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  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803 - £30,296

Pay scale

Grade 5 SCP 15-20

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties and Responsibilities

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Buildings Officer (Residential option available) to join our staff team. We are looking for someone who is adaptable and enjoys the daily challenge of working in a school environment. You will need to be a good team player, but confident to work on your own initiative.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive and flexible member of staff who will be responsible for the day to day security, safety, cleanliness and general maintenance of our school.

The governing body are reviewing our staffing structure; the current structure requires the Buildings Officer to work from 6.50am until 10.30am then from 2.15pm until 6.00pm Monday to Friday but we may be able to offer some flexibility to this for the right candidate. There will be occasions when you will be required to work outside of these hours, for example, locking the building after parents evening.

Our Buildings Officer will provide a service to the site consisting of security of the premises, lighting, heating, cleaning, maintenance and operation of plant, porterage and handy person duties. They will provide an efficient support service to colleagues and people using the school premises for clubs and other purposes such as events organised by the Parent Teacher Association. They will also be responsible for any other premises related issues.

The successful applicant will:

Have a range of practical DIY skills and show attention to detail

Have problem solving skills

Have a good awareness of Health and Safety, security and hygiene issues

Ensure high standards of compliance are maintained

Be highly organised, able to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks

Be self-directed whilst also able to follow instructions

Be reliable and trustworthy

Have good communication skills

Be able to work effectively as part of a wider team

Be personable

Act as a designated on-call key holder providing out of hours and emergency response to alarms if necessary

Be flexible in working patterns and willing to go the extra mile to ensure the site is maintained to the best possible standard

Have the ability to adapt to changing and conflicting demands

Have the ability to prioritise and manage workflow whilst maintaining a flexible approach to respond to urgent requests

Training will be provided.

What the school offers its staff

In return we will offer you:

An opportunity to work as part of a team who care for one another, and the community as a whole.

The opportunity to work (and live) in a supportive community.

Training and experience to continually improve your skills

A residential opportunity – 3 bedroom detached house

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lydgate Junior School is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare and
safety of children. We expect our staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. This post
is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders
Act (ROA) 1974. All shortlisted candidates will
be asked to disclose any cautions or
convictions prior to interview. The
amendments to the ROA Exceptions Order
1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain
convictions and cautions are 'protected' and
are therefore not subject to disclosure to
employers. Guidance and criteria on the
filtering of these cautions and convictions can
be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About Lydgate Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
481 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

Lydgate Junior is a relatively large, inclusive
and culturally diverse school at the heart of a
supportive and welcoming community. We are
looking for an enthusiastic and innovative
school leader to work alongside our
Headteacher as part of a creative and forward thinking leadership team.

Arranging a visit to Lydgate Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@lydgate-jun.sheffield.sch.uk.

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