Job Description: August 2020
Part-time Health and Safety Officer 0.5
EF Academy Oxford is a sixth-form college for around 180 international students studying A-levels or the IB Diploma. It is set on a beautiful campus close to the centre of Oxford over two compact sites on Pullen’s Lane.
Cotuit Hall is the EF Academy main site. It occupies over 2 acres and comprises student residences, and various other buildings for students and staff. Health and Safety for the Cotuit Hall site is managed exclusively by the EF Academy Health and Safety Officer.
Cherwell is a teaching building on the EF Language School site, where EF Academy students have their classrooms and laboratories. Cherwell is also where the school cafeteria is located. Health and Safety on the Cherwell site is essentially managed by the Language School with support and input from EF Academy.
Previously, the Health and Safety Officer role at EF Academy Oxford was part of the full-time Campus Manager role. As a result of a recent re-organisation occasioned by the promotion of the Campus Manager to Estates Manager of large independent boarding school, we now wish to appoint a designated part-time Health and Safety Officer.
The role and its responsibilities
To ensure the effective and efficient management of all Health and Safety and Fire Safety matters, including
Contract and hours
The Health and Safety Officer reports to
Qualifications and experience
National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
Skills and personal attributes
EF Academy is committed to a safeguarding culture in which its students can thrive.
All candidates must undergo an enhanced DBS check and further safer recruitment checks as appropriate to ensure their suitability to work in a school environment.
All staff are expected to promote and safeguard the welfare of students and must adhere to the school’s Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the Job holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of students in the school s/he must report any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or to the Head of School.