Multi Skills Apprenticeship THE DIOCESE OF COVENTRY MULTI-ACADEMY TRUST
Harris C of E Academy is looking to appoint an inspirational Multi Skills Apprentice who is committed to further developing the distinctive Christian character of the educational provision and the school community. A fantastic opportunity to support with the maintenance of the school and grounds gaining experience and skills along the way.
Closing date: 07 Apr 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Monday to Friday - 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Total hours per week: 37.0
Possible start date
10 Apr 2023
06 Dec 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The role will include:
Assisting with operating heating plant and equipment efficiently and effectively, adjusting the control systems as necessary, reporting issues to the Site Manager/ Business Manager or appropriate contractors as required and within the post holders ability and training
Reporting emergencies in the case of faults to relevant contractors and keep the Site Manager/Business Manager informed
Assisting with the security of the premises including checks on the security lighting and fire and burglar alarm systems
Assisting with regular basic inspections of the site and buildings and report any maintenance or improvement requirements to the Site Manager/Business Manager
Liaising with all appropriate staff in relation to all site matters as necessary
Assisting with preventative maintenance by checking buildings and equipment and report problems to Site Manager/Business Manager or undertake minor repairs as necessary
Assisting with minor improvements including painting and the erecting of shelves/notice boards, including repairs to locks hinges and sinks, as directed by the Site Manager
Assisting in maintenance of the grounds of the school and ensure the tidiness and upkeep of paths, drives and other hard surfaces, for example, removing leaves and litter, emptying of field bins, keeping the orderly appearance of the grounds
Assisting with stock control of consumable items, monitor stock levels and arranging for orders to be placed in accordance with current procedures and to make sure soap, towels, and toilet tissue is replenished in all toilets on the site as necessary
Assisting with basic IT set up of projectors and laptops
Undertaking portering tasks as required, including setting up and clearing away furniture, receiving and distributing deliveries of goods and equipment, making sure classrooms are ready for the start of school, including setting up of halls for exams or assemblies as required
Assisting with disposal of waste materials in a safe and hygienic manner and ensure they are available for collection as required by the Local Authority’s waste management policies
Assisting with cleaning internal high level windows, light fixtures etc. within the limits of safe working practices and Working at Height Regulations
Supporting departments (eg PE) in setting up for daily lessons as and when called upon
Helping the sports hall in setting up for after school lettings as and when called upon
Complying with the requirements of health and safety , other relevant legislation and school documentation, to participate in
staff training programs as required and to understand and comply with the Equal Opportunities Policy and other Academy policies especially the Safe-Guarding and Staff code of Conduct policies
Engaging in professional development opportunities in agreement with the Head Teacher/ Business Manager
Undertaking specific duties to supervise pupils at times indicated by a rota or SLT.
In return we can offer:
A support network of professional colleagues
A strong culture of professional development
The opportunity to be part of an aspirational organisation and contribute to its development and growth plan
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Property Maintenance Operative Level 2
Ixion Holdings will provide the Apprenticeship Standard.
Ixion Holdings will complete functional skills where necessary.
Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, British Values and Equality & Diversity is embedded throughout the course.
This will be a blended delivery a mixture of Microsoft Teams and face to face. All training will take place on site and within your working hours.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Potential progresion into a Site Maintenance Operative full-time role within the Trust if there is a vacancy.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
THE DIOCESE OF COVENTRY MULTI-ACADEMY TRUST
Harris Church of England Academy
IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED
Property maintenance operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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