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Resident Security Manager - Repton Senior

Job Reference repton/TP/7/412

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Salary:
£25,000 per annum, plus free accommodation
Working Hours:
Predominantly term-time, although on call cover and patrols will be required in the holiday periods. Term-time: 8am-1pm Monday to Saturday and 6pm-10pm Monday to Friday for patrol and lock up (required all year round). Emergency on call required all year
Location:
Willington Rd Repton
Closing Date:
28/06/2024
Department:
Facilities
Region / Division:
1. Repton School
Job Role:
Support

Package Description

Location: Repton and Repton Prep

Responsible to:  Head of Facilities

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of work: This is a predominantly term-time only role, although on call cover and patrols will be required in the holiday periods.   Normal hours will be (with the requirement to be flexible around specific events):

08.00 – 13.00 Mon – Sat (term time only)

18.00 – 22.00 Mon – Fri – patrol / lock up / on call (all year round)

Mon – Fri emergency on call (all year round)

Benefits: On-site accommodation. 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays, plus the Christmas close-down. Employer Pension Scheme. Free membership of Repton Sports Centre.

Job Introduction

Repton School is seeking a Resident Security Manager to join it's facilities department. Reporting to the Head of Facilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safety, security and welfare of all students, staff and visitors to the School sites. 

This role will be based at the Senior School, but will offer guidance and support to the Prep as necessary.  The position will be security focused, include the monitoring / review of CCTV, engagement with and support of School events and support of the Lodge if possible.  Full engagement with School life is a prerequisite and a contribution to the School’s DofE / CCF would be desirable.  There must be flexibility and a willingness to support key School events throughout the year.

For a full description of duties, please read the job description. Please note, a driving licence is essential for this role. 

The closing date for applications is 12pm on the 28th June 2024. If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to contact the HR team via hr@repton.org.uk. 

Main Responsibilities

Role Responsibilities

Site Security

  • Ensure that there is a visible security presence across the site, providing a deterrent to unauthorised visitors.
  • Undertake patrols of the school property and buildings, conducting both internal and external security checks to prevent fire or flooding and to deter / detect criminal activity.
  • Control and coordinate the support of Repton Security to ensure their patrols are effective and in line with the School’s need and any perceived threat.
  • Understand all aspects of the Access Control system in place across the School site.
  • In coordination with the Head of Facilities, define the correct opening and closing procedures for the buildings on site and ensure that a robust building security lock up routine is in place, through liaison with the School Porters and Facilities team (Paxton).
  • Patrol the site to ensure that security processes are being followed correctly and that all doors and windows are closed / locked as necessary.
  • Work with the Head of Facilities to ensure that appropriate external lighting, signage and CCTV are in place to provide the necessary levels of security.
  • Monitor, control and retrospectively check CCTV as required and in support of the Pastoral and Safeguarding leads.
  • Utilise CCTV to prevent crime, maintain oversight during incidents and provide retrospective CCTV evidence as required.
  • Proactively provide advice and recommendations to improve the security of the site and our pupils, employees and visitors.
  • In the holiday periods, liaise as necessary with the Sports and Events Manager to ensure building use, lock up and security patrols are in line with the Enterprise letting calendar.
  • Respond to all emergencies, Fire and intruder alarms.
  • If safe to do so, confront any anti-social behavior that occurs on campus. Operate within the limitations imposed on private citizens, dealing with and responding to requests for assistance to deal with trespassers on school property or with people intent on causing trouble with pupils, which may include on the public highway, calling the police as appropriate.
  • Act as point of liaison with the Neighborhood Watch, Parish Council, Police and other relevant bodies on matters of site security.
  • Look smart and maintain a professional profile while on duty.
  • When available support the Lodge with VIP visitors, prospective parents, and guests of The Hall and escort them to their respective meeting points.
  • Support when necessary with contractors ensuring all contractors and visitors to site comply with our Safeguarding requirements.
  • Carry out additional duties as required, which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities and grading of the post (eg: car parking and first aid).

 

Support School Events

  • Support the larger School events from both a security and organisational perspective, liaising as necessary with key stakeholders both academic and support.

 

Combined Cadet Force / DofE (desirable but not essential)

  • Helping with the management and running of CCF field weekends and training afternoons as directed by the Contingent Commander.
  • Helping with the management and running of DofE weekends as directed by the Head of DofE.

 

 

The Ideal Candidate

Person Specification

Relevant Prior Experience

  • Experience working in a similar security role or a military environment.

Candidate Profile

  • You must be a reliable, smart, well organised and trustworthy individual.
  • You must be flexible and proactive, used to operating in a culture of continuous improvement.
  • You must be a good team player with strong communication skills across all levels and age ranges, able to develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders, whilst contributing to the broader life of the School and the Facilities team.

 

About Repton School

Repton School, founded in 1557, is a leading co-educational School situated in the historic village of Repton. Five miles from Burton upon Trent and eight miles from Derby, Repton lies in the very centre of England. The School boasts a consistently fine academic record and is active and successful in a wide range of other activities. The School’s 600 plus pupils, both boys and girls, are predominantly boarders. Each belongs to one of the ten boarding houses. Repton prides itself on its long and close association with the village. 

With the establishment of Repton Dubai in 2007, Repton was a pioneer among UK independent schools in establishing overseas ‘branches’. Repton International Schools Ltd has now established a family of six international schools (seven as of September), with four in the UAE, one in China, one in Malaysia and Repton Cairo opening in September. The School takes great pride in its international family and works closely with its overseas partners to ensure that each Repton International school fully reflects the ethos and values of the UK school.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, therefore the following shall be deemed to be included, in addition to the duties that you may be required to perform:

Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

Under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 it is a criminal offence for a person over 18 (e.g. teacher, matron, sports coach) to have a sexual relationship with a child under 18 where that person is in a position of trust in respect of that child, even if the relationship is consensual. This applies where the child is in full-time education and the person works in the same establishment as the child, even if s/he does not teach the child. Moreover, whatever the age of the pupil, a sexual relationship between an employee and a pupil will be considered an abuse of a position of trust and gross misconduct, likely to result in dismissal.

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