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  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    9 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    3 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
36 hours Monday-Friday including some out of hours and on call
Contract type
GLF Associate 3 £20,500

Job summary

Are you a practical and reliable problem-solver with experience of maintaining school premises?

Your Opportunity
GLF Schools Trust is looking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic resident Premises Assistant to support its two schools in Lightwater to carry out compliance checks, maintenance, security and general caretaking duties.
The successful candidate will be expected to work across the two schools as required but will initially be based at Lightwater Village School.
This is a full-time role based on 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, although some weekend and evening working may be required from time to time. Hours will be agreed according to school need.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the life of our schools and support the education of local school children.

We are looking for somebody who:
Has a good awareness of Health and Safety requirements and is able to carry out key compliance and safety checks
Is reliable, a good problem solver and able to work on their own initiative
Is experienced and capable of carrying out general maintenance and DIY tasks
Is friendly, enthusiastic and a good team player
Is able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
Is keen to contribute positively to the life of our schools
The role requires that the successful candidate will:
Ensure that the necessary legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met
Ensure the school sites and buildings are maintained to a good, safe standard
Ensure appropriate security measures and procedures for the site building and facilities
Be the main key holder, attend to out of hours call out
Ensure premises, cleaning and catering equipment are maintained and kept in good working order
Ensure risk assessments are monitored and kept up to date with necessary recommendations of any actions
Ensure the effective implementation of repairs, maintenance and cleaning programmes
Promote and maximize the use of buildings and facilities to increase income
Implement, follow and promote energy conservation measures within the school
Implement and promote the school policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery

Please see the job description and person specification for full details of the responsibilities of the post and the requirements of the successful candidate.

The Details
Salary: GLF Associate 3 £20,500
Hours: Full Time 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Start Date: January 2022
Advert Closing Date: 9th December at 12:00
Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interview on Monday 13th December

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
School size
177 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7

About Lightwater Village School

About the Federation of Lightwater Schools
The Federation of Lightwater Schools consists of Lightwater Village School, a 2 form entry infant school and Hammond Junior School, a 3 form entry junior school. Together they serve the community of Lightwater and the surrounding villages. The Federation is an academy within the GLF Schools Academy Trust. We pride ourselves on the passion and dedication of our friendly staff and our wonderful pupils.

Thrive in a Career at GLF
GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
Continuous Professional Development
Work life and family friendly policies
Flexible Working
Staff Wellbeing
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Staff Benefits
Community and Collaboration
Valued worker scheme

Arranging a visit to Lightwater Village School

Visits to the school from potential candidates are welcomed. We do ask that all visitors to our school take lateral flow tests before attending and that face coverings are worn at all times. Please contact our school office if you would like to arrange a visit.

School location

Catena Rise, Lightwater, Surrey, GU18 5RD

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