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We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted. Arden Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all Staff to share this commitment.

Teaching Vacancies



Head of  IT and Business Studies 

Arden Multi Academy Trust

Head Of IT and Business at Henley In Arden School

Reports to: Deputy Headteacher

Post: Head of  IT and Business Studies

Grade: MPS1 – UPS 3 TLR (this is negotiable)

Remuneration: MPS1 – UPS 3 TLR (this is negotiable)

Job Start Date: September 2022

Main purpose of the role:

  • The teaching of students, line management of the subject and the tracking of progress within the
  • Promote ICT and Business within the school and be a guardian of the teaching within the
  • Carry out any additional duties as may be required by the Associate Headteacher or the Executive

Responsibilities: Role Specific

  • Promote and ensure meaningful use of assessment.
  • Teaching and modelling outstanding teaching of ICT and Business
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the impact of marking and feedback from teachers with the
  • Responsibility for aspects quality assurance within the department, producing reports to the
    Associate Headteacher, Executive Headteacher and Governing body.
  • Raising attainment and progress of vulnerable groups.
  • To lead the school’s readiness and preparation for external inspection.
  • Other responsibilities to reflects the needs of the academy and skills of the successful applicant.

Responsibilities: Pastoral, Teaching & Learning

  • Be at the forefront and develop whole Academy strategies to improve attainment and
  • Have a teaching commitment as agreed with the Headteacher
  • Lead the analyse & monitoring of intervention strategies and their impact on students and
    teachers at classroom level. Liaising and working with outside agencies and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities: Other Activities

  • Promoting the general progress and wellbeing of individual students and of any class or group of
    students assigned to him/her.
  • Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further
    education and future careers, including signposting to more expert sources of advice.
  • Producing relevant record & reports as required.
  • Producing records of and reporting on the personal/social needs of students.
  • Communicating and consulting with parents/carers and leading the Parent/ Carer Council
  • Communicating and co-operating with outside agencies.
  • Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

 In return we can offer you

  • A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors  
  • A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity  
  • A Senior Leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students 
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • The potential to collaborate and work with other staff in our Multi-Academy trust. 

Person Specification


Non-Teaching Vacancies

Science Technician

Arden Multi Academy Trust

Science Technician at Henley in Arden School

Reports to: Head of Science

Salary: Band B, (£18,562 – £19,312 fte) £10,703 – £11,136 pa

Contract: (25 hours per week,  39 weeks p.a.)

Main Purpose of the role:

  • Providing technical support to teaching staff in the school laboratories, classrooms and preparation areas
  • Ensuring the provision of high quality and timely services to support the delivery of the curriculum
  • Assisting the Senior technician in ensuring that all Health and Safety legislation and policies are adhered to and the promotion and observance of a safe working environment

Work Performed

  • Contribute to planning development and organisation of systems and procedures including maintenance of specialist resources
  • Making up solutions. Using recipe cards, data sheets and CLEAPSS Hazards, make up solutions to the appropriate concentrations and accuracy taking full notice of the precautions needed
  • Assist the Senior technician in the maintenance and repair of equipment and apparatus or in the organising of maintenance and repair, seeking specialist assistance when necessary, to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Ensure that laboratories and all equipment used are kept clean, tidy and in a safe condition also ensuring that both routine and non-routine checking, maintenance, calibration, cleaning and fault investigation is carried out to the required standard
  • Assist in the checking of goods delivered against orders and in carrying out inventory checks on a regular basis
  • Obtaining materials by local purchase
  • Be responsible for the safe storage of equipment and materials and the disposal of waste and hazardous materials, according to the relevant regulations, guidelines and academy procedures and in line with Health and Safety good practice and legislation
  • Assist in the provision and setting up of all equipment and resources for practical sessions and examinations as required.
  • Assist in designing of experiments/practicals that fulfil the needs of the curriculum
  • Run and report on results of trial experiments
  • Assist the Head of Department in other duties as appropriate, such as numbering and repairing text books, organising reprographics, assisting in preparation for Open Evenings

Duties and responsibilities:


  • The jobholder is expected to observe their obligations in accordance with the Academy’s Child Protection Procedure, and to report any concerns that they may have regarding a child or young person’s welfare to the appropriate person. A copy of the Academy’s Child Protection Procedure can be obtained from the jobholder’s line manager.


  • Advise and support teaching staff in the safe and proper use of equipment


  • No specific responsibility for people, however the jobholder must observe their safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality, data protection, and equality and diversity obligations, as set out in this job description


  • Obtaining materials by local purchase

Physical Resources

  • All laboratory equipment within the Academy


                                                                                       Person Specification

Exam Invigilator

Arden Multi Academy Trust

Exam Invigilator at Henley in Arden School

Salary Band:£9.25 per hour (Including enhanced holiday pay) Hours of work by negotiation

Contract: Autumn and Spring Mock examinations and Summer Exams May—June 2022

Postholder: Vacancy

Line Manager: Exam Officer

Key Responsibilities

Experience is not required, as training will be provided, although applicants will be asked to declare if they have invigilated previously and whether they have any current maladministration/malpractice sanctions applied to them.

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be flexible
  • Have effective communication skills
  • Be confident and a reassuring presence to candidates in exam rooms

Main duties

  • To conduct examinations in accordance with the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), awarding body and Henley in Arden School instructions.
  • To play a key role in upholding the integrity of the examination/assessment process

Before exams

  • To report to and be briefed by the exams officer prior to each exam session
  • To keep confidential exam papers and materials secure before, during and after exams
  • To ensure exam rooms are set out according to the instructions
  • To admit candidates into exam rooms
  • To identify, seat, and instruct candidates in the conduct of their exams To distribute the correct exam papers and materials to candidates To deal with candidate queries

During exams

  • To supervise and observe candidates at all times and be vigilant throughout exams
  • To keep disruption in exam rooms to a minimum
  • To deal with emergencies or irregularities effectively
  • To record/report any incidents, disruption or irregularities
  • To complete attendance registers
  • To deal with candidate questions according to the regulations

After exams

  • To instruct candidates in finishing their exams and to collect exam scripts
  • To dismiss candidates from the exam room
  • To check candidates’ names on scripts match the details on the attendance register
  • To securely return all exam scripts and exam materials to the exams officer


  • To attend training, update or review sessions as required
  • To undertake, where required and where able, other duties requested by the exams officer, for example supervision of clash candidates between exam sessions

Facilitating access arrangements for candidates, for example as a reader, scribe etc. (full training will be provided) other exams-related administrative tasks

Trust Lettings Steward

Arden Multi Academy Trust

Lettings Steward at Henley in Arden School

Salary Band: £9.25 per hour

Contract: Casual – evenings and weekends

Postholder: Vacancy

Line Manager:  Trust Lettings Officer

This post is based at either Arden Academy (Knowle), Lode Heath School (Solihull) and Henley in Arden School (Henley in Arden).

Hours of work offered will vary by site but will primarily be evenings (7:00pm-10:00pm) and weekends (8:30am-5:00pm).

Key Responsibilities

To work as part of a team to provide a friendly and courteous service to all users of the school facilities.

Opening Up & Closing Facilities for users of the school

  • Arrive with plenty of time before the first session. Open the required buildings and unset the alarm.
  • To ensure that the appropriate checks have been conducted prior to the letting commencing.
  • Meet and greet hirers and assist with any set up required.
  • Ensure the site is safe and clean before locking buildings and arming the intruder systems.
  • Communicate with managers before leaving site and completing shift.
  • Stewards must remain onsite at all times during their shift.

Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure Health & Safety guidelines are adhered to during shift, particularly securing the premises at the end of the shift.
  • Use check sheets provided to check facilities at start and end of every shift.
  • Be responsible for providing required equipment for activities before start of a hirers session – then putting equipment back at the end of their session.
  • Maintain a friendly and courteous manner at all times when dealing with enquiries. Take down details in an accurate and legible manner.
  • Ensure that all hirers comply with the terms and conditions of hire and to the times agreed on the hire calendar.
  • Adhere to the cleaning rota and ensure cleaning check sheet is signed at each shift.
  • Reports any incidents however minor in the communications book.
  • To act as a First Aider or Emergency contact (Emergency First Aid Training will be required).
  • To undertake other associated duties, such as litter picking or emptying waste bins.
  • Lock and alarm buildings once lettings have finished and hirers have vacated premises. 

Customer Care

  • To carry out your duties in a polite, efficient and cheerful manner building relationships with regular users
  • To treat all users with care, consideration and courtesy in accordance with the schools ethos and values
  • To promote a favourable image of Arden Multi Academy Trust to all clients
  • To present high standards of personal appearance in accordance with the schools ethos and values

Health, Safety and Security

  • Physical Effort; the job sometimes may involve a level of physical effort
  • The post holder will be required to undertake training as necessary. These include but not limited to Safeguarding, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness, Mental health awareness, Working at Height, COSHH, Homeworking, Legionella awareness, Asbestos awareness, Slips and trips, workplace transport etc.
  • Support the School’s implementation of all other current statutory requirements, e.g. Disability Discrimination Act, Access to Work, Equal Opportunities, Child Protection, Safeguarding

Pastoral Care

  • Deal with or report, to the nearest member of the teaching staff, incidents that are seen or reported regarding pupils’ welfare. The online reporting system CPOMS may be used.
  • Manage any issues on site professionally and assertively, maintaining safety at all times.
  • Report concerns, issues or incidents to the Facilities Manager.

This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder.  It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks, but sets out the main expectations of the School in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.

Elements of this job description and changes to it may be negotiated at the request of either the Facilities Manager, Associate Headteacher or the incumbent of the post.

Person Specification                      Trust Lettings Steward

School Janitor

Arden Multi Academy Trust

Janitor at Henley in Arden School

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Band A, £9.25 per hour

Contract: Permanent, part-time, 15 hours per week, 3 hours per day (3:15pm – 6:15pm)

41 weeks per year: term time plus Inset days and 2 weeks in the school holidays

We are seeking a cleaner to join the school team at our small secondary school in Henley in Arden, Solihull.   The ideal candidate will take pride in the high standards of presentation at our school?

The successful candidate will work with the cleaning team in ensuring a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the school. Duties would include performing cleaning duties such as replenishing consumables, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, emptying bins, cleaning toilets.

A willingness to clean any area of the school as requested by the supervisor, to take personal responsibility for the standard of work, to participate in any training and development opportunities.

In return we can offer you:

  • Local Government Pension and Cycle to Work scheme
  • A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity

​Henley-in-Arden School is a member of the Arden Multi-Academy Trust family. AMAT is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England & Wales #7375267. Registered Office: Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, B930PT.

IMPORTANT: Henley-in-Arden School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS including a Children’s Barred List check.