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Site Assistant with Grounds - Full-time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-368S
  • Posted:22/11/2021
  • Pay:Academy Band 4 £19,512
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Interviews could be held before closing date


  • To carry out porterage of furniture, equipment or deliveries as required including the movement of furniture for examinations, parents’ evenings, school functions, hirers etc
  • To be aware of the Academy Health and Safety Policy and keep up to date with Health and Safety Regulations
  • To monitor and clean agreed areas during the school day and holidays maintaining the Academy site in a clean condition
  • To be responsible for the locking and unlocking of the site and support in the undertaking of routine checks as required
  • To assist in maintaining the academy grounds, sports pitches and shrubbery, including spraying of appropriate herbicides and pesticides (training provided if required)
  • To assist with service/maintenance of the ground’s machinery
  • To assist with general maintenance, repairs, painting and decorating in and around the Academy
  • Ensure footpaths, car parks and paved areas are kept clean and clear of hazards
  • To support activities outside of the normal academy day as required during shift
  • Participate in the Premises team out of hours call out system
  • To carry out First Aid duties as required (training provided if required)

Information about the school

About Us

Spires Academy offers a distinctive small school environment and is justly proud of its reputation as a place where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be.

At Spires Academy we believe our core purpose is “Achieving Excellence Together”. We aim for excellence in everything we do, from learning to personal development. We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success.

Our staff turnover is low, we invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development and many who came to us as NQT's now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.uk


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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).