Aug / Sept 2019
This post is subject to the conditions of employment contained in the Jebel Ali School contract.
Purpose of the Job
To carry out, as part of the facilities team, a range of duties to ensure the safety, security, maintenance and cleanliness of the school compound as required by the Headteacher.
54 hours per week, Saturday to Thursday. To be available to work on either a Friday or Saturday each week
Overtime allowances for additional hours on school working days will be paid (approximately 4 hours per day).
35 days paid leave (including weekends) in summer holidays.
Flexible to work out of hours as and when required
Roles and Responsibilities
Maintenance of Building and Equipment
Regulation of agreed A / C temperature when building not in use.
Carry out routine inspection of facilities storage areas and ancillary equipment such as pumps, batteries, etc.
Replacement of light bulbs and tubes.
Switching on / off lights at the beginning and end of day.
Carry out minor repairs to property, fixtures, fittings and equipment that are not beyond the scope of an unskilled handyman.
Notify the Facilities Manager of any repairs or maintenance work which is beyond the competency and responsibility of the caretaking staff.
Direct workmen and contractors to the site of repair and ensure the works they are carrying out are conducted in a safe and controlled manner
Daily check of all blocks to ensure all roof top access points / balcony or high risk areas are locked at all times to prevent unauthorised entry
Maintain cleanliness and general tidiness of all external hard areas; empty litter bins on a daily basis.
Ensure all drains are free flowing and clean. Cleaning blockages should they occur.
Inspect outside fabric of school, report / repair defects as appropriate.
Inspect all fences, gates, walls, steps, lights, etc. Report / repair defects as appropriate.
Keep entrance to the school, inside and outside, clean and clear of obstructions at all times.
Inspect all outside areas for dangerous materials and remove
Carry out internal / external window cleaning where required.
Car Park duty at morning drop off and afternoon pick-ups. Ensure the safety of staff, students, parents and any visitors in this area
Prepare for school and after school activities, including PTA use, cleaning and (where applicable) cleaning up after these activities, within the normal working week.
Cleaning of paint trays left in sinks by teachers.
Laying out and stacking of chairs, desks, tables, etc. Movement of same within the school.
Take delivery of stores, materials and other goods and store them (including cleaning materials where applicable). Movement of same within the school.
Collect and making ready of laundry dispatch. Receiving / storing / distribution and return.
Order grocery items as and when required.
Replenishment of soap, toilet rolls and towels.
Keep cold water dispensers around the school topped up. Wash up cups.
Carry out procedures in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering, accident or major damage.
Emergency cleaning in the absence of cleaning staff during normal session time (including the playtime break) e.g. spillage of paint, children being sick, etc.
Mop and clean toilets when required
Carry out the reasonable instructions of the Facilities Manager or Business Manager within the terms of the caretaker job description.
To manage, train and direct the staff from the Cleaning Contractor to ensure all areas are being cleaned adequately.
To manage the cleaning schedule of the cleaning subcontractors on site on a daily basis to ensure cleanliness and hygiene is maintained at all times
To set up any school / PTA events and set up any furniture.
Office / Administrative Duties
Deliver registers to the classrooms every afternoon and / or morning.
File children’s papers, as required.
Laminate, cut and bind school documents, as required.
Backing for hall board.
Clock : changing times for different programmes e.g. sports days / trips between Key Stages / Ramadan timings, etc.
Security of the safe key.
Stock control of stationary items.
Jebel Ali School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. The successful candidate will be subject to relevant national police checks.
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