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  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,621.62 Annually (Actual) Based on 40 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year

Site Assistant job summary

About this Role

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Location: Brooke Weston Academy
Hours per week / Weeks per year: 40 hours per week, 52 Weeks per year
Salary: Grade 4, point 20 - £25,621.62 per annum

About Brooke Weston Academy and Site Assistant role

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and committed individual to work as part of our Buildings team as a Site Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance of the school premises and site, ensuring that the academy is a safe working environment for staff, students and visitors alike.

As part of the role, the successful candidate’s duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensuring the building is fit for purpose by ensuring all agreed procedures and checks are followed rigorously,
  • Performing all duties in line with health & safety regulations & school policy, and to take action where hazards are identified, reporting all serious hazards to senior staff immediately,
  • Under the direction of senior staff, providing prompt and reliable support in maintaining the building and grounds to a high standard, carrying our essential maintenance in line with established procedures,
  • Ensuring the building systems environment (including heating, cooling, lighting & security) is fit for use,
  • Undertake general portage duties including moving any furniture and equipment within the school, overseeing and monitoring delivery of any specialised activity

The successful candidate may, on occasion, be required to drive the academies minibus (Training will be provided if a minibus licence is not already held)

Our Academy

Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage. We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’.

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Commitment to safeguarding

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as our roles include working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

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About Brooke Weston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1186 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional. We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby. We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.

Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have. Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage. We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year.

We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance with a mission to 'go to the most difficult places and do good'.

Brooke Weston Trust has grown into a family of 10 primary and secondary schools throughout the East Midlands, united by our mission and values. More than 7,000 students between the ages of 3-18 are now educated in a Brooke Weston Trust school, supported by more than 1000 passionate members of staff.

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