PURPOSE: To maintain school premises, facilities and grounds under the direction of the Premises Manager.
1. Security of Premises and Site
The opening of the School premises at an appropriate time, as required; deactivating intruder alarm systems, unlocking gates and external/internal doors. Checking that the premises have not been damaged, that there are no health and safety issues, and that the building is safe to be used by the staff and pupils.
Securing the premises at the end of the day, as required. Checking that all occupants have vacated the Site; ensuring that all windows are closed and locked and that all lights and electrical equipment are switched off (as appropriate). Locking all secure areas, doors and gates. Activating the intruder alarm systems and ensuring the safe-keeping of the keys to the Premises.
Providing access to the School, as required, for authorised personnel or appropriate emergency services outside the normal hours of opening.
Liaising with the out-of-hours security company in the event of an incident occurring on school premises outside the normal hours of opening.
Assisting with inspections to ensure that the School complies with Health & Safety requirements at all times.
Supervising lettings. To include setting out furniture, cleaning hired rooms, and monitoring both security and the condition of the toilets. Securing the site at the end of the letting.
2. Cleaning and Care of Premises
Ensuring that the School premises and furnishings are cleaned to a satisfactory standard in accordance with set requirements and methods.
Carrying out emergency cleaning measures, as necessary, following storms, break-ins, and vandalism and body spillages.
Ensure that the playground is clear of rubbish every morning.
3. Maintenance, Repairs and Decoration
As a result of the inspections and requests from fellow members of staff, the Premises & Facilities Maintenance Officer will be expected to undertake numerous maintenance, repair and decoration tasks. The following list describes some of the tasks to be undertaken and is not intended as an exhaustive list.
Plumbing repairs including unblocking sinks, toilets, urinals etc., and replacing tap washers. Checking and adjusting ball valves in cisterns. Replacing float and arm in water storage tanks, where accessible;
Decorating, including wallpapering. This will include painting ceilings, walls, windows and woodwork in accordance with the School’s Safety Policy;
Minor repairs to plaster and brickwork;
Repairing door handles/latches/locks and window fastenings and adjusting ill-fitting doors;
Repairing or fitting shelving, notice boards and chalk boards. Mending tables, desks, chairs etc.
Replacing towel and soap dispensers;
Replacing missing basin plugs and basin/toilet chains. Securing and making safe damaged toilet seats;
Removing/replacing damaged and hazardous floor tiles and replacing wall tiles
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV.
Don’t forget TLTP’s Refer and Earn scheme. For every person you recommend that we place and meets our terms and conditions you will receive a referral bonus of £130 (subject to statutory deductions).
TLTP Group is an Equal Opportunities employer. Subject to observance of all UK and EU current legislation we shall not discriminate to exclude individuals on the grounds of age, race, colour, gender (birth or reassigned), sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, marital status, ethnic or national origin, health, pregnancy, childcare responsibilities or criminal records. Candidates from such groups are actively encouraged to apply.
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