13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP subject to satisfactory safeguarding checks

  • Closing date

    31 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£13,236.00 - £13,449.00 Annually (Actual) H3 £23,500-£23,893 FTE plus Inner Fringe

Caretaker job summary

Knutsford Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a friendly, pro-active person to join our school as a Caretaker.

The main duties of the role include ensuring a clean, healthy and safe environment for users of the school buildings and grounds, the closing of the site at the end of the day, undertaking and managing repairs and maintenance of the building/fixtures etc., non-specialist decorating, undertaking regular compliance checks and acting as out of hours key holder to respond to issues/emergencies with our premises lettings.

We are looking for someone that has knowledge of and the ability to undertake basic maintenance and repairs works, be pro-active and have the ability to work on their own initiative. You should also have awareness of health and safety regulations and have a basic knowledge of ICT. Previous similar experience of working at a school or similar establishment would be advantageous but not essential.

The role is part-time for 20 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. The hours will be Monday to Friday, 2pm to 6pm.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Contact Ben Conway, Executive Principal on 01923 466020 or email admin@knutsfordprimaryacademy.org.uk. Please note, we reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date.

We can offer you:

  • Staff throughout the school who go the extra mile to provide the best they can for the children in their care
  • A school with a very positive learning environment where children enjoy learning and strive to achieve their best
  • An experienced Senior Leadership Team who welcome new ideas and initiatives
  • A supportive parent body and Local Advisory Body

Knutsford Primary Academy is part of Aspire Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust that incorporates Bedmond Academy, Bovingdon Primary Academy, Broadfield Academy, Hammond Academy, Knutsford Primary Academy and The Grove Academy, along with a well-established Training Centre.

The Trust can offer:

The opportunity to be part of an expanding organisation with high aspirations, one which is committed to the professional development of all staff.

  • Cross trust networking, partnerships and collaboration of good practice and shared resources to drive the learning environment in all its schools’ forwards towards future excellence.
  • The Trust benefits from its own Training Centre.
  • A truly supportive working environment where employee wellbeing is at the forefront. The Trust offers a range of support, including menopause support plans and flexible working opportunities.
  • The ability to follow career pathways and progress within the Trust.
  • A wide range of employee benefits such as; local government and teacher pension schemes, an employee assistance programme, free cooked meal daily, occupational health.

Safeguarding statement:

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. A satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with a Children’s Barred List Check is required as a condition of employment. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted on shortlisted candidates to identify anything that may need further exploration with candidates. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Equal Opportunities:

At Aspire Academies Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief. To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this vacancy.

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 Knutsford Primary Academy

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

School location

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