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Temporary Premises/Site Assistant

Aureus School
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time
GLF Associate 3 £22,982pa - £26,532pa
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
25th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
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Start Date
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  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 6 Months
  • Job ID: 1429164

We are looking for a reliable, hard working and friendly Premises Assistant to join our existing team to ensure our school is always at its best for our students.  6 month FTC

Your Opportunity

We are looking for someone who will care for our buildings and grounds, carrying out minor repairs as well as managing site health & safety compliance checks, uploading information to the EVERY system used in school, and someone who is flexible, proactive and able to problem solve. This role is for 36 hours per week over 52 weeks per year.

If you are passionate about premises and facilities, and you have a positive "can do" attitude, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.  You will deliver a high quality service in and around the school, prioritise agreed tasks and deliver them to agreed deadlines in a friendly manner whilst always taking pride in our school.

Enthusiasm and a willingness to adapt are considered essential skills. We would love to hear from you if you feel that you have the qualities that we require in this role. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have good awareness of Health and Safety
  • Valid UK Driving Licence in order to drive the School Minibus
  • Be able to work to their own initiative
  • Be capable of carrying our basic maintenance and DIY tasks
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Have knowledge of building maintenance works (e.g. plumbing, carpentry, electrical etc.)
  • Be keen to contribute positively to the life of a school

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme/ Local Government Pension Scheme (delete as appropriate)
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: FTE £22,982 pa to £26,532 pa 

Hours of work: 36 hours per week (Monday to Friday for 52 weeks per year)   6 month Fixed term contract

Closing date: 25th June 2024.


Safeguarding Statement:

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. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. 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 the 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.

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