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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (Actual) ALT Grade C

Assistant Site Officer/Groundsperson job summary


ALT Grade C:  £22,737 - £23,114 Actual

37 hour per week, 52 weeks per year.  Annual Leave entitlement 24 days plus bank holidays

Hours are worked in a three week shift rotational pattern:-

Week 1: Monday – Thursday 06:30 – 15:00, Friday 6:30 – 2:30pm (1 hour lunch)

Week 2: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:30, Friday 08:30 – 16:30 (1 hour lunch)

Week 3: Monday - Thursday 10:30 – 19:00; Friday 11:00 – 19:00 (1 hour lunch)

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to join the Site Team at the college as it enters an exciting time in its history.

This individual will contribute to the maintenance, cleanliness and security of college buildings and undertake porterage and general caretaking duties as required and directed by the Facilities Manager. It is a split role, with flexibility between general handyman tasks and groundsman tasks, including mowing, hedge trimming, weeding and other tasks as required.   Knowledge of DIY and general maintenance skills as well as be confident when using computers and a variety of computer-based systems would be beneficial, however, we welcome applications for this post with or without general maintenance and DIY experience as full on the job training will be provided.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent teamwork, organisation and attention to detail.   They will need to have a friendly, flexible “hands on” approach and the ability to relate confidently and appropriately with all users of the College; staff, pupils, parents and visitors.

It is a requirement of the role that the successful applicant completes MiDAS training (arranged via Cromwell) in order to operate as one of the College minibus drivers. This may involve alterations to shift patterns to be available for school trips and pre- and post-school pick-ups and drop-offs, to be agreed on a case-by-case basis.

We have a vibrant learning community enabling students to flourish academically and socially.  Our central ethos of care, respect for the needs of others, courtesy and a warm community feel provides an atmosphere where our students can make the very best of their talents to achieve success and are inspired to fulfil their potential.   Ensuring that the buildings and grounds in which they study are maintained and secure is an integral part of this experience. 

Cromwell Community College offers the chance to join a strong and experienced team and for you to develop your skills and enhance your career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities which is a particular strength of the Trust.

The Active Learning Trust is a family of primary, secondary and special schools based across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. Since our creation in 2012 we have worked successfully in partnership with our schools to ensure the very best outcomes for every child and young person who we have the privilege to teach. At the heart of our Trust are the dedicated teams of teaching and support staff based in our schools, supported by the leadership and expertise of our Central Team. To find out more about The Active Learning Trust please visit www.activelearningtrust.org

The Academy and the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people.   We expect all staff to actively share this commitment.   All appointments will be subject to the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture in our recruitment.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to DBS check and satisfactory references.

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Cromwell Community College.   

We are unable to accept CVs.

Full details and applications available from:

Mrs C Buckle, Human Resources Manager, Cromwell Community College, Wenny Road, Chatteris, Cambs, PE16 6UU.

Tel: 01354 692193

Email: cbuckle@cromwell.cambs.sch.uk

Application pack available online at:

Cromwell Community College - Vacancies (cromwellcc.org.uk)

Closing date:   Wednesday 22 November, 2023 at 12.00 noon

  We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking  system,  and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date.  With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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About Cromwell Community College

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1411 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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