Salary:
Band C: £20,493 – £23,080 dependent on experience

Central Schools Trust (CST) is looking to recruit a full time Premises and Facilities
Team (PFT) Operative, responsible for carrying out a range of duties which
contribute to the maintenance, repair, security and general upkeep of the academies
within the trust.

The PFT is based out of Balsall Common Primary School Academy, supporting that
site and the site at Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School Academy.
This role would ideally suit an individual with experience of, and aptitude for, general
DIY, general maintenance and repair, such as a knowledge of basic plumbing, basic
painting, basic electrical work, grounds maintenance and basic carpentry.

Working hours:
37 hours per week, full time.

Monday–Thursday: 7.00am-3.00pm (half an hour lunch-break)

Friday: 7.00am-2.30pm (half an hour lunch-break)

Flexible working arrangements during school holidays with holidays taken partly
during term time and partly during school holidays.

The Trust
Valuing and developing staff are key priorities for CST. We care about recruiting
highly motivated people, who are ‘here to help’. We offer training and support in
order to support career development. We want to develop and retain the people that
we employ.

Consequently, we have:
 a clear plan for developing employees through an Employee Development
Programme, which sets clear guidelines for career advancement from entry
level to coordinator, manager and director positions
 a package that offers employee benefits
 a well-being package to support staff emotionally and physically.

The support received from within our organisation will help to develop skills and
foster experience which can be used as a stepping stone for future career
advancement.

Informal visits to view the school and discuss the post are warmly welcomed or if
you would initially like to speak to someone on the telephone, please contact Mrs
Carlington on 01676 532254 ext. 423 who will be pleased to arrange this for you.

How to Apply:
Please see below for links to the full job description and person specification, together with an
application form. Applications must be on a CST application form and CV’s
will not be accepted.

Job Description and Person Specification

CST Application Form


Please return your completed Application form via email, for the attention of Mrs J
Carlington at s2pa-cst@solgrid.org.uk.

CST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The
successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the
Disclosure & Barring Service.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 26 September 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 30 September 2021