Full Time, permanent
Great Benefits offered
About Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill
Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill is an independent school in Wembley, London offering two tracks: the French curriculum in a bilingual environment and the English International Program leading to the IB Diploma programme in Y12 and 13.
The school opened its doors in September 2015 and now welcomes 850 students from Year 1 to Year 13. Located in the splendid, historic and entirely renovated Brent Town Hall, the Lycée offers state-of-the-art facilities and learning tools where the art and happiness of learning and teaching rule.
We take great care of our most valuable asset - our team:
Generous annual leave package
Flexible hours during each student break
Salary range: £21-24,500
Reports to: Premises and Operations Manager
Normal hours would be 7am to 4pm but flexibility required
We are looking for an enthusiastic, customer-service orientated Grounds Assistant to provide efficient and effective support to the Premises and Operations Manager in the day-to-day maintenance of the Schools external grounds, and to also assist in the running of the School’s facilities as necessary.
Additionally, the post holder will be expected to observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties and ensure that instructions specified by technical consultants, contractors and manufacturers are adhered to.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
This role carries with it an amazing opportunity for the staff to engage with our pupils. We would encourage pupil participation with certain projects such as plant care and growing. This would be a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to cement themselves within our school's community and become a really valuable member of our team.
o Litter picking gardens, paths, playgrounds etc;
o Maintenance of school gardens including mowing, strimming, pruning etc;
o Landscape maintenance by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes;
o Cutting down tree limbs that are posing a danger;
o Assembly and installation of outdoor furniture;
o Painting / treatment of external furniture and fixtures such as benches and
o Gritting and treatment of walkways, car parks and paths as necessary to
maintain a safe environment for all members of the community at all times of
o Ensuring that gullies, drains etc. are kept free from debris and that the School
and grounds are litter free;
Education & Experience Required
English speaking with the addition of French or other language a real bonus
Interest in working in an international environment
Relevant experience in grounds maintenance
An aptitude for grounds maintenance and a pride in work
Strong team spirit
This job description sets out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up. The post holder may be required from time to time to undertake other duties within the School as may be reasonable expected, without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. This is a common occurrence and would not justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.
It is a requirement that all staff work in a flexible manner compatible with their jobs and in line with the objectives of the Lycée International de Londres. Please note that the job description for this position may be reviewed and amended to incorporate the future needs of the Lycée.
Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and overseas police checks from any countries a candidate has lived for longer than three months since the age of 18.
Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill is an equal opportunities employer.
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