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Job Ref No. ECC5448-291S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: £23,500 - £23,893 (LGPS Scale 3, Point 5-6)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Wednesday 26th June 2024  

Job Description

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ST HELENA SCHOOL

SITE ASSISTANT

Pay Range: Local Government Pay Scale 3, Point 5-6

Actual Salary from: £23,500 - £23,893

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Site Assistant to join the established Site Team. The successful candidate will undertake a wide range of duties including carrying out first line repairs and maintenance, lettings supervision, site security, porterage and some cleaning. The ability to work without supervision is essential.


This post is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (full time) on a shift basis. Hours may be variable to suit the needs of the job and include a split shift, AM and PM working pattern.

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Experience of caretaking and/or buildings maintenance and security;
  • The ability to manage your own time effectively and demonstrate a flexible, proactive approach;
  • Experience of Health & Safety procedures and codes of practice;
  • The ability to carry out first line repairs and maintenance;
  • Experience of leading a team.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Perkbox, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

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

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l9ef5enbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU2ODU5NnwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMxNTk1OTZ8MA%3d%3d?i=auST0zRk9wo%3d

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 23rd June 2024
  • Interview date: Wednesday 26th June 2024

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, online checks and other 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

St Helena School, part of the Sigma Trust, is a highly-regarded 11-16 co-educational Academy, recognised as Good by Ofsted in 2014 and now on a journey to Outstanding. Located on 17 acres in historic Colchester, the school has a fine blend of traditional and modern facilities and opened a £2.5m new Science block in 2015, and a £2.5m all weather pitch facility in February 2016.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, The Thomas Lord Audley School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust, St Helena has developed and enhanced its development of outstanding professional practice.

Safeguarding 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, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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
St Helena School
Sheepen Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3LE
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: sth.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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