Caretaker at the Newly Built Paxman Academy

Paxman Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-16 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: £18,065 - £18,795
Position Start Date: 01/07/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/05/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

Job Description

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Paxman Academy - Caretaker

Pay Range: Band 2 to midpoint (£18,065 to £18,795)

Paxman Academy wishes to appoint a caretaker to join its new team to undertake a wide range of duties including carrying out first line repairs and maintenance, lettings supervision, site security, porterage, some cleaning and to be a key-holder for out-of-hours emergencies and alarm calls. The ability to work without supervision is essential.

Start Date 1st July 2019.

We're looking for you if you:

- Have ability to carry out first line repairs and maintenance e.g. repairing a leaking pipe, simple installation work, such as plumbing in a new tap and redecoration as required.
- Are able to act as a key holder, carrying out security procedures for the buildings and grounds.
- Have the ability to manage your own time effectively and demonstrate a flexible approach

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Role Specification).

What we can offer:

- Competitive Salary
- Brand new school buildings
- Continuous Professional Development opportunities
- Friendly and collaborative working environment

Paxman Academy has new purpose built facilities. The school has a robust CPD training programme that allows our staff to flourish. In addition to internal CPD at Paxman Academy, staff have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships. Excellent support is provided by the Sigma Trust.

Additional Information:

For additional information about our school, please visit The Sigma Trust website

Please note that CVs cannot be accepted, you need to complete the attached Sigma Trust Application form.

Closing Date:17th May 2019

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. A disclosure/status check will be sought from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate.

Information about the School

Paxman Academy opened in September 2019 and admitted 180 Year 7 students in the first year.

Paxman Academy is committed to providing an ordered, stimulating learning environment in which all students are encouraged to achieve their best. It is determined that all students should be valued through the provision of a broad, relevant, balanced and challenging curriculum that caters for individual needs; this is encouraged within an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Academy recognises its role within the broader community. It is determined to maintain a STEM focus throughout the curriculum and across extended learning opportunities. It identifies learning as a lifelong process and values the contribution made by parents and others to the creation of a partnership. Within this partnership, and through learning opportunities provided, students will develop skills, attitudes and values that prepare them to accept the challenges and responsibilities of adult life.

Paxman Academy embraces the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Paxman Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9DQ
Telephone: 01255 750913

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