Estates and Facilities Assistant, The Laurus Trust

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Didsbury High SchoolThe Laurus Trust

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Start date: July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: from £18,795 - £19,171
Contract term: Permanent

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. That is why we are looking for an Estates and Facilities Assistant to join us at this exciting time. The job can be physically demanding and will involve working a 37 hour week across shifts split between the hours of 6.00am – 7.00pm, Monday to Friday. 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 transport and be prepared to train as a first aider and will be offered all relevant training for the position.  

Required to start July 2019, but initially the postholder will be based at Cheadle Hulme High School, Woods Lane, Cheadle, SK8 7JY until the school opens in August 2019.

This is a permanent, full time and full year position

Actual Salary: Scale 3 starting from £18,795 - £19,171

Hours: 37 hours between 6.00am and 7.00pm Monday – Friday on a shift rota 6.30am – 3.00pm or 10.00am – 6.30pm  

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 environment 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. 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 the 'quick apply' button below or request an application form by emailing or please get in touch you arrange a time to pop in and meet the team. CVs will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications:  9am on Wednesday 12th June 2019

Interviews to be held: week commencing 17th June 2019.

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

More about Didsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Address: 4 The Avenue, Manchester, M20 2ET, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 485 7201
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