Job Title: Estates Officer

Location: Barnsley Academy, Barnsley.

Salary: £17,843 - £20,292 depending on experience

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint a flexible and hardworking Estates Officer to join our Estates Team at Barnsley Academy. Applications from Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week. Shift patterns will incorporate the opening times of the academy (6am-8pm) with an expectancy that shift times will be either 6am-2pm or 12noon-8pm, applicants will need to be flexible to support during these times.

The successful postholder will be based at Barnsley Academy but may also be required to work at our sites within the Yorkshire cluster of secondary schools (Sheffield Park Academy or Sheffield Springs Academy) should staffing needs arise. For this reason, the ability to travel to all three sites is essential.

Previous experience in a similar/caretaking role is desirable however full training can be provided for those without direct work experience.

Overtime at weekends may also be available when business need arises. This post is being advertised on a permanent basis.

What we can offer you:

Excellent facilities and resources
A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country
Caring, dedicated and friendly students who want to learn and fulfil their potential
Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
Access to the local government pension scheme.
25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
Access to training through the Apprenticeship Levy.

In return we are looking for:

Someone who is a team player with strong communication skills
Someone who is caring and who takes pride in their work.

Job Specifics:

Someone who has previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
The successful applicant must hold a driving licence, it would also be desirable for the successful candidate to have the ability to drive a mini bus.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

If you possess these qualities and share the academy’s vision, then we will be delighted to hear from you.

About the School:

A United Learning Academy.

We are an ambitious Academy with a focus on continuous improvement, OFSTED rated the academy ‘Good’ in every aspect of our provision during the Inspection in January 2020, ensuring that each and every student is supported and encouraged to achieve their very best.
There are high expectations for behaviour and learning established resulting in a calm and purposeful environment.

Barnsley Academy is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. By collecting expertise and combining resources, we help to make the tough job of teaching a little easier. With a shared curriculum and lesson plans from around the group available to all, our teachers have strong foundations to lead the engaging, rounded education our children deserve. Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share this resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. We reward our staff: with wide career opportunities – between Primary and Secondary, Academy and Independent – better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of helping every child at each of our schools to succeed and reach their full potential.


To apply, please click the ‘APPLY’ button at the top of this page.
Closing date: Monday 29th June 2020 at 10am.
Barnsley Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please email Karen Jones, HR Coordinator at should you have any further queries or wish to arrange a visit to site.