This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours, 5 days a week
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 22nd July 2022)
Grade E NJC 7 - 11

Job summary

Immediate Start
Fixed Term until 22nd July 2022
Hours: 37 per week/52.14 weeks per year
Salary scale: £20,092 - £21,748 (Grade E Points 7 - 11)

Facilities Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and energetic Facilities Assistant to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all students at Atlantic Academy.

Here at Atlantic Academy Portland, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a Facilities Assistant that understands and can meet the needs of all children. You will be part of a successful, supportive, well resourced and fully staffed Facilities Team and working under the direction of the Facilities Manager to ensure that the school’s buildings, site and furnishings are safe, secure and maintained to Health and Safety standards as defined by the Academy and Health & Safety legislation.

We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities. We are looking to appoint a candidate that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning, has a can-do approach.

If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference then you really should come and work in our terrific academy on the next step of its journey.


No formal qualifications required but some experience and knowledge would be an advantage. This is a varied role and we are looking for someone who:
- Is reliable and able to work as part of a supportive team
- Has a calm and friendly approach
- Has basic DIY skills
- Is aware of Health and Safety issues
- Has the physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks
- Is naturally cheerful and optimistic, with evidence of the positive contribution that you can bring to our team;
- Is hardworking, dedicated, committed
- Wants to be valued, train further and help us make a difference.
- A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding education experience.

If you believe that this may sound like the school you would thrive in and are ambitious for all students please find out more about this exciting opportunity or to apply please visit our school website.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
0135 820262

About Atlantic Academy Portland


Atlantic Academy is an all-through school based in Portland, and has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students in Portland in the last 3 years, leading the way in the highest standards of education as well as disruption free learning. We are looking for somebody to join our amazing journey and be proud of the substantial impact they make on the outcomes and aspirations for our students.

Atlantic Academy Portland is gaining a local and national reputation for rapid sustained improvement.

The Academy is located in stunning buildings, having benefited from a £20 million plus full renovation program. It is situated on the beautiful Isle of Portland, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. Within easy reach of Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Poole and Bournemouth. This really is an Academy at the very heart of the community.

The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust ( and is a member of one of their three clusters: The South Coast and South West Region, which consists of Jewell Academy Bournemouth (Primary), Ocean Academy Poole (Junior), Magna Academy Poole (Secondary) and Budmouth Academy (Secondary) and Bovington Academy (Primary).

Competitive Salary
Pension Scheme
On-site parking
Homework is standardised to Knowledge Organiser
Expectation of disruption free learning, high SLT visibility ALL day, focus on students. Allowing staff to teach without low level disruption
Visualiser and mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides
Very clear and transparent sanctions – all detentions centralised and run by SLT each day. Allowing staff to focus on what really matters – the classroom

School location

Maritime House, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA

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