We are looking for a Kind, Curious and Hardworking person to join us at Northstowe Secondary College, as a Site Officer (Caretaker / Maintenance).
Start Date - As soon as possible (March/April 2021)
Hours: 37 hours per week. (Full time - 52 weeks per year)
Northstowe Secondary College is a brand-new secondary school at the heart of the Northstowe Education Campus, that opened to 71 Year 7s in September 2019. Now with 165 students (in year 7 and 8), it is an exciting time to join our team as we embark on the journey to provide world class education to the developing community. You will be part of an experienced team that is creating an inclusive, innovative and aspirational learning environment for the young people and families it serves.
The College will become the cornerstone of the Northstowe Learning Community, which will in time include a primary school, a special educational needs school (The Martin Bacon Academy opened at Easter 2020) and a sixth-form college. Northstowe Secondary College features state-of-the-art facilities for science, catering and hospitality, the arts, sports and leisure, forming a comprehensive offer for our students and also our local community.
Northstowe Secondary College holds the three key values of Kindness, Curiosity and Hard work at the heart of all that it does. All staff are expected to demonstrate those values towards others and to explicitly teach these to the children. We are an inclusive family and expect our staff to bring passion, enthusiasm and professionalism to their role, meet the needs of the students, work proactively to promote good behaviour and to maintain these high standards around the school. As a small group of staff in a brand-new school, we all have to go the extra mile however, we promote and support a good work life balance, we are a kind and supportive team and we have a lot of fun. If you think you have what it takes, then we look forward to hearing from you.
Our ideal candidate will:
• Be a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution focused attitude
• Possess outstanding communication skills and personal integrity
• Be open to collaboration between all schools on the Northstowe Education Campus
• Be extremely flexible with changes in role as Northstowe expands its intake and staffing
Please note that as part of the role you will be expected to work on shift rotation. The shift hours are:
Early shift: Mondays – Thursdays 7am – 3pm, Fridays 7am – 2.30pm
Late Shift: Mondays – Thursdays 2pm – 10pm, Fridays 2pm – 9.30pm
To apply for this position, our preferred method is via the TES website, however, you can also complete the NSC Application Form and send it to email@example.com. Please note that we do not accept CVs. For further details please contact Laura Maguire (Headteacher’s PA) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01223 343805. The College is closed for half term 13th – 21st Feb inclusive and emails and phone calls will not be monitored during this time.
The closing date for applications is 9.00am Wednesday 24th February 2021. We are unable to accept applications after this time.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3rd March 2021.
NSC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that 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.
All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
Northstowe Secondary College
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 16 years