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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Maintenance Technician - Cheshire, Wilmslow - £12.15 to £13.14 p/h

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Cheshire, Wilmslow

Hours: 20 hours per week, Term time only, Monday to Friday  14.00pm – 18.00pm

Salary: £12.15 to £13.14 per hour depending on skills and experience 

This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


  • Experience working within an educational setting is desirable, although not essential.

  • General maintenance knowledge, basic tasks related to joinery and plumbing.

  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations

  • Understanding of hot & cold water systems

  • Knowledge of good working trade practices.


  • Training and Development

Within this organization, they strongly believe that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people they support.  The school offer wide range of programmes and opportunities to all their employees to improve your skills and further your career. 

  •          Save money on your bills!!

With the cost of living rising they have a fantastic benefit through Perkbox to help with cutting costs and help make your money go further. Perkbox is a free app for you to use on the go wherever you are.  You can get deals and discounts to save money on things like your weekly food bill, phone plans, internet, eating out, gym memberships, insurance and more.  You can also use Perkbox for their cycle to work scheme and car scheme. 

  •          Competitive Pay and Reward

Every year they compare the market rates of pay and rewards to insure they are comparable or better to other similar organisations. They also offer Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Teacher Pension and Life Assurance.

  •          UK Health Cash Plan

This plan can help cover your day to day healthcare expenditure such as optician and dental bills.  You and your children are covered on this plan and you can also choose to upgrade and add a partner to enjoy the benefits with you.

  •         Employee Assistance Programme

Your health and wellbeing is very important to the school and we have support available on a wide variety of issues, helping you with online tools, information and via a freephone counselling service available 24/7. 

  •  Refer a friend for £1,000

As an employee; the school will reward you for recommending friends and family to come and join the company (*terms apply)

The Role/Key Duties:

The role requires emphasis on Health & Safety relevant to the premises ensuring that the building

and grounds are continually fit for purpose for students and staff to enable them to fulfil their roles.

This job involves various duties to include carrying out general maintenance, and repairs to the building, and planned maintenance. This will require a high level of attention to detail to maintain the high standards of the school and any associated school property.

  • Carry out repairs and maintenance to a high standard in a proactive approach.

  • Conduct regular inspections and ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of all areas of the main school and associated school buildings.

  • Comply with all corporate policies regarding Health and Safety whilst carrying out maintenance functions.

  • Maintain plant and equipment service records.

  • Report defects, damages and malfunctions to the School Business Manager.

  • Ensure the safe storage of tools and equipment and maintain an equipment register.

  • Play a full part in building good relationships with other staff, students and stakeholders.

  • Operate and maintain heating and hot water plant.

  • Ensure records of all required checks are fully completed and legible, and available for inspection

  • Carry out Maintenance and Health and Safety checks on water, fire alarm, exits, equipment, emergency lighting, asbestos and general checks as required.

  • Organise and carry out the collection and movement of furniture and equipment as directed.

  • Ensure that the outside of the buildings are maintained in good order, liaising with contract window cleaners, gardening services and regulated services (gas and electricity contractors).

  • Ensure that all emergencies are dealt with speedily and effectively, including being a key holder for the site.

  • Promote and maximise the security of the premises.

  • Managing all contractors to site, including signing in and out, safe working practices and monitoring work carried out.

  • Carry out and record vehicle checks weekly.

  • Carry out fire drills and other emergency evacuations in line with Independent School compliance.

  • Carry out, as and when required, any additional tasks and responsibilities as directed by the Senior Leadership Team and/or group Facilities and Estate Team.

  • The role will require some lone working; travel; physical work and the ability to drive

  • The role will require independent working and the ability to work using your own initiative

  • The role may require emergency call outs; recompensed in agreement with SLT. 

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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