Level 2 Facilities Apprenticeship - Seaton House School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

The Facilities Operative Apprenticeship at Seaton House School involves supporting school aims, attending training sessions, and collaborating with the Estates team.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Eligible for an NUS card for discounts in shops and restaurants Eligible for an apprenticeship oyster card, 30% off travel Discount on Nandos, ASOS, Vue cinema and much more Automatic rise in pay after 12 months Prizes and vouchers to be won

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week, 12:30pm to 6:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Reporting to the Bursar, the Facilities Officer will:

  • Support and contribute to the aims and spirit of the school
  • Carry out professional duties under the reasonable direction of the Bursar or Caretakers
  • Attend various insets during the academic year (1 per term) usually on the days leading up to the start of term
  • Work positively with other members of the Estates team and all other school employees in general
  • Provide cover for other estates personnel when absent, as and when required
  • Contribute to the Health & Safety, Safeguarding and General Welfare of the School’s Operational Environment
  • Be proficient in IT to be able to integrate into School operations and communications via email, website searching for appropriate tools and resources, and to allow use of on-line learning platforms

Support the School Operations:

The Facilities Officer will work effectively as part of the Administration & Operations Team to ensure the daily activities in term time and throughout the holiday periods run smoothly by:

  • Ensuring the security of the premises at all times, assisting with opening and closing the school, operating the security alarms at entry/exit where necessary
  • Assisting the teaching staff with the physical set-up of rooms/hall/outside areas where necessary
  • Spillage and breakage rapid response including cleaning/disinfecting resulting from pupil illness/accident
  • Parking attendance or Gate attendance at school entry/closing times
  • Moving heavy or bulky deliveries to appropriate sections of the school
  • Setting a good example in terms of personal presentation, attendance & punctuality

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Facilities Services Operative Standard qualification
  • Level 2 Facilities Services Principles
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression into full-time employment for the right applicant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment, the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. Please google the location prior to applying.

About the employer

Inspire ATA is an official Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, licenced by the Department for Education. Currently ranked 2nd in the Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK Award 2023-2024. Inspire ATA specialises in creating apprenticeship opportunities, where we recruit and employ the apprentice on behalf of our host clients, enabling us to offer additional support and a better experience for both the apprentice and the client as the experts in the industry. We arrange the most suitable and appropriate apprenticeship training from one of our partnered training providers. If you are successful in securing an apprenticeship with Inspire ATA, it is important to understand that Inspire ATA will be your employer and the apprenticeship placement will be a separate organisation that simply hosts you as an apprentice. As a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, Inspire ATA performs an important role in developing the UK labour market and it is our responsibility to ensure that talent is recognised, developed, and matched with business needs, whatever the background of the individual, irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity and gender reassignment. We are proud of the diverse nature of our business and work with clients to ensure that all candidates are treated with courtesy and respect.




67 Banstead Road South




Kirsty Haden-Collier


07927 565834

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Facilities services operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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