Would you like to join us on our journey to become an outstanding school of first choice at the heart of our local community? We are seeking a member of staff to join our Caretaking team with the ability to maintain the buildings and site to high standards.
The job will include undertaking caretaking duties and general repairs, decoration and maintenance and health and safety. The standard hours will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility of working hours, and weekend overtime is sometimes available. This post is to cover the evening shift, usually to 8pm or 9pm. Sometimes you may have to cover for colleagues covering the early morning or day shifts instead, particularly during the school holidays.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of building maintenance and health and safety. Previous experience in an education setting would be an advantage, but not essential. Applicants should be well motivated, show commitment and initiative and have a flexible and positive approach towards duties and work carried out at the Academy.
The Dorcan Academy is located on the eastern edge of Swindon. We are an inclusive, caring school with friendly staff and high expectations. Students have a positive attitude to learning. The school prides itself on challenging, supporting and developing staff and students, so that we are the best we can be.
Although we don’t boast a shiny new building, we do have excellent facilities, with a supportive, friendly school culture and ethos which is often commented upon by visitors.
Closing date: Wednesday 24 August 2022 at noon
Pay Scale: NJC Scale 3, point 5 £19,650 full time equivalent, £18,588 actual
Hours: 35 hours per week (some overtime available)
Weeks: 52 weeks a year (25 days holiday)
The Dorcan 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.