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Joseph Norton Academy Site Operative

Site Operative

Key Info

Reporting To: Regional Operations Manager
Duration of Post: Permanent
Work Commitment: Full - time
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: Grade 2 SCP 3-4, £22,737 - £23,114
Published on: April 5, 2024
Closing Date: Monday, April 22, 2024 @ 11:55pm,

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with 31 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.

As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer 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. We require an experienced and passionate Estates Site Operative to join our talented and hardworking estates team. The post holder will support the Estates Manager to deliver safe, fit for purpose and inspirational school environments for our young people.

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 carrying out building maintenance and multi trade repair and refurbishment tasks.
  • Experience in facilities and compliance management across multiple sites.

Purpose of the post:

  • To provide a comprehensive, customer led, estates and facilities services to Wellspring Academy Trust by ensuring the efficient and effective running of maintenance operations for its schools.
  • To ensure the schools are maintained to a high standard.
  • To work on own initiative, unsupervised as part of the Wellspring Academy Trust estates management teams at the Wellspring Academy Trust sites.

If you have any queries regarding the post or the application, please contact James Stevens on  07921807764 or email:

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. As this role involves working with children in regulated activity, please note that it is an offence to apply for the role if barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

References will be requested and an online search carried out for shortlisted candidates, prior to attendance at interview. Further pre-employment checks, including prohibition from teaching, childcare disqualification and section 128 checks, if deemed relevant for the role, will be completed for the successful candidate upon acceptance of the post.

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

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 records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

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