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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Contract type


Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 3 £27,310 - £29,295

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential Criteria

An understanding of the main Health & Safety Regulations, including COSHH and risk assessment, and how they apply in a school environment.

  • A sound knowledge of the building cleaning standards contained in the Building Cleaning specification.
  • Experience of carrying out specialist building maintenance work, within the reasonable capacity of a normal handyperson
  • Ability to carry out repair and maintenance work with expertise in DIY – e.g. woodwork, plumbing, painting and decorating skills
  • Experience of keeping work records

Ability to undertake a range of caretaking and cleaning duties and maintenance and repair tasks.

  • Ability to identify work priorities and manage own workload, whilst ensuring that lower priority work is kept up to date.
  • Ability to act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise.
  • Ability to demonstrate good inter-personal skills to communicate with a range of people and students.
  • Ability to provide high quality supervision to support the Site Manager in working with the Cleaning Staff.
  • Ability to inspect and record the work of others.
  • Ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team.

Numeracy, literacy, and communication skills are essential

  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • A person who is quick to learn with an enthusiastic and positive attitude · The ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • A person who presents a friendly and professional image whilst maintaining a sense of calm.
  • Willing to work flexibly with colleagues · Passionate about delivering excellent customer service · Ability to demonstrate commitment to Equal Opportunities · Willingness to participate in further training and developmental opportunities offered by the school to further your knowledge.
  • An enhanced DBS check will be needed for this post.
  • Desirable Criteria
  • Experience of working within an educational setting

    • Evidence of recent training
    • Training qualifications

    GCSE Grade C or above in English and Math’s (or equivalent)

What the school offers its staff

  • Bereavement leave
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Commitment to safeguarding

Chiltern Way is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About Chiltern Way Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
230 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number

The Chiltern Way Academy Trust is a cutting edge and transformational organisation for students with ASC and SEMH, We currently have 7 campuses across the Trust ranging from Combined to Comprehensive schools.

Arranging a visit to Chiltern Way Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ghowitt@chilternway.org.

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