Powered by the Education Collective
Powered By theEducationCollective
Jobs In Schools
Login / Register
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School - -299 days remaining
Closing Date 29/09/2023
Wychall Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8AP
Grade 2 20,812 - 22,777 - 36.50 hours per week full time to start as soon as possible
NOR: 1239

Full Time – Monday - Friday in a variable shift pattern 6am – 6.30 pm and may include some evening and occasional weekend work.  

In partnership with the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the School Standards Committee of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School are seeking to appoint an Assistant Buildings Services Supervisor. 

We are looking for a professional and skilled individual who has the passion and energy to work in our busy school as a member of the support team.  We can offer you a fresh, new challenge with a supportive, hardworking and welcoming site team. 

St Thomas Aquinas is a large and thriving Catholic comprehensive school in the south of Birmingham. Along with seven local primary schools, it is part of growing Catholic Multi Academy. It is a place where staff and students from all faiths live out the school mission. The school was judged to be an ‘outstanding’ in its last section 48 inspection and ‘good’ by OFSTED.

The School requires:

• An enthusiastic, hardworking Assistant Building Services Supervisor to join the Site Team as soon as possible.  

• Attention to detail and a pride in their work would be an essential requirement.

• The ability to work under pressure, to meet deadlines and to produce work to the required standard and agreed timescales.

• Demonstrate good interpersonal skills to communicate with a wide range of people.

You will be responsible for:

General maintenance of the school buildings and grounds under the direction of the Site Manager including:

Skills Required:

• DIY tasks, decorating, plumbing, repairs, cleaning.

• Maintenance of the school minibuses – cleaning and regular checks.

• Grounds maintenance – ensuring the grounds are well maintained and litter free.

• General janitorial duties throughout the school day to ensure all facilities are clean and safe.

• Work as a team member in setting up for regular assemblies and larger school events throughout the academic calendar.

• Assist in the opening/closing of the Site when appropriate.

• You must be able to show you have practical experience to undertake maintenance work of the Site. 

Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, general maintenance experience would be beneficial, and a clean driving licence is essential.


• Very generous employer contribution pension.

• Provision of workwear appropriate safety wear provided.

• Holidays starting at 29 days and increasing with service.

• CPD – access to training courses where applicable.

Please refer to the detailed job description and person specification on the school’s website.

You would be supported in the role by a fellow Assistant Building Services Supervisor and managed by the Site Manager.

Informal visits to the school are welcome, please contact the School Office to arrange.

The ability to converse at ease with parents/students and members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.

Closing date 9.00 a.m. on Friday  29 September 2023 with interviews taking place within the next seven days.

For further details and an application form visit www.stacs.org or contact: the main school office for details. St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Wychall Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham. B38 8AP. Tel. 0121 464 4643  

Related Documents
pdf file icon Application Forms - Notes to Applicants
pdf file icon CES Guidance employment references FAQs
pdf file icon CES Model Application Forms and GDPR Compliance Guidance
docx file icon Consent to Obtain References Form
pdf file icon Equality Act 2010 - Reasonable Adjustments Statement
pdf file icon Memorandum on Appointment of Staff to Catholic Schools
docx file icon Model Application Form - Support Staff
docx file icon Recruitment Monitoring Form
pdf file icon Letter to Applicants
pdf file icon Job Specification
pdf file icon Person Specification
pdf file icon Recruitment Pack