Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds
£21,189 - £21,189 Per Year
15 Nov 2023 13:06
14 Dec 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Estates / Facilities / Operations
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered



Job description
  • Abbeygate Sixth Form, Bury St Edmunds
  • 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year - Permanent
  • Rotating weekly shift pattern with occasional weekend works.
  • Salary: £21,189 per annum
We are seeking an individual to work closely with the facilities manager at Abbeygate Sixth Form, to support and ensure the smooth day to day running of the College. The successful candidate will provide a clean and safe environment for students, staff, and visitors.

The successful candidate should have a background in general maintenance or trade such as electrician/plumber/construction. To be able to confidently record and assess for Health and Safety needs. Previous experience in an education setting would be an advantage, but not essential.

We also offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
  • Membership into Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Free parking
  • Canteen
  • Company Events
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
Abbeygate Sixth Form College is part of the Suffolk Academies Trust, working closely with One Sixth Form College and West Suffolk College. Abbeygate opened in 2019, with a Year 12 cohort only; in September 2020 we moved into our brand new state of the art building, accommodating both Year 12 and 13. We offer a broad and balanced A Level curriculum, with a wide range of activities and opportunities to enrich and extend students' experience to develop well-rounded individuals with the essential skills required for their future studies and careers.

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Completed application forms should be made via out recruitment portal - if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 8.00am on Friday 8 th December 2023

Interviews: Shortly Thereafter

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website.
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!