Estates Services Maintenance Worker – Plumbing

Contract TypeFull time
Salary£34,080 pa
Start DateASAP
Closing Date27 NOVEMBER 2023
We are looking to appoint an Estates Services Maintenance Worker with particular skills in plumbing to join the estates team.

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is one of the UK’s leading vocational and academic schools, situated in glorious countryside just half an hour from London. Working with 360 boarding and day pupils, aged 7 to 19, you will join a dedicated and supportive staff team within a school that offers the advantage of small classes with talented and committed students and strong public examination results.

We offer a wide range of benefits including a pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free school lunches during term time, free onsite parking and enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

About the role

The successful candidate will join the Estates team, working Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm OR 9am – 5:30pm. Applications close 10th July 2023 however applications will be reviewed on receipt and we may appoint before the closing date.

Main Duties

  • Carry out/resolve all plumbing maintenance issues.
  • Carry out general maintenance and handyperson tasks to school properties, alongside other Team members.
  • Carry out non-skilled tasks such as moving and lifting furniture; car park direction for events; and other non-skilled jobs that arise on a day to day basis.
  • Undertake any reasonable additional duties at the request of the Head of Estate Services, the Business Director and the Principal.

Person Specification


  • Be capable of carrying out repairs and maintenance works to the school’s plumbing systems.
  • Ability to carry out minor works and works in connection with building refurbishments, and alterations to new and existing installations.
  • Adhere to all current health and safety legislation, as well as the schools own policies and procedures.
  • Organise and programme own daily workloads, including the preparation of parts and materials for ordering.
  • Maintenance/handyperson work (including using power tools)
  • Be aware of recent Health & Safety legislation and COSHH regulations
  • Able to carry out minimal unsociable hours as required
  • Can do attitude
  • Able to work at height
  • Able to work as part of a small team
  • Flexible and self-motivated
  • Must hold a current driving licence
  • Must be prepared to work overtime that will include special events that arise, i.e. Founders Day and Bonfire Night etc. and be called out to attend emergencies as requested by the Head of Estate Services, his authorised representative or other members of staff.
  • Show a clear commitment to implementing whole school/staff policies relating to the safeguarding of children


  • First Aid qualification


Step 1. Complete Application Form

Download Application Form

Step 2. Apply via email

If you would like to apply for this role, please email us the Application Form along with a cover letter.


Tring Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration form relating to any criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, with an environment where staff can thrive, regardless of their background. For information on how we will use your personal information during the recruitment process, please see the Staff Privacy Notice.