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Apprentice Site Officer Shelfield Community Academy

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Apprentice Site Officer to join our site staff team as soon as possible. The post holder will be required to assist the site team in ensuring the Academy environment is a well maintained and safe environment for staff, students and visitors.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • To provide general facilities management around the Academy.


  •  To ensure the safe, efficient and effective day to day running of the academy premises and grounds
  • To be responsible for the security of the premises during the day including locking and unlocking of the building
  •  To actively support the vision, ethos and policies of the Academy
  • Responsible, as a member of staff, for promoting and developing a positive culture and to ensure that diversity within the Academy community is recognised and respected
  • Contribute to the development of the Academy’s vision, values and aims and to abide by agreed professional behaviours and attitudes
  • Assist with the support in all day to day activities either internal or external
  • Assist with ensuring statutory compliance, satisfactory performance and completion of Planned Preventative Maintenance, Cyclical Programmes and other required duties
  • Assist with providing a safe and fit for purpose premises for pupils, staff, visitors and volunteers to complete their day to day activities
  • Assist with the responsibility of the security of the site and ensuring opening and closing the Academy at the start and finish of the day
  • Assist with maintaining access control, CCTV and physical security systems on site
  • Assist in ensure the appropriate programme of repair and maintenance for property and grounds are followed and all records are updated as and when required
  • To undertake emergency, planned repairs and maintenance within capability, responding effectively and keeping records of all such work. Ensure all such faults are reported to the correct line management in a timely manner
  • Assist with routine building inspections of Academy and recording daily maintenance and Health and Safety
  • Assist with the undertaking allocated Health and Safety checks for academy on a daily, weekly, monthly & annual basis or as and when required. Ensuring Health & Safety systems are fully maintained and updated
  • Assist with ensuring all operations comply with relevant environmental legislation
  • Assist to maintain accurate Property & Service contract records for Academy
  • Provide portering services to Academy ensuring school day to day activities proceed as expected
  • Assist with maintaining stock control of all Academy consumables
  • Assist with maintaining energy efficiency measures with the Academy
  • Act in a professional diligent manner at all times
  • Comply with Quality Assurance procedures and agreed direction
  • Be collaborative and flexible in your approach and able to change with the evolving nature of Oasis in an inclusive and adaptable way
  • Be considered, inclusive, and holistic in the approach to delivery/outputs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to converse at ease with parents/students and members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English

Personal qualities

  • Calm and adaptable
  •  Self-motivated and committed
  • Hard working, confident and eager to learn
  • Interested in the field of Facilities Management
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate physical fitness to perform any lifting and handling materials and periods of standing required on the job
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children
  • Emotional resilience in working in a range of challenging situations
  • Have a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the of the Oasis ethos

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

Things to consider

- Apprenticeship wage

- This vacancy may close early for the right candidate 

About the employer

Our students are a fantastic group of young people, supported by a wonderful team of staff who are committed to ensuring continuous improvement in a positive “can do” culture. This mix creates an academy that is a pleasure to work and learn in, with examination results that place us amongst the most successful secondary schools in the country.


Shelfield Community Academy


Broad Way



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Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

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


Anthony Lowe 07881922192

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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