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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £24,702.00 Annually (Actual)

Caretaker job summary

Intake Primary Academy is vibrant and successful. We help every child achieve their full potential and do this by delivering a rich curriculum and encouraging a love of learning. This is a supportive and rewarding place to work. Our staff are experienced and hard-working, and our children are motivated. This is your chance to be part of this team.

We are recruiting an experienced Caretaker to work with senior leadership and the office to maintain the school premises to a high standard.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Have experience in premises management
  • Have an understanding and experience of health and safety standards
  • Have a tenacious attitude and with a naturally curious nature
  • Are flexible, honest, adaptable and reliable
  • Have an ability to work independently, as well as alongside teachers and children
  • Are passionate about providing a safe and welcoming environment for our learners

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive local authority pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities
  • A passionate, proactive and multi-disciplinary team
  • Full training on school systems, and support from the Trust Estates team
  • An opportunity to make a difference to pupil’s lives and to serve a vibrate and diverse community
  • Fantastic opportunities for learning and development, including a wide range of inhouse and external qualifications such as higher-level apprenticeships

Be available for lettings following liaison with the Principal/Ops Manager

Be responsible for the security, full opening and closing of all lettings - this will include hours outside of contract that will be paid as overtime. This could include weekend working and late night lock up for lettings such as elections.

Please see attached Applicant Brief for more details, or contact recruitment@astreaacademytrust.org to find out more about the role or to organise a visit to the school.

The closing date for all applications is 2 June 2024.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. For further details on the recruitment process, please review our Recruitment Pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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About Intake Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Intake we work with children aged 3 – 11 years old, from Nursery through to Foundation Stages and Key Stages 1 and 2.

We have 14 teaching staff, 14 teaching support staff, an Inclusion Team and 3 office staff.

We have the highest aspirations for all our children here at Intake, celebrating their achievements and recognising their successes. We strive to create a positive, stimulating environment, where there is a real sense of belonging, where everyone is supported, empowered and challenged to achieve their potential. We embrace diversity and work hard to ensure we are at the heart of the community, working together for the good of all. We place teaching and learning at the heart of all that we do and offer exciting and innovative learning opportunities for all.

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