General Maintenance


If you would like to work on a beautiful campus in the heart of Devon, with a great team of people in an inspirational environment with lots of benefits then please continue reading.
We aim to attract the highest calibre of staff who are professional, enthusiastic, committed with a “can do” attitude to join our innovative and successful school. Our maintenance team play an essential role in keeping the school safe and well maintained.
We are seeking to appoint individuals who either have experience of carpentry or electrics, or those who are at the start of their career and want to build their skill base.

The successful candidates will:
• Be team players, with the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues
• Take a pride in their work
• Ideally be a skilled crafts person
• Have relevant experience they are willing to share and act as a mentor to others
• Be prepared to go the extra mile to get the job done
• Have a thirst for knowledge and learning
• Maintain high work standards
• Have initiative and confidence to put forward ideas
• Be approachable flexible

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days holidays
• Open to job share applications
• Training and development opportunities
• Flexible hours
• Free lunches
• 50% school fee remission (pro rata)
• Staff pension scheme
• Life assurance after 3 months’ employment
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free use of onsite gym
• Free use of onsite swimming pool
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Stunning environment
• Staff wellbeing classes such as Pilates and instructed fitness sessions
• Strong community spirit
• Social events

If you would like more information or an informal visit to the school please contact Moya Flynn, HR Manager [email protected]

Early applications are encouraged, the School reserves the right to interview and appoint on receipt of strong applications

Job Description

Application Form

Recruitment and Staff Monitoring Form

Where to send your application

Please send your fully completed application form and any supporting information to [email protected] or by post to:

HR Manager, Bursary, West Buckland School, West Buckland, Barnstaple, EX32 0SX

Interviews will take place on receipt of positive application.