Site Maintenance Officer: AAAF5006

Permanent Contract

Grade 4 £ 16,450.00 to £ 17,662.00. (Actual Salary) 52 weeks per year 35 Hours Per Week

The Russett School is a special academy providing outstanding education for pupils and young people from ages 2 to 19 years with Severe Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language Difficulties and Complex Needs.

The Russett Learning Trust and Governors are seeking to appoint a Site Maintenance Officer who is self-motivated reliable and resourceful to join our team of committed and hard-working staff.

Duties will include premises maintenance, storage of cleaning materials, security of the buildings and site, ensuring inside and outside environments are well maintained and meet Health and Safety requirements. You will need to be adaptable to respond to the daily needs of the academy. As part of the wellbeing of the role there are no callout duties or weekend work requirements with this role.

Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative, under pressure and a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our academy.

Hours will be worked Monday to Friday 7.30am to 11.00am and 2.00pm to 5.30pm approximately on a split shift basis (additional split shift allowance will be paid).

We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you and show you around the academy. To arrange a visit on the 21st January 2019 at 1.00pm or to request an application pack, please contact: Liz Milnes at The Russett School, on 01606 853005 or by email to

Please contact the academy either by telephone on 01606 853005 or by emailing to arrange for this application form to be sent out to you. An application pack (including job description and person specification for this role) is also available to download

For further information about the academy, please visit

Completed application forms should be returned to   by noon on the 31st January 2019.

The Russett Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

Midday Assistant – (Special School) AAAF5003A – Temporary- 15 Hours – Grade 3 + LW – £16,755.00 – £17,391 pro rata per annum – The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham Northwich CW8 3BW

The Russett School require a temporary Midday Assistant to join our team. We are looking for a friendly, caring person to assist our hardworking team in helping to make lunchtimes safe, fun and happy for our children. This role involves preparing the dining hall, support at lunchtimes and playground duties. The right person will be highly responsible and motivated.


Hours of work: Monday to Friday 11.00am to 2.00pm (15 hours per week) 38 weeks per year (term time) Grade 3 + LW – £16,755.00 – £17,391.00 pro rata, per annum.


The Russett Learning Trust is committed to the safety of its children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and to complete our application form. Please contact the school either by telephone on 01606 853005 or by emailing to arrange for this application form to be sent out to you.


To apply for this role please submit your completed application form by email to or by post to E.Milnes, The Russett School, Middlehurst Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich CW8 3BW .


Closing Date: 31/01/2019, 12.00pm


Governor Vacancy

The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham CW8 3BW

The Board of The Russett Learning Trust are seeking to recruit Co-Opted School Governors to enrich the existing skills mix of The Russett School Governing Committee.
We are specifically seeking people who have a background or skills and experience in at least one of the following areas;

• Finance
• Human Resources
• Marketing/Promotion/PR
• Working or volunteering with young people
• Connections with local schools in the area

This is an exciting opportunity to further support your local community.

The purpose of the post is to contribute to the role of the governing committee in achieving its three core functions;

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction within the context of the Russett Learning Trust;
• Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

If you feel you are able to volunteer your skills and inspire change please contact Julia Hughes Clerk to Governors on 01606 855831 and find out more about the work of governors at the Russett School.