Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

25 hours per week (flexible start/finish times)

52 paid weeks – includes 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays

Starting salary £16,490 actual gross per annum

  • Do you have solid DIY skills and a sound understanding of health and safety regulations?
  • Do you have excellent time management and a strong ability to work both independently and as part of a team?
  • Are you looking for flexible hours and a dynamic, supportive workplace situated in the heart of rural Cornwall, approximately 10 miles between Newquay on the north coast and beautiful St Austell Bay on the south coast?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who ensure that school facilities are maintained to a high standard, and who provide a pleasant and safe environment for students and staff.  The role involves prioritising and carrying out a broad range of general building and grounds repairs and maintenance tasks with major repairs being undertaken by specialist contractors.  Our ideal candidate for this job will have evidence of success in completing general building repair and maintenance tasks and knowledge of the requirements of health and safety legislation relevant to the job. This is a fairly physical role which requires a flexible approach and can-do attitude.  As this is a customer facing role, it is important that you bring a helpful and friendly attitude.

Brannel school is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16. Our school values are Excellence, Creativity and Community. We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:    Thursday 21st April 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 25th April 2022                   

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: