Handyperson, Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing date:Expiring today

Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £25,600 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

The Department 

The Estates Department, under the Director of Property, is responsible for the efficient management, maintenance, repair and improvement of all school property, grounds and gardens, together with repair and replacement of furniture, furnishings and equipment.  There are currently 12 employees in the maintenance team covering a wide range of skills, plus grounds and gardening staff.  

We are seeking two Handypersons to join the Estates Department at Sevenoaks School.  You would be responsible to the Estate's Supervisor for carrying out repairs, maintenance and general tasks such as responding to requests to transport deliveries and furniture throughout the school.


  • Good multi-trade repair skills and experience.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Painting and decorating skills desirable.

Personal Qualities:

  • A positive can-do attitude.
  • Willingness to undertake a variety of tasks.
  • Helpful, adaptable and flexible.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated, able to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at heights.


Please download the attached job description for more information.  If you wish to be considered for this role, please complete the online support staff application form, which can be found on the School's website:


More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...