Assistant Caretaker/Cleaner – Harleston CE Primary Academy


Posted on: Monday 29 November 2021 | St Benet's Multi-Academy Trust

The Harleston Federation (Archbishop Sancroft High School and Harleston Primary School)

We are looking to recruit a full time assistant caretaker/cleaner to join our site team across the Harleston Federation, supporting us to deliver the very best outcomes for our community.

We are extremely proud of our ethos and the very positive relationships which exist at the school. The Harleston Federation; part of the St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust, includes Harleston Primary Academy and Archbishop Sancroft High School, both are oversubscribed, inclusive, Church of England schools in South Norfolk. We are a community that flourishes, through God’s love, to live ‘Life in All its Fullness’ John 10:10 and John 13:34

The role requires hours to be worked flexibly across Monday-Friday, though these are typically Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm and Fridays 10am – 5:30pm.

There will be the opportunity for additional hours and the requirement for occasional weekend and evening work.

You will be based at Harleston Primary Academy but may be asked to work in either school within the federation.

We are looking for the following:

  • A person committed to the highest standards of site maintenance, health and safety
  • Experienced handyperson/DIY enthusiast
  • A person who is both reliable and flexible to meet the needs of our community
  • Good interpersonal skills to work alongside staff and hirers who include community groups, charities and businesses

We can offer you:

  • A child centred ethos which achieves high standards of behaviour for learning and attainment
  • A professional, welcoming and supportive staff with high expectations
  • An opportunity to work in a good location where the cost of housing is attractive
  • 37 hours per week,
  • full time.
  • Immediate start.
  • Permanent contract
  • Salary point 2 £18,198

“The SLT at this school lead with an extremely strong sense of passion and belief in what they are doing and why. The school fosters a great sense of community and it is clear that the SLT has the student’s needs at the heart of every decision. It is a great place to work and the students are fab!” (Recent staff survey, 2021)

“The school has evolved to where it is today with dignity, strength and kindness at its heart” (Recent parent survey, 2021)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Monday 10 January 2022

How to apply

If you inspire young people and want to develop your career in a thriving and forward moving school please visit Vacancies Info on our website for further information.

Home – Archbishop Sancroft High School (

Please send completed application forms to: Executive Business Manager, Mrs Emma Johnson at

Address: Archbishop Sancroft High School, Wilderness Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9DD

Address: Harleston CE Primary Academy, School Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9HG

For an Application form and Job Description please see attached.



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