Harlands Primary School



Salary          Grade 5, points 17-19 £18,672-£19,446 (pay award pending).  This grade may be reviewed for the right candidate.

Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week, to start as soon as possible.

Harlands Primary School is a large school site set in its own grounds.  We have over 400 wonderful children and a staff team of 50.  We need an enthusiastic, flexible and well-motivated Premises Officer to join our hard working, professional, friendly team.

With a range of building maintenance, DIY, caretaking and Health & Safety skills and experience, you will monitor and record contract cleaning standards and performance;  liaise with a range of contractors who visit the site;  maintain all health and safety related records and carry out a range of janitorial duties.

We are looking for someone who takes great pride in their work, pays attention to detail, and who wants to provide a safe and well maintained environment for all our children and staff to work in.

You will be a keyholder and part of the call-out team.  Normal hours of work will be 7.5 hours per day, on a split shift basis, between 7.30am-6.00pm on Mondays to Thursdays, and 7.30am-5.30pm on Fridays, with some flexibility as required to work later on occasion.  During the school holidays, these hours may be more flexible.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • carry out many varied maintenance duties
  • repair and replace fixtures and fittings
  • make good paintwork
  • carry out minor plumbing repairs
  • liaise with staff, contractors etc
  • maintain accurate records 
  • and hold a clean driving licence

Harlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects the staff team to share this commitment.  The post is subject to a satisfactory reference and DBS checks.  We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion, which should be sent by post to Mrs K Michael, Harlands Primary School, Penland Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1PJ, or by e-mail to office@harlandsedtrust.org.uk

An application form, job description and person specification  are available by clicking on the links.

For more information, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs K Michael.  Visits to the school by arrangement are most welcome.

Closing date:  9.00am Friday, 29 March 2019

Interview date:  Monday, 1 April 2019

Updated 22 March 2019