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Facilities Assistant - George Washington Primary (Oak Learning Trust)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/07/2018 12:00
Point 15 – 19 £17,972 - £19,446 per annum pro rata
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
George Washington Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Job Title: Facilities assistant
Grade: Point 15 – 19 £17,972 - £19,446 per annum pro rata
Reporting to: Estates Manager
Contract: Permanent – Required as soon as possible (6 month probation period)
Hours: 37 hours per week (.85 fte – term time plus 2 weeks plus designated days)
See job description for working hours

The Executive Head Teacher and Trust Board of Oak Learning Trust seek to recruit a diligent, conscientious and skilled Facilities Assistant. Although based at George Washington, this appointment is to Oak Learning Trust and movement between Trust schools is a requirement.
The post involves responsibility for site/premises security, cleaning and basic maintenance.

The Trustees are looking to appoint a Facilities Assistant to provide an efficient and effective service to the Trust and its users. Reporting to the Estates Manager, the successful candidate will support the smooth running of daily school functions, locking and unlocking the site and to respond, as appropriate, to the changing needs of the schools within the Trust.
Applicants should have an understanding of security, health and safety and porterage and be able to use their initiative. The position also involves being proactive about keeping the schools safe as well as upkeep of general maintenance. Experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage, however, a similar role in premises/maintenance would be considered. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

You will be required to work during term times and for two weeks during school holidays as directed and agreed with the Estates manager. At least one week will be during the long summer holiday for essential maintenance.
Potential applicants are welcome to visit and find out more about how our school operates. Visits and informal discussions are readily available by contacting Mr Tom Humble (Estates Manager) on 0191 2193735.
If you are interested in this post, please complete an application form detailing how your experience, skills and knowledge meet the essential requirements which are detailed in the job description. Further information and application forms can be found on the school website at www.gwps.org.uk. Completed forms are to be returned to Mrs Joanne Hayden, Trust Business Manager at joanne.hayden@gwps.org.uk
Oak Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Safer recruitment guidelines will be followed and the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard our pupils and staff. The successful candidate will be required to undergo and Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subjected to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Disqualification by Association declaration will also be required.

Closing date: 16th July (noon) 2018
Shortlisting: 16th July 2018
Interviews: 19th July 2018

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