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Caretaker / Site Operative

16 Apr 2021   |   Oakwell Rise Primary Academy   |   £18,562 - £18,933 (Full Time equivalent), Subject to qualifications and experience
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours Part Time (25 hours split shift working pattern)
Work Commitment 52 weeks
Salary £18,562 – £18,933 (Full Time equivalent). Subject to qualifications and experience
Start Date As soon as possible
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust, currently supporting twenty five 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 most notable new developments being three state of the art Special Schools in Leeds, a 420 place modular mainstream Primary School in Leeds and four traditional built Alternative Academies in Lincolnshire, with a total investment of over £80million.

Wellspring is at an exciting point in its development with several pipeline academies and three new build Free Schools in development. The continuing growth of the Trust offers exciting pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference.

We value our people. Collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed.

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.
  • Experienced in facilities and compliance management across multiple sites.
  • Have a good understanding of maintenance systems and compliance.

To download an application pack please visit

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.

Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 9am

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

Application Form

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