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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,411.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 4

Caretaker job summary

CARETAKER (FULL TIME)

The Governors of Weaverham High School are looking to appoint a Caretaker to start ASAP. The successful applicant will be reliable, able to work on his or her own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team.

The post is permanent subject to a satisfactory references and probationary period. The salary range for this post is Grade 4 £23,114 to £23,893 an hour, 37 hours a week, full year.

Total hours: 37 hrs per week, working times can vary but basically involves two week pattern 08:00 – 16:30 for week 1 and 09:30 – 18:00 week 2 including locking down the whole site: Monday to Friday 52 weeks per year although some Saturday or Sunday may be needed in emergency situations

In return we can offer you:

A competitive salary £12- 12.38 an hour. Paid public holidays and 5 weeks paid annual leave (rising to 6 weeks after 5 years continuous service). Paid sick leave in accordance with length of service

Access to the Cheshire Pension Fund (a Local Government Pension Scheme) with a very generous employer’ contribution rate

Access to the Working Rewards Scheme which is our employee benefits package which provides a range of benefits including salary sacrifice schemes such as childcare vouchers, bicycles, technology and mobile phones. There are also a wide range of discounts available on shopping, holidays and entertainment. The scheme also features access to Brio Leisure's Workfit scheme which has a range of facilities across the Cheshire West and Chester area.

Access to a free enhanced Employee Assistance Programme

Uniform is provided

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)
medical
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 Weaverham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1175 pupils
Age range
11 to 16

Our vision is clear, we want Weaverham High School to be a vibrant, thriving and successful school where every member of our community feels valued, safe and supported to ensure they surpass their potential. We celebrate uniqueness and see individuals. We understand that our pupils have hopes and dreams, challenges and barriers and it is our privilege to celebrate their worth and their potential. We want every child to enjoy their own journey of discovery, acquire a thirst for knowledge, creativity and imagination and develop a love for their learning. We want pupils to leave our school not just with qualifications showing their academic success, but also with the capacity to think clearly and deeply, a desire to act with integrity and to show kindness and empathy to others, and with the character and leadership experience they need to thrive in the world. We will work tirelessly to ensure individual barriers are overcome so pupils are challenged and supported in equal measure. Our desire is to nurture talent, ability and ambition with energy, creativity, determination, relentless kindness and high expectations. When we combine such a desire with our ethos of Safe.Ready.Respect you will thrive in our care. 

We have a clear and ambitious vision for school improvement that is woven into the 6 strands that define the Weaverham offer. This offer is underpinned by an’ Ethic Of Excellence’ 5, where the following principles guide our strategy to ensure we are the best we can be:

Study examples of excellence

Build a culture of critique (be kind, be specific, be helpful/listen, reflect, review)

Require multiple revisions

Provide opportunities for public presentation

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