Atlantic Academy – Portland
Fixed Term until 22nd July 2022
Hours: 37 per week/52.14 weeks per year
Salary scale: £20,092 - £21,748 (Grade E Points 7 - 11)
We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and energetic Facilities Assistant to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all students at Atlantic Academy.
Here at Atlantic Academy Portland, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a Facilities Assistant that understands and can meet the needs of all children. You will be part of a successful, supportive, well-resourced and fully staffed Facilities Team and working under the direction of the Facilities Manager to ensure that the school’s buildings, site and furnishings are safe, secure and maintained to Health and Safety standards as defined by the Academy and Health & Safety legislation.
We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities. We are looking to appoint a candidate that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning, has a can-do approach.
If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference then you really should come and work in our terrific academy on the next step of its journey.
WHY CHOOSE US
Atlantic Academy is an all-through school based in Portland, and has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students in Portland in the last 3 years, leading the way in the highest standards of education as well as disruption free learning. We are looking for somebody to join our amazing journey and be proud of the substantial impact they make on the outcomes and aspirations for our students.
Atlantic Academy Portland is gaining a local and national reputation for rapid sustained improvement.
The Academy is located in stunning buildings, having benefited from a £20 million plus full renovation program. It is situated on the beautiful Isle of Portland, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. Within easy reach of Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Poole and Bournemouth. This really is an Academy at the very heart of the community.
The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust and is a member of one of their three clusters: The South Coast and South West Region, which consists of Jewell Academy Bournemouth (Primary), Ocean Academy Poole (Junior), Magna Academy Poole (Secondary) and Budmouth Academy (Secondary) and Bovington Academy (Primary).
WHAT WE OFFER
● Competitive Salary
● Pension Scheme
● On-site parking
● Homework is standardised to Knowledge Organiser
● Expectation of disruption free learning, high SLT visibility ALL day, focus on students. Allowing staff to teach without low level disruption
● Visualiser and mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides
● Very clear and transparent sanctions – all detentions centralised and run by SLT each day. Allowing staff to focus on what really matters – the classroom
No formal qualifications required but some experience and knowledge would be an advantage. This is a varied role and we are looking for someone who:
● Is reliable and able to work as part of a supportive team
● has a calm and friendly approach
● has basic DIY skills
● is aware of Health and Safety issues
● has the physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks
● Is naturally cheerful and optimistic, with evidence of the positive contribution that you can bring to our team;
● Is hardworking, dedicated, committed
● Wants to be valued, train further and help us make a difference.
● A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding education experience.
If you believe that this may sound like the school you would thrive in and are ambitious for all students please find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.
Atlantic Academy values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.
For further information please contact Mr Jamie Hendrie, Facilities Manager
Closing date: 18th October 2021 at 12.00 pm
Interviews: 21st October 2021
If you have not heard by the interview date, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.