Site Service Officer – St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Site Service Officer – St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Grade:             Grade 4, Point 6 – 14.

Salary:             £19,698 – £23,080

Contract:         6 Month Fixed Term

Hours:             37 hours a week.

Monday to Thursday 7:00 am – 10:30 am and 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm and Fridays 7.00 am – 10.30 am and 2.00 pm – 5.30 pm

The Local Academy Committee are seeking a Site Service Officer to provide a high quality and effective maintenance / repair and facility services to St Patricks, along with job requests from the Facilities Manager.

As a valued and dependable member of our Romero Facilities team, you will manage the school premises at St Patricks, in order to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance, whilst at the same time ensuring a safe learning environment for our children. The role will primarily be based at St Patricks. However, the post holder may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises at which we may provide services.  You will be expected to travel to the 8 schools which make up The Romero Catholic Academy (all are based in Coventry) as and when there is a need.

We can offer:

  • A happy school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated and excellently behaved children
  • Supportive parents and Local Academy Committee Members
  • Opportunity for Development within a trade of interest such as; plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting and decorating
  • Access to a wide range of benefits; including an excellent pension scheme (LGPS), Health Cash Plan provided through BHSF

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance and security of the school premises, including ensuring a trained second key holder to cover any periods of absence.
  • Be flexible to changes of needs and able to reprioritise your workload and work on your own initiative where necessary
  • Be responsible for the premises outside of normal working hours in regards to locking/unlocking and any additional cleaning, setting of security alarm systems, carrying out security checks and responding to emergency calls
  • Undertake a range of re-decoration and minor maintenance work as agreed with the school Principal and Facilities Manager, e.g. minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical, unblocking of drains, repairing furniture, litter picks, gritting, sweeping etc
  • Be responsible for the day to day cleanliness of the premises inside and out and will undertake cleaning duties where required including collecting/assembling waste for collection and receiving deliveries of goods/equipment
  • Be the lead contact for any contractors and projects on site
  • Be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of our school
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and able to multi-task in a busy environment
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and caring
  • Be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both children and colleagues

Application forms and further documentation are available to download from  Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form must be completed and sent along with the recruitment monitoring form.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing Date Friday 23rd July 12 noon

Interview Date: Week Commencing 2nd August 2021

Application forms should be returned to HR, at

Support Staff Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Disclosure Form

Notes to Applicants