Our Operations team is now recruiting for someone to join the Mobile Maintenance Team, based in Northamptonshire with travel to/from Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and London. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
The Mobile Team provide support to each Academy within the Trust's Southern Region for their refurbishment and maintenance projects. This includes routine maintenance, refurbishment, painting and decorating, small projects and minor repairs. The mobile team provides caretaking cover to any academy that may require assistance. The Team liaises with Principals, Academy Operations Managers and Site Supervisors.
The role is 37 hours a week, 52 weeks a year and is a permanent position.
Salary & Benefits
Salary of £20,227
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
Who we are looking for
Significant experience or skills in a trade
The ability to understand and apply regulations such as health and safety, manual handling, COSHH, Asbestos and Legionella etc.
Full, clean driving licence
The ability to operate and understand electrical/mechanical systems
Competent at basic building repairs and maintenance
Good painting & decorating experience
Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment
Excellent communication skills
Good IT skills
Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities
Ability to prioritise and manage workflow whilst maintaining a flexible approach to respond to urgent requests
Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of each Academy
Ability to adapt to changing and conflicting demands
Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team or individually as required
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of children
Ability to contribute to the life of each Academy
Ability to adhere to the Trust’s policies and procedures and most importantly the child protection policy and all health and safety related policies
Ability to comply with Health and Safety regulations to ensure that all duties are carried out safely.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission.
To complete our application form, please click here . Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.
Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
The Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
David Ross Education Trust
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The David Ross Education Trust is a network of unique and diverse academies, committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country. Recognised as one of 11 system leaders nationwide, the Trust works with 34 primary and s...