Property Maintenance Operative Apprentice Wood Street Infant School

The Federation of Worplesdon Primary School and Wood Street Infant School are seeking to appoint an effective school caretaker to join our schools based in Guildford. This scheme includes training in your Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Qualification

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shift to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The Chosen candidate will be working alongside our Site Manager across two schools in our federation
  • Maintain the security of the premises by repairing doors, latches, and fences, to maintain a safe environment.
  • Undertake daily and periodic cleaning of designated areas as directed to cover for any absence of the leaner such as dusting, vacuuming, cleaning toilets, emptying bins etc. to ensure a tidy environment is maintained
  • Empty recycling and food waste bins daily
  • Ensure outside areas are kept free from litter, sweeping leaves, clear drains and gutters of leaves, emptying bins cutting brambles, etc to maintain a clean and tidy environment. Gritting pathways in the winter
  • Be responsible for chair and table arrangements for all school functions
  • Restock toilet rolls, hand towels and soap in all bathrooms
  • Painting walls steps as required and directed by Site Manager
  • Maintain adequate supplies of cleaning materials and supplies (light bulbs, batteries, salt) to meet the schools needs
  • Assist the Site Manager across both schools as required
  • Having their own car is essential for this role, as there will be an need to travel between the two schools

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The qualification the apprentice will be working towards is Level 2 Standard Property Maintencance Operative apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity of full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Worplesdon Primary School (WPS) and Wood Street Infant School (WSIS) recently federated, which means that we now work very closely together, with staff travelling between each site on a daily basis. The schools are located about 2.5 miles apart. WPS is a large primary school in the heart of Fairlands in Guildford, with over 500 pupils. Whilst WSIS is a small, village, infant school in the heart of Wood Street Village, with 90 children. This role requires flexibility and a proactive attitude as well as your own transport to drive between the two sites.


Wood Street Infant School


Oak Hill

Wood Street Village




Lorna Slater

01483235 165

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please submit personal statement and CV to Lorna Slater at

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023