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Facilities Assistant

Job Title: Facilities Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Start Date: September 2018
Duration: Permanent
REF: FA190718_1532025741
Contact Name: Richard Brittain
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description



Main area of responsibility:

  • Working under the direction of the Facilities Manager to ensure that the school site is clean, secure and safe for all users.
  • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all times


The job of the Facilities Assistant is an important one, contributing to all aspects of the School's facilities management and premises, providing a safe and secure site for pupils, staff and visitors at all times


Under the overall direction of the Facilities Manager:


  • Undertake appropriate repairs and improvements e.g. redecorating and erecting shelves; minor plumbing, changing light bulbs unblocking drains and toilets
  • To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory e.g. cleaning duties such as graffiti removal, litter-picking and leaf clearance
  • Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements liaising with the Facilities Manager
  • Ensure that toilets are serviced and cleaned and undertake any emergency and specialist cleaning tasks as directed by the Facilities Site Manager or Head Teacher
  • Ensure that pathways and all other external hard surface areas are kept clean, free of litter, leaves and weeds
  • Record meter readings monthly and provide these to the School Business Manager
  • Undertake the maintenance of outside areas including any weeding and grass cutting
  • Conduct regular checks of the outdoor play equipment across the school identifying and logging any faults or repairs required to the Facilities Manager
  • Be responsible for maintaining records, information and data
  • Manage chemicals and data sheet in line with COSH regulations
  • Assist in safety audits of the premises and contribute to relevant risk assessment activity
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors [in a accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation at all times
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment Security / Lettings
  • Lock and unlock school buildings as directed by and in the absence of the Facilities Manager
  • Manage, including for evening, weekend and other out of hours use of the school, eg: Lettings