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25 Mar 2019   |   Wellspring Academy Trust   |   £16,755 to £17,391 (Points 9 to 13)


Salary £16,755 to £17,391 (Points 9 to 13)
Academy Wellspring Academy Trust
Region Barnsley
Reporting to Operations Manager
Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment Full time – 52 weeks
Start Date To be confirmed
Closing Date Monday 1 April 2019
Interview Date W/c Monday 8 April 2019


Are you looking for a new challenge within a vibrant, progressive organisation?

Do you want to support the education of young people in Barnsley?

Can you offer a range of practical skills to help maintain a diverse range of buildings?

Would you like to join an expanding site team who are positive and enthusiastic about supporting students through providing a safe and secure learning environment?

As part of Wellspring’s continued development across Barnsley, the Trust requires a new site operative to join our enthusiastic site teams. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate ready for a fresh challenge.

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

The role will support Wellspring’s five Barnsley Academies; Greenacre School, Springwell Learning Community and the Barnsley Primary Partnership, who work together to provide high quality provision across the Borough.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

  • Are self-motivated, customer-focused and efficient.
  • Enjoy working as part of an inclusive team.
  • Understand the importance of completing work to a very high standard.
  • Have a commitment to supporting the work of passionate education leaders.
  • Take great pride in the work for which they are responsible.
  • Are experienced in a facilities management.
  • Have a strong understanding of maintenance systems and compliance.

Wellspring is in a period of growth and requires a site operative who is capable of supporting the compliance of a variety of sites, ensuring that the best possible environment is provided for staff and students.

Whilst experience in a similar role would be an advantage, for the right candidate willing to commit to the post long term, we are prepared to invest in a significant level of training.



Application Form

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Job Description & Person Specification


How to apply

Please complete the application form, sent as a separate attachment.  Along with this, you may submit a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 outlining your suitability for this role.  CV’s will not be accepted.

If you wish to discuss the role further, or would like to meet for an informal discussion about the position, you are welcome to contact Annie Palmer, Operations Manager on 07940 706290.

Applications should be e-mailed to Richard Forrest:


Disclosure & Barring Service

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. 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.

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