11 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,933.00 Annually (Actual)

Site Assistant job summary

We are looking for a proactive and dedicated Site Assistant who will play a vital role in maintaining the safety, cleanliness, and functionality of our school premises. You will work closely with the Premises Manager and other staff members to ensure the smooth operation of the school site on a day-to-day basis.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy caters for 11 to 16-year olds. With 700 students on roll, we provide a vibrant learning environment. Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust. Teachers will have access to high quality programmes and support from regional lead practitioners; aspiring leaders will be nurtured and encouraged through high quality opportunities.

The role will involve meticulous organisation, a positive approach to learning and engagement in staff training to support outstanding practice. Ideal applicants will be outstanding practitioners in their current role.

The working hours of the role are 35 hours per week, 44 working weeks per year.

The Core Purpose of the role is to;

  • Provide caretaking services in order to facilitate the effective teaching and learning of students and the full use of the Academy by those staff and students who occupy it.
  • Provide caretaking services in order to prevent any health risk from occurring in the Academy.
  • Help maintain the fabric of the Academy’s buildings and site.
  • Carry out general repairs and maintenance.
  • Have key holder responsibilities including opening or closing the site and alarm call out response.
  • Make sure the classrooms and teaching areas are prepared for the students and teachers.

If you would relish the opportunity of working with us in our supportive and stimulating professional environment, then we would welcome your application.

If you have any queries, please contact Mr Steve Goodchild, Premises Manager via email at: sgoodchild@ormistonsudbury.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 31st May 2024, early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found.

Ormiston Sudbury 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

OAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

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About Ormiston Sudbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
703 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Ormiston Sudbury Academy is based in the market town of Sudbury, which is in the southwest of Suffolk, near the Essex border. It has been part of OAT for over 10 years, joining the trust in September 2012. The school is an 11-18 co-educational academy with just over 700 students. The number of students who are eligible for pupil premium funding is slightly above the national average. Students’ ability on entry is historically lower than the national average and attainment and progress remains a key improvement priority for the school moving forwards. Ormiston Sudbury Academy has a reputation as a caring, community school where students thrive.

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