Premises Assistant, Surrey

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Hoe Valley SchoolSurrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 - £20,500 dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Premises Assistant, full time, flexible start date

Hoe Valley School is an oversubscribed secondary School that opened in September 2015 to serve the local community of South Woking. Delivering innovative and exciting lessons to years 7,8,9 and from September 2018, year 10, the School is committed to ensuring our students leave us with excellent academic outcomes, the skills to be ‘work-ready’ and the traits of excellent global citizens.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and reliable candidate to join our Premises team tasked with ensuring the brand new School building and its facilities are maintained to the highest standard and that the environment is safe, secure and fully operational for students, staff, community users and visitors at all appropriate times.

The Premises Assistant will be a hands-on, can-do person with a calm sense of efficiency and organisation together with the ability to solve problems. In ensuring the School is a clean, attractive and secure place to be, the job holder will prioritise the educational, safety and welfare needs of our students. He/she will share the School's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels and recognise the critical role that the fabric of the School plays in facilitating this.

He/she will be able to work independently and as part of a team and be a key-holder for the School. 

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of premises or facilities work, be aware of maintenance programmes and H&S compliance and always carries out their work to a consistently high standard.

The role is full-time, 52 weeks a year. The working week is 40 hours per week excluding lunch break and the hours and days of work can be flexible for the right candidate but there will be an expectation that the role will involve some early starts and/or later finishes and possibly some weekend work. The School would welcome applications from candidates that live within a short distance of the School. 

You will have an entitlement to 25 days holiday a year, which would normally be expected to be taken in School holidays. 

Our staff are offered childcare and cycle to work vouchers, reduced gym membership at our neighbouring sports facilities and have access to convenient free parking.  

Start date is flexible, ideally to start as soon as possible, but no later than 1st September 2018.

This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to be part of a School's development and to see your career grow as the School grows. 

About you:  

- You will have a basic standard of numeracy and literacy 

- You will have experience in the use of MS Office (Word /Excel) / Google Suite -  (Gmail / Google Drive)

- You will be able to show evidence of practical skills and have experience of maintenance and facilities operations 

- You will have knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements

- You will have experience of dealing with suppliers and service providers

Please send applications and queries to  

Deadline for application is

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Interviews will be held on

w/c 4th June 2018

Applications are considered as they are received, we reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date.  

Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline for applications will be accepted as valid applications.   

CV’s will not be accepted as applications.  No recruitment agencies please.

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More about Hoe Valley School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Egley Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 662627
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There could not be a more exciting time to join the team at Hoe Valley School.  Graded 'outstanding' by Ofsted in June 2018, we have now moved into our brand new building full of state of the art equipment and facilities.  This includes an ...