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Apprentice Facilities Assistant - Full-time

St John's C.E.Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3050-214S
  • Posted:12/10/2022
  • Pay:Apprentice Scale - £5 per hr starting rate
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for an apprentice premises assistant to work with us 4 days a week whilst undertaking studies alongside. The hours of work are 8.30 to 4pm all year round with 28 days holiday.

The apprentice will work closely with our Site and Health &Safety Manager, to ensure that the school building and grounds are kept in a safe and secure condition, responsibilities may include; 

  • Providing customer service to internal and external customers to ensure the effective delivery of a range of facilities services
  • Support the delivery of facilities projects
  • Locking and unlocking of buildings at pre-determined times
  • Undertaking general portage duties including moving furniture and equipment within school
  • Periodic cleaning of designated areas of the school building and grounds according to instructions
  • Address facilities related risks, hazards and threats to people, property and premises

The school will provide a friendly environment for the apprentice to learn and gain their Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principles. The apprenticeship will be for 18 months. 

The successful applicant will need an Enhanced DBS check to comply with our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policy.  This will be processed by us.

Any queries should be directed to our Health & Safety and Facilities Manager - Carol Richards on 01892 678 980.

Information about the school

St. John’s is a school with a Christian foundation and we welcome all children and adults into our community. We want our children, families and staff to know that they are valued, cared for and to be happy. We want our children to be passionate about learning and to equip them with the tools that will enable them to flourish academically, emotionally and spiritually.

1 Corinthians 12 v 12 says, ‘there is one body, but it has many parts. But all its many parts make up one body.’

We are a Voluntary Controlled Church of England School situated in Tunbridge Wells. We have three forms of entry with a total of 630 pupils. We offer a wide range of extra curricular activities to pupils.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.