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Grounds and Maintenance Assistant

St Luke's Grammar School

Part time
Dee Why & Bayview NSW
Remote / WFH?
Applications Close
15 August 2022
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Name: Elizabeth Little
Role: Executive Assistant to the Principal
Email: click to email
Phone: (02) 9438 6237

Grounds and Maintenance Assistant

About St Luke’s

St Luke's Grammar School is an Independent, Anglican, co-educational school, with two Campuses on Sydney's Northern Beaches. One Campus is located in Dee Why (Pre-K to Year 12) and a second Campus is located in Bayview (Pre-K to Year 6). St Luke’s has built a reputation as a premier co-educational independent school that achieves outstanding academic and pastoral outcomes for students. 

St Luke’s employs over 120 full-time and part-time teachers, supported by teachers’ aides, peripatetic tutors and administrative and grounds staff. The School currently has close to 1300 students across our two campuses with approximately 1100 students at our Dee Why Campus and 200 students at the Bayview Campus. 

St Luke’s Grammar School is one of seventeen schools that are part of the Anglican Schools Corporation (ASC) network of schools. ASC staff work closely with the Principal and School Council to ensure wise oversight and governance of the School as well as provide support with core services including finance, IT, Compliance and Human Resources.  


Position:                  Grounds and Maintenance Assistant (Dee Why & Bayview Campuses) 

Load:                        Permanent Part Time - 3 days per week 

Hours:                      7:00am - 3:00pm (hours may vary) 

Commencement: Term 3, 2022 

Reporting to:          Facilities Manager


St Luke’s Grammar School is proudly a Child Safe Organisation, putting the best interests of Children and Young People first. All appointments at St Luke’s Grammar are subject to Child Protection legislation.


About the Role 

St Luke’s Grammar School is seeking to appoint the services of an experienced Grounds and Maintenance Assistant as part of the team that looks after 2 campuses. 

The Grounds and Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the regular maintenance, upkeep and ongoing improvement of school facilities and grounds across the two campuses. 

Applicants for this position should ideally be a Christian and actively involved in their Church.

Reporting Relationships 

  • Facilities Manager
  • Business Manager and Principal


Key Roles / Duties / Responsibilities

The successful applicant will: 

  • Undertake works using best practice techniques and procedures while maintaining a safe workplace for students and staff in accordance with the WHS Act 2011
  • Be confident and experienced in the use of hand and power tools to carry out general maintenance/repairs
  • Have the ability to identify and assess hazards and risks that may impact on the school community including all students, staff, contractors and visitors
  • Assist the Facilities Manager to ensure all contractors are compliant with site requirements
  • Ensure the school buildings, grounds and surroundings are kept safe, clean and tidy
  • Ensure the maintenance of all school tools and maintenance/grounds equipment
  • Assist in the set up of school functions
  • Assist with the moving of furniture and equipment as required
  • Assist in ensuring classrooms and furniture are in good order
  • Carry out minor repairs to doors, locks, windows, furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • Provide regular feedback to the Facilities Manager to ensure standards are maintained and opportunities for improvement of all facilities are identified
  • Assist in the delivery of supplies to key areas of the school
  • Be willing to work overtime as required


Other Duties 

  • Any other duties as requested by the Business Manager or Principal

Attributes and Expectations 

  • Show active support for the Christian faith
  • Demonstrated successful professional experience involving school aged children
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Demonstrate approachability and flexibility
  • The ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team


 Qualifications / Licences / Certificates 

  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Trade experience or qualification preferred
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Working with Children Check required
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

Strong physical, mental and emotional health to deal with the required responsibilities of the role


Application Process



You will be required to upload:          

  • Cover Letter addressed to Mr Geoff Lancaster - Principal
  • Resume, which includes 3 x referees, including a professional referee and a referee who can attest to the Christian character of the applicant.

 Applications will close on Monday 15 August 2022


Please direct any enquiries to: 

Mrs Elizabeth Little

Executive Assistant to the Principal

T: (02) 9438 6237





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