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Job Ref No. ECC0-63S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Level 8 point 28-34 (£36,648-£42,403)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) are seeking to appoint a Trust Head Maintenance Technician, City & Guilds Level 3 in carpentry, plumbing or electrics are essential.

The Trust Head Maintenance Technician will report through to the Trust Estates Manager and provide support to all Schools and Central Teams within the Trust. Assisting the Trust Estates Manager in the delivery of projects of high complexity and management of the maintenance technician team's workload. The Head Maintenance Technician will have line management responsibility for the maintenance technician division of the Estates Team and the co-ordination and management of the maintenance apprenticeship programme. They will deputise for the Trust Estates Manager in their absence.

The Head Maintenance Technician will have a friendly, helpful, and caring nature, be professional, decisive, quick to act and be able to work autonomously. This position will suit someone passionate about delivering excellent service standards, identifying opportunities, implementing change where necessary and getting the best out of the maintenance team.

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The SECAT mission statement

We are a community of schools working in partnership, sharing resources and ideas to provide a rounded and inclusive education to our pupils who range from the age of 2 through to 18. We work towards enhancing the life chances and prosperity of our students and to equip them for adult life. Whilst keeping each school’s individual character, we encourage our staff to share best practice and knowledge to further benefit our students. We are passionate about educating and encouraging our students to become active, successful citizens and to have the confidence to meet any challenge they face.

‘Building strong schools, building strong partnerships, building strong communities’

The Central Multi-Academy Trust Head Office is based at SECAT House, which is in the extensive grounds of Thorpedene Primary School. The Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and PA to the Executive Team, all work from SECAT House.

The Central Finance Team, the Central ICT Team, the Central Estates Team and the Central HR Team are all based in Shoeburyness High School .

Each school has a Local Academy Committee, to which the Trust Board delegate responsibilities.

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

Jan D'Eca
Delaware Road, Shoeburyness
Essex, SS3 9NP
Telephone: 01702 580463