Site Assistant / Caretaker, Medway

Closing date:

The Victory AcademyMedway

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TSAT Grade D - £19,846 - £22,337
Contract term: Permanent

Closing Date of Position: 6th July
Interview to take place w.c. 16th July

The Victory Academy requires a responsible person, competent in all aspects of site maintenance, to join our Site Team.  It is imperative that our Site Team successfully manage the Academy premises and associated facilities, ensuring that the premises are secure, safe and well-maintained at all times to reflect the standards of education and behaviour within the school.

The Victory Academy was officially opened in September 2015 and is sponsored by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are privileged to work in a stunning modern building which provides a brilliant learning environment with excellent resources.

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

Your new role:

You will be working a two week early/late shift pattern with some flexibility needed for school events plus weekend working.  You will be part of a team required to maintain and care for the school and its grounds.

Duties include:

  • unlocking and locking the premises
  • general building skills
  • interacting with sub-contractors
  • unblocking drains and cleaning
  • setting up rooms for meetings/exams and functions

As well as any other duties that are required with this role.

What you will need to succeed:
Previously worked as a caretaker or similar
Practical skills in maintenance and cleaning
Experience of working within an Academy/School is desirable, along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft office

What you will get in return from The Victory Academy:
The opportunity to work in a newly built school and join at a time where you can set the benchmark. We are proud to work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. You will benefit from vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers and staff within the school and our trust.
Staff who join our happy and friendly academy can also benefit from a discounted price of the Thinking Fitness gym, conveniently located on the site of Holcombe Grammar school which is a 1 minute drive from Victory Academy.

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working in a brand new school, across our large academy at the start of a new and exciting time for this academy, then please apply today!

If this position as a Site Assistant at The Victory Academy is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact Ruth Rivers to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 303005
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