39 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    29 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,308.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (Actual)

Caretaker job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join our primary school as our Caretaker. Predominately, you will carry out site maintenance duties, with some cleaning duties, in order to ensure safe learning environment for our children.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be proactive in maintaining the school site
  • Work together with other members of staff, both at Chesterton and across the Trust
  • Be organised and able to follow a schedule
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude

What we can offer you

  • A rewarding and enjoyable position in a primary school environment
  • A friendly team of school staff who will be very keen to welcome you and work with you to provide the best opportunities for the children
  • A firm commitment to your personal and professional development
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement

Working Pattern

Monday to Friday; 1-6pm, 5 hours a day, 25 hours per week; 52 weeks a year

Chesterton Primary School is part of The Active Learning Trust: www.activelearningtrust.org The site teams work closely together across the Trust, supported by the Head of Estates.

We are a small one-form entry school in the north of Cambridge city. The staff, the Active Learning Trust and Governors are dedicated to the growth and development of the school. Our focus is to build aspirations, overcome barriers and celebrate diversity in our community, learning and relationships. We are a friendly and welcoming school that aim to instil our values of Care, Respect and Persevere in all our pupils.

The 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.

The Active Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff to actively share this commitment. All adults working in our Trust in whatever capacity will be part of a thorough safer recruitment process. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks including the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Chesterton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Chesterton Primary School is a one form entry school in the north of the city of Cambridge. Our school is built around the values of Care, Respect and Persevere. We have a strong community to make sure everyone is included and feels valued.

The staff, the Active Learning Trust and Governors are dedicated to the growth and development of the school. Our focus is to build aspirations, overcome barriers and celebrate diversity in our community, learning and relationships. After our most recent Ofsted visit in January 2020, we continue to be a “Good” school.

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