Lynn Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8LF

Facility Supervisor

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£24294- £25119 per annum

This school has Academy status, and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

St Thomas More Catholic High School

Lynn Road

North Shields

Tyne and Wear

NE29 8LF

37 hours per week (will consider job share)


The school day runs from 6:45am - 6:00pm during term time and various shifts are available to cover this period, e.g early shift/late shift/split shift which may include options to rotate. Flexible finish (to accommodate lettings) may also be required.

The post holder will be required to work flexibly, meaning they would work a different working pattern during school holiday periods (e.g. 0800 to 1600 Mon- Fri) and they may be required to work overtime e.g. to help facilitate contractor weekend working and/or to attend emergency/alarm call outs.

Required as soon as possible

The Governors of St Thomas More Catholic High School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and flexible person with good DIY skills to help with the effective operation of site services such as opening and closing, porterage of deliveries, grounds maintenance, minor building repairs and maintenance. We are open to the possibility of splitting this role into two part time posts (one morning shifts, one afternoon/evening shifts) if the right candidates prefer this.

Duties will include:

- Locking and unlocking the school and carrying out security checks on the building - which includes attending school for emergencies out of hours as required.

- Carrying out minor repairs, general maintenance and decorating competently

- Portage of deliveries and furniture as required around school

- Liaising effectively with staff, emergency services, cleaners and other contractors on site.

- Carrying out and recording checks to help maintain Health and Safety standards and records

This role will initially be based at St Thomas More Catholic High School, however please note, as part of this role, you may be required to provide support to other Catholic schools within North Tyneside periodically. The postholder must at all times take pride in the school site and their own general appearance. Previous experience would be beneficial but training will be provided.

Person specification, job description and application forms are available in the support documents on the school website.

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post and/or by e-mail, e-mail: no later than Friday 24th November 2023 at 12:00pm. Interviews are expected to be held the following week. Only the successful candidates will be contacted by the school.

St Thomas More is committed to the safety and protection of its students. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service together with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate. An online search will take place on shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process and inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance.


Closing date:

24 November 2023

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