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Job Ref No. ECC2107-131S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 3, points 4 - 5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/09/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 20th September 2021  

Job Description

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We are seeking a reliable individual to fulfil the role of Caretaker at Unity Primary Academy.

The role is 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 10.30am - 6pm, 52 weeks per year.

Start Date - ASAP

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Friendly, approachable and a team player
  • A good communicator
  • Self-motivated, organised and able to manage own workload
  • Familiar with health and safety regulations and procedures and COSHH requirements, or willing to undertake training
  • Able to take pride in the appearance and condition of our school, both internally and externally
  • Flexible
  • Able and prepared to work some unsociable hours (including alarm call-outs)
  • Knowledgeable with high level handy-person/DIY skills and the ability to carry out general repairs and jobs competently
  • Able to form professional relationships with staff, parents and of course our children
  • Show they care about the job they do
  • Previous experience in a school setting is desired but not essential

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

We are committed to safeguarding and the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

The school, and REAch2 Academy Trust, reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Completed applications should be returned to:

By Post to: Miss Katie Mears, Unity Primary Academy, Hickory Avenue, Colchester, CO4 3QJ

Or by Email: manager@unityprimaryacademy.com

Information about the School

Unity Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust; a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. Teachers within REAch2 belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

REAch2 benefits from the involvement of leading educationalists, including our board member Professor John West-Burnham, and strong links to prestigious institutions such as the Institute of Education.

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

Miss Katie Mears, School Business Manager
Hickory Avenue, COLCHESTER
Essex, CO4 3QJ
Telephone: 01206 864226
Email: manager@unityprimaryacademy.com

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