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Job Title : SCHOOL SITE APPRENTICE
Employer : HILLCROSS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Location : Morden,, London, SM4 4EE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Construction Building - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Construction
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00596
Brief Description : We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated Site Apprentice. The successful candidate will work with the Facilities Manager, to provide security, cleaning and maintenance for the school premises.

 

Qualifications Required : GCSE A-C in English and Maths or equivalent
Vacancy Detail : We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated Site Apprentice. The successful candidate will work with the Facilities Manager, to provide security, cleaning and maintenance for the school premises and provide support in ensuring a safe and purposeful working environment for both children and staff alike.

Hillcross Primary school is an exciting, stimulating learning community with a passion for learning and a desire for all children to achieve their full potential. We are looking to offer the right candidate the opportunity to complete a Property Maintenance Level 2 Apprenticeship. You will learn a variety of tasks and skills related to this position including repairs and maintenance.

TASKS – OPERATIONAL
Security
 Lock/unlock school buildings and areas
 Assist with regular security checks
 Operate alarm systems where appropriate
 Undertake lettings
Cleaning and Maintenance
 Assist with minor/simple repairs e.g. minor plumbing, changing light bulbs, unblocking drains, repairing door furniture
 Operation of heating plant, cooling and lighting systems
 Collect and assemble waste for collection
 Undertake cleaning duties including graffiti removal, litter-picking
 Undertake emergency cleaning duties
 Undertake routine “client” tasks in connection with premises-related contractors, e.g. cleaning, grounds maintenance
 Provide emergency access to the school site
 Undertake activities to maintain safe and clean external environment e.g. gritting
 Assist with the maintenance of specialist sports equipment following specialist training

TASKS – RESOURCES
Ensure the maintenance of a clean and orderly working environment
 Timely & accurate preparation of routine equipment/resources/materials as set out in instructions
 Undertake basic record keeping as directed
 Refill and replace consumables e.g. soap & towels
 Report faulty equipment & other maintenance requirements to appropriate person
 Maintain the security of school premises by securing entrances/exits as appropriate and reporting potential security breaches
 Ensure lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate

TASKS – ORGANISATION
Assist with the receipt, distribution, collection and despatch of goods
 Assist and participate in the organisation and movement of furniture within the building
 Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies
 Operate everyday equipment in accordance with instructions

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
 Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
 Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
 Attend relevant meetings as required
 Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
 Treat all users of the school with courtesy and consideration
 Present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities for all
 Comply with health and safety policies and procedures at all times
 Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitor (in accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation) at all times
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary : £331.60 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 19/07/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/08/2019
Personal Qualities : Willingness to gain knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and decorating repair procedures
 Willingness to gain knowledge of health and safety procedures and precautions
 Willingness to gain awareness of COSHH regulations
 Awareness of health and hygiene procedures
 Knowledge of moving and handling procedures
 Ability to work as part of a team
 Willingness to use relevant equipment
 Ability to relate well to children and adults
 Willingness to gain knowledge of cleaning procedures required to meet specified cleaning standards
Skills Required : The successful candidate will have:
 GCSE Maths and English
 Willingness to attend day release at college
 An interest in Property Maintenance
 Ability to work as part of a team
 Ability to relate well to children and adults
 Good attention to detail
Training to be Provided : This qualification is made up of:
• NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations
• Technical Diploma in Maintenance Operations
• Functional Skills in English at Level 1
• Functional Skills in Mathematics at Level 1
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Things to consider : Handyperson experience
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