Maintenance Handyperson - Acorn Multi Academy Trust

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • Grade D 7 – 12: £8,288 - £9,150 per annum (£20,444 - £22,571 FTE)

Location: Locations Across the Trust
Contact: Michelle Crabb
Contact email: personnel@acornacademy.org 
Contact telephone: 01297 800250

The Acorn Multi Academy Trust consists of seven primary schools; St Andrew’s CE Primary, Chardstock, Mrs Ethelston’s CE Primary, Uplyme, Axminster Community Primary, Membury Primary, St Mary’s CE Primary, Thorncombe, Loders CE Primary and Marshwood CE Primary, Bridport.

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Handyperson to join our premises team, who will carry out proactive and reactive day-to-day maintenance, essential to the smooth running of our school sites and their grounds. If you have a can-do attitude with a passion and energy to take on a variety of tasks, we would love to hear from you.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a multi-skilled person who is practical and keen to actively contribute to the upkeep of our seven schools.  The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of buildings maintenance and will undertake decoration, repair works, minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry and small projects across the school buildings and grounds.  All of this must be done in a way that focuses on working collaboratively with colleagues across the trust.

You will be: 
     • highly skilled, conscientious and hardworking, 
     • reliable and proactive
     • You must have a full driving licence and must have access to a personal vehicle for using for work purposes to travel to and from        different work sites.  Mileage will be payable for such travel.  Ability to travel according to the needs of the job, with reasonable            adjustments, if required, in compliance with regulations.  
     • Experience in a similar role or setting would be valuable, but is not essential

Please note, whilst we are an Academy Trust, this role is not term time only, as you will be required to be on site throughout school holidays when external contractors may be available. 

Acorn Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

A visit to our Trust is welcomed, please contact C-jay Couper, Premises Manager on (01297) 800250 to arrange.

Further information about the Multi Academy Trust is available by visiting the website www.acornacademy.org

Please apply for this vacancy via our website at https://jobs.acornacademy.org where further information is available. 
Please apply by 12 noon on the closing date.

Interview Date: Tuesday 4th October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationEast DevonDevonDorset
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference

    JS03599


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/


  • Salary Details

    Grade D 7 – 12: £8,288 - £9,150 per annum (£20,444 - £22,571 FTE)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

    15 hours per week (flexible days), All Year Round

  • Closing Date

    25/09/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes