Maintenance Assistant Facilities - Full-time
Pay: £15,252 - £16,539 per annum
Start Date: Oct 2017
We are seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician to support Senior FMT and ICT and Facilities Manager in looking after the buildings and grounds at Future Schools Trust, You would primarily be based at Cornwallis Academy, but may be required to work at other sites within the Trust. You will be responsible for a wide range of duties including maintenance, cleanliness and security of the school building and grounds.
Responsibilities of the post holder are not limited to, but will include:
- Maintenance tasks, i.e. Painting, cleaning, furniture moves and repairs.
- Dealing with help desk tickets
- Sorting out deliveries
- Regular maintenance of the site ensuring it remains clean and accessible at all times.
- Locking and unlocking the premises for staff, students and any lettings.
- In conjunction with the Senior FMT and ICT and Facilities Manager, organise external contractors to undertake maintenance work that cannot be carried out in-house.
You will be a responsible individual who takes pride in your day to day work. You will be very pro-active in attending to the needs of the school to ensure everything runs smoothly. You will be able to provide excellent customer service skills as well as having an awareness of health and safety issues. A good understanding of plumbing, electrical systems and DIY would be desirable as well as use of a vehicle would be desirable for emergency alarm call outs after hours.
Also any experience of working within a school environment will be of great advantage, as well as a qualification in a trade or Health & Safety but these are not essential requirements.
Please note that previous applicants need not apply.
Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.
Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date is midday 10 October 2017
Interviews: October 2017
Information about the trust
Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.
Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.