Job number 064
Location: Wolgarston High School
Employer: Penk Valley Academy Trust
Contract: Full Time (37 hours), Full Year, Permanent
Closing date for applications: on-going
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement if we receive a high volume of suitable applications
Start date: TO START WORK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE– Exact date to be agreed
Salary: Grade 3, SCP 3– Annually £18,562.00
Shift Patterns: 11:00 till 19:00 Term Time & 09:00 to 17:00 school holidays
Accountable to: Estates Manager
About the Role
We are looking to appoint a Site Technician to assist with general caretaking duties within the school and wider academy trust as needed. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake site maintenance to the highest standard, ensuring that a safe working environment is practiced at all times. A working knowledge and experience of any of the following would be an advantage; carpentry, electrics, plumbing, decorating and or construction. There will be opportunities to help with the future development of the school grounds and buildings. Flexibility will be needed to assist with staff holidays and absences as needed.
Examples of duties include; full training will be provided.
- Water temperatures check
- Fire safety checks
- Grounds clearing and inspections.
- General maintenance and repairs
- Assisting with school events.
- Liaising with / working with contractors
We are seeking a reliable, committed, and caring Site Technician who will take pride in the school and work as a member of our academy site maintenance team. We will offer training in all duty areas and will help to develop your current skillset. Suitable candidates will need to demonstrate that they are practically minded and have the flexibility required to undertake the variety of duties and responsibilities demanded by the post.
Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19:
Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted.
We will always adhere to Government advice.
Application packs are available on the Penk Valley website www.penkvalley.co.uk
All completed application forms should be sent by email to Gemma Handley: firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the school address for the attention of Gemma Handley:
Wolgarston High School
Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by telephone or email. If you require any further details, please don’t hesitate to contact the Estates Manager, Gemma Handley at the school on 01785 788400
Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:
Penk Valley Academy Trust is the local academy trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.
"This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment" We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.