Employer Description: CofE Primary School

Location: Twickenham, Middlesex

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week, flexible or split shifts, of which 7 hours will be given for apprenticeship training and with 45 minutes for lunch.

Pay:  £5.50 per hour with a six month pay review £10,582 per annum

Annual Leave Entitlement: 23 days, 2 weeks of which have to be taken at Christmas/School holiday time only.

Job Description:

Working with the team to provide a service to the whole school:

  • Clearing litter, rubbish and leaves.
  • Bagging and removing rubbish from internal areas
  • Moving furniture and equipment as required
  • Ensuring deliveries are taken to the specific departments and stored
  • Setting out and removing tables and chairs for assemblies, meetings and lunch
  • Ensuring adequate level of supplies in classrooms, toilets and other areas
  • Painting and undertaking minor repairs and organising contractors
  • Ad hoc light cleaning – spillages
  • Participating in training
  • Have basic IT skills to access emails, CCTV and door controls
  • Securing building and to be available for call outs
  • Carrying out checks on fire alarms, water, PE, playground equipment etc.                                  

Skills & Abilities required:

  • Ensuring that all visitors, staff and students are dealt with in a courteous and efficient manner
  • Ability to follow instructions particularly in relation to the use of equipment and supplies
  • Able to work flexibly within a team; asking for and giving support as needed
  • Able to understand and respect the importance of confidentiality, both within and outside the workplace
  • Able to understand the requirements of Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity
  • Able to understand the importance of being punctual, being in good health and the impact absence has on the effectiveness of the team
  • Ability to relate to adults and children
  • A commitment to the Safeguarding and Child Protection policy which requires all staff to provide a safe environment for children and young people to learn and to promote their welfare.


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes in maths and English are desirable but not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework or Standard  – Customer Service
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 1 (if required)
  • Level 2 BIIAB Diploma in Customer Service
  • Minimum duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

Employment Start Date: September 2019

About St Stephen's School

CofE Primary School in Twickenham, Middlesex