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Job Ref No. ECC5460-324S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: LGPS 3, Point 4 - 5 (Actual Salary from £10,402)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/08/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Pay Range: Local Government Pay Scale 3 £19,264 (Point 4-5)

Actual Salary From: £10,402

Preferred Start Date: September 2022

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Colne Community School and College for two Lettings Assistants to join our staff to work flexibly over evenings and weekends to support the letting of our sports facilities.

Our school is a community in which we believe everyone, students and staff alike, should have the opportunity to be nourished and grow. Therefore, we are seeking to recruit proactive and forward thinking members of staff to enrich the skills and experience already present in Site Team. We aim to foster an inclusive culture where everyone is able to learn from each other. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and diligent.

The Colne Community School and College is a member of the Sigma Trust. The Sigma Trust's mission is to be 'Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts' and this is certainly a message that The Colne invests in too. We work closely with other schools within the Trust to improve standards and ensure that we are creating the best environment for our students to learn and our staff to develop.

The Colne Community School and College has extensive sporting facilities including tennis courts, sports hall, gymnasium, squash courts, a dance studio and fields. In addition, a new 3G pitch is being fitted over the 2022 summer break to replace our current pitch. During weekday evenings and weekends, to support our local community, we let out our sporting facilities to local sports clubs. The successful candidates will support the lettings portfolio by providing high level customer service to the sports clubs who have booked our facilities as well as dealing with site management and security responsibilities.

Applications from hardworking individuals who believe they can contribute to our school community are greatly welcomed. If you are willing to invest in us, we will invest in you which we believe makes the experience at The Colne especially exciting.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

● Ensure security protocols are followed during all lettings

● Ensuring the requirements of the hirer are met e.g. by setting up sporting equipment

● Carry out tasks as instructed by the Facilities Manager.

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

We're looking for you if you have:

● Willingness to gain experience in caretaking and/or building maintenance and security

● Co-operates and works well with others in pursuit of team goals, sharing information and supporting others

● Ensures work is carried out to customer service standards.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, The Colne Community School and College?

We can offer you:

● A Competitive Salary

● A supportive training programme that enables you to flourish

● Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

● Free tea and coffee available in all team rooms and communal staff room

● Sociable and friendly staff

● Staff weekly wellbeing opportunities

● Staff social events.

Employee benefits include:

● Employee Assistance Programme

● Pension scheme

● Cycle to Work scheme

● Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms.

These posts are for 20 hours per week (evenings and weekends), 52 weeks per year.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please apply by using the link below.

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 21 August 2022

Shortlisting: will take place during week beginning Monday 22 August 2022

Interview date: to be confirmed

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

We are a unique school and college where young people make real achievements. Our school understands and embraces the challenge of change, diversity and innovation and we are committed to developing teaching strategies which enable every student to be a successful learner. Our school is a learning environment that reflects the value we place on young people and their success to ensure that they grow into full participating citizens and have a real sense of their own worth.

The Colne Community School and College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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 HR
The Colne Community School and College
Church Road, Brightlingsea
Essex, CO7 0QL
Telephone: 01255 750913

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