Premises Officer - Grangehurst Primary School

£22,571 - £28,226 per annum
03 May 2022
18 May 2022
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37 hours per week all year round plus lettings (Hours of work will be: Monday to Wednesday: 7.00am - 11.00am and 3.00pm - 6.30pm, Thursday: 7.00am – 9.00am and 3.00pm-8.30pm Friday: 7.00am – 11.00am and 3.00pm - 6.00pm).

Lettings are outside the normal opening hours of the school for which an additional payment will be made.

Grade 5 £22,571 per annum + 1.5% shift allowance  plus additional payment associated with opening/closing for lettings

A 3 bedroom detached house within the school grounds is also available for the successful candidate to live in if they choose to (optional).  This will be a separate arrangement through a legal tenancy agreement with the landlords Coventry City Council.  The rent on the properly is substantially substituted as part of the job offer.

Grangehurst Primary School wish to permanently appoint a reliable, trustworthy and flexible person for the post of Premises Officer who has a proven track record of undertaking maintenance and repair work and is prepared to liaise with external contractors when required and has a high expectations of themselves and others.

We would expect our new Premises Officer to take up the post as soon as possible after safeguarding clearance has been obtained.

The role will include a wide range of responsibilities and duties connected with the fabric of the building, health and safety, grounds and facilities, maintenance and security including:

• Ensure that building and the site are secure, including during out of school hours and take remedial action if required.

• Act as the designated key holder for the school premises

• Operate and regularly check systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security

• Undertake minor repairs (not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site

• Arrange emergency repairs

• Arrange regular maintenance and safety checks

• Oversee onsite maintenance contractors, checking that work is completed to required standards and within required timescales

• Monitor stock and order supplies

• Undertake general portage duties, including moving furniture and equipment within the school

• Perform duties in line with health and safety and COSHH regulations and take action where hazards as identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately

• Undertake regular health and safety checks of building, grounds, fixtures and fittings and equipment in line with other schedules

• Monitor the work of and manage cleaning staff

• Oversee and help make decisions on all planned maintenance working closely with the Business Manager

• Ensure the operation and maintenance of specialised equipment following training, for example gritter

• Facilitate evening and weekend lettings and carry out associated tasks in line with local agreements

• Handle small amounts of cash or purchase cards for the purchase of materials to carry out repairs

• To drive school mini bus as and when required.  Full UK Driving license required

• Is honest; able to work effectively with little supervision; polite and courteous to members of the public; calm and patient when under pressure; co-operative with other employees, parents and visitors

• Is able to show initiative and work proactively to ensure the smooth running of the site

• Has reading, writing and numeracy skills sufficient to check time sheets, delivery notes, forms etc

Please note that this is 52 week contract and not term time only.  You will be expected to work during the school holidays.

For further details about the post, please refer to the job description.

For an informal visit please contact the school by telephone or e-mail

Please see below an application pack available to download.  Completed applications should be returned direct to the school at

Closing date: Wednesday 18th May 2022 at 9am

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022

Grangehurst Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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