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Senior Site Operative – Internal Only

13 Nov 2020   |   £22,183 - £24,491
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 37 Hours per week
Work Commitment 52 weeks
Salary £22,183 – £24,491
Start Date As soon as possible
Closing Date Monday 23rd November 2020 at 9AM

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

The Senior Site Operative will play a vital role in supervising our enthusiastic team of site operatives and caretakers. 

The role will support Wellspring’s academies in the West region (covering the Barnsley area and on occasions required to work in our academies across the region). 

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, ambitious and highly organised.
  • Understand the importance of completing work to a very 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.


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 Monday 23 November at 9am. Interviews will take place on 25 November.

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

Senior Site Operative Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form – Central Team





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