School Site Maintenance Apprentice CATHEDRAL SCHOOLS TRUST

We are offering a two-year apprenticeship with real-life experience in an exciting job role that can support the apprentice with further work within the school premises teams, taking on vital work supporting the education of children and young people.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Holiday entitlement is 6.4 weeks (including bank holidays) days per year. Annual leave is normally taken during school holidays but it may be possible to take some leave during term time.

    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

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7.00am - 11.00am and 3.30am - 6.30pm, Tuesday and Thursday 7.00am to Midday and 3.30pm - 6.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily tasks will include:

  • Security of buildings and school sites - including locking and unlocking buildings, undertaking security checks, and monitoring fire safety equipment
  • General Maintenance and caretaking - including appropriate repairs such as redecorating, minor repairs, and deliveries of parcels
  • Monitoring and Compliance - including undertaking routine inspections, regular security checks, and completing paperwork to support compliance processes
  • This role will require general computer use to respond to emails, use the maintenance logging system, and use of word, excel and online calendar

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

  • Level 2 Property Maintenace Operative Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After the successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to be employed in a school premises roles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding job and requires flexibility as the requirements of the day can change frequently.

About the employer

Cathedral Schools Trust is a multi-academy trust with nine schools – six primary and three secondary. The trust is entirely Bristol school based so we are able to develop local networks and links. Bristol Cathedral Choir School is a five-form entry (1000+ pupils) secondary school based in the centre of the city with a wealth of buildings on a site shared with the cathedral and primary school.




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Training provider



Laura Joy

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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