Part-Time Site Assistant, Crawley, West Sussex

Closing date:New this week

The Gatwick SchoolCrawley, West Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP Point 7 - £19,554 (Full Time Equivalent) - Plus Crawley Weighting Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Part-Time Site Assistant – 22.5 hours per week

Due to the growth of our all through school, we are now recruiting for a part-time Site Assistant to join our Site Team.  Previous experience of working in a school or college environment will be useful but is not essential.

The key tasks of the role will be:

• Assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of premises, including buildings and grounds.

• Undertake inspections to ensure necessary safe operation and that the legislative requirements are met regarding powered equipment, machinery, chemicals, ladders, etc.

• To carry out general porterage duties and storing away of any furniture or other equipment that may be required for any functions.

• To carry out any cleaning duties that may be required both in school and in the school grounds and to carry out cleaning and janitorial tasks as required.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work constructively as part of a team and will have some understanding of facilities roles and responsibilities.  They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and basic experience in premises maintenance, along with knowledge of corresponding health and safety issues.

Whilst not essential, a clean driving licence is desirable.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please see the attached job description.  The closing date for applications is Monday 18 November.

The Gatwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. 

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application.

More about The Gatwick School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: 23 Gatwick Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9TP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1293 538779
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