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Maintenance Assistant - Part-time

Parkside Community Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2607-169S
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:18/06/2023 at 20:00
  • Interviews:23rd June 2023 am


We are looking appoint a Maintenance Assistant to assist with basic tasks around the school and with unlocking the site.  The post will be for 15 hours a week (to be mutually arranged), paid at KR3 at £21,293.00 for a full-time position, which equates to approximately £7775.00 pro rata per annum for this role

The successful candidate will:

  • be an important member of the school team having a positive and committed approach to the role
  • be responsible for managing the upkeep of the school buildings and grounds
  • be practical, hardworking, flexible and able to work alone using their own initiative 
  • have a range of site maintenance skills
  • make positive relationships with adults and children 

A formal 30 minute interview will take place with a panel comprising of members of the Leadership Team.

CVs will not be accepted so please complete the application form in full and explain how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the role Please ensure you give email addresses for referees. 

As the safety of our children is paramount in all we do, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

If applicants have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, they have been unsuccessful.

Information about the school

Parkside Community Foundation Primary School is a small, growing, happy school on the outskirts of Canterbury. We have a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures within our school and this greatly enriches and enhances our school community.

Our pupils benefit from small classes and a high level of teaching assistant support in every class. After some testing years, we now have a new leadership team in place and the school is showing greatly improved results. We have been able to make significant improvements to, and investments in, our school site and we have an exciting future ahead.

At Parkside, we value greatly outdoor learning and are working towards improving a range of outdoor learning environments, including our own forest school area. We are also benefitting from the next phase of an upcoming building programme which will ensure our buildings will be of the same high standard as the education we deliver.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01227) 457908


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 Education.