Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: The role is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year and is a permanent position.

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

With guaranteed working and regular hours, 31 days annual leave (plus statutory holidays), a generous pension scheme, occupational sick pay scheme, paid travel expenses and a great team to work with, you will provide support to our schools for their refurbishment and maintenance projects plus caretaking cover.

There will be travel to academies within the region and your role will include routine maintenance, refurbishment, painting and decorating, small projects and minor repairs. The team also provides caretaking cover to any academy that may need assistance.

The role is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year and is a permanent position.

  • Significant experience of skills in a trade
  • The ability to understand and apply regulations such as health and safety, manual handling. COSHH, Asbestos and Legionella etc.
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • The ability to operate and understand electrical/mechanical systems
  • Competent at basic building repairs and maintenance
  • Good painting and decorating experience
  • Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workflow whilst maintaining a flexible approach to respond to urgent requests
  • Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of each Academy
  • Ability to adapt to changing and conflicting demands
  • Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team or individually as required
  • Ability to adhere to the Trust's policies and procedures and most importantly the child protection policy and all health and safety related policies
  • Ability to comply with Health and Safety regulations to ensure that all duties are carried out safely

What the school offers its staff

  • Salary of NJC 7 £24,294 per annum (pay review pending)
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 31 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Awards and Recognition Scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Benefits Platform
    • discounts on car leasing
    • holiday discounts
    • cinema tickets
    • restaurant booking discounts
    • Cycle to Work Scheme

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)
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.

Applying for the job

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About The Barnes Wallis Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
552 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

We are pleasantly situated within the villages of Coningsby and Tattershall and our aim is to be the heartbeat of these villages. Our size undoubtedly helps to create a strong feeling of togetherness that contributes to the ease of relationships between students, parents and staff.

Barnes Wallis Academy has excellent facilities that all our students benefit from. We have well resourced classrooms and specialist teaching rooms. In addition we have four ICT suites and extensive sports facilities.

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