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Working for LVS Ascot or the Licensed Trade Charity offers fantastic benefits as well as the chance to work for a well established, professional company.

Working for us at LVS Ascot, Berkshire

The team at LVS Ascot enable our students to leave our school prepared for the next stage of their lives.

We seek out talent across all areas of the School including our dedicated and caring learning support assistants, efficient and experienced administration staff, talented and enthusiastic teachers and a Senior Management Team made up of Heads of Department, Deputy Heads of School and Housemasters who believe passionately in the role they play in moulding our young people for the future.

We offer a community working environment where staff are supported and encouraged to achieve their best and promote the same in their team and students. Competitive packages along with a stunning setting in Ascot, Berkshire, easily accessible by public transport and car make LVS Ascot an attractive employment opportunity.

LVS Ascot holds Approved ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Centre Status providing the internationally recognised ILM2, 3 and 5 course to students, staff, the general public and employers.

Working for the Licensed Trade Charity

Working for the Licensed Trade Charity offers some valuable benefits such as:

  • 26 days’ holiday and English Bank holidays for full time (52 weeks per annum) employees
  • Free lunches and refreshments
  • Free car parking facilities
  • Use of gym and swimming facilities
  • Access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • A choice of 3 pension schemes
  • Uniform where applicable

Current Vacancies

Please see our current vacancies below:

Site Porter (immediate start)

Our Site Porter is responsible for keeping the school operational and ensuring that all external sources for transport, event set ups, security, and parcel deliveries are managed in a professional, timely manner.

The successful applicant will have the ability to manage their own workload, be computer literate, organised and able to complete tasks to a high standard, and be required to be aware of and implement standards and policies.

A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a full, clean driving licence with a D1 rating is essential.

Hours of work are full time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum.  Competitive salary, uniform and lunch provided.  All successful applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

So join us and you’ll find a friendly and supportive team, not to mention superb facilities, great benefits.

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th August 2019.   Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to Tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk

Site Porter Application Form Site Porter Job Description

 

Graduate Boarding Assistant

To start September 2019

LVS Ascot is a high performing co-educational day and boarding school, with a reputation for all-round excellence. Through our stimulating curriculum and vibrant co-curricular activities, we provide our pupils with an environment where they are valued, encouraged and inspired.

We are seeking a Graduate Boarding Assistant to support the smooth running of the Houses.  You will live and work at the school from September 2019 until July 2020.  The job is designed to give a recent graduate an opportunity to gain experience of living and working in a boarding school environment, perhaps prior to embarking on a PGCE, or to taking up a full teaching position.

We are seeking a confident, resilient, well-rounded personality with good flexibility to be able to adapt to changing circumstances to fulfil the role which will comprise primarily of house duties, administration, and boarding activities.  The majority of these duties take place before and after the academic school day (9.00am-4.00pm) and at weekends.  During curriculum time there may be the opportunity to assist with sport, music, other duties and any aspects of the school life in which the individuals have a particular interest or expertise; this will be at the discretion of the Deputy Head Pastoral.

So join us and you will find a friendly and supportive team, not to mention superb facilities, great benefits, plus the chance to have an active role in the life of this exceptional school.

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th August 2019.   Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to Tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk

Graduate Boarding Assistant Application Form Graduate Boarding Assistant Job Description 

Assistant Accountant

The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join in our success as part of our Management Accounts team. This post offers career progression opportunities throughout the business.

Based in Ascot, the LTC was founded in 1794 by philanthropists in the licensed drinks trade, who set up a variety of operations, including a school; the daily newspaper The Publican’s Morning Advertiser and a charitable arm to look after people in crisis who had worked in the trade.  The LTC currently operates three schools.

As an Assistant Accountant, you will be working with the Financial Controller, to prepare the management accounts of schools and lettings business within the LTC organisation.  You will also be responsible for the day-to-day accounting of the SEN schools within the LTC, currently two, being LVS Hassocks and LVS Oxford.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • On a daily basis, maintain LVS Hassocks and LVS Oxford cashbooks, update the receipt of fees and other miscellaneous items by cheque or direct payment into the relevant bank account, and update the relevant nominal ledgers.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for both SEN schools
  • Issue termly bills for both SEN Schools, liaising with local authorities and parents to collect payment
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for both SEN schools. Assist the financial controller with the preparation of annual forecasts and budgets.
  • Maintain the petty cashbooks for both SEN schools
  • Provide monthly departmental accounts to the relevant operational teams within the LTC.

 Essential Criteria: 

  • Near completion of AAT Level 4/actively studying towards ACCA/CIMA
  • Customer focused and approachable
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Able to prepare clear, concise, accurate and timely reports
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, and specifically Excel spreadsheets and databases

 

Desirable Criteria:

Experience of using WCBS/PASS accounting systems

Experience of working in a charity/third sector organisation or an independent school

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th August 2019

To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to Tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk

Assistant Accountant Application Form Assistant Accountant Job Description

 

Domestic Assistant (immediate start)

LVS Ascot are recruiting for a Domestic Assistant to help provide and maintain the high standard of housekeeping services within all areas of the school including residential houses.

Monday to Friday – 05.00 – 12.00 & 16.00 – 18.00, 45 hours per week and 46 weeks per year.

We are looking for keen team players who are trustworthy, caring and reliable. We offer a competitive salary, full training, uniform and meals whilst on duty.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

So join us and you’ll find a friendly and supportive team, not to mention superb facilities, great benefits.

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th August 2019

To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to Tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk

Domestic Assistant Application Form Domestic Assistant Job Description

Bank Nurses (immediate start)

LVS Ascot is a high performing day co-educational and boarding school, with a reputation for all-round excellence. Through our stimulating curriculum and vibrant co-curricular activities, we provide our pupils with an environment where they are valued, encouraged and inspired.

We require Registered Nurses to join a small team of nurses in the Medical Centre.  The Medical Centre provides health care for day pupils and boarders and first aid for staff.  The post holder will need to be able to offer flexibility to provide cover over some weekends and during busy periods and occasionally you will be on call from home at night.  Shift patterns may be included on a rotating basis.

The individual must be able to work independently within their professional boundaries.  They must have experience in minor injuries and illnesses and be able to demonstrate safe clinical decision making.  Experience in school nursing, A&E or practice nursing would be an advantage.

So join us and you will find a friendly and supportive team, not to mention superb facilities, great benefits, plus the chance to have an active role in the life of this exceptional school.

To apply, please download the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to Tracy.spencer@ltcharity.org.uk.  For further information please contact Tracy Spencer on 01344 884440.

Bank Nurse Application Form School Nurse Job Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

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