Leodis Academies Trust

'Forging Young Futures'


Casual Keyholder

Location: Woodkirk Academy, Westerton Primary Academy and Blackgates Primary Academy

Hours: Weekends as required
Salary: Equivalent to SCP26: £18.73 per hour plus holiday pay (including pending pay award)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 9am - Friday 19 July 2024 - Applications will be assessed as received therefore, the vacancy may close early if a candidate is successful.



Purpose of role


To undertake the role of casual key holder at sites across Leodis Academies Trust to facilitate lettings on weekends.  You would be responsible for opening and locking up the premises, ensuring all appropriate security measures are in place. 


Key Responsibilities


  • To service lettings including opening of buildings and regular inspection of the premises whilst lettings are taking place.


  • To assume responsibility for closing the site at the end of the letting, including an inspection of the premises to ensure that all doors, windows and other points of entry are properly secured and ensuring lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate.


  • To operate CCTV/security equipment and other equipment when required in accordance with instructions.


  • To maintain safe access and egress of paths and doorways in the event of snow and ice.


  • To respond appropriately to security breaches and fire alarms activations.


 General Duties


  • To ensure that relevant Academy procedures and systems are effectively maintained.


  • To be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection.


  • To promote and ensure the health and safety of visitors at all times, in accordance with appropriate health and safety legislation.


  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and briefings as appropriate.


  • To undertake appropriate training and re-training as required for the role.


  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.


Special Conditions of Service


  • There is a requirement to submit an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • No smoking/vaping policy


Leodis Academies Trust and our individual Academies are committed to ‘Forging Young Futures’. To do this, each Academy has its own ethos and identity, and has the freedom to develop individually as well as working collaboratively to secure high quality outcomes for all its young people. By providing an extensive curriculum, both within and beyond the classroom, we cater for the wide range of talent and ability that our students have to offer. We work tirelessly to improve the life chances of all our young people and support them to make a positive contribution to their community.

We enjoy an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices are well regarded. We take pride in looking after staff and supporting everyone in their roles in order to deliver excellent education to our students.

For a discussion on this vacancy please contact Traci Wright, Business Manager on 0113 8873600 or if you are an external candidate, please complete the application form and return to humanresources@leodis.org.uk.


Application forms can be downloaded via link below:



All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment