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Caretaker / Handyperson

SENDAT - Chalk Hill Academy
Place of work:
Great Cornard
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
14 May 2021 05:00 PM
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  • £20,903 pro rata
  • 25 hpw, 42 weeks per year.
  • Required from June 2021.
  • Monday – Friday, 5 hours per day (flexible).

SENDAT is a Multi Academy Trust focusing provision for a range of complex Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Chalk Hill Academy (part of SENDAT) is a short-term school for 30 boys aged 8-14 who are excluded or at risk of permanent exclusion from mainstream schools. Up to 12 of these boys are boarders (Monday to Friday) during term time.

We now seek a Caretaker/Handyperson to join our dedicated and close-knit team of staff who work together to help the students change their behaviour and re-engage with learning, supporting them to move on to the school that is right for them.

Our Caretakers play a key role in ensuring that the physical environment a place where our students feel safe, comfortable and ready to learn.   

You will have a good basic knowledge of buildings maintenance together with patience, resilience and a genuine wish to make a difference to the lives of our most vulnerable, and sometimes challenging children.

As part of SENDAT we offer:

  • A wide range of CPD opportunities;
  • A range of employee benefits including pension, Health Care benefits and Cycle2Work scheme;
  • A supportive working environment

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Graham Alcock (Headteacher), on 01787 373583 or email: graham.alcock@chalkhill.sendat.academy

To request an application pack, please contact Joy Kent, HR Manager, on: hr@sendat.academy or call (01284) 717874.

Please return completed applications to the above email or by post to SENDAT, Ask House, 2 Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6BB

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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