Property Maintenance Apprentice at Balcarras School advertised by

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Gloucestershire College Business Hub

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Gloucestershire College Business Hub
Apprenticeship Hub 1st Floor
D Block reception, Gloucester Campus
Llanthony Road

Tel: 01452 563400

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Property Maintenance Apprentice at Balcarras School - VAC001659273


Duties will include:

  • Maintenance of school premises, grounds, and sports facilities
  • The use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery
  • To keep boarders, thoroughfares, and footpaths clear and free from litter
  • Prepare plant beds when required
  • Renewing light bulbs and fluorescent fittings and cleaning fittings
  • Carry out daily litter collection duties and emergency cleaning duties arising during the working day
  • Take delivery of school supplies and distribute as necessary
  • Assist with manual tasks as required including the moving and setting up of furniture for school functions
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety regulations are always adhered to
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Communication skills
Personal qualities
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work smoothly and harmoniously with other members of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain cheerful and composed
  • Ability to deal competently and diplomatically with requests
  • DBS Check
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
Desired qualifications

Four GCSE grades A*- D or 9 - 3 including maths and English or equivalents.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Holiday entitlement: Standard including Bank Holidays
  • Staff benefits: Use of Gym
About the employer

Balcarras School is an OFSTED Outstanding comprehensive school located in the charming area of Charlton Kings in Cheltenham. We pride ourselves that this is a school where every individual is valued and feels safe, where each student is inspired not only to do their best but to expand their horizons, and where everyone involved in school life feels a great sense of pride and enjoyment at being part of this community.


Balcarras School


East End Road





GL53 8QF

Closing Date: 28 October 2020

Key facts about an Apprenticeship:

  • An apprentice must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Apprentices must meet our minimum entry requirements

Interview Process:
There are 3 stages to the interview process.
You need to be successful in each area before moving on to the next stage.
Stage 1: Register interest on the vacancy matching service for apprenticeships
Stage 2: College Interview and Initial Assessment
Stage 3: Employer interview

To apply please click on the Apply Now button.

Closing date for applications: 28-10-2020

Salary: £153.98 Per Week

Hours Per Week: 37 Per Week

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