Lettings Assistant

Job advert

We are looking to appoint a Lettings/Premises Assistant to provide effective management of our brand new school site.


Our brand new primary school needs a Lettings/Premises Assistant to join us from September 2019. The successful candidate will make an active contribution to the development of the new school as a first class environment for learning. This is a permanent post, initially for 15 hours per week, term time only. Please note that these hours are likely to increase as the school grows and the applicant needs to be flexible on how these hours are worked throughout the week, to meet the needs of the school and external lettings. (This may involve evenings and occasional weekends)


The post holder will work to ensure the security of the school buildings, carrying out a programme of maintenance work as directed by the Headteacher. As a key holder, the role will also include security of the school premises including all buildings and contents.


We are looking for somebody who:


•Is friendly with good communication skills

•Has good organisational skills

•Has experience of carrying out basic DIY tasks

•Is motivated and enthusiastic

•Is able to work effectively as part of a team

•Is flexible


The role requires that the successful candidate will:


•Ensure the school sites and buildings are maintained

•Implement and ensure security measures and procedures for the site building and facilities.

•Be the main key holder, attend to out of hours call out

•Ensure premises, cleaning, repair and catering equipment are maintained and developed in an effective and planned manner.

•Ensure that the necessary Legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met.

•Ensure the effective implementation of repairs, maintenance and cleaning programmes.

•Implement and promote the school policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery.


This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role, in a dedicated team of staff, to ensure the success of our pupils and build, mould and sustain a brand new school, fit for the community.


Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the school and see our children and staff at work. Please contact Miss Jo Newton (Executive Head) via the Forge Wood Primary School office for more details. 01293 850651 info@forgewoodschool.org


Start date: September 2019

Closing date: 12th July

Interview date: 15th July

Salary: £16,497 - £19,974 FTE Please note the successful candidate will have the FTE pro-rata’d down, dependant on hours agreed (ideally 15 p/w)


GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.