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Assistant Grounds person with Premises/Minibus Responsibilities

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/03/2018 12:00
£15,613 - £15,807
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Whitworth Park School & Sixth Form College

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for 1st April 2018.

Whitworth Park was opened in September 2012 following the amalgamation of Spennymoor School and Sixth Form Centre and Tudhoe Grange School. Both schools were highly successful serving the community of Spennymoor and the surrounding villages. Whitworth Park offers a broad and balanced curriculum and is committed to offering the highest quality learning experience to all of its students.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy Premises Team.
The Premises Team’s main responsibility is to provide a clean, safe, healthy and temperate environment in which all students and staff can thrive and prosper. The Team facilitates the delivery of repairs, maintenance, condition surveys, grounds maintenance and works projects throughout the School site.
Composed of 2 full time members of staff, the Team works flexibly across the School to ensure the delivery of an integrated, high quality and value for money service.

Caretaking hours are Monday to Friday 6.30am – 7.00pm. Actual hours to be worked will be agreed with the postholder in advance.

Application packs can be downloaded from this webpage and completed forms should be returned to the school by the closing date - Noon on 15th March 2018

Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College is an Equal Opportunities employer. We want to develop more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS Certificate and Pre-Employment Health Check.

This post is whole time i.e.- employees who must work all year around (52 weeks per year), including during school closure periods. These employees will have a leave entitlement of 26 or 31 days (pro rata for part time) which must be taken when the schools are closed. The holiday entitlement runs from April to March, under Green Book terms i.e. not academic year).

This post is not open to job share.

Whitworth Park School & Sixth Form College
Whitworth Lane
Co Durham
DL16 7LN

Telephone: 01388 824800
Email: j.woodward@whitworthpark.org.uk
Website: www.whitworthpark.org.uk

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