2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

£25,119 - £26,725 pay award pending

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to make a difference to learners’ experience of school by improving and maintaining school sites? We are looking for a self motivated individual with a solid level of DIY skills. A qualification is not essential but you will need experience in routine maintenance, painting/decorating and gardening desirable and/or experience in plumbing, general and ground maintenance, electrical/building maintenance, heating systems and be physically fit and able to undertake the work required.

What the school offers its staff

You will be based at Warden Park Primary Academy in Haywards Heath but will also undertake work to support other schools in the Haywards Heath / Mid Sussex Area that are part of the Sussex Learning Trust family.

This is a key role working with the Headteachers and the Chief Estates Development Officer to ensure clean, well maintained and safe school grounds. This includes the buildings, management of waste, facilities and equipment and ensuring the necessary legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met and Line management of the cleaning team at Warden Park Primary.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well-motivated and suitably experienced person who is positive, flexible and well-organised with a ‘can do’ approach; someone who is hardworking and pro-active, who can work to a programme of work but who can also use their own initiative, with a strong work ethic and time management skills. The ability to work effectively, calmly and often under time pressure is essential.

Flexibility is key to this varied and exciting opportunity where no two days are the same!

Further details about the role

If you are interested in this role and you would like to be considered for this post, please download an application pack, available on our website www.sussexlearningtrust.co.uk. Please email your completed application form to head@wardenparkprimary.co.uk as soon as possible. Any queries regarding the post can also be directed to this email address.

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to head@wardenparkprimary.co.uk

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About Warden Park Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
456 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Warden Park Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@wardenparkprimary.co.uk.

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