This job expired on 14 July 2024

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    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

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Working pattern

Full time: Hours – 40 hours per week / 52 weeks per year, working a shift pattern Day Shift: 7.30am-4.30pm Late Shift: 12.30pm-9.30pm [+ Saturday hours 9.45am-12.45pm] [Weekend hours will be paid in addition to normal working week when worked as part of rota]

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TPAT Point 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Helston Community College wishes to appoint a flexible, motivated and hardworking Caretaker to join our premises team. The successful candidate should have a range of practical skills and will assist the team in maintaining the highest standard of security, cleanliness, safety and general maintenance of College buildings, grounds and facilities. The member of staff will work a shift pattern on a rota basis with other members of the Premises Team.

The successful applicant must have good interpersonal and communication skills, and should be able to work independently using their own initiative and as a part of a team. We are looking for someone with a flexible, ‘can-do’ approach who possesses proven maintenance skills. The ability to deal with issues using own initiative whilst also working well as part of the site team is essential.

Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable, but is not essential. Individuals should hold a valid clean driving licence and relevant qualifications or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience as detailed in the person specification.

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff at Helston Community College who are committed to providing the best possible education for our students. In return, we are able to offer staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development, as well as excellent benefits including a Local Government Pension Scheme and access to wellbeing services.

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)
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 Helston Community College

School type
Academy, ages 0 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1345 pupils enrolled
Age range
Not given
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Arranging a visit to Helston Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aatkinson@helston.tpacademytrust.org.

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