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  • Earliest start date

    1 July 2024

  • Latest start date

    31 July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: All year round, 36 hours a week, Mon - Fri. Some shift work with occasional weekend working (on a rota for lettings)

Contract type


Pay scale

LBOH Support Staff Salary Scale 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Contract: Full time, all year round contract, 36 hours a week (rotated in shifts Mon - Fri with occasional weekend working for lettings)

LBOH Salary Scale 5 Spine Points 12-15

We are seeking to appointment a well knowledgeable and flexible Site Assistant to join the Facilities Team for a July start.

The Site Assistant, under the direction of the Facilities Manager will be responsible for the effective maintenance and development of the school premises and grounds to ensure the effective day to day running of the school.

Applicants must be hardworking, be a team player and have good people skills. You should be able to communicate effectively. A good awareness of Health & Safety procedures is a must and having a background within building maintenance/DIY skills is highly desirable.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • The opportunity to work in a continuously improving school.
  • The chance to join a talented and highly committed staff team.
  • Excellent students who are keen to excel and operate in an ethos underpinned by the principles of courtesy, consideration, cooperation & contribution.
  • Our commitment to provide CPD opportunities to ensure all staff continue to develop.
  • A learning environment where imagination and commitment are encouraged and valued.
  • Benefits including pension LGPS, generous leave allowance, 24/7 EAP support, Teach Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme etc.

If you have any questions about the role please email the Facilities Manager, Mr Daljeet Singh at dal@hws.haringey.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Highgate Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations. The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.
In line with safer recruitment practices, we will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. This is part of our safeguarding checks and seeks publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

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About Highgate Wood Secondary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Highgate Wood School is a mixed comprehensive school providing secondary education. We want everyone to feel welcome, safe and secure in the school and believe that each of us has a valuable contribution to make to our community and its continued success. We firmly believe that Everyone Matters. Our core values are embodied in the 4Cs - Courtesy, Consideration, Cooperation, and Contribution, the principles of Respect and Honesty and the commitment to encouraging Perseverance and Hard Work within a Growth Mind-set.

It is through these values that we bring to life our mission statement: "Making a positive difference to students' achievements and experiences, maintaining the highest expectations and inspiring self-belief”.

Ethos and values

Our established values of Courtesy, Consideration, Contribution and Cooperation (the 4Cs), together with our Growth Mind-set focus on perseverance and hard work and our emphasis on honesty and respect underpin the school’s behaviour ethos.

Our school motto is Everyone Matters and this ensures that we take an approach that values every student as an individual, with a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities enabling talent and creativity to be identified and nurtured.

Arranging a visit to Highgate Wood Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@hws.haringey.sch.uk.

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