Site Assistant, Ely

Closing date:Expiring today

Ely CollegeEly

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 Point 5 - 6 £18,795 - £19,171
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a Site Assistant to join our school to be part of our vibrant and forward thinking Trust.  This is an interesting role which will include a range of duties connected with running and maintaining the school sites.

The successful candidate will work across the Ely Hub of schools which includes Ely College, The Lantern Primary School and Little Downham Feoffees Primary School.  You will be joining an experienced and friendly site team helping to ensure that they meet all the needs of a busy multi based site and will be well supported by the Site Manager and the wider Trust.  

This is a busy but interesting role working across the 3 schools to ensure the sites are fit for purpose and that maintenance is carried out to buildings and grounds as required.  Working hours will be 37 hours a week 52 weeks a year on a shift pattern including early mornings and evening.

Experience of working within the education sector would be beneficial but is not compulsory as full training will be given to the successful candidate.

In 2018 Ely College not only secured the best GCSE results in its history but was also named as the "Secondary School of the Year" by the Cambridge News Education Awards. 

Our vision is to ensure every student receives an inspiring education which will equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed beyond the classroom. We have an unwavering focus on progress, which is underpinned by a strong partnership with parents and the community ensuring that our students are a credit to the College.  Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust is a success story that continues to grow and part of their success is down to the ability to Recruit, Develop and Retain the very staff. 

What we can offer you:

· A philosophy of 100% achievement and inclusion 

· A commitment to extending the boundaries of learning enabling all young people to become well- rounded individuals 

· A purposeful and caring learning environment, where every individual is known, valued and supported 

· Well-motivated and engaged students and ambitious, dedicated and professional staff 

· A commitment to leadership, innovation, staff progression - we are passionate about retaining good staff - and partnership working, as part of our family of schools 

You will benefit from:

· An induction programme for all new staff

· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication 

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions

· Free tea and coffee throughout the day

· Ample on site car parking in a city location

· As a member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area

You will be:

· Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team 

· Able to build effective working relationships with staff and students 

· Able to work in partnership with students, parents, staff, governors and the wider Community 

For informal enquiries about the role or a tour of the school please contact Victoria Cutforth, HR Officer.   

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button below and if you have any queries beforehand please do not hesitate to contact us.   Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert early if sufficient suitable candidates apply so please do apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20th November.

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS. 

More about Ely College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2SH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1353 667763
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