Our Operations team is now recruiting for someone to join the Mobile Maintenance Team, based in Northamptonshire with travel to/from Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and London. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
The Mobile Team provide support to each Academy within the Trust’s Southern Region for their refurbishment and maintenance projects. This includes routine maintenance, refurbishment, painting and decorating, small projects and minor repairs. The mobile team provides caretaking cover to any academy that may require assistance. The Team liaises with Principals, Academy Operations Managers and Site Supervisors.
The role is 37 hours a week, 52 weeks a year and is a permanent position.
Salary & Benefits
- Salary of £20,227
- Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
- 30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
Who we are looking for
- Significant experience or skills in a trade
- The ability to understand and apply regulations such as health and safety, manual handling, COSHH, Asbestos and Legionella etc.
- Full, clean driving licence
- The ability to operate and understand electrical/mechanical systems
- Competent at basic building repairs and maintenance
- Good painting & decorating experience
- Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment
- Excellent communication skills
- Good IT skills
- Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities
- Ability to prioritise and manage workflow whilst maintaining a flexible approach to respond to urgent requests
- Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of each Academy
- Ability to adapt to changing and conflicting demands
- Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team or individually as required
- Ability to demonstrate an understanding of children
- Ability to contribute to the life of each Academy
- Ability to adhere to the Trust’s policies and procedures and most importantly the child protection policy and all health and safety related policies
- Ability to comply with Health and Safety regulations to ensure that all duties are carried out safely.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission.
To complete our application form, please click here. Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.
Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
The Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.