66 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    16 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,115.00 Annually (Actual)

Site Assistant job summary

Site Assistant 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, 11.00am to 7.00pm Monday to Friday (with a 36 minute unpaid lunch break each day). Flexibility regarding the start/finish times will be required to cover colleague’s holidays. Grade C – Step 1 - £23,115pa and 24 days holiday.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking Site Assistant to join our existing Site Team in maintaining the school site in order to provide a clean and safe environment for all users of the school.

The successful candidate will work with the site team ensuring general repairs and maintenance are carried out. You will need to be able to use your initiative and problem solve whilst ensuring that health and safety regulations are adhered to. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our established site team at Wildern School.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Show initiative, be proactive, have good organisational and time management skills
  • Be a team player and be a member of our school community
  • Be able to work in a flexible manner to support the needs of the school
  • Take responsibility for security and be a key holder
  • Undertake a range of repairs and maintenance and ensure lighting and heating are operational.
  • Ensure that a high level of confidentiality and professionalism is maintained
  • Carry out the compliance checks as required (Full training provided)

Specific trade strengths in any area would be an advantage but not essential. Lifting, moving and handling of furniture and deliveries also form an important part of the job. Full health and safety training will be provided.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Free on-site car park
  • Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Good transport links

If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Monday 16th September 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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 Deer Park School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Deer Park School is a new seven-form entry secondary school which opened in September 2021 initially with four forms of Year 7 and growing to full capacity of seven forms of entry over the next seven years.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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