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14 Oct 2021   |   Oakwell Rise Primary Academy   |   Grade 2, £18,562 to £18,933 (pro-rata for hours worked)
Reporting to Estates Manager
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 20 or 25 hours per week
Work Commitment 52 weeks
Salary Grade 2, £18,562 to £18,933 (pro-rata for hours worked)
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to:  Human Resources at

All applicants should complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust, currently supporting twenty nine Academies. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We are an education charity with Academies in the Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Education sectors.

We require an experienced and passionate Caretaker / Site Operative to join our talented and hardworking team. The post holder will support the Senior Site Operative and Estates Manager to deliver safe, fit for purpose and inspirational school environments for our young people. 

The role will mainly support our Oakwell Rise Academy and on occasions may be required to work in our academies across the Barnsley Primaries Partnership. 

Wellspring places great emphasis on the quality of its physical environments, actively seeking opportunities for continuous improvement and regeneration. In recent years, the Trust has seen exponential growth through Academy conversions and the development of new Academies.  

The continuing growth of the Trust offers exciting pathways for individuals who are determined to make a difference. 

We value our people. We offer high quality induction training and ongoing professional development support is guaranteed.  Our training programme includes a range of health & safety and professional courses such as IWFM qualifications. 

 We offer a pension scheme and 25 holidays per year plus bank holidays.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

  • Are self-motivated, customer focused, efficient and organised.
  • Understand the importance of completing work to a high standard.
  • Take great pride in the work for which they are responsible.
  • Enjoy working in a friendly team.
  • Are looking to make a difference.

Alternatively paper application forms are available.  Please ring 01226 720747.

If you would like to find out more about the position or for an informal chat don’t hesitate to contact Amie Goodyear on 07498 057 155.

The Wellspring Academy Trust takes its duty to safeguard the young people with which it works seriously. All Wellspring Team Members are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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