Maintenance Operative Specialist

Maintenace Operative Specialist

  • Required as soon as possible.
  • Plumbing or Mechanical based
  • Full time 
  • Permanent
  • Salary circa £33,000 per annum (depending on experience)

St Paul’s Girls’ School is looking to appoint a Maintenance Operative Specialist to join the Estates team. The Estates team is responsible for all infrastructure and maintenance of school buildings and grounds. 

The estate comprises the main school site, swimming pool, sports site, and residential properties. The maintenance team is currently made up of the Maintenance Manager and four other maintenance staff, some of whom have a specialist trade while some provide general maintenance support. We are looking for an experienced Maintenance operative for the school. The environment is a busy one, with lots of variety and plenty of opportunity to develop your skills. You would need to have a willingness to learn; the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team; a flexible approach to work and working hours and to have a good mix of general repair / maintenance work experience. The maintenance team also works closely with the grounds team and with caretakers. 


  • Pool Operator Licence
  • Experience of working in the education sector

How to apply

Follow the link to our careers site at Careers at St Paul’s Girls’ School for more information and to apply. Applications must include a full CV and be received by midday on the specified closing date.

Closing date:  Friday 30 June 2023, noon
Interviews:  We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date.

St Paul’s Girls’ School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore, the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We will be undertaking online checks for all shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.

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