Are you someone who can support us to take good care of our school premises? Delivering a high quality service with a friendly manner and taking pride in our schools by always ensuring that it looks its best.
We are looking for someone who will care for our buildings and grounds working across two schools Wheatfield and Windmill Primary, carrying out minor repairs as well as managing site health & safety compliance checks. The post holder will be expected to liaise effectively with contractors and be willing to attend appropriate training courses. As a key holder, the role will also include security of the school premises including all buildings and contents.
The successful candidate will be expected to respect the need for confidentiality that exists when working in a school environment and will enjoy the rewards of working within a friendly and co-operative team.
About the Schools
Led by an Executive Headteacher, the schools are one form entry and opened in 2013 and 2014. They are supported by a regional team, which includes a regional Estates Partner.
What we are looking for
The successful candidate must:
• Be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and supervise our cleaners
• Have good organisational and communication skills
• Have experience in DIY / practical skills
• Be able to keep thorough health & safety records
• Be confident in using email and other online systems
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.
Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
• Continuous Professional Development
• Work life and family friendly policies
• Flexible Working
• Staff Wellbeing
• Career Pathways and Talent Management
• Staff Benefits
• Community and Collaboration
• Valued Worker Scheme
Working Hours: 36 hours, 52 weeks per year with a spilt shift between the 2 schools each day.
Salary: GLF Associate 3 pay scale
Pro Rata: £20,500 to £24,050 (depending on experience)
Closing date for applications: 9/11/2021
Interview date: TBC
We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our schools. To arrange an appointment, please call the school offices on 0118-9029123 (Windmill) and 0118-9896950 (Wheatfield).
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.