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Grounds & Maintenance Assistant - Full-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-194S
  • Posted:30/06/2022
  • Pay:circa £21,500 p.a.
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing 18.07.2022

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Maintenance & Grounds Assistant

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with 468 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state-of-the-art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by many specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

With magnificent buildings and over 90 acres of land to manage, our Estates team is a busy one.

The Estates team consists of 5 full time staff including this role. They work together to maintain the school buildings and extensive grounds. The team is managed by the Estates Manager who reports to the Director of Finance & Operations.

The successful candidate will have good DIY skills, with a desire to be part of a committed and successful Estates team to ensure that the school’s buildings and grounds are always well maintained and kept safe and tidy. He/she will be happy working indoors and outdoors and be able to undertake a fairly physical workload.

 In return the School can offer you the following:

  • 28 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Uniform provided;
  • Tools, equipment and PPE are provided;
  • Free Meals provided during term time;
  • Free parking on site;
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Annual salary review
  • Automatic enrolment in the School Pension Scheme with life assurance cover
  • Training Opportunities

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a completed application form (downloadable from our website) together with a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role to Kim d’Albertanson, HR at:

 recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9am on 14th July 2022

INTERVIEW DATE: Week Commencing 18th July 2022

St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 468 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our early years staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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).