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Facilities Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Sanders School
APTC 3 points 14 - 17
Sanders School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/10/2018 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description


Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6RT

Tel: 01708 443068

Email: enquiries@sandersschool.org.uk

Website: sandersschool.org.uk  

Twitter: @SchoolSanders

Headteacher: Mr Stuart Brooks BSc (Hons)




Hours: 36 hours per week/52 weeks per year

Grade: Scale APTC 3 points 14-17

Actual Salary: £20,007 - £20,472


The Facilities Assistant is a key member of the site team. The postholder will work alongside the Facilities Manager and other key staff in providing the school’s premises service. 

Are you: 

  • Able to use initiative and problem solve issues as they arise
  • Professional, enthusiastic and positive with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as an effective member of Team Sanders

We require a Facilities Assistant to join us as soon as possible, to provide and contribute to a first class premises service. The role will include a range of caretaking duties, including the security and supervision of the site. Other duties include porterage, cleaning and maintenance. The postholder will report to the Facilities Manager. You must be able to manage competing priorities, establish positive working relationships and be flexible.

In September 2018 the school joined Success for All Education Trust; a local multi academy trust comprising of three secondary schools. An inclusive community ethos and strong pupil-staff relationships underpin the school’s expectations and development.


School tours are available. To book a tour please contact Clare Valentine on 01708 443068 or email cvalentine@sandersschool.org.uk

An application pack on this varied, challenging and exciting new role can be obtained from vacancies section of the school website www.sandersschool.org.uk or from cvalentine@sandersschool.org.uk


Closing date:    Monday 15th October 2018 (4.00 pm)

Interviews:      w/c 15th October 2018


We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be obtained by the school.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
Please complete the attached application form below. Alternatively, you can visit www.sandersschool.org.uk to obtain an application form or email cvalentine@sandersschool.org.uk