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Caretaker (Oakwell Rise)

14 Jan 2022   |   Wellspring Academy Trust   |   £18,562 - £18,933 (FTE) the salary prorota to 25 hours is £12,541 - £12,792
Reporting to Estates Manager
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 25 hours per week (split shift working pattern)
Work Commitment 52 weeks
Salary £18,562 – £18,933 (FTE) the salary prorota to 25 hours is £12,541 – £12,792
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to:  Human Resources at

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’re looking for a committed Caretaker / Site Operative to join our talented and hardworking team. The post holder will support the estates team 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.

We value our people. We ensure high quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed.

We offer an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement.

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.
• Have a good understanding of maintenance systems and compliance.
• Are willing to work flexibly.

Paper application forms are available from the school office.

Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at or delivered direct to the school office.

For an informal chat please contact John Howe on 07958 603194 or via email


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All applicants should complete the attached Equal Opportunities form. Please click this link

Wellspring Academy Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities and welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, especially from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

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