Facilities Assistant - Rugby, Warwickshire

£19500 per year
27 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Be part of a team that is passionate and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative new school in Rugby, for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs.

About Us

In September 2018, MacIntyre Academies Trust will be opening a new and exciting Academy in a purpose built state of the art building in Rugby, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years.

Whilst the new building is being constructed the academy will be located in a temporary modern school building on the outskirts of Nuneaton and will open to 30 pupils in September 2017.

MacIntyre Academies is delighted to have been chosen to set up this new Academy which will join the existing ‘Endeavour Academy’ in Oxford which opened in 2014 and ‘Discovery Academy’ which opened in September 2015. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Facilities Assistant/Handyperson to join this new and exciting Academy.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager you will be responsible for supporting in the upkeep of Quest Academy School, with specific responsibilities for general maintenance, site security and cleaning.

You will need to have awareness of health and safety and cleanliness of workplace, handling and use of hazardous materials experience (COSHH), manual handling experience and experience of carrying out general unskilled maintenance.

Previous experience of working within a school and holding an Apprenticeship, NVQ or equivalent in cleaning or any other relevant trade would also be desirable.

Benefits of Working for MacIntyre Academies

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, local government pension scheme (with generous employer contributions), 33 days holiday pro rata per annum (inclusive of bank holidays) an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing and full induction, training and career opportunities.

Closing Date: 11th August 2017

Interview Date: w/c 18th August 2017

MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are FTE and dependent on experience and qualifications

**There is a likelihood these hours will increase once the Academy moves to permanent premises in September 2018.

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