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Job Ref No. ECC2699-191S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Band 2
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/08/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Caretaker required - as soon as possible, 37 hours per week across our Witham schools, 52.14 weeks. Band 2, actual salary between £18065 - £19171 Holidays to be taken in school closure periods.

Connected Learning is looking for a motivated, experienced, enthusiastic and caring person to join our Site Team. The successful candidate will be based at one of our Witham schools (27.5 hours), with 9.5 hours to support across our other Witham schools, but may be required to work at any of the other schools in the Multi-Academy Trust. For more information about our schools and this vacancy, please visit

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate: ·

  • A firm commitment to the Trust Schools and its ethos
  • A flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently
  • Strong DIY and handyman skills, for example, decorating, carpentry, plumbing
  • Good communication skills as you will be liaising with contractors, tradesman as well as students and staff.

Duties will include general repairs and maintenance, locking and unlocking premises, general security, porterage, DIY, record keeping, etc. Full job description is attached to advert.

This role includes working in the school holidays when hours can be consolidated by arrangement.

Ideally you should have an awareness of COSHH, safe manual handling practices and Health and Safety.

Prior experience within a similar setting is desirable, although not essential.

Full driving licence and use of own car is essential as you may be required to attend the Academy outside of normal working hours.

Working hours at Powers Hall are 7.00am - 9.15am and 2.45pm - 6pm daily (27.5hrs), working pattern for remaining 9.5 hours to be mutually agreed.

Please note: this advert has a late closing date due to the Summer closure period. Applicants will be contacted early September, and those shortlisted will be invited for interview.

Visits to the schools are welcome. During the closure period please email to arrange a visit to the school.

Connected Learning Multi-Academy Trust are committed to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of difference backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.

The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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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Mrs Michelle Smith - HR Manager
Connected Learning
Business Centre
C/O Templars Academy, Cressing Road, Witham
Essex, CM8 2NJ
Telephone: 01376 518190/513477

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