May 25, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
Oak Wood School is looking to appoint a Site Assistant to join our Premises Team looking after our facility operations on the evenings and weekends.
NJC05, Scale £24,804.00 p.a
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
June 07, 2023


36 hours per week 52 weeks per year

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 5 pm to 10 pm; Saturday and Sunday typically 8am to (as part of a rota)

Oak Wood School is looking to appoint a Site Assistant to join our Premises Team looking after our facility operations on the evenings and weekends. You will need to be able to provide a supervision and open and locking service, being the main point of contact for on-site lettings and school events. They will also secure the premises at the end of the evening. We pride ourselves on our excellent high standards and performance and are looking for an individual who will contribute to a successful premises team who support this ethos.

The ideal candidate will contribute to the smooth running of the lettings by carrying out a range of caretaking and premises management duties including security and supervision of the site along with other caretaking duties including general porterage and maintenance. We are looking for someone who is confident, enthusiastic and ideally (although not essential) has a good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Legislation including all aspects of manual handling. Full training will be provided.

Oak Wood School was judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted (May 2022) and is a truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. A career at Oak Wood School is your chance to be part of a remarkable team that are working to ensure our students are prepared to be the well- rounded leaders of tomorrow.

“Pupils at Oak Wood School are polite, friendly and confident. They are part of a diverse community and get along well with each other. The school’s ethos is for pupils to dream, learn and grow. Staff here inspire pupils and develop their knowledge, understanding and character.” Ofsted 2022

We believe our best resources are our staff. There is a popular and thriving programme of professional development in the department and across the school, at all levels, and colleagues have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally through our membership of both the PiXL club and the Harrow Collegiate Alliance (HCA). The school also offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme. Colleagues benefit from a commitment to staff well-being and are provided with several schemes to support them maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Situated on a large site close to Heathrow Airport and the centre of Hillingdon, Oak Wood School has much to offer:

  • A commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders.
  • Staff wellbeing programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • On-site catering facilities.

Please read the Site Assistant information document for information about the role, Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please visit our website and complete our Support Staff application form, which is in two documents, and send via email to

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

Further details are available from the vacancies page of our website:

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 7 June 2023.

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 12 June 2023.

We reserve the right to interview strong candidates on receipt of application and make appointments before the closing date

Oak Wood School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Oak Wood School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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