• Job Reference: 00005645-1
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction & Building Services, Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Permanent, full-time, 52 weeks


We wish to appoint a General Maintenance Operative to join an established team in providing first line and general site support services to the Works Department Trades and the School as a whole.


We are looking for a flexible individual who has the required basic skills and the right personality to get the job done.  Essentially, you must have previous experience of supporting building trades, DIY skills, together with the ability to complete arduous tasks.  You must hold a full driving licence, with knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance as you will be required to undertake first line assistance with the School Vehicle Fleet.  Other duties will include preventative maintenance works, Portable Appliance Testing (training will be provided, if required), recycling, collecting and delivering materials, furniture and other general maintenance tasks.


This is a full-time position working Monday to Friday, and Saturday mornings on a rotational basis.  Please see the recruitment pack for further details on the rota.


The salary will be up to £25,698 per annum, plus generous benefits to include pension, life insurance, free school lunch when kitchens are operational, free car parking and free use of the library, swimming pool, gym, tennis courts and squash courts.


A full job description and application pack can be obtained from, alternatively please call 01743 280834 or email


Closing date for applications is 12pm, Wednesday 29 May 2024


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5 June 2024


Shrewsbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Candidates will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.