13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 Annually (FTE)

Site Maintenance Person job summary

This post will Ideally cover two days 8am-6pm, with an hours lunch and one day 12.30pm - 6pm total hours: 23.5 per week for 52 weeks a year. There is flexibility which can be discussed at interview.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual who will help maintain our school site, ensuring the school premises and facilities are presented and maintained to the highest standards and to work with the site cleaning team and the trust. Previous experience in a school environment would be an advantage but not essential. Overtime may be available from time to time, depending on the needs of the school, events planned and time of year.

Key tasks will include:

  • Take a proactive role in identifying and implementing improvements to the site and security including the perimeter fence.

  • Supervising the work of contractors on site. General porterage, furniture, equipment and room set up.

  • Have an understanding of Health and Safety within the school environment or be willing to learn.

  • Site cleaning and working alongside the cleaning team.

  • General site maintenance for example; checking fire doors; window cleaning, water and gas readings; hanging display boards; painting classrooms.

  • Maintaining, monitoring and cleaning the wood chip boiler on a regular basis.

  • Monitoring of planned maintenance, site maintenance, weekly checks and repairs through the online system - i Am Compliant. Training will be provided on how to use the online system.

  • Ground maintenance for example cleaning gutters and drains, checking play equipment.

  • Good communication skills, the ability to work effectively with others in school and to work without direct supervision is essential.

  • Working alongside the trust estate managers, school business manager and office manager to ensure high standards and best value are met.

  • Some computer based training and work will be required.

  • Personal qualities required; a flexible attitude, willingness to undertake practical tasks, a commitment to high standards and attention to detail.

For further information please contact the school office. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged and we know you will instantly love us!

This post will be reporting directly to the headteacher and will (be based at Edgar Sewter Primary School).

Asset Education reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

For further details, or to arrange an initial discussion with the Headteacher, please contact: 01986873194

Helen Fuller, Office Manager, Edgar Sewter Community Primary School – Norwich Road, Halesworth. IP19 8BU, 01986 873194 hfuller@edgarsewterprimary.co.uk

Please also see our website – www.edgarsewterprimary.co.uk

ASSET Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the job description and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and children's barred list check, health check, online search and satisfactory references. Copies of our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies are available on request..

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.

Applying for the job

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About Edgar Sewter Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
322 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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