Trainee Premises Assistant - Bindishe Green School

London Borough of Lewisham


 Brindishe Federation of Schools, SE London


We do not accept CV’s


Brindishe Green School, Beacon Road, London, SE13 6EH

Brindishe Manor School, Leahurst Road, London, SE13 5LS

Brindishe Lee School, Wantage Road, London, SE13 8NA


What we are looking for

  • We want to appoint an enthusiastic, capable, and skilled Premises Apprentice to support the existing federation premises team with the general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, premises, and grounds of the 3 Brindishe primary schools and to ensure we are providing a safe, secure, clean, and warm environment for all children, staff and visitors.
  • As part of the Apprentice scheme you would undertake a structured training programme in order to gain the required skills and knowledge
  • Develop self-confidence to be able to work independently on small projects and day to day task using Line Manager direction and own initiative  
  • Assist and support the Premises team in maintaining and improving the school’s sites and supporting the strategic developments  
  • Learn and understand the concept of best value and interaction with external contractors
  • Gain understanding of the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace following schools policies and procedures
  • Gain knowledge and practice on a day-to-day level to provide a safe and efficient working environment, for staff and service users.
  • Brindishe Green, Brindishe Manor and Brindishe Lee are all forward thinking, lively and ambitious Ofsted-rated outstanding primary schools. We work as a close partnership of 3 highly successful local authority primary schools known as the Brindishe Schools.
  • We are looking for someone that can contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school, Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, Attend and participate in regular meetings, Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required and recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Salary Details – £15,570

Qualification you will be working towards: Facilities Management.

This is one year post including training and is all year round (not school term time only) at 35 hours per week, typically 8.30am – 4.30pm, but on occasion may be required to open the school at 7am, 26 days holidays plus bank holidays each year 

Further Information 

  • To be eligible for a position on the Apprenticeship scheme you must:
  • Be over the age of 16 (applicants must be 18 or over for this role, there is no upper age limit)
  • Be a Lewisham borough resident (the electoral register will be used to verify this information) 
  • Have full residency entitlement, there must be no restrictions on your status in the UK (all successful candidates will need to produce their passport once a job offer is made)
  • Be able to pass an initial assessment test in Maths and English


For more information please download the job description and browse our website

Further general information on Lewisham Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme can be found here: 


If you would like to visit the school or ask any questions about the role please contact Rachel Waite on 07508 868726 or Andy Eva, Premises Manager on 07787434201. 

Closing Date

Midnight Sunday 3rd November 19  


Brindishe Schools are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as reference checks 


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