Maintenance Hand, Devon

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Exeter SchoolDevon

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,135 per annum basic dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Exeter School requires a General Maintenance Hand to include Swimming Pool Maintenance and Lifeguarding Duties to join our Maintenance team as soon as possible.  Owing to the nature of the work, the post holder must remain physically fit, be able to swim and to undertake general lifting and other physically demanding tasks.  A mininum of City & Guild NVQ Level 2 Plumbing and Heating qualification (or equivalent in proven experience) is desired.  Other desirable qualifications include Pool Plant Operator and NPLQ Lifesaving - full additional training will be given, if required, to the successful applicant.

Duties include providing evening and weekend cover for School functions where and when required as well as providing site security in or out of School hours.  The post holder is required to work as an individual as well as part of a team member of the Maintenance Department and assist in the running of the School.  

Normal hours of work are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday inclusive, with two breaks of fifteen minutes and with an hour for lunch.  Lunch is provided free of charge during term time only.  Some overtime working will be required, usually during the week, but occasionally at weekends, on a rota system.

The post holder will be eligible to join the School's group personal pension after three months in post.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter with your completed application form.  Further details from the Bursar's P.A. Mrs Julie Furniss (Tel: 01392 258712; fax: 01392 498144; e-mail:

This post falls into the category of Regulated Activity. Exeter School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Exeter School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 273679
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Exeter School is a selective school for boys and girls between the ages of seven and eighteen with broad academic potential. We value intellectual achievement and take pride in the wide range of extra-curricular activities, which are enjoyed by pupil...