Caretaker

Location: Fowey River Academy, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12-11-2017
Caretaker
Salary - £8 per hour
Hours – 42.5 hours per week
Location: Fowey River Academy, Fowey, Cornwall
 
Please note the school only accepts fully completed application forms; a CV only cannot be considered.
 
Do you have the skills, energy the ambition to join a thriving and happy school?
Would you like the chance to maintain and create an outstanding learning environment, help raise the aspirations of children, families and the local community as part of a dedicated and professional team?
 
Previous experience of a similar role would be advantageous and applicants should have the ability to work well as part of a team and on their own initiative.

The Bright Tribe Trust, through proven practices, transforms the learning of children, raises standards and provides the highest quality learning environments, enabling learners and teaching staff to thrive and be the best. The aim is to break down the barriers that limit educational progress.

In order to ensure a high quality learning environment, the Trust is committed to improving the standards of the buildings in which students learn.  Bright Tribe Facilities Management (BTFM) are entrusted with this responsibility as the Trust’s dedicated team of estates experts.

Bright Tribe FM is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bright Tribe Trust and delivers facilities management solutions to the Bright Tribe Trust Academies across the country.

Bright Tribe FM have teams of Cleaners, Caterers, Estates and Maintenance staff as well as a strong back office support network who understand buildings and the day to day challenges faced by our people.

Our people are our biggest strength, which is why we want to continue to expand and invest in individuals and teams to create an organisation that our people are proud to be part of. We’re looking for high quality, skilled people who are passionate about doing a good job so that together, we can continue to deliver the highest standard of service to our partners.
  
The successful candidate will;
 
·         Have high expectations for themselves and our pupils.
·         Demonstrate the ability to work proactively, independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ positive attitude to ensure the school grounds and buildings are maintained.
·         A proven track record in adapting to new situations, learning new skills and meeting project deadlines
·         Adept in the use of numerous kinds of construction tools
·         Proficient in reading production schedules and conveying materials
·         Able to work at height
·         Experience in understanding and adhering to verbal and written instructions
·         Experience in understanding and adhering to safety guidelines
·         Able to work in a team or on your own
·         Have a strong background in general maintenance.
·         Experience in a similar role.
·         Have some experience in completing site files, maintenance logs and other associated paperwork and processes.
·         Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and experience in dealing with customers, contractors and managers.
·         A natural problem solver and a proven track record in providing an excellent service.
·         IOSHH qualification desirable, but training can be provided.
·         Appropriate Mechanical/ Electrical or Plumbing qualification desirable.
  
You will be in charge of maintaining and up keeping of the school and its grounds. Your responsibilities will include everything that has to do with the aesthetics, operation and various functions associated with the role of a school caretaker
  
Benefits
 ·         Childcare vouchers
·         Eye care vouchers
·         Payment of relevant professional subscriptions
·         20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (this is for a fte) 
·         Opportunities for career progression
·         Company life insurance policy
  
For further information and to apply please download the relevant application pack from our Trust's website:  ALAT (Adventure learning Academies Trust) www.alat.org.uk/work-with-us/recruitment/jobs-academies
Caretaker-JD
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Self-Declaration Form

  
Closing date:  11.00am Tuesday 21st November 2017
Interview date: TBC
  
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check
 
 Adventure Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you have any queries please email careers@brighttribe.org.uk.

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