Site Assistant

Queen Elizabeth's AcademyNottinghamshire

We are seeking an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person with a flexible approach to work and a "can-do" attitude to join our friendly and motivated team at Queen Elizabeth’s Academy.

Job title: Site Assistant

Salary:  Grade 3 (Actual salary £18,562 to £19,317)

Hours:  37  hours per week, all year round

Start date: As soon as possible

Closing date:  10 April  2021

The Site Assistant holds a key role in pro-actively maintaining the academy's building and facilities, and ensuring we provide a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

The academy site is open from 6am to 6pm and the successful candidate would be expected to work on a flexible shift/split shift basis within those hours depending on academy need. There would also be a need to be available to attend and manage evening and weekend lettings which will attract additional pay.

The role will undertake a range of general caretaking duties, including security, porterage, maintenance, including painting, fixing and simple DIY tasks,  and some cleaning of the academy site. Under supervision, the role will also assist in ensuring the facilities function correctly and that health and safety matters are monitored and recorded.

Maintenance and/or caretaking experience would be beneficial to your application, but we are also interested in hearing from you if you have transferable skills suitable for the role.

We know that our staff team are our greatest resource. Therefore, we invest heavily in them and we know that this has helped us to develop our stable, supportive and high performing team. We know that we have a lot to offer someone who wants to feel respected and appreciated as an expert in their field. The successful candidate will benefit from:

• full support and induction

• a strong and caring ethos among staff and students

• excellent CPD opportunities

• networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies

• salary sacrifice schemes

• staff well-being packages

• local government pension scheme

If you have any questions about the role please contact Tracy Piper, Business Team Leader at

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate.

The Diverse Academies and its governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care, and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.

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