Assistant Caretaker

Grove House School, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC7002-221 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 4- 5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Grove House is a welcoming, positive and supportive special school for pupils aged 8-19 with speech, language and communication needs.

The post holder will contribute to the smooth running and maintenance of the school environment by carrying out a range of cleaning and caretaking duties including, security and supervision of the site and related equipment. Previous experience is preferred, but not essential.

We offer you:

·Varied, interesting and rewarding work

·A range of high quality professional development opportunities

·Cross-trust progression opportunities

·Support, training and encouragement from members of the SEAX Trust's Central Team

·A career pathway including internal career progression opportunities

·Local Government Pension Scheme facilities

·A varied and challenging role, rewarded by financial recognition of achievement

·A fair work-life balance, employee assistance programme and commitment to staff wellbeing

·A firm commitment to equality and diversity

·A highly supportive and friendly team of staff

·A strong sense of cohesion and belonging

·A role in which you will truly make a difference to the life chances of children and young people with special educational needs

·New and recently refurbished buildings with specialist facilities and high quality resources

·Extensive Staff Wellbeing Support

We are not necessarily looking for someone who already has school-based experience, because we will support your development, but we think it is important for you to be:

·Efficient and organised

·Motivated and willing to learn

·Able to multi-task and work under pressure at times

·A collaborative team-player

·An excellent communicator

·Welcoming, with a sense of humour

·Reflective and with a sense of perspective when things go wrong

If you think you are the right person to join us and wish to find out more, further information is available in the Candidate Information Pack on this page, or you can contact Mrs Michelle Cooper on 01277 361498, or by emailing:

If you would like to apply, please complete and return an Application Form before the closing date, which is also available on this page. Full details can also be found on the Essex Schools Jobs website Please note we cannot accept applications via CV only.

The SEAX Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

Grove House School is part of the SEAX multi-academy trust
SEAX Trust company number 07747149

Information about the School

Grove House School is a specialist provision in Brentwood for pupils whose primary need is speech, language and communication (SLCN).

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Michelle Cooper
Grove House School
Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 9BZ
Telephone: 01277361498

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