Facilities Services Apprenticeship Rochford Primary School

To assist with the daily running and maintenance of the school and it's site, to ensure a safe and secure environment for student, parents and staff. Helping with tasks both indoors and outdoors around the school site.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday including one full day at college.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assist with the provision of other services provided by the school such as events or other manual tasks as required.
  • Cleaning duties throughout the site.
  • Minor and routine maintenance work.
  • Maintaining security of our sites.
  • General supervision of contractors.
  • Assisting with setting out the hall and rooms for assemblies, meetings etc.
  • Reporting and/ or responding to building maintenance issues and other matters as required.
  • Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation.
  • Maintaining accurate records as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Demonstrates initiative.
  • Professional manner/good rapport with staff and children alike.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Able to follow instructions.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Punctual/reliable.

Qualifications required

  • You must have a good level of English, maths and ICT.

Future prospects

This is an excellent opportunity to gain good work experience and develop your skills. You will also gain an industry recognised qualification and improve your English, Maths and ICT skills.

Things to consider

This position will require a DBS check to be carried out You must attend college weekly throughout the length of the apprenticeship, which lasts for 16 months. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and that staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

About the employer

At Rochford Primary and Nursery School we look forward to a close relationship between home and school to bring about the best possible education for your child. We hope that you will find the school a warm and welcoming place where you are given the opportunity to take a full part in your child’s education. We firmly believe that a close relationship between home and school is essential if your child is to make the most of his or her time spent at our school and to realise his or her full potential.


Rochford Primary School



Ashingdon Road



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Training provider

You will be trained by Southend Adult Community College who is rated as an outstanding vocational training provider. You will also receive excellent training and experience in the workplace. You will need to be dedicated and committed to your study and be responsible for your own learning.

  • Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principals.
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths & ICT – Level 1/2.
  • ERR (Employee Right and Responsibilities).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Facilities Management

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Southend Adult Community College


Caroline Fairman 01702 445700 sacc@southend-adult.ac.uk

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017