Assistant Caretaker

Aston AcademyRotherham

Assistant Caretaker

Place of Employment: Based at Aston Academy* Aston Community Education Trust (ACET)

*There will be the requirement to work at other academies within the trust

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, full time

Salary Band: C point 4 £18,426 

Appointment: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed individual, to join ACET, a forward thinking and rapidly developing multi-academy trust, in the role of Assistant Caretaker.  This is a rewarding role for individuals who take pride in their work and the successful candidate will join our existing team, supporting the day-to-day care of ACET premises under the supervision of the ACET Estates Manager, and contributing to the provision of an effective caretaking service for Aston Academy.  

The base for this post is Aston Academy, and the post-holder will be required to work at other academies within the trust when the need arises, to ensure the most efficient and effective service for all of the academies within the trust.  We welcome applications from individuals with relevant transferable skills from any background.  We are committed to developing staff, and as the trust grows there may be opportunities for advancement.  This post may appeal to people considering moving into site management in the education sector.

The successful candidates will:

• Be able to work independently and with initiative

• Be conscientious, honest and reliable 

• Be energetic, well-motivated and flexible

• Have a can-do approach

• Have good communication skills

• Have a professional manner and plenty of common sense

• Hold a full driving licence

For further information and to apply, please visit   and follow the link to the vacancies section, or contact Melanie Denton if you have any difficulties on 0114 2872171.  Applications should be returned to .  The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 20th September.  

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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