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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, pending pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Payscale NJC 8-12 - £24,702 - £26,422ps FTE

Caretaker job summary

Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for Caretaker to join their support team. This role is part time, working Monday – Friday, 20 hours per week. The working pattern can be flexible with the following working hours available, Split shift to include opening and locking up with the hours being as follows, 06.30-08.30 and 16.30-18.30 or the afternoon shift which would be 14.30-18.30. This contract is term time only plus 3 additional weeks, as required by the school.

Key responsibilities include:

Ensuring the premises and grounds are safe, warm, clean and properly maintained.

Movement of heavy goods.

Cleaning responsibilities including supervision, organisation and monitoring of cleaners, ordering cleaning materials, clearing of paths, drains, gullies etc. and salting frozen paths.

Maintenance duties including general handyperson repairs to furniture and fabric, reporting when more major repairs are required, directing contractors.

Hollington Primary School is a 2-form entry school joined The Pioneer Academy in September 2023. We have a substantial school site and extensive facilities, complete with a school nursery. We have a large staff team, and, more importantly, wonderful pupils. Our dedicated and enthusiastic team strive for the best for all children, and are committed to a rapid journey of improvement with The Pioneer Academy.

Hollington Primary School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: Hollington Primary School and www.thepioneeracademy.co.uk

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 01424 851 783 or email office@hps.e-sussex.sch.uk.

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We have increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:

A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.

High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.

Excellent CPD opportunities

Annual conferences with keynote speakers.

Access to professional coaching.

A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.

Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload

Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.

Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.

Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application. Applications should be submitted via My New Term.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping children safe in education 2023 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping children safe in education 2023 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read following this link: safe guarding and child protection policy 2023-24

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About Hollington Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 390 pupils
Age range
2 to 11

Hollington Primary Academy is a 2-form entry school joining The Pioneer Academy in September. We have a substantial school site and extensive facilities, complete with a school nursery. We have a large staff team, and, more importantly, wonderful pupils. Our dedicated and enthusiastic team strive for the best for all children, and are committed to a rapid journey of improvement with The Pioneer Academy.

Hollington Primary Academy is joining The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London, the South East, and the South coast. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise.

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