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Site Assistant

Chatham GrammarMedway

The University of Kent Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Site Assistant to join their dependable and committed team. This role will be required to work at Chatham Grammar, under the direction of the Premises and Estates Manager and you will be required to work on a rota system of shifts, either morning or early afternoon or afternoon-evening.  This role is full time, all year round, and is being offered on a fixed term basis.  A permanent contract may be available for exceptional applicants.  

This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of a site team who are dedicated to ensuring excellent standards in the maintenance work of the buildings and sites of the two academies. We are looking for an energetic and responsible person who either has some prior experience in a similar role or who possesses a skill set and aptitude to enable them to turn their hands to DIY maintenance or the ability to problem-solve and resolve basic site issues. You will need to be an effective communicator, have a good sense of humour and be willing to become a supportive member of a large site team.

The successful applicant will be responsible and resilient, and in return will be coming to a multi-academy trust wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down to earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.   We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat  

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers.  It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good.   Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/ 

HOW TO APPLY

Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role. 

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you.  To arrange such a discussion, or for any other queries about the role, please email recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk.

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website: http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/   

Deadline for applications:  applications consider upon receipt

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 



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