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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£33,945.00 - £36,648.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Points 25-28

Site Service Officer (SSO) job summary

Lime Trust is a Multi Academy Trust formed of 8 schools over 10 locations across Peterborough and the London Boroughs of Havering and Waltham Forest. We have grown to include four primary schools and four all-through special schools, with 2400 pupils and over 700 employees. In our academies we strive to ensure:

·         Learners are safe and enjoy learning

Everyone feels included, respected, and valued

·         An ambitious curriculum develops our learners for the challenges of life and adulthood

·         Employee potential is recognised and invested in

T.      The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration, Trust direction, high challenge and high support. Our values of Respect, Equity, Self-worth, Partnership, Enjoyment, Communication and Trust are core to all we do.

  We passionately believe in promoting the well-being of our teams and have a wide range of benefits and systems to support our staff, you can read more about this in the attached recruitment brochure.

Overview of the role:

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to provide an efficient range of site support services including general repairs and maintenance, supervising the cleaners and the cleaning of the school.  The candidate needs to be flexible as this contract may include some weekend work and the  salary reflects that weekend work is included with no additional  premium.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the security of the school premises and will assist in the maintenance of any machinery and equipment within the school together with helping maintain the internal and external fabric of the school’s premises to ensure a safe working environment. The successful candidate will also demonstrate:

  • Experience of working under Health & Safety Regulations/Legislation
  • An efficient range of site support services including locking and unlocking the school site
  • General repairs and maintenance within the scope of a competent handyperson, supervision of cleaners and porterage duties
  • Proven knowledge of statutory checks in order for the school building to be safe and compliant
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • That they are able to drive and have the use of a vehicle as cover maybe required at our other Lime Trust Schools from time to time

The postholder will be part of our school support function of the school and play a large part in delivering a high-quality education to the learners that attend our schools.    You will also Line Manage Assistant Site Service Officer.

All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted therefore you may be called to interview before the closing the date.

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Laura Fisher Head of Business at laura.fisher@limetrust.org   to discuss the role further or to arrange a visit.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.



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 Lime Academy Abbotsmede

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

School location

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