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Site Assistant

Weymouth, Dorset
Budmouth Academy Weymouth
Full Time
Scale D Points 5 – 6 (£19,312 - £19,698)
10th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
31st January 2022 11:59 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1202407

Site Assistant

Salary: AAT Scale D Points 5 – 6 (£19,312 - £19,698)

Contract : Permanent, Full time

Hours: 37 hours a week on a rota basis (including some evenings and weekends)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Budmouth Academy is a Secondary school near the wonderful coastline in Weymouth. We follow the ‘schools within schools’ structure and we have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world.

Budmouth also has a Student Support Centre and a Learning Support Centre, which are key parts of the school, where we provide extra support to students with a number of things including mental health and well-being. We work hard to establish a caring, supportive culture, underpinned by development opportunities for staff at all stages of their careers. Our Senior Leadership Team support the staff on this journey and lead on ensuring that career development is achieved by a wide range of professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a skilled individual to support our current Site Team to maintain the highest standard of repair, security and cleanliness of the school.

Working under the direction of the Academy Site Team and the Facilities Manager, you will need 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.

Duties will include Liaison with external contractors whilst on-site, assisting the Facilities Manager in completion of the annual maintenance plan and longer-term maintenance requirements and routinely monitor the operation of the fire alarm, fire doors, lighting, heating, water testing and plumbing/security systems.

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 & Safety issues
  • has the physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks i.e. lifting and moving items
  • enjoys the challenge of a busy and varied role

The successful candidate must be prepared to work every other weekend, with days off in lieu during the week, there will also be a requirement for evening work.

Please see attached the Job description and person specification for more information.

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

Budmouth Academy also values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification for more details 

Closing Date: 31st January 2022 - midday

Interview Date: TBC


Safeguarding Statement:

Budmouth 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.
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