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Maintenance Caretaker (St Mary's School as part of The Sabden Multi Academy Trus

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9177
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,702 to £22,330
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0BT

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020, noon

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

St Mary's School
Horam
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 0BT

Email: recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website: www.sabden.org.uk


Please note, we do not accept CVs.


This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

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About the role

Maintenance Site Lead - St Mary’s School, Horam

  • Grade 7, SSP 18-19
  • Starting Salary from £21,702 p.a.
  • Full time (52 weeks per year), Permanent Position
  • 37hrs per week, Monday to Friday - Flexible working pattern (some split shifts & weekend working)

St Mary's School, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, is a 'Good' all-boys SEMH Special school, set in the beautiful grounds of Marynards Green/Horam; we are seeking to recruit for a Maintenance Site Lead, to provide a responsive caretaking and maintenance service, while supervising cleaning staff, to ensure high standards of caretaking/cleaning throughout the school site, providing a clean and safe environment for users of the school buildings, fleet and grounds.

The ideal candidate will be expected to undertake both regular maintenance and routine cleaning duties associated with this role and have the ability to deal with unexpected problems that may arise. Previous DIY experience and decorating skills would be an advantage. This post requires a good degree of physically fitness, as some grounds maintenance and general maintenance tasks are involved.

It would be a strong advantage if the successful candidate has experience of working in a school environment, as well as knowledge of maintaining records and good IT skills. They must be able to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team. Applicants should have a willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities offered by the school to further knowledge. They will also need the ability to work effectively within an environment where pupils may display challenging behaviour.

This is a full time position, at 37hours per week, Monday to Friday, during term time; you will be expected to work during the school holidays, with your hours and annual leave to be agreed by the Principal. This role may also require working in various buildings or school sites and therefore, the ideal candidate will need to have a degree of flexibility in their working hours and schedule, as well as the advantage of holding a full driving licence.

The successful candidate will be joining an Academy Trust that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for pupils. They will be joining a highly dedicated and professional staff team and will be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where professional development is highly valued.

If you would like to have an informal telephone discussion, with Paul Murphy (Principal), prior to submitting an application, please contact Jane Woodfine, School Secretary, at office.sm@sabden.org.uk.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk.

For further information about St Mary's School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/377/welcome.

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity'.      

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9177
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,702 to £22,330
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0BT