Aquinas Church of England Education Trust

Site Assistant (Weekends)


An exceptional opportunity has arisen for Site Assistants to join our dedicated premises team. 

We are looking for Site Assistants to cover weekend lettings.  Positions available; - 

  • Saturday Lettings 7:30am to 5pm (permanent contract)
  • Saturday Lettings 4:30pm to 12:00pm (casual contract, as required)
  • Sunday Lettings 7:30am to 4:30pm (permanent contract)

In this role you will be the first contact with our hirers using the school facilities. Therefore, you will be confident communicator and professional. This role provides support for our external lettings and as a keyholder will include locking and unlocking the site. You will also carry out basic maintenance and repair works.

You will take pride in ensuring the school is clean, tidy and a safe environment for our weekend visitors, pupils and staff.

Personal attributes

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have a flexible attitude;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Friendly and outgoing personality;
  • Excellent team player.;
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks;
  • Has experience of carrying out basic DIY tasks. (Essential);
  • Has multi trade experience (Desirable);
  • Able to follow and give clear instructions;
  • Experience of a similar background desirable but not essential.

  In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the student’s life chances;
  • A school in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

 We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit prior to application.

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

Salary & Benefits

Full time salary range: Aquinas 4 £22,398.00 p.a - £24,219.00 p.a + Allowance £2,991.00 p.a                                          

Hourly Rate: £13.53ph to £14.50ph

Start Date: Immediate Start    

Hours/Contract: Various (see below)

Closing Date: 4th June 2023  

Positions Available:  Saturdays: 7:30am to 5pm / 9 hours (permanent contract)

                                               Saturdays: 4:30pm to 12:00pm / 7 hours (casual contract, as required)

                                               Sundays:    7:30am to 4:30pm / 8.5 hours (permanent contract)


Bishop Justus Church of England School
Magpie Hall Lane

Supporting documents

How to apply

Please send your application, outlining your suitability for the role against the enclosed person specification and job description, by email to

Please note a signed copy of your application form will be required prior to interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to bring appropriate identification with them to interview. For the purpose of DBS clearance, only copies of the successful applicant’s identification will be retained.

All candidates should provide two references. Permission should be sought prior to including any referee on your application form. Shortlisted candidates will have their references taken-up before any interview.