Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

37 hours per week

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

Starting salary £19,292 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?

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 main responsibilities include the unlocking and locking of the school site and to undertake general maintenance and cleaning of the school buildings and facilities.  The role involves prioritising and carrying out a broad range of maintenance tasks with major repairs being undertaken by specialist contractors.  This is a fairly physical role which requires a flexible approach and can-do attitude.

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is an exciting opportunity for a talented and committed practitioner to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff and students.  We are the largest school in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’.

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:    Monday 13th June 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 20th June 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: