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Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker)

Dartford Primary Academy, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1SQ

This job expired on 8 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    8 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£20,393 per annum + 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

Premises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker) job summary

About the role:Dartford PrimaryAcademyhave a fantastic opportunity for a committed and motivatedPremises Maintenance Operative (Caretaker)to join our collaborative team from September 2022. This full-time position will assist the wider Site Team with the care of the academy premises, ranging from general maintenance duties including minor repair and refurbishment works, porterage and other duties, supporting the Site Manager in ensuring the health and safety and security of a busy academy.We offer 25days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays) which increases based on length of service. Applicants will need a flexible approach to working hours and duties and may be required to cover the duties of other team members in their absence, occasionally.​​​​​​​

Applicants need to be trustworthy, reliable, hardworking, physically fit, conscientious and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Ideally you will have good DIY skills, some knowledge of Health & Safety, basic IT skills and an understanding of safeguarding.We offer fantastic CPD opportunities as an academy and as a wider multi-academy trust so can provide support if there are any areas that you may need to be upskilled or trained.

Do you know anyone that might be interested in aCaretaker/Premises Maintenance Operativerole? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive£100as a 'thank you'. Simply emailtalent@latrust.org.ukwith the candidates’ name and contact details and we will be in touch with them about potential opportunities across the Trust. *Please ensure to obtain the person's consent to share their personal details.

Benefits of working as a Caretaker at a Leigh Academies Trust site;

  • 25 days annual leave per annum + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days + bank holidays based on 5 years' service
  • Full companyclosure and time off between Christmas and New Year
  • You'll be part of a friendly and supportive team
  • A flexible and proactive ethos
  • Training and qualifications supported / encouraged
  • Mileage allowance for travel between sites
  • Paid overtime
  • Generous pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Free, on-site parking at every site
  • Dedicated site office

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About Dartford Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
671 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Working with us at Dartford Primary Academy: Dartford Primary Academy is a highly successful three form entry primary school in Dartford, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven. We provide children with meaningful opportunities and experiences to become global citizens who have a desire to learn. "We are working towards becoming an accredited IB school and are currently implementing the PYP (Primary Years programme of the International Baccalaureate). Learning is built upon experiences that are real and relevant. Whilst we follow the National Curriculum we also respond to the interests and needs of the children to ensure that each term the activities excite and engage everyone." Our purpose is to equip our children to be internationally-minded and to possess the essential skills they need to be successful and engaged in all their learning throughout their educational careers and within their future vocations. Our aim is to send all our pupils onwards so they become lifelong learners, who are successful, confident and responsible citizens with a desire to improve the world in which they live. Click here to view our school website.

At Dartford Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on nurturing our children to become determined, persistent achievers who will change the world. As a member of our team, you will be well-supported and provided with opportunities to develop yourself as a teacher and professional. Our pupils have said that they would like kind, happy and enthusiastic teachers who make learning fun, but also help them to achieve their very best!

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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