FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

EF Academy is part of EF Education First, the world leader in international education. We are a multinational group employing over 43,000 staff and teachers with 500 schools and offices in over 53 countries.  EFs mission has always been to open the world through education and EF Academy takes this mission one step further by preparing high school students for placement at a top-ranked university, as well as a global life beyond. You can learn more on www.ef.com/academy

Role description

Working hours: 08.30 – 17.30

Five days per week (including some weekends)

  • Holiday entitlement 25 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Salary £20,600 per annum
  • Reports to the Campus Manager

 

Accommodation may be available in return for additional duties.

Duties include:

  • Performing minor repairs and maintenance
  • Dealing with external contractors
  • Maintaining & replenishing supplies of maintenance stock
  • Making daily and on-going checks of areas
  • Basic plumbing, decorating & paintwork
  • Basic garden maintenance
  • Prioritizing tasks appropriately
  • Dealing with other general maintenance/caretaker duties as required

We are looking for some who is/has:

  • Awareness of general health & safety issues at work
  • A flexible approach to the nature & hours of work undertaken
  • Highly motivated, energetic, positive
  • Customer service orientated, friendly & approachable manner
  • Trustworthy & able to work independently with little supervision
  • An excellent communicator with students, colleagues, and external clients
  • Attention to detail, organized & thorough

Qualifications and competencies:

  • Basic skills in plumbing, decorating, gardening, general building work & DIY
  • Awareness of general health & safety issues at work
  • Flexible approach to nature & hours of work undertaken is essential
  • Highly motivated, energetic, positive
  • High standards of presentation
  • Customer service orientated, friendly & approachable manner
  • Trustworthy & able to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent communicator with students, colleagues, and external clients
  • Attention to detail, organized & thorough
  • Cost conscious

Responsibilities:

  • Make daily and on-going checks of areas to establish what work is required
  • Prioritize tasks appropriately, taking health & safety concerns into account at all times.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance where possible to a high standard of finish
  • Report requirements for and liaise with external contractors where reg. building/repair work.
  • Maintain & replenish supplies of maintenance stock, e.g. light bulbs, batteries, tools etc.
  • Check furnishings regularly for any adjustments or repairs required
  • Maintenance of boiler rooms ensuring they are clear of debris or unsafe items running well
  • Regular testing of fire alarm & emergency lighting equipment
  • Decorating & paintwork as required
  • Furniture assembly
  • Move furniture/other items around the site as required
  • Basic garden maintenance such as lawn mowing, weed clearance & tidying
  • Sweep drive & paths and clearing litter from grounds, grit paths in winter
  • Check all light fittings & desk lamps and replace bulbs as required
  • Basic plumbing (dealing with blocked toilets/drains, bleeding radiators, drain checks etc.)
  • Perform regular safety on fire equipment
  • Perform regular risk assessments of buildings & grounds, notifying line manager of any concerns
  • Assist with unexpected cleaning if required when cleaners are off site
  • Ensure all school areas & grounds are clear of rubbish etc.
  • Other general maintenance/caretaker duties as required
  • Respond to emergency call outs out of working hours if necessary
  • Tasks and responsibilities may vary

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

EF Academy Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter.

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EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.


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