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Caretaker / Site Operative – Leeds

21 Dec 2020   |   Bramley Park Academy, Ebor Gardens Primary Academy, Elements Primary School, Springwell Leeds, Victoria Primary Academy   |   £20,067 - £20,468
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 40 hours per week
Work Commitment 52 weeks
Salary £20,067 – £20,468
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 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 support Wellspring’s academies in the West region (mainly at our Leeds Academies and on occasions may be 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 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

Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at

The closing date for applications is Monday 15 February 2021 at 9am.

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

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.

Application Form – Central Team

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