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Caretaker/Cleaning Operative

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/03/2018 12:00
£15,375 - £15,807
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Mar

Further information

Caretaker & Cleaning Operative

Grade 1 (point 9 - 11 £15,375 - £15,807)

Required as soon as possible

Sacriston Academy is a primary school on the outskirts of the city of Durham with high aspirations and a vision for excellence. We joined the North East Learning Trust on 1st September 2017

We are looking to appoint a new Caretaker/Cleaning operative who is an enthusiastic and self-motivated person and who will play a key role in maintaining our school to ensure a welcoming and safe environment.

Applicants should have proven experience in caretaking or a closely related role.
Trade skills sufficient for carrying out minor repairs and maintenance.
Knowledge of facilities related Health and Safety legislation and risk assessment processes.
Good communication skills with both adults and children and basic IT skills.
The ability to motivate self and others to deliver high quality outcomes.
Applicants should have access to their own transport as this role may involve occasional travel to other trust sites

Main Duties:

• To be responsible for site security including locking-unlocking
• To supervise other facilities staff and ensure school is cleaned to high standard.
• To carry out and document statutory compliance and maintenance activities.
• Managing external contractors
• General Portering activities.
• To be responsible for ensuring repairs and maintenance duties are undertaken and by competent
  with DIY and joinery.
• To be responsible for routine inspections of premises and health and safety risk assessments.
• Ensure all grounds are safe for use.

Applications forms and further details are available from the school’s website www.sacristonacademy.co.uk or www.northeastlearningtrust.co.uk. Or contact Sarra Clift, Office Manager Tel 0191 3710777. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit on 0191 3710777

Please also see Supporting documents to download an application pack from this page.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit on 0191 3710777

Please return forms by e mail or by post to Sarra Clift, Office Manager at Sacriston Academy, Witton Road, Durham DH7 6LQ. Sarra.clift@sacristonacademy.co.uk.

The closing date is 21st March 2018 12 noon, and interviews will be week commencing 26th March 2018

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS check.

Sacriston Academy is part of the North East Learning Trust and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.

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