Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

10.318 hours per week

52 paid weeks – 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum

Salary range £10.50 actual gross per hour

We are looking to appoint a responsible, caring individual to assist with the daily welfare of a range of animals within our school based farm for one hour at the end of each school day during term time, plus one hour at both the start and end of the day every weekend, all days of the school holidays (including weekends) and bank holidays. The successful applicant will be able to book annual leave of 25 days plus the equivalent of 8 days bank holidays.  The role includes duties such as feeding, cleaning out animal pens and cages and the potential to care for sick animals, as required. The role will involve working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, lone working and locking/unlocking of the site

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 900 places to students aged 11-16. Our facilities are second to none – the school was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2011 as a ‘School of the Future’ at a cost of over £17m.  Our school values are Excellence, Creativity and Community. We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT).

We will offer you:

• An energising and rewarding working environment.

• A great opportunity to look after and care for a range of animals.

We are committed to the well-being of our employees with an excellent Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured. We promote continuous professional development and offer an employer contribution pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     Monday 5th June 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 12th June 2023        

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: