School caretaker

School caretaker

Site: École primaire Marie d'Orliac

Horaires: Hours: Full time

Type: CDI

Clôture: Deadline: 01.11.2020

Contract: Full time, permanent from 9th November 2020
The successful candidate will be part of the maintenance team, ensuring that the internal and external school facilities are available, fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing where this falls within the remit of the caretaking team.
He will report to the Lycée’s Facilities Manager with a dotted line to the school’s Headteacher.

Main duties:

  • Carrying out day-to-day duties according to daily school schedule or as per specific requests from the line management. 
    This may include opening and locking of the school buildings, carrying out supervision shifts at the arrival/departure of the pupils, moving furniture, carrying out porterage tasks, delivering parcels/educational deliveries across site, performing building and grounds walk-around, setting up furniture or educational equipment …
  • Ensuring security integrity of the school buildings and grounds
  • Carrying out defined Planned Preventive Maintenance responsibilities, including daily maintenance/testing/ checks and filing records as appropriate
  • Conducting initial investigation into reactive requests relating to defects/issues, carrying out repairs or reporting to Management
  • Responding to emergency situation in a timely manner or as required by the line management
  • Being observant for Health & Safety issues and ensuring they are rectified or reported so that adequate actions could be implemented in due course
  • Assisting service providers/contractors whilst on site
  • Carrying out minor repairs and decoration
  • Responsible for ordering and stock control of consumables (paper, washrooms and cleaning consumables)

Qualifications
Although previous school caretaker experience is not essential, the ideal candidate must have previous experience working within caretaking/property maintenance environment.

Expected skills and knowledge

  • Interested candidates must have general maintenance skills, knowledge in trade skill (plumbing, electricity, building works) is not essential but would be an advantage
  • They must also be able to work flexibly and have the right energy and drive to ensure tasks are always completed as instructed
  • Good communication skills in relation to managing interactions with all the school’s stakeholders (pupils, teachers and parents) communicating with external service providers, and reporting deficiencies to Management
  • Proactive nature with the ability to work in a team and share knowledge
  • Basic command of French as a second language would be highly appreciated although not essential
  • Interested candidate should be PC literate or at least able to use emails and Microsoft Office Suite at a basic level

Working hours: 40hrs per week (1600hrs per annum), Monday to Friday from 7h30 am (at the earliest) until 5pm (at the latest) according to a timetable set out by your manager.
On rare occasions, you may be required to work outside of your regular working hours including weekends.

Gross monthly salary: £2,215.40 inc. all allowances

The Lycée is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. (This procedure is undertaken by the Lycée). Additionally, anyone who has resided outside the UK will be asked to provide a criminal disclosure record from their country of residence.

Please submit your application file to vsimard@lyceefrancais.org.uk before 1st November 2020 at midnight.

IMPORTANT
Any incomplete files or those received after the closing date will be rejected. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on 5th and 6th November 2020.

Contract: Full time, permanent from 9th November 2020
The successful candidate will be part of the maintenance team, ensuring that the internal and external school facilities are available, fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing where this falls within the remit of the caretaking team.
He will report to the Lycée’s Facilities Manager with a dotted line to the school’s Headteacher.

Main duties:

  • Carrying out day-to-day duties according to daily school schedule or as per specific requests from the line management. 
    This may include opening and locking of the school buildings, carrying out supervision shifts at the arrival/departure of the pupils, moving furniture, carrying out porterage tasks, delivering parcels/educational deliveries across site, performing building and grounds walk-around, setting up furniture or educational equipment …
  • Ensuring security integrity of the school buildings and grounds
  • Carrying out defined Planned Preventive Maintenance responsibilities, including daily maintenance/testing/ checks and filing records as appropriate
  • Conducting initial investigation into reactive requests relating to defects/issues, carrying out repairs or reporting to Management
  • Responding to emergency situation in a timely manner or as required by the line management
  • Being observant for Health & Safety issues and ensuring they are rectified or reported so that adequate actions could be implemented in due course
  • Assisting service providers/contractors whilst on site
  • Carrying out minor repairs and decoration
  • Responsible for ordering and stock control of consumables (paper, washrooms and cleaning consumables)

Qualifications
Although previous school caretaker experience is not essential, the ideal candidate must have previous experience working within caretaking/property maintenance environment.

Expected skills and knowledge

  • Interested candidates must have general maintenance skills, knowledge in trade skill (plumbing, electricity, building works) is not essential but would be an advantage
  • They must also be able to work flexibly and have the right energy and drive to ensure tasks are always completed as instructed
  • Good communication skills in relation to managing interactions with all the school’s stakeholders (pupils, teachers and parents) communicating with external service providers, and reporting deficiencies to Management
  • Proactive nature with the ability to work in a team and share knowledge
  • Basic command of French as a second language would be highly appreciated although not essential
  • Interested candidate should be PC literate or at least able to use emails and Microsoft Office Suite at a basic level

Working hours: 40hrs per week (1600hrs per annum), Monday to Friday from 7h30 am (at the earliest) until 5pm (at the latest) according to a timetable set out by your manager.
On rare occasions, you may be required to work outside of your regular working hours including weekends.

Gross monthly salary: £2,215.40 inc. all allowances

The Lycée is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. (This procedure is undertaken by the Lycée). Additionally, anyone who has resided outside the UK will be asked to provide a criminal disclosure record from their country of residence.

Please submit your application file to vsimard@lyceefrancais.org.uk before 1st November 2020 at midnight.

IMPORTANT
Any incomplete files or those received after the closing date will be rejected. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on 5th and 6th November 2020.

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