Site Team Apprentice - Property Maintenance, Cornwall

Closing date:

Penrice AcademyCornwall

Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £3.90 per hour for Year 1
Contract term: Fixed Term



37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

(Attendance at college for 1 day per week)

2 Year Apprenticeship – Required to start January 2020

Rate of Pay: £3.90 per hour for year 1 

(to increase in year 2 as applicable in line with National Minimum Wage)

Situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall, Penrice is an oversubscribed and Outstanding Academy. We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join the Site Team at Penrice. We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable person who is keen to learn and develop skills in Property Maintenance.

The successfully appointed apprentice will be working in an established, skilled team to learn and develop the practical elements of the role, alongside completing their City & Guilds Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative qualification through Cornwall College. This will involve attendance at college (Camborne or Saltash campus) for 1 day per week.

The primary role of a Property Maintenance Operative is to optimise property condition and quality, and to ensure the buildings are kept in a safe working condition. Property Maintenance Operatives need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to customers, clients, guests and team. They will understand the mechanism of buildings, including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. They will provide first and immediate response to fault finding, whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost effectiveness. They will ensure prevention of major damage that could result in extensive costs and minimise reactive intervention.

Application forms and full details are available to download from – please return to

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Liam Grigg, Site Manager, by telephone on 01726 72163 or 07752 265932 or by email

Closing Date:    9.00am Wednesday 6 November 2019       

Interview Date: Week beginning 11 November 2019   

Cornwall Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:

More about Penrice Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Charlestown Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1726 72163
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