Handy Person, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


37.5 hours per week, 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Thursday and 8:30am – 4:30pm on Friday

We require a motivated and enthusiastic Handyperson who is reliable, trustworthy and able to work individually or as part of a team. You will be required to carry out general maintenance work in and around the school buildings and boarding houses as instructed by the Estates Manager.  Experience of working in occupied buildings is essential. The role will encompass a variety of regulatory tasks. You must be security conscious at all times and have a professional manner. The role may require call out and working unsocial hours, along with some weekend working. Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.  

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

The closing date for this post is: 1st August 2019

Interviews will be held shortly after.

More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...