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Facilities Services Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Convent Of Jesus & Mary Language College

To assist the Head Caretaker to ensure the smooth, safe and efficient running of the school buildings and premises. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Initially 10.30am- 6.30pm, plus overtime in evenings and weekends as required.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

School aims:

We aim to provide a school experience which:

  • In its breadth introduces each student to the fullness of a life rooted in the love of God, the values of our Foundress St. Claudine and the values of the Gospels
  • In its balance establishes attitudes which produce a concern for truth and respect for all others
  • In its relevance enables each and every student to make her positive contribution to society and live a good and happy life shaped by dignity and faith
  • Respects the uniqueness of each individual regardless of gender, ethnicity, faith, social background or ability


To assist the Head Caretaker to ensure the smooth, safe and efficient running of the school buildings and premises.

Post responsibilities.

As part of the Caretaking team maintaining and developing:

  • School premises, site and associated facilities to support existing services and ongoing improvements
  • Specialist site services within the school
  • Full and thorough programme of maintenance of the buildings, grounds and equipment
  • Site security and the alarm and CCTV systems
  • Various service level contracts for the school
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school
  • To uphold the catholic life and values of the school at all times
  • To maintain a high standard of professionalism and conduct at all times
  • To work closely with other school staff to ensure the smooth operation of school events and celebrations
  • To run a tidy, well-resourced and well-ordered office area ensuring all paperwork is correctly filed
  • To ensure the grounds are tidy, well-kept and free of litter and seasonal debris
  • To ensure a safe site and safe practices at all times
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors (in accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation) at all times
  • Attend relevant meetings and participate in training and other learning activities and programmes as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work as a member of a team and work on own initiative, without direct supervision if required  
  • Ability to work under pressure and to respond to emergencies  
  • Ability to work with and relate to young people  
  • Good communications skills  
  • Computer literate, including the use of IPad’s and other devices  
  • Team working 

Personal qualities

  • Committed team player  
  • Flexible and enthusiastic  
  • Reliability and honesty  
  • Able to accept instructions from Line Manager(s) and act on them   
  • Be optimistic, enthusiastic and ‘generous of spirit’ 
  • Have a sense of proportion and humour  
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Desired qualifications

Must have at least one exemption in maths or English (GCSE, or equivalent, Grade E/4 minimum). 

Future prospects

  • Potential progression into full-time employment upon completion, if there is a role available after the apprenticeship

About the employer

This truly remarkable school has been providing the highest quality of holistic education to girls for over a century. I warmly invite you to come and join us in our mission. Our school and its values are universal, and we welcome children and families of all faiths and none. Come and experience for yourself this very special place of immense beauty and deepest faith.


Convent Of Jesus & Mary Language College


Crownhill Road


NW10 4EP

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Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd


Jack Mackain-Bremner 07788988289

Level 2 Facilities Services Operative Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Legislative requirements and responsibilities relating to health and safety, access & inclusion, manual handling, working at heights, hazardous substances (COSHH), reporting of injuries, diseases etc. (RIDDOR)
  • HSE Five steps to risk assessment
  • The features and purpose of effective customer service
  • Customers’ and organizational corporate social responsibility and sustainability policies and requirements e.g. environmentally friendly initiatives; “People, Planet, Profit”
  • Comply with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation (Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974) e.g. logging incidents, posting/distributing health and safety notices, checking fire extinguishers, fire alarms, confirming that checks have been carried out, use of PPE
  • Identify risks, hazards and threats to people, property and premises in accordance with SOPs

Apprenticeship standard

Facilities services operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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