General Maintenance Engineer, Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary of up to £25,000.00 per annum depending on skills, knowledge and experience, or, apprenticeship rate of £8,320 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent or Apprenticeship | Full-time | All-year Round (52 weeks per year)

Starting salary of up to £25,000.00 per annum depending on skills, knowledge and experience, or, apprenticeship rate of £8,320 per annum

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Works Department to support the maintenance carried out to our indoor and outdoor swimming pools, PAT testing and minor repairs across the whole school site. Duties will include updating testing registers, emergency light testing, care and maintenance of Works vehicles, minor repairs to electrical systems, water supply and wastewater systems and record utility meter readings.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

This role is a permanent position working full-time (five days per week from 8:00am to 5:00pm between Monday and Saturday), all year round, with a starting salary of up to £25,000.00 per annum depending on skills, knowledge and experience. It is essential that the successful person holds a relevant qualification and/or experience in working with water supply and waste systems together with a relevant qualification and/or experience in PAT testing. This position can also be offered as a two-year apprenticeship for someone who is keen to learn a multi-skilled apprenticeship in property maintenance ( The cost of the qualification, PAT testing course and time mentoring will be delivered by the School and the qualification will be delivered by the training provider. The apprenticeship salary will be £8,320 per annum (during year one). Please state on your application form if you are applying for this role as an apprentice.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme, lunch on full days worked, unlimited use of the Felsted gym and pool facilities, subsidised on-site Coffee Shop by illy and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 9:00am

Interviews will be held on Monday 19 November 2018

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Felsted School
Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 822600