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Apprentice Premises Assistant - Full-time

Featherby Infant School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2401-88S
  • Posted:12/05/2022
  • Pay:Apprenticeship rate - £4.81 per hour
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:6th June 2022


We are currently looking for a Facilities Service operative apprentice, Level 2. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic and eager to learn new skills to work alongside our friendly premises team. Successful candidates will need a reasonable level of IT knowledge and good communication skills.

You will assist with the day to day premises related functions, including buildings and grounds maintenance, security, lettings and cleaning. You  will ensure that the schools  give a positive first impression to all users of the academy site and that pupils, staff, visitors and contractors can work in it effectively and safely. You will  work with the Premises manager to ensure compliance with legislation and guidance.

You would be required to work across both Junior and Infant Schools and to move between multiple sites to ensure that operational needs are met. 

This will be a 12 month apprenticeship with an end point assessment. Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to a L2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principles. There is also the possibility that on completion of the apprenticeship there would be an opportunity for a  permanent role within the Trust. 

You will have:-   

Maths & English GCSE at Grade C or above 

The ability to work as part of a team   

Good verbal and written communications skills  

The ability to work with a varied range of people at all levels

In return we offer:   

A supportive apprenticeship programme  

A positive, friendly and happy  working environment   

Tailored programmes of CPD   

A generous package of Maritime Trust staff benefits. 

If this sounds like you, please see the attached candidate information pack to find out more. 

We reserve the right to close the advert early should the right candidate apply, therefore early applications are advised.

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Information about the school

Currently there are 234 children on roll who are based across three sites in Medway. The largest of the sites is in Gillingham and there are two satellite sites based at Featherby Primary School and Bligh Primary School.

Danecourt was judged to be good in all areas, except Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and EYFS both of which were judged as being outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).