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Wellingborough School - Premises Supervisor

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  • Northamptonshire

  • Wellingborough School

  • 19,190

  • Full-time


Premises Supervisor 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



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


Health and Safety

Work within Health and Safety guidelines and School policies. Training will be given where relevant.

Make any recommendation to the Estates Manger regarding Health and Safety issues

Have a good working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 as appropriate to your own working environment

Ensure that mechanical aids, steps and all other equipment used are in a safe condition

Report to the Estates Manager any unsafe furniture, structural defect or defective teaching apparatus where noticed

Visually check any fire fighting equipment

Report to the Estates Manager any disregard for Health and Safety legislation by staff, cleaners or contractors

At times of peak work flow, it may be necessary to work beyond your normal hours in order to meet deadlines.  Where this is necessary, then time off in lieu will be available to compensate and the timings of this should be agreed with the Bursar in advance.
The duties of the post could vary from time to time as a result of new legislation, changes in technology or policy changes in which case appropriate training may be given to enable the post holder to undertake this new/varied work.

This job description is current at the date shown in consultation with you.  It is liable to variation by management to reflect or anticipate changes required in order to meet with the evolving/devolving needs and demands of the role itself.

Child Protection and Safeguarding

The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons with whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times.  If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the School s/he must report any concerns to the Designated Senior Person or to the Headmaster.

Further details and application form may be downloaded from our website

http://www.wellingboroughschool.org/who-we-are/vacancies. 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, Friday 25th May

Interviews will take place on 31st May and 1st June 2018.



Further Information


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Wellingborough School

Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2BX

  • HMC, ISC

01933 222427 www.wellingboroughschool.org

Closing Date: 18 June 2018

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