March 14, 2024

Maintenance Technician
Up to £25,000 depending on experience
Full Time – 6 months Fixed Term Contract
39 hours per week

Saint Felix School are looking for a Maintenance Technician to join their estates team.

You will be a valuable member of our Estates Team under the supervision of the Head of Operations and our Estates Manager coordinating the school transport & providing general site maintenance across the school site.

Strong experience in maintenance is key for this role with the ability to turn your hand to many tasks. You will need to work such hours as are necessary to satisfactorily carry out their duties as agreed with the Head of Operations and Estates Manager, which will include school holidays.

In your role as Maintenance Technician, you will need to be able to work as part of team and independently. Our maintenance work is a mix of planned and unplanned work, and we sometimes have to change what we are doing at short notice, to respond to weather related issues for example, to make sure that the School is able to continue to teach and support our children.

The general duties of the role will include;

  • Carry out maintenance work, either on your own or as part of a team, including painting, plumbing, carpentry related projects to the internal and external aspects of our buildings as well as work to our external grounds areas.
  • Carry out ground’s maintenance, such as fencing, waste transport and general maintenance.
  • To establish effective working relationships and set a good example through your personal presentation and personal and professional conduct.
  • Prepared to ‘lift and shift’ as required in the appropriate way, taking into account the school’s manual handling guidelines.

At Saint Felix you will become part of our family feel team. All staff at the school are role models for our pupils. Staff also contribute to the wider life of the school and can be involved in sports, cultural arts events.

We would like to hear from you if you have;

  • A City & Guilds trade qualification(s) relevant to building services or construction.
  • Ability to undertake a range of duties to a high standard.
  • Ability to work in an organised and methodical and timely manner.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to support colleagues.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • You have good verbal communication skill with parents, pupils, and colleagues.
  • You are punctual and well presented.

In return we will be able to offer you a great workplace with exciting opportunities for development. Our staff are friendly and you will be welcomed by all. In addition to a permanent contract you will also benefit from being part of the Inspired Learning Group of schools and Nurseries.

Benefits include;

  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

If you feel you have the skills and attributes for this exciting role we would welcome an application. A full job description is available on request.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

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Saint Felix School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).