Apprentice Caretaker, Huddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Shelley CollegeHuddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required for April 2018 (preferably – can be negotiated)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Apprenticeship rate – currently £3.50 per hour (actual salary £6,758.61 per annum)
Contract term: Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join our dedicated Caretaking team. This varied role will provide efficient support to the Caretaking team. Duties will include ensuring the site and its buildings are managed on a day to day basis including opening, maintenance, security and health and safety legislation is adhered to. In addition to the day to day caretaking and grounds maintenance responsibilities, they would be trained on the job in areas including plumbing, carpentry and electrical work. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisations skills and will be required to work towards and complete a Level 2 Diploma in Property Maintenance. A can-do, positive attitude and a flexible approach to working, with the ability to work shifts over a 7 day pattern, will be required. This is a fixed term contract for up to 16 months, 37 hours per week, all year round. 

Why us?

We offer a supportive working environment; excellent support and training and employee benefits including: childcare vouchers; an Employee Wellbeing Scheme; and Share Academy Savers.

Application Details: 

For more information please download the application pack. 

To apply, please click 'quick apply’ and complete our online application form. 

The closing date is 4th March 2018.

The School

Shelley College is an outstanding school, with exceptional teachers and students. We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent to our school.

We enjoy many advantages at Shelley College. As a National Support School and National Teaching School, we are at the centre of a network that aims to provide the very best professional and career development opportunities. We are also at the centre of an emerging academy chain of secondary and primary schools that share our values and want the very best for their students and staff. 

Whatever your role or whatever your career plans, we can help you achieve them.

Added to that, we possibly have the best rural location of any secondary school in the country, close enough to the cities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield for many of our staff to travel from these areas. Our staff are friendly and supportive of each other and there is a strong sense of a committed team working together.

The Trust

SHARE Multi Academy Trust is a small but growing partnership of primary and secondary schools based in the West and South Yorkshire area. Our aim is to provide an outstanding education for the children we teach by investing in the people in our organisation.

In order to be considered for interview, you must fully complete the application form and demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the job by giving clear, concise examples of how you meet each criterion. Any applications that do not demonstrate how your abilities, skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, or any applications that have incomplete sections, unanswered questions or ‘please see CV’ will not be taken through to the shortlisting stage.

Please note we cannot accept CVs as part of our safer recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and characteristics.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 868777
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About Shelley College

Our Vision and Values

We want every one of our students and members of staff to enjoy coming to our school and for all of us to try our very best in everything we do. 

We aim to help everybody gain the knowledge, skills and...