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Wellingborough School - Premises Supervisor

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  • Northamptonshire

  • Wellingborough School

  • £19,190

  • Full-time


The School is a co-educational independent day School of some 850 pupils which comprises three elements, namely Pre-Preparatory (Age 3 – 8), Preparatory (Age 8 – 13) and Senior (Age 13 – 18).



We are looking to appoint a Premises Supervisor to assist the Estates team in ensuring the site and School are safe, secure, and well maintained. The post will entail evening and weekend working so flexibility in the role is essential. Supervision of lettings and facilities is a large part of the role.

Required As Soon As Possible 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 2.00pm – 10.30pm

(Flexible hours, Job share may be considered)

Salary: £19,190

Further details and application form may be downloaded from our website

www.wellingboroughschool.org  Please can interested applicants complete the application form and return it, along with a covering letter, to Karen Harrison, HR Manager, Wellingborough School, London Road, Wellingborough. NN8 2BX Applications by e-mail are welcome and should be sent to recruitment@wellingboroughschool.org

(Other forms of applications will not be accepted)


Closing date for receipt of applications: 1pm, Wednesday 28th February


Interviews will take place w/c 5th March 2018



To assist the Estates team in ensuring the site and School are safe and secure, clean and well

Maintained. The post will entail evening work so flexibility in the role is essential. To

comply with the competencies and standard requisites agreed by the School relevant to the





                 Security of the Premises and Contents

                 To act as key-holder

                 To be responsible for the security of the premises and contents

                 To make secure the premises and set the security alarms where applicable at the end of the school day or when each building needs locking up

                 Available for emergency call out & provide emergency access to the school site

                 Open/close the premises when necessary for staff, contractors and lettings, ensuring the site is secure and alarms are activated on leaving the premises. (During contractual hours)

                 Ensure premises are in a safe condition to be used

                 Identify and minimize hazards

Supervise lettings as directed by the Enterprise Manager, and be the first point of contact for hirers of the school facilities e.g. setting up equipment ensuring correct use. Tidying up ensuring all lettings abide by school rules, no smoking etc.

Supervise visitors to the school and any contractors working at the school out of normal hours

                 Identify trespassers and unauthorised parking and follow School procedures accordingly

                 Ensure perimeter gates are secure

                 Carry out emergency security repairs where possible or contact the appropriate contractor where necessary

                 Assist with receipt, distribution and dispatch of goods



Carry out lettings duties as required

Available to work overtime as reasonably requested, e.g. late functions

Available to respond to alarm calls out of school hours

Any other duties reasonably required by the Estates Manager

Snow clearing and salt spreading

Setting up of rooms – if appropriate

Assisting with car parking as required

Supervising at school events


To be directed daily, the following tasks will be required of the candidate where necessary.


                 Maintenance and repairs

                 Small maintenance jobs such as changing light bulbs.

                 Report any breakages, damaged items needing repair, monitor to ensure that repairs are carried out

                 Within the level of competence carry out small maintenance repairs and estates duties such as watering and decorating.


Outside Areas

Inspect outside areas including lighting, report any defects and arrange for repairs as appropriate

Litter pick on a daily basis to keep the site as litter free as possible

During inclement weather conditions, assist the Estates team where possible to ensure that pathways are kept clear of snow and frost and gritted as necessary

Take a proactive role in resolving problems which arise in ensuring contractors comply with the School’s rules and regulations when on site.


On-site services

Porterage duties (this could involve some heavy lifting) as outlined by the Estates Manager to ensure that equipment is where required and on time

Arrange the movement of furniture and heavy teaching equipment as required


Further Information


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Wellingborough School

Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2BX

  • HMC, ISC

01933 222427 www.wellingboroughschool.org

Closing Date: 28 February 2018