Working at Beaudesert

School Maintenance Assistant

At our beautiful school in Minchinhampton, we are currently seeking a qualified and/or experienced Maintenance Assistant to join our busy team helping to deliver safe, well maintained facilities.

The role is permanent and hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm with a 30 minute daily lunch break. (Lunch is provided during term-time). Some flexibility will be needed during emergencies, for which time-off in lieu will be given. The postholder will also participate with colleagues on a Saturday morning rota on a 'one week in four' basis during term-time only (approximately 8 per year). The following Friday afternoon is then taken off in lieu.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work unsupervised, is highly motivated and flexible, ideally with electrical qualifications/ experience. The role involves undertaking a wide range of planned and reactive premises maintenance work such as minor plumbing, unblocking drains, decorating, emergency repairs/ making safe, as well as undertaking statutory checks e.g. fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and legionella flushing. Training will be provided where required. As part of the wider Estates team, you will also undertake general duties such as portering, distributing deliveries and moving furniture.

To apply please complete the school application form and send to

Application form

Additional benefits of working at Beaudesert include:

  • Lunch, snacks and beverages provided free during School term times.
  • Free use of the School swimming pool and tennis courts at specified times.
  • Option to join the School Group Pension Scheme if eligible.
  • Life Assurance (death in service benefit of three times annual salary).
  • Free parking on site.

Beaudesert Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at the School. Therefore all employees are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check (including Barred List check) from the Disclosure and Barring Service. References will be taken up and the School will approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications.

We are an equal opportunities employer

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