Prince Henry’s Grammar School, Otley

Maintenance / Grounds Operative

Location
Otley, West Yorkshire
Salary
Scale B1 (points 13-17) £16491-£17772 pa
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
22 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Maintenance / Grounds Operative (B1 points 13-17)

Dates:            Closing date Monday 22 January 2018 noon

                       Start date as soon as possible

Location:      Otley

Contract:       37 hours per week, all year round, Permanent

                        Salary £16491 pa - £17772 pa - 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays

Required immediately to assist in the maintenance and day-to-day running of the grounds and buildings.  The post will require some flexibility with possible evening and weekend working, as necessary, on a rota basis with the rest of the team.

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of grounds maintenance work
  • have basic technical repair and maintenance skills and an understanding of basic safety and security measures
  • be able to deal with day to day issues using own initiative as well as working as part of a team
  • have knowledge of Health & Safety procedures and precautions including fire regulation requirements
  • hold a Full UK Driving Licence
  • be committed to continuous professional development

Prince Henry's Grammar School is a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work.  The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality.  Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirm us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management.  Prince Henry’s has recently been designated a National Support School by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, annual flu vaccinations, corporate gym membership, access to Cycle to Work, Computer and Childcare voucher schemes, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee.  There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's.

Our school is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1500 students – including 290 in the Sixth Form.  We have served the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds, for over 400 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.  We aim for diversity within our workforce.

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