- GMFJ Reference
37.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Intermediate Level 2
Prestwood Infant School & Prestwood Junior School
Description of Opportunity
You will be supporting the Site Manager to ensure both schools are safe and well maintained, and comply with all Health and Safety requirements.
The role will
be based at Prestwood Infant School, but may be asked to work at Prestwood
Junior School, reporting to the Site manager and Head teacher
school staff with the security of the building and its contents including
patrolling, the opening and locking of gates/doors and ensuring that windows
are locked and secure.
the management of fire safety, undertaking weekly, termly tests and drills.
Arranging annual checks on fire fighting equipment and completing the
water hygiene management, undertaking weekly flushings and monthly
temperature checks, and recording accordingly.
ensure contractors are aware of asbestos related issues and complete the
in the control, monitoring and safe storage (COSHH) of cleaning materials and
supplies used, including maintaining the COSHH inventory and ensuring COSHH
assessments are in place for all substances as required.
all fire doors and corridors are clear (daily site inspections to ensure site
is clear from hazards)
fridge temperatures daily.
outside areas are kept free of litter, sweeping leaves, emptying bins etc. to
maintain a clean and tidy environment. In the
event of snow and ice, clearance of the pavements to ensure swift opening of
daily and seasonal maintenance of site equipment inside and out, including
changing light bulbs, taps, clock batteries, door locks, woodwork and
decorating, gutter clearing, drains and toilets to ensure a safe environment
checks of outdoor play equipment, with monthly recording.
all contract cleaning has been carried out satisfactorily and do some
cleaning alongside them, covering where necessary. Cleaning of the Headteacher and secretary’s
office (secure areas).
To clean up areas where children have been ill or
Check children’s and adult’s toilets during the
day. Clean as necessary.
adequate supplies of cleaning materials and supplies (hand towels, toilet
roll, light bulb, salt, batteries etc.) to meet the schools needs.
porterage duties including moving of furniture and equipment, and setting up
or meetings, under health safety guidance, i.e. manual handling regulations.
support the site manager in facilities management by completing the required
periodic checks and associated record keeping.
flexible and able to carry out any other jobs given to you by the site
manager or Headteacher.
communication book in staff room and office for any ad-hoc job requests.
training as required.
will reporting to the Site Manager on a day to day basis.
For more information about this vacancy please contact West Herts College on 01923 275700 (Ref ID: 127749)
especially email and online systems
detail, and follow basic instructions well
Know basic hazards
to look out for and how to minimise risks.
Works well in a
team, you will be working alongside other members of staff, so this is very
Maths and English GCSE A*-C (9-4)
Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 Property Maintenance Standard.Learning will be done in the workplace and you will need to attend the College in Hemel Hempstead one day a week during term time. If you need to complete Functional Skills, you will be required to attend College once a week. Apprentices without maths or English at level 1 must achieve this level and take the test for level 2 maths and English before the end of the apprenticeship.
Strong work ethic
and punctual manner
Can use own
initiative to resolve issues when management is unable to assist
honest and reliable.
Organised and able
to keep accurate records
changing working environments
for the right candidate
maintenance skills, which are in high demand.
Suitable to apply for caretaking roles.
Studying one day a week at Hemel Hempstead, you need to be able to get there.
Happy to work on both sites
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.
Some of the role involves extended periods outside, and manual labour.
The role involves working alone in the school at times.