Site Services Officer

King Henry VIII School, Warwick Road, Coventry, CV3 6AQ
£18,233 - £22,308 pa
05 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
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The Role

A Site Services Officer to form part of an effective and efficient caretaking and maintenance team, assisting with the cleanliness and general tidiness of the school buildings and the maintenance of buildings when this does not require expert attention. 

The ability to work efficiently whilst maintaining a good sense of humour is crucial. 
Normal working hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00am until 3:30pm (with an hour for lunch). 
The post holder is part of the weekend duty rota, which involves opening the school on every fifth Saturday morning (8:00am) and closing the school on the same Saturday (6:00pm), for which two hours overtime is paid. This weekend duty also involves being ‘on-call’ in case of emergency, for which overtime is paid. 
The post holder is part of the weekday duty rota, which involves being ‘on-call’ from 8pm until 6:30am every fifth week.

The salary for the role is within the range £18,233 - £22,308 
The successful applicant will also be eligible for fee remission on school fees for their children at any School within the Coventry Schools’ Foundation of 50%. Employees may choose from a Stakeholder Pension Scheme or a Group Personal Pension Scheme.

Key Requirements

Key duties: 
1. Open and close school sites 
2. Set up, put away and move furniture 
3. Work with other maintenance staff in the repair, servicing and construction of a variety of fixtures and fittings and equipment, together with minor carpentry, building and decoration 
4. Ensuring that playgrounds, covered areas, corridors and areas to the front and rear of the School are kept clean and tidy and free from litter. 
5. Reporting to Head Caretaker on Health and Safety hazards and potential problems observed during the course of their work. 
6. Identify and report any repairs and maintenance work that needs to be done. 
7. Assist in complete room refurbishments. 
8. Check contractors work ensuring school premises and furnishings are cleaned to high standard. 
9. Take appropriate action to prevent trespass on the school premises or grounds and ensuring that unauthorised parking of vehicles does not occur. 
10. Ensure any evening/weekend external lettings are supervised and accommodated for access and other amenities. 
11. Respond to emergency maintenance issues, when required.

Indicative knowledge, skills and experience 
• Carpentry skills would be an advantage, but not essential. General repair work in other areas eg. plumbing and painting would be useful. 
• No formal qualifications are required . 
• Basic knowledge of Health and Safety. 
• Customer services, pragmatic, good communication, attention to detail. 
• A full, clean driving licence. 
• Basic ICT skills are desirable but not essential (training can be provided).

Additional Information & How to Apply

Candidates must complete and return the Application Form by 12 noon on Tuesday, 27th March 2018. Your application should be accompanied by a covering letter that indicates your suitability for this post and for the school.
Applications to be addressed to:
Mr. J. Slack, Headmaster
King Henry VIII School
Warwick Road

Referees will be contacted without further notification, unless you indicate to the contrary.
King Henry VIII School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is therefore subject to both a Medical Check and appropriate Child Protection Screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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