Senior Maintenance Tradesperson - Marland School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £12.66 - £14.26

Marland is a successful all age (KS1-4) special school for students with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) needs. It is currently located across three sites: Peters Marland, Barnstaple, and Bideford (expanding to four in April 2023). This post will encompass working across all sites on a needs-led basis but will have an office base at the Residential school in Peters Marland as well as a works vehicle provided for travelling between sites and to and from work only (some mileage may be chargeable).

We seek an enthusiastic, friendly, committed, hard working and self-motivated person to join our team. You need to be flexible and able to work in a team as well as under your own initiative.  You will need to possess good communication skills and have the ability to meet deadlines whilst maintaining high standards. If you are qualified to level 3 (City and Guilds ), or have equivalent knowledge and experience, and are competent in at least four trades including carpentry then we would love to hear from you 

In conjunction with and under the direction of the Senior Facilities & Estates Manager you will have responsibility for:
- the general maintenance needs of the schools

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Visits to the school and discussions with the Senior Facilities & Estates Manager are welcomed and encouraged from suitably qualified / experienced candidates. Please contact Carlene Slade (Senior Facilities & Estates Manager) on 01805 640481 to arrange.

Please visit our website for further information about our schools and visit our vacancies page to download an application pack. 

Please return your completed application by email to or by post to Andrea Dart at Marland Residential School, Peters Marland, Torrington, Devon EX38 8QQ

Interview Date: w/c 31st October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationDevonTorridge
  • Work Postcode

    EX38 8QQ

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/

  • Salary Details

    £12.66 - £14.26

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required