School Site Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00072026-1
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Chancellor's School
  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £19,650 to £20,043
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SITE ASSISTANT

CHANCELLOR’S SCHOOL

Full Time - 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm

H3 Scale Point 5 to 6 (£19,650-£20,043)

Starting salary of £20,231 including fringe allowance

Required for an immediate start

A flexible working arrangement/job share will be considered for the right candidate

 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking  Site Assistant to join our existing Site Team in maintaining the school site in order to provide a clean and safe environment for all users of the school.

The successful candidate will work with the site team ensuring general repairs and maintenance are carried out. You will need to be able to use your initiative and problem solve and ensure that health and safety regulations are adhered to. Applicants should be willing to work at evenings and weekends. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our existing support staff at Chancellor’s.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to arrange a visit to the school and submit their application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

We would like you to:

  • Be willing to work evenings and at the weekend
  • Have a GCSE in English and mathematics to grade 4 or equivalent
  • Have the ability to pay attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and prioritise
  • Have the ability to engage with senior staff and colleagues in a professional manner
  • Be flexible, adaptable and able to act on initiative
  • Have the ability to work in a team as well as on your own with minimum supervision, using your initiative
  • Have good time management and organisational skills
  • Have the ability to use resources available to provide the most effective solution
  • Be willing to undertake further, relevant training
  • Have an awareness of COSHH regulations and Health and Safety procedures and precautions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general building, DIY and maintenance activities, including the use of power tools
  • Have experience of caretaking in a school or similar environment and working with children
  • Have the relevant City and Guilds (or equivalent) trade qualification or equivalent level of experience

We can offer:

  • A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
  • The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities both within the Trust and across the Teaching School Alliance

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application: 

  • Please read the attached Appointment Brief before completing your application.
  • To apply, please complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.
  • The vacancy closes at 9am on Monday 9th May 2022. However, early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found.
  • Interviews will take place: As soon as possible thereafter
  • If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact Lesley White, Recruitment Manager on 07917 035962 or at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk 

Website: www.chancellors.herts.sch.uk / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk

School Address: Pine Grove, Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire, AL9 7BN

E-mail: recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW

Tel: Lesley White 01923 284 169/ 07917 035962