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Facilities Assistant Expiring soon

TLTP Education

£20667.00 - £22424.00 per annum


Permanent | Full Time



School Facilities Assistant required immediately in Redbridge

TLTP are looking for well-organised Facilities Assistant to work in a Secondary school based in Redbridge. This will be an immediate start on a permanent basis.

Salary Range £20,667 - £22,424

General duties and responsibilities as a Facilities Assistant will include


Lock/unlock school buildings and areas
Operate and respond to alarm systems where appropriate, outside of any specialist monitoring brief
Monitor CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate
Undertake regular security checks and identify security risks
Monitor fire safety equipment and carry out fire system tests
Liaise security, surveillance contractors and police as required
Provide emergency access to the school site including out of hours
Provide support for after school events and lettings outside of the school day


To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the campus is satisfactory, as per specific work schedule
Identify and undertake appropriate repairs and improvement work e.g. redecorating and fixing, minor plumbing, unblocking drains, erecting shelves, notice boards etc.
Operation and maintenance of heating, plant and lighting systems
Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements
Undertake cleaning duties such as graffiti, litter picking and emergency & specialist cleaning tasks etc.
Ensure that satisfactory levels of caretaking, cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained through the whole of the premises e.g. free of litter, weeds, surfaces are gritted/ salted when required


Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors (in accordance with appropriate health and safety legislation and Trust policies, at all times
Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
Prioritising and reporting of jobs/issues/works required
Liaise and report to performance managers & attend meetings as required

The ideal candidate will have

Experience working within a school environment as a Facilities assistant/Premises/Caretaker
A valid DBS on the DBS update service
Be available to interview and start immediately