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Chellaston Academy, Derby
Salary details
Scale 3 £21,575 - £21,968 FTE Salary
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 April 2023
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QEGSMAT are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Caretaker to join our hardworking and high achieving team at Chellaston Academy, as soon as possible. 

Do you want to improve the life chances of all students? Do you want to make an impact in an inclusive school that is moving forward with exciting times ahead? 

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to undertake caretaking duties across the Chellaston Academy to work Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and sickness/absence cover. 

As an integral part of the site team, you will be responsible for site security, general maintenance, cleaning and the handling of deliveries, among other duties. 

Chellaston is a proud member of QEGSMAT. The Trust’s values are for students to ‘Question, Explore; Give; and Succeed’. Our exceptional staff, strong leadership, motivated children, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this. 

At QEGSMAT we believe and promote that exceptional workforce creates exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. We support every pupil to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient, and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society. 

Why work for us?

  • Continual access to CPD opportunities. QEGSMAT works with a large number of organisations to develop staff to fulfil their aspirations and potential. We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all our staff within this evolving Trust.
  • We are committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
  • All staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. This can also include bespoke counselling sessions for staff if needed.
  • All roles are subject to nationally agreed terms and conditions of service.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employer contributions of 23.4% for support staff. 
  • 22 days holiday rising up to 25 days after five years’ service; plus an extra 4 days’ leave (known as extra statutory and concessionary)
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Access to Flu Vaccines.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly. 

QEGSMAT is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a criminal offence to engage or seek to engage in regulated activity or regulated work with children, if you appear on the DBS barred list.  All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK.

Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found - https://www.qegsmat.com/documents/safeguarding

Please be aware, the School/Trust may also consider performing an online presence check as part of their pre-employment checks. 

If you are interested and wish to have an informal conversation to discuss the role or would like to visit the school, we would be happy to arrange this.  Please call Anita Holdgate, the Operations Coordinator.  Further details about our school can be found on our website: www.Chellaston.derby.sch.uk   

Please do not apply using the Derbyshire County Council website. 

To apply for this position, please visit our Trust Website (https://www.qegsmat.com/current-vacancies/) where you can apply via TES.

Please ensure you complete your application no later than 9.00am on the Closing Date.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 24 April 2023


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.