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Site Assistant

Part time

Posted 3 days ago

Benedict House Prep School – Sidcup

This is an opportunity to work as a Site Assistant at an Independent school in Sidcup that is going through a multi-million pound renovation project to take the school to double form entry across all year groups.

This opportunity will be varied, offering the chance learn a variety of skills including; electrical, plumbing, glazing, general maintenance within a school setting, health & safety, property management, amongst others

Work Summary

Annual Wage £16,302.00

Mon to Fri between 2pm and 7:30pm with one day a week 7am to 2:30pm (52 weeks a year) to be flexible to nature of what’s required

4 weeks Annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Start Date – ASAP

The Working Day – Duties Include

Opening up and checking that all the buildings within the school are clean, tidy and operational

Completion of weekly, monthly statutory compliance checks that can be completed during and out of school hours

Keeping the school site clean, safe and tidy at all times

Basic grounds maintenance – cutting grass, weeding, leaf blowing, clearing if snow, etc

Hands off management approach to the school’s cleaning contractor – ensuring all contractor cleaning staff are on site for the designated time frames

Ensuring site security before leaving at the end of the school day

Complete a list of maintenance tasks generated by the Site Manager across the school that may include – internal & external painting, electrical fixes, plumbing & glazing amongst others, ensuring you and others adhere safe working practices at all times

Complete all necessary training required as advised by the school’s SLT

Liaise with the School’s Site Manager on a daily basis

Managing Working Relationships

To be able to communicate with all levels of the personnel from the Groups Director of Estates & Facilities to Pre School pupils at the school and all in-between

Requirements and Prospects

  • Desired skills and personal qualities
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non-judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness
  • Sense of Humour
  • Pride in a job well done

About the Employer

Benedict House Prep School is a non-selective independent school for boys and girls from ages 2 ½ to 11 years old. Originally situated on Victoria Road, the school opened The Elizabeth Building in September 2022 on Station Road Sidcup expanding the footprint of the school.

Our School’s philosophy

Our philosophy is founded on the belief that every child is an individual and with encouragement, hard work and praise can develop their potential to the full and achieve high standards.

It is the responsibility of the school to provide a secure and nurturing environment where pupils enjoy learning and grow into confident and happy individuals ready to face the diversity of future challenges and capable of making informed choices and decisions.

Small class sizes for outstanding private education

Class sizes are small Benedict House, with usually only a maximum of 20 pupils in a class. This means that your child will receive a personal private education that will be tailored to their needs. Our skilled and dedicated teachers are able to identify and work with our families to solve those issues that go frequently unnoticed in larger state and independent schools.

Benedict House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Job Features

Job Category

Maintenance / Cleaning

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