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Garscube Terrace, EH12 6BG
£19,917 - £22,931 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

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From January 2022 we require an


 Total of 37.5 hrs per week with a rate of pay between £10.21 and £11.76 per hour depending on experience and certification.

St George’s are looking to hire an experienced Estates Assistant for this hands-on role to assist with the daily functioning of the school to ensure a safe and satisfactory working and learning environment.

This post is carried out 5 days out of 7 and will include Saturday and/or Sunday working on a rota basis. The default hours during the week are 8:00am to 4:00pm, with a half hour unpaid lunch. Timings on Saturdays and Sundays will be subject to weekend lets. 

Duties will include a mixture of:

Performing a range of maintenance tasks, opening and locking buildings for weekend lets, as well as setting-up, furniture moving and/or cleaning rooms for special events or after lets.

 The ideal applicant will have previous experience in a similar type of role, and applicants with some carpentry, plumbing or decorating skills would be most welcome. Having basic IT skills would be considered essential for accessing electronic work logs.

 Interested applicants are asked to complete and return an Application Form along with a cover letter. The Application Form, along with further details about this vacancy, are available on St George's website or may be obtained from Human Resources, St George’s School, Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 6BG; Tel: 0131-311-8126; E-mail:

Closing date: Noon, Thursday 27th January 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 31st January 2022

Please note: appointments are subject to receipt of two satisfactory references, and PVG clearance via Disclosure Scotland.

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