Maintain secure and safe environment
for staff, students and visitors

Key facts


  • Oxford, UK

Reporting to

  • Site & Facilities Manager

Type of contract

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours per week between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work scheduled with mutual agreement.

Anticipated start date

  • 7 December 2020

Deadline for applications

  • As soon as possible

Interviews will commence on

  • As soon as possible

How to apply

  • To apply for this position send you CV to:  

Role Description

  • Proactively identify, log and report health, safety and maintenance issues
  • Prioritise and complete maintenance and facilities tasks to a high standard
  • Complete, and record results of, periodic testing, monitoring and inspections
  • Maintain secure and safe environment for staff, students and visitors

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Complete a range of remedial works and maintenance tasks to a high standard
  • Order equipment and materials that are suitable for purpose and cost effective
  • Vet contractors and obtain quotes for minor works
  • Test portable electrical appliances annually (training provided)
  • Assist the Site & Facilities Manager in meeting regulatory obligations


  • Key holder - Open/lock up buildings and be alert to security issues
  • Arrange furniture in rooms for classes, presentations and meetings
  • Maintain good workplace housekeeping practices
  • Daily cleaning duties and manage stock of cleaning supplies
  • Hire and drive vehicle for transporting equipment, materials, waste, etc.
  • Supervise visiting contractors
  • Share responsibility to occasionally respond to out of hours emergencies

General Health & Safety

  • Qualified first Aider (Training provided)
  • Follow safety procedures relating to asbestos
  • Conduct monthly waster safety checks to control legionella
  • Maintain records relating to the control of substances harmful to health
  • Assist the Site & Facilities Manager in maintaining fire safety in line with regulations and be a Fire Warden

Person Specification

Kings Colleges is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Completing general repairs and maintenance tasks
  • Use of Microsoft office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams
  • Knowledge of fire safety and general health & safety practices
  • Communication with colleagues at all levels
  • Full UK driving licence

Personal attributes

  • Fit, active and able to carry out duties involving manual handling
  • Team player able to work with and around students, staff and contractors
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Willing to work occasional evening/weekend overtime/lieu time as required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An eye for detail and desire to complete work to a high standard
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Formal qualifications

  • Educated to A-level or equivalent vocational qualification

Desirable attributes

  • Experience or qualification relating to plumbing, carpentry, electrical works
  • Experience of working in an educational environment
  • Knowledge of regulations relating to a facilities role, e.g. HSWA 1974

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact:

Applications should be made: As soon as possible

Interviews will commence on: As soon as possible

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team