St Mark's Academy

St Marks Academy

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St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a 11-18 Academy based in the South London borough of Merton. The Academy is rapidly improving as demonstrated by its rapid increase in GCSE headline figures. In the last two years they have increased from 23% A*-C including English and Maths to 55% in the 2011/12 Academic Year. Our recent Ofsted inspection in October 2012, described the Academy as a ‘Good’ school, and we are now moving into beginning our journey towards providing an Outstanding education for young people in the Mitcham area. The Academy is a community founded on our key values of Trust, Hope and Love and these values permeate our school community.  The Academy is located on the outskirts of London and is well served by Mitcham Eastfields train station which runs regular services towards Central London and Sutton and Wimbledon. 


 Trainee: School Business Manager

Salary:  (£18,191) 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum, 28 days annual leave allowance to be taken during school closure.

Required for September 2014, a dynamic and highly motivated graduate trainee School Business Manager to join the support team at St Mark’s. This is a two year traineeship designed to provide the skills and experience required for a career in school business management. Through your drive, dynamic approach and commitment, you will make an inspirational contribution to improving the life chances of the young people at St Mark’s while at the same time  working towards recognised professional qualifications which will mean that you are well placed to apply for your first Business Manager post.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • a “can do”, self-starting attitude and personal drive to complete tasks to the required timescales and highest quality standards. 
  • the flexibility and determination to adapt to changing workload demands and new challenges. 
  • excellent creative thinking and strong problem solving skills. 
  • tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships. 
  • a commitment to continuous self-development.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school. To arrange a visit, or for an application pack please contact Sandra Weston or for an informal discussion please contact Andrew Ross, Business Director, on 0208 8648 6627.

This post is offered as a two year traineeship.

The application deadline is 18th July 2014; however, early applications are encouraged as the School will shortlist on a rolling basis. Interviews will be held towards the end of August 2014.

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Assistant Caretaker

Scale 2 point 11-13

£16,838 - £17,564 Pro Rata (depending on experience)

Required to start 1st September 2014

52 weeks per year

20 hours per week

11am – 3pm Monday to Friday

Weekend work will be required on an overtime basis or time in lieu to

be agreed by the Business Director.


Our Premises team needs a keen and reliable Assistant Caretaker to help provide a safe, clean and secure environment for all Academy users. You will work to a high standard and have the ability to use your own initiative and work as part of a team. Willingness to learn and good interpersonal skills are essential requirements for this role. Previous experience of working in a similar environment is an advantage but is not essential. 

PLease contact Emma Hill if you wish to discuss the role

or by calling 020 8648 6627


Closing date: 19th September

Interview date: 25th September


Job Description


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