experience required, as training is provided.

For further information please contact Mrs B Chawdhery on 023 8084 8804 or alternatively by email b.chawdhery@applemore.hants.sch.uk

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Administration Assistant, part-time
Grade B, £9,396 - £9,555 term time only
Job share:  22.5 hours per week
Shifts:  8.00am to 12.30pm and 12.00pm to 4.30pm

We are seeking to recruit a part-time Administration Assistant to support and work alongside our small and welcoming Administration Team.  The ideal candidate will be warm, cheerful, enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible, professional and above all, a team player.

The essential part of this role is to provide a helpful service to parents and visitors to our school as well as carrying out a wide variety of administrative tasks.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and organisation skills; the ability to multi-task, work independently and under pressure; a high standard of ICT skills including Microsoft Office (knowledge of SIMS would be an advantage but not essential as training can be provided); and to hold or be prepared to undertake training to become a fully qualified First Aider to carry out First Aid to our students, staff and visitors.

Applicants must have experience of this type of role but not necessarily within a School or College environment.

If you would like the opportunity to become a valued member of our team then please download an application form below or alternatively contact Mrs B Ashley at b.ashley@applemore.hants.sch.uk

Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 September 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 4 October 2019

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Finance Assistant
Part-time, 27.5 hours per week, term time plus 1 week
Grade C, £11,714 - £12,338 depending on experience

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised, efficient and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to assist the Bursar with the everyday running of the Finance Office.

You will need to enjoy working in a busy school environment, have a good sense of humour, be able to prioritise and multi-task as well as having a working knowledge of Excel.  Experience of Hampshire County Council's IBC Finance System would be advantageous but full training will be provided. 

This post will also oversee our Community Bookings Programme.  You will need to be able to work independently when required, have excellent organisational skills, meticulous record keeping and an eye for detail.

An application form can be downloaded below or alternatively please contact Mrs B Ashley at b.ashley@applemore.hants.sch.uk

Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 September 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 4 October 2019