Premises Assistant

Thomas More Catholic SchoolCroydon

The role

We are seeking to appoint for an immediate start a highly motivated Assistant to join our Premises Team working 52 weeks per year.

Duties include maintenance of the school site, cleaning alongside the Premises staff. You will also be responsible for carrying out security, health and safety duties and liaising with the team as to site requirements. This position would be ideal for someone looking to start out in a career in facilities management.

The Premises Team ensure that the school is always ready for the important task of educating our students in a safe and welcoming place for all users. We are looking for someone to join that team who can bring a range of skills and experience to the role which includes maintenance, security, handling deliveries and porterage.

As the Premises Assistant, you will be required to work 36 hours per week on a shift pattern (the rota is negotiable):

  • Earliest shift 7.00 – 14.45
  • Middle shift 9:00 – 16:45
  • Latest shift 10.45 – 18.30 
  • Hours/evening and weekend work where necessary on a rota plus overtime

About the school

This is an exciting time to join Thomas More Catholic School as we continue on our journey to outstanding. We are an above national average, popular 11 – 18 inclusive Catholic school situated in Purley. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff retention rates. We ensure that teaching and learning is of the highest quality; rigorous, challenging, differentiated and engaging. Our aim is for educational excellence in all areas. 

What we can offer you

We have a strong focus on student and staff wellbeing which is evident from the moment you step into our community. In return, we offer excellent professional development to help you further your career, as well as support and challenge from our highly strategic Senior Leadership Team to help you ‘Bring out the Best’ in our staff and students. In addition, we offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including:

  • Historic building in a beautiful setting, with multiple sports facilities and a swimming pool
  • Forward thinking and vibrant place to work
  • High staff morale and a happy team culture amongst all staff
  • Free parking on-site. Situated a 10 minute walk from Purley train station with fast train links to Central London and the South East

How to apply

For more information about the school, please visit  Please note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

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Closing date: Midday on Friday 24th September 2021

Interview date to be decided upon Shortlisting.

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure). 

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