18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,113.00 - £20,093.00 Annually (Actual) £23893 to £25119 FTE. Pay award pending

Premises Officer Level 3 job summary

Who We Are:

Ormiston Meadows Academy (OMA) is a happy, supportive and caring place to be. We understand the demands of the education industry and enable a sensible approach to workload, and a calm and respectful environment.

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is one of the largest non-for-profit multi-academy trusts in England. The successful candidates will be joining an academy chain which believes passionately that every child should be given a chance to thrive.

OMA is a small, one form entry academy, which allows staff to build positive relationships with, and guide and support all our pupils. We are determined that every pupil be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations regardless of their background.

The successful candidates will align with our school values: Be your best, Expect the Best, Succeed, Together (BEST for short!) These are firmly embedded within our culture, and we are proud that our pupils demonstrate them daily.

We have a comprehensive professional development calendar and qualification opportunities are offered to all staff at all levels. They are delivered within the academy, via OAT or via accredited external providers.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide caretaking and estates services for our lovely school! Duties will include supporting senior leaders with the management of health and safety throughout the school, as well as carrying out repairs and maintaining the school site. The hours for the role are 30.5 per week worked over school term time plus 6 weeks.

We are looking for an individual who has a very flexible and ‘common-sense' approach to suit the varied aspects of the job. No day will ever be the same! The successful candidate will be a confident communicator as they will need to liaise with staff, contractors and members of the wider ‘Ormiston family’ to ensure the school building is a safe place for staff, pupils and visitors. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate commitment, energy, and drive and who has a practical, hands-on approach to finding solutions to problems. If you have a ‘Can Do’ attitude, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a broad and balanced education and be able to evidence good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Have the ability to interpret and follow policies and procedures
  • Have the ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post
  • Be rigorous in maintaining high standards of behaviour and attitude and model this
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
  • Have the ability to use IT to a proficient standard
  • Have the ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Be willing to undertake any training relevant to the post, as directed

    What we offer:

      • Access to the Vivup employee benefits portal with discounts on supermarkets, technology, fashion, travel, etc.
      • Access to Vivup – Car Scheme
      • Access to our Employee Counselling helpline – free and confidential
      • Supportive working environment where all staff are valued
      • An academy that is fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability or starting point
      • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools
      • Excellent CPD opportunities
      • Onsite parking
      • Local Pension Scheme

      More information about Ormiston Meadows Academy can be found on our website: Ormiston Meadows Academy website

      Visits are welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01733 231008 to arrange a visit

      The closing date for this post is Sunday 16th June 2024 with interviews to be held 1st July 2024

      Ormiston Meadows Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

      All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

      The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

      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.

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      About Ormiston Meadows Academy

      School type
      Academy, ages 4 to 11
      Education phase
      View all Primaryjobs
      School size
      199 pupils enrolled
      Age range
      4 to 11

      School location

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