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Facilities Assistant

Thistley Hough AcademyStoke-on-Trent

Thistley Hough Academy is a mixed school catering for students aged 11-16 located in the village of Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent. The Academy joined the Creative Education Trust in September 2013 and is now one of Stoke-on-Trent’s most improved schools and is graded as Ofsted ‘good’.

We are seeking a Facilities Assistant to support the Principal and teaching staff in their aim to improve student achievement by providing a positive learning environment.

The successful applicant will deliver a practical and efficient service to the School to ensure that all internal and external areas of the school are clean, tidy, well maintained and secure. The post holder will mainly carry out janitorial tasks as well as being on the rota to open up and lock up the site. You will also assist with light porterage and maintenance tasks.

You will benefit from: 

• high quality professional development

• regular training to develop the skills and knowledge 

• a tailored induction programme to meet your needs


In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.

Our employees have access to:

• The Perkbox platform that brings employee benefits, wellbeing, and staff recognition

• Access to Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured. 

• Bike2Work Scheme - where you can save up to 42% on the cost of bicycles and/or equipment


Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks in line with Government safer recruitment guidelines.


If you have any queries please contact Sarah Morgan, HR Officer - Sarah.morgan@thistleyhoughacademy.org.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 21st September 2021

Interview date:  TBC - week commencing 27th September

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