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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 10 hours per week, all year round.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,366 FTE

Actual salary

(£6044.00 pro-rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

SCH-PAT-0468

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of nine schools: seven primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. We aim to provide professional work environments where our people have the support and tools to do a great job and push our children and young people to scale new heights in a safe and secure environment.

At Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instil an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Cleaning Assistant to join the team at Orchard Head J, I & N School. The candidate will be responsible for providing a clean and hygienic school environment which meets specified cleaning standards. They will undertake basic record keeping as directed, report faulty equipment and other maintenance requirements, and refill and replace consumables.

The role is a 10 hours per week, all year around, permanent contract.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential.
  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area.

Benefits - What we can offer you?

At Orchard Head, every member of our team, whether in teaching or support roles, plays a pivotal part in contributing to the ongoing success of our students. In return, we provide a wealth of benefits, as we believe Our People Matter.

  • Experience the warm, welcoming, and social environment at Orchard Head J, I & N School, often praised by visitors for its positive atmosphere and the exceptional friendliness and support of our staff.
  • We highly value every member of our team, and we are proud of our focus on professional learning and development as we are of our reputation.
  • Access to recognised training and leadership courses.
  • Enjoy our modern staff room, offering a comfortable environment.
  • Our highly visible senior leadership team is there to support you throughout the school day, along with a collaborative team of colleagues within the department and across the school.
  • As a staff member, benefit from our employee assistance program, offering services such as physiotherapy, 24/7 GP access, and personal or professional advice on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and more.
  • Enjoy additional perks like free on-site parking, flu jabs, childcare vouchers, gym discounts, a cycle-to-work scheme, and much more.
  • We offer a very generous pension scheme with an impressive employer contribution and life assurance of at least three times your salary.

This is not an exhaustive list, but just some of the reasons to be a proud member of Pontefract Academies Trust, Orchard Head J, I & N School, and our community!

To apply for this vacancy or view a job description please visitwww.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.

For more information or to discuss or arrange a potential visit please contact the school on 01977 732945or via email at admin@orchardhead.patrust.org.uk

Completed application forms should be returned via the Face-Ed system no later than 10am on Friday 10th May 2024.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks (including online checks). Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

What the school offers its staff

At Orchard Head, every member of our team, whether in teaching or support roles, plays a pivotal part in contributing to the ongoing success of our students. In return, we provide a wealth of benefits, as we believe Our People Matter.

  • Experience the warm, welcoming, and social environment at Orchard Head J, I & N School, often praised by visitors for its positive atmosphere and the exceptional friendliness and support of our staff.
  • We highly value every member of our team, and we are proud of our focus on professional learning and development as we are of our reputation.
  • Access to recognised training and leadership courses.
  • Enjoy our modern staff room, offering a comfortable environment.
  • Our highly visible senior leadership team is there to support you throughout the school day, along with a collaborative team of colleagues within the department and across the school.
  • As a staff member, benefit from our employee assistance program, offering services such as physiotherapy, 24/7 GP access, and personal or professional advice on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and more.
  • Enjoy additional perks like free on-site parking, flu jabs, childcare vouchers, gym discounts, a cycle-to-work scheme, and much more.
  • We offer a very generous pension scheme with an impressive employer contribution and life assurance of at least three times your salary.

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 Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977232146

At Orchard Head J, I & N School, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instill an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@patrust.org.uk.

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