Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

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



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£19,312 - £20,493 per annum

This post is open to Newcastle City Council employees only.

We are looking to appoint a flexible, enthusiastic and reliable Facility Supervisor to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Caretaking experience in a school would be an advantage. Good communication skills are essential and DIY skills are desirable.

Proposed working hours: 37 hours per week

• Monday - Thursday 10.30am-6.30pm

• Friday 6.30am - 10.00am-5.30pm

Byker Primary School is a vibrant primary school located in the Byker area that serves a richly diverse community. We are looking for a Facility Supervisor to ensure we maintain high standards of cleanliness and repairs across our school site.

You will be responsible for the security of the premises, setting alarms, general health and safety issues relating to the building, as well as a range of porterage duties. There will be a responsibility for the supervision of cleaning staff. It is essential that you are capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting and carrying of equipment, materials and furniture and are able to climb ladders.

You will be expected to be able to deal with varying workloads and the cleaning of a defined area equating to a fifteen hours per week.

There will need to be a degree of flexibility around certain key events in the school calendar e.g. parents’ evenings, governing body meetings, Christmas and summer fairs etc. which will be arranged at the start of the academic year. You will be expected to be available to undertake lettings for the school when required.

To work in our busy and demanding school, you must be positive, hardworking, and able to forge positive relationships and have a strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.


Closing date:

27 May 2021

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