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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,852.00 Annually (FTE) D1

Caretaker/Keyholder job summary

Aim and main purpose of the job (including but not limited to)

To be responsible for the routine and non-routine (e.g., emergencies) opening and closing of the premises during evenings and weekends. To report trespass, theft or unauthorised parking of vehicles to the appropriate person 

To be responsible for the heating and lighting of the premises including necessary frost precautions. To report system failures to the appropriate person.

Undertake regular health and safety checks of buildings, grounds, fixtures and fittings, (including compliance with fire safety regulations) and equipment, in line with other schedules 

Undertake minor repairs to site, furniture and fittings (i.e., not requiring a craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site 

Operate and regularly check systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms). 

The ideal candidate will:

Have experience within a school (desirable but not essential)

Have hands on experience of a wide range of maintenance/janitorial functions

Adhere to school local and national authority’s guidelines on Health and Safety

Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required 

Be able to demonstrate competencies in: 

Planning and organising work – ability to respond appropriately to deadlines and changing priorities  

Using initiative – within the scope of work, prioritising and finding solutions appropriately 

Working interdependently – independent decision making within the scope of responsibility and being part of a team working to deadlines 

Managing risks – awareness of obligations in relation to confidentiality, child protection (as based in schools) and health and safety. 

Please see the job description for further details

Glebe Farm School is a new purpose-built all-through school, located in the new development of Glebe Farm. The school will have 1569 students when at full capacity.

Glebe Farm School is part of Inspiring Futures through Learning, Multi-Academy Trust.

We are excited to welcome applications that are able to deliver an exceptional 21st Century curriculum for all of our young people to a high standard.

Additionally, there is plenty opportunity for growth and CPD in the development of an ever- growing school.

The role will be primarily based at Glebe Farm School, Wavendon, Milton Keynes. www.glebfarmschool.co.uk

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning Multi Academy Trust, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD package, enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave, Employee Assistance Programme, generous LGPS Pension. In addition, access to an Employee Benefits Scheme including discount on gym memberships, cinema tickets, retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and much more.

Our children and young people come from a wide range of backgrounds and so do our colleagues. We aim to reflect and celebrate diversity in our workplace in order to create an inclusive culture that adds real value to our vision of inspiring the futures of us all through learning together.

Commitment to safeguarding

Glebe Farm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all staff are expected to share this commitment and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with previous employers, prior to interview. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all successful applicants.

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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