13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 August 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, whole time.

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors seek to appoint a site operative to support the site manager in the day to day running of the school premises including porterage, repairs, general maintenance, site preparation, cleaning and security. Hours will include shift arrangements to cover early morning opening of the school and locking up following evening lettings or school events.

The ideal candidate will be accommodating, reliable, versatile and eager to support students, visitors and staff. Training will be provided where necessary for all aspects of the role.

What the school offers its staff

The entire school community has worked very hard to create a calm, well-behaved, and pleasant environment.

Staff turnover and sickness absence rates are very low as the school values and supports its workforce at all levels.

Further details about the role

Woodham Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to d.coates@woodham.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Woodham Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1038 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01325 300328

Woodham Academy is a secondary 11-16 age group school in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. We are due to move into a brand new building from September 2024.

School location

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