Estates Assistant, Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BG

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St George's School for Girls, EdinburghGarscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BG

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Start date: December 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,007 - £22,281
Contract term: Permanent

From December 2019 we require an Estates Assistant

Total of 40.5 hrs per week with a rate of pay of between £9.50 and £10.58 per hour depending on experience and certification.

11:00am - 7.00pm Mon-Thurs, with ½ hour unpaid lunch (7.5 hrs each day); 

7:00am - 6:30pm Fridays, with 1 hour unpaid lunch/break time  (10.5 hrs on this day) 

This is a ‘hands-on’ role facilitating the proper functioning of the school to ensure a safe and satisfactory working and learning environment.

Duties will include a mixture of: minibus driving, traffic and daily site management, repairs/maintenance work, stores/parcels delivery, furniture moving, setting up for special events, and some assistance with grounds tasks.

Having previous experience in a similar type role would be preferable, and applicants with some carpentry, plumbing or decorating skills would be most welcome. Having basic IT skills would be considered essential for accessing electronic work logs.

Additional training on minibus driving will be provided where someone doesn’t already hold a MIDAS certificate. 

Further details and an application form are available on our website as follows, or may be obtained from Human Resources at Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BG or via Tel: 0131 311 8126; E-mail:

Closing date: noon, Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Interviews will take place the following week

More about St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Garscube Terrace, Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 6BG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 131 311 8000
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St George’s School for Girls is an independent, all-through school in Edinburgh. It caters for approximately 800 girls aged between two and eighteen.  

Founded in 1888 by pioneers of women’s education, St George’s is the largest all-girls school...