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Job Ref No. ECC0-75S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Please refer to advert
Position Start Date: 16/01/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/12/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Cleaner required for HEARTS Academy Trust - starting January 2024

Hours: 2 hours per week over two days. We are flexible on days, however they must be within our core hours of 8am - 4pm.

Working weeks: 39 weeks per year

Actual Salary: £1,058.83 including fringe allowance

HEARTS House in Wickford is home to the HEARTS Academy Trust Central Team.

We are looking for a cleaner to help our friendly, busy office to work efficiently. Duties will include cleaning our communal areas and classrooms, replenishing stock and emptying bins etc.

We are looking for someone that is:

  • organised and diligent
  • friendly and personable with all members of our school community
  • confident and able to work on their own initiative
  • aware of health and safety issues, taking responsibilty for their personal safety and that of others

We can offer the successful applicant:

  • a CPD entitlement with purposeful training
  • the opportunity to contribute a welcoming learning environment and therefore the learning outcomes for children
  • well-behaved and hardworking pupils who deserve the best
  • has the interests of the children at the heart of the work they do

Application packs are welcome online and can also be collected from HEARTS House, Mount Road, Wickford SS11 8HE.

Please note that if you need any help completing the application form, we would be more than happy to arrange for someone to contact you. Please contact: recruitment@heartsacademy.uk with your name and telephone number or telephone: 01268 572672.

Why choose HEARTS Academy Trust as your new employer?

The HEARTS way of working is based on our values of happiness, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth and service, all of which are embedded within each of our schools.

We offer an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including Trust-wide twilights throughout the year, a two-week October half term, supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils, a highly effective learning environment, a responsive and involved leadership team, a Trust with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values, access to our trust counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions and flexible working including home working.

HEARTS Academy Trust offers a comprehensive rewards and benefits package to all colleagues, including but not limited to:

  • "Every HEARTS Matters" Employee discounts and benefits scheme
  • Pension schemes (LGPS/TPS)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to our trust Counsellor
  • Additional weeks leave during October

We believe our employees are our most valuable asset, we strive to create a positive and supportive work environment that rewards hard work and dedication. Join our team and enjoy the many benefits that HEARTS Academy Trust has to offer. Please see the HEARTS Extra Programme Recruitment Information pack for full information.

Information about the School

HEARTS is a small innovative Academy Trust of six primary schools and an alternative provision for pupils with SEMH challenges. All provisions are based in the south of Essex. Our values are central to all that we do. We work tirelessly to ensure that happiness and hope, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth, spirituality and service are embedded into the curriculum. Our pupils are well-rounded individuals who are ready to face the challenges offered to them. These values are at the heart of all we do and fundamental to our working relationships as well as our pupils' learning. We have high expectations of our employees and offer support and continued development opportunities for all. We expect our employees to live the HEARTS values in their work and relationships with other employees and the community.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online searches, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview. A copy of the trusts Child Protection Policy is available on our website:- https://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk/policies

We can offer you:

  • access to the HEARTS Extra Programme (Rewards and Benefits)

  • an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including trust-wide twilights throughout the year

  • a two-week October half-term

  • supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils

  • a highly effective learning environment

  • a responsive and involved leadership team

  • an 80:20 teaching model (4-day teaching week where all teachers receive an additional 10% non-contact (PPA) time each week as part of the trust policy)

  • a school with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values

  • access to our school counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions

For further information about HEARTS, including policies and procedures, please refer to our website: www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk

All of our schools are judged good or outstanding.

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

Louise Allbury - Chief Operating Officer (COO)
2 Mount Road, Wickford
Essex, SS11 8HE
Telephone: 01268 572672
Email: recruitment@heartsacademy.uk

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