Site Assistant

Key Information

Location: New College Pontefract

Salary: Band C on the NCLT Support Staff Scale (£18,963) depending on experience. A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.

Contract Type: Full time (37 hours per week), Full Year.

Contract Term: Permanent


Closing Date: Tuesday 18th January

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

About this Opportunity

An Exciting Opportunity to Join an Outstanding Team!

We are looking to appoint a Site Assistant to work as part of our Estates Team maintaining the college buildings, grounds and security of the site.  The successful candidate must have previous experience and relevant skills to carry out general maintenance work and the ability to cope with the physical requirements of the role. You should be highly reliable, have a customer service and flexible approach to work and be able to work effectively individually or as part of a team.

The Site Assistants work as part of a team on a rota basis, covering early, days, late and flexi shift patterns. The shift patterns are as follows:

Early 7.00am-3.00pm                  Flexi 9.30am-5.30pm

Days 8.30am-4.30pm                 Late 12.00pm-8.00pm

New College is an outstanding place to work and study, regularly near the top of UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2014.  With a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students, we have an enviable reputation for staff career progression and development.  With over 2300 students, New College Pontefract is the founding member of the New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT).

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community.  New College Pontefract delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a number of Level 3 BTEC qualifications and some Level 2 provision.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.

Application Information

Applications should be submitted to

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