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Premises Assistant

Lightwater Village SchoolSurrey

Are you a practical and reliable problem-solver with experience of maintaining school premises?


Your Opportunity

GLF Schools Trust is looking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic resident Premises Assistant to support its two schools in Lightwater to carry out compliance checks, maintenance, security and general caretaking duties.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across the two schools as required but will initially be based at Lightwater Village School.

This is a full-time role based on 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, although some weekend and evening working may be required from time to time. Hours will be agreed according to school need.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the life of our schools and support the education of local school children.


We are looking for somebody who:

  • Has a good awareness of Health and Safety requirements and is able to carry out key compliance and safety checks
  • Is reliable, a good problem solver and able to work on their own initiative
  • Is experienced and capable of carrying out general maintenance and DIY tasks
  • Is friendly, enthusiastic and a good team player
  • Is able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Is keen to contribute positively to the life of our schools


The role requires that the successful candidate will:

  • Ensure that the necessary legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met
  • Ensure the school sites and buildings are maintained to a good, safe standard
  • Ensure appropriate security measures and procedures for the site building and facilities
  • Be the main key holder, attend to out of hours call out
  • Ensure premises, cleaning and catering equipment are maintained and kept in good working order
  • Ensure risk assessments are monitored and kept up to date with necessary recommendations of any actions
  • Ensure the effective implementation of repairs, maintenance and cleaning programmes
  • Promote and maximize the use of buildings and facilities to increase income
  • Implement, follow and promote energy conservation measures within the school
  • Implement and promote the school policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery

Please see the job description and person specification for full details of the responsibilities of the post and the requirements of the successful candidate.


The Details

Salary: GLF Associate 3 £20,500

Hours: Full Time 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Start Date: January 2022

Advert Closing Date: 9th December at 12:00

Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interview on Monday 13th December

Contact: Visits to the school from potential candidates are welcomed. We do ask that all visitors to our school take lateral flow tests before attending and that face coverings are worn at all times. Please contact our school office if you would like to arrange a visit.

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