Assistant Caretaker, Laurus Trust sites

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3; £17,681 - £18,672 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Laurus Trust  

Assistant Caretaker for all Laurus Trust school sites  

Required to start as soon as possible  

This is a permanent, full time and full year position 

Actual Salary: Scale 3 (£17,681 - £18,672 per annum)  

Hours: 37 per week  (Working a flexible shift, may be split, between 6.00am and 7.00pm Monday – Friday across any of the trusts sites according to demand).  

The Laurus Trust is a rapidly expanding Multi-Academy Trust with a reputation for outstanding teaching and learning.  We have a strong heritage. Our founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School, has been judged as Outstanding in its last two inspections. Gorsey Bank is a high performing primary in Wilmslow and we are also home to the Altius Alliance, a School Centered Initial Teacher Training provider which has been given the top grade by Ofsted.  

As a result of our success, we are proud to have been selected to open five brand new schools, three of which opened in September 2018.  

This is, therefore, an important stage in the development of The Laurus Trust. With our growth comes the opportunity for talented and dedicated staff to make their mark by creating and evolving our infrastructure and support networks.   

That is why we are looking for an Assistant Caretaker to join us at this exciting time. The job can be physically demanding and will involve working a shift, may be split, between the hours of 6.00am – 7.00pm, Monday to Friday, predominantly at schools based in Cheadle Hulme and Wilmslow but on occasions you may be asked to work at any Laurus Trust Schools which include a school based in Tameside and another due to open in 2019 in Didsbury.  Some overtime will be necessary to cover for evening and weekend events for which additional payment will be made at the appropriate overtime rates. The successful candidate must have their own vehicle to travel around and be prepared to train as a first aider and will be offered all relevant training.   

This is an important appointment for the Trust as you will contribute to a team that provides a high quality service across all of our schools, delivering a positive operational and educational experience for all stakeholders.   

In return, we recognise that our non-teaching leaders and staff are critical to the success of the Trust. We champion, celebrate and nurture their expertise and experience.   

You will be joining an organisation that is committed to the development of all its staff. Our new Trust offices are an impressive working environment and we understand the need for, and importance of, flexible working practices. 

To find out more, and to understand how you will be able to make a significant impact on the success of our academies and students please see the job description below. 

To apply for the role please click on ‘Quick Apply’. 

CVs will not be accepted. 

Deadline for applications:  9am on Tuesday 25th September 2018 

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 3rd October at Laurus Trust Offices, Cheadle Hulme High School, Woods Lane, Cheadle, SK8 7JY.   

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Cheadle Hulme High School, Woods Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 7JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 4857201
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