9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 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

£23,500.00 - £25,979.00 Annually (Actual) NJC SCP 5-11 £12.18-£13.47 per hour PAY AWARD PENDING

Grounds Person job summary

  • 37 hours per week
  • All year round contract
  • Permanent
  • Monday - Thursday 7am - 3pm
  • Friday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance programme
  • Free parking

Wymondham High Academy is looking for an experienced, reliable, hard-working, and self-motivated Grounds person to join our in-house Premises Team. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a busy and dynamic School; the estate comprises of various sports pitches, fields and garden/landscaped areas across our 24 acre site.

The job is a full-time position; 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, throughout the year with core working hours being with a half-hour unpaid lunch break.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in grounds, commercial gardening, or landscaping roles.
  • Possession of a relevant tractor driving licence and/or proficiency in operating ride-on lawnmowers
  • Familiarity with the use of maintenance and gardening equipment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and problem-solving abilities, with the capability to prioritize work independently.

If you wish to have an informal discussion please contact Mr Paul Essam, Site Manager via essamp@wh-at.net

Enrich Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at the Trust to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Enrich Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at the Trust to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

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About Wymondham High Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1641 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Wymondham High is a very successful and oversubscribed 11-18 Academy, 8 miles from Norwich:

- A "Good School" with an "Outstanding" Sixth Form (Ofsted, November 2017)

- Tatler magazine Top 20 State School 2018

- Highest Performing State School in Norfolk 2018

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