Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker)
Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Job reference: 004195

Location: Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Closing date: 10/01/2022

Salary: £19,799 per annum + 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Premises

Hours per week: 37 hours per week, full year

Start Date: January 2022

About the role: Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School is looking for a committed and motivated Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker). The full-time position will assist the wider Premises Team with the care of the academy premises, ranging from general maintenance duties including minor repair and refurbishment works, porterage and other duties, supporting the Site Manager in ensuring the health and safety and security of a busy academy. Applicants will need a flexible approach to working hours and duties, and may be required to cover the duties of other team members in their absence. Please be aware that whilst the role is based at Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, our successful candidate may be required to assist at other academies within Leigh Academies Trust.

Applicants need to be trustworthy, reliable, hard working, physically fit and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Ideally you will have good DIY skills, some knowledge of Health & Safety, basic IT skills and an understanding of safe guarding. Previous experience of working with swimming pool plant would be advantageous, however training will be available to the right candidate.

This is a permanent opportunity, working 37 hours per week, with a salary of £19,799 per annum.

Do you know anyone that might be interested in a Caretaker/Premises Maintenance Operative role? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply email talent@latrust.org.uk with the candidates’ name and contact details and we will be in touch with them about potential opportunities across the Trust. *Please ensure to obtain the person's consent to share their personal details.


Benefits of working as a Caretaker at a Leigh Academies Trust site;

  • 25 days annual leave per annum + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days + bank holidays based on 5 years' service 
  • Full company closure and time off between Christmas and New Year
  • You'll be part of a friendly and supportive team 
  • A flexible and proactive ethos 
  • Training and qualifications supported / encouraged 
  • Mileage allowance for travel between sites 
  • Paid overtime 
  • Generous pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) 
  • Free, on-site parking at every site 
  • Dedicated site office 

Please be aware that whilst the closing date is Monday 10th January 2022, we are interviewing on a rolling basis dependent on the quantity and quality of applications received. Therefore, interviews can take place before the Christmas break.



Working with Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School: OFSTED awarded the school an outstanding grade in every category in our most recent inspection, commenting that “students thrive within its distinctive ethos, enabling them to succeed academically and to develop into confident, well-rounded individuals who are prepared extremely well for their future lives.”

In 2012 the School was designated one of the first 100 National Teaching Schools. It is also a National Support School. We are also the regional Maths Hub lead.These factors ensure exceptional career development opportunities.




Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document. 

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff. 

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.  

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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