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Estates Assistant

Russell Town Avenue, Bristol, Avon, BS5 9JH
The City Academy Bristol
Part Time
6th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
3rd October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1267922

Are you enthusiastic and looking for a job where every day is different? Have you got previous experience working in a school or have a hands-on approach to work? Do you enjoy working under pressure and thinking on your feet?

If so, we can provide you with an exciting opportunity in helping to provide a safe and comfortable learning environment as a member of the hard working Premises Team at City Academy.

Working Pattern: Saturday 0800-1700, Sunday 0800-1700

To be successful in the post, we want a dependable Estates Assistant to undertake a range of duties from day-to-day repairs to waste collection. You will take instruction from the Facilities Manager and Operation Supervisors, work well as a member of an established team and have a flexible approach to working. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a similar type role, however transferrable skills from a comparable role or background will be considered.

This role is based at City Academy and sits within the wider Cabot Learning Federation Estates and Facilities Team. You will undertake a wide range of duties including:

Responding to a demanding and varied workload

Helping to ensure the grounds and buildings are open, clean and hazard free

Conducting required compliance tasks - water temperature checks, fire appliance and fire door checks, little used outlets, emergency lighting checks.

Record keeping

Stock replenishment

Inbound and outbound delivery duties

Setting-up meeting rooms/assembly hall

Reactive repairs to the buildings and grounds

Seasonal weather duties (e.g. clearing of snow, gutters and drains)

Maintenance, painting and decorating

Forming good working relationships with colleagues

Promoting and encouraging a strong Health & Safety culture

The successful candidate will receive training in fire safety, asbestos awareness, control of legionella, site safety and various compliance checks required by law.

Please download the full job description and person specification from the CLF Website

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds. 

  The academy has been on a rapid improvement journey in the last four years which has seen outcomes improve to be consistently above floor and P8 = +0.26 in 2018 and for the cohort of students being educated on site P8 = +0.15 in 2019. In 2018 PP students achieve as well as England state-funded non-disadvantaged pupils with P8=0.13 and over half a grade per subject per PP students compared to PP student progress nationally (-0.40). 

We exist to address inequality so that all students are equipped to make       the choice to: go to university, choose their career and improve the world so that we make a positive contribution to society.  

We value grit, honesty and team spirit so that we win in life.  

We educate everyone in our local community.   

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. Whilst this role does not work directly with students you will be based on site and have regular access to students and are therefore in regulated activity.  

Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted, and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application. 

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application. 

Safeguarding Statement:

City Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The City Academy Bristol

The City Academy Bristol

Part of Cabot Learning Federation

Cabot Learning Federation