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Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker) - Full-time

Mascalls Academy , Paddock Wood

  • Ref:KCC886-5439-81S
  • Posted:08/11/2022
  • Pay: £20,789 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

We can accept applications electronically or in paper form for all Premises Maintenance Operative vacancies across Leigh Academies Trust. Paper applications can be collected from any LAT reception, or you can print it at home using the PDF document attached.

We are looking for a committed and motivated Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker) to join our site team at Mascalls Academy, starting as soon as possible. This position will assist with the care of the academy premises, ranging from general maintenance duties including minor repair and refurbishment works, porterage, cleaning and other duties, supporting the current site team in ensuring the health and safety and security of the site.

Applicants need to be trustworthy, reliable, hardworking, physically fit, conscientious 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 safeguarding. We offer fantastic training opportunities so can provide support if there are any areas that you may need to be up-skilled or trained. The successful candidate will be joining an experienced team and be expected to work under the direction of the Site Manager.

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The salary is £20,789 per annum, 37 hours per week. Please note that the successful candidate may be required to support other sites within the Central Kent cluster of academies.

 

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 note that paper applications are available from Mascalls Academy Reception.

Information about the school

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

​​​​​Aims and ethos: We aim to provide a culture that supports our students in developing their character to its fullest potential and to achieve excellence across a broad range of academic curricular and co-curricular programs.

We encourage the individual and celebrate as a collective. We understand that our achievements reflect positively on us all, our achievements represent. Represent our academy, represent our parents and families and represent our individual character.

We have unapologetically high expectations – and as a result our students succeed personally, and we are proud.

"Mascalls Academy is a high achieving, mixed, multi-disciplinary comprehensive academy with outstanding arts and sports facilities. We pride ourselves on academic excellence and strength of individual character within a culture of aspiration and success." - Principal Will Monk

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01892 835648

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.