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Portering and Security Officer

Date Posted: Thursday 27 January 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 10/05/2022

Cheltenham College has a vacancy for a Portering and Security Officer. Portering and Security Officers are essential to the daily operation of College ensuring College life and events run smoothly. They are often the initial point of contact with the public, parents, staff and pupils.

Portering and Security Officers undertake a variety of vital roles for College, setting up rooms for events, the day-to-day physical security of the site, minor emergency maintenance/repair tasks, initial first aid and for the coordination of security and fire alarms and services.

A full clean driving licence is required and experience of working in a school would be desirable.

College is a busy and challenging environment, which operates 24/7, therefore, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are needed, along with a flexible and conscientious attitude. The ability to communicate well is essential.

If you wish to have an informal discussion with the Portering and Security Manager regarding this post, this can be arranged by contacting the recruitment email recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

Hours: 40-hour week, working shifts Monday to Sunday. Three-core shifts (8.5 hours) are worked between 06.00 to 22.30 and are arranged by the Portering and Security Manager and/or Head Porter.

Night Shifts: Portering and Security Officers work up to 11-night shifts per year to cover the annual leave of the Night Security Officers

Average hours: 40 hours per week


How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org


Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 10 May 2022. Interviews are scheduled to take place shortly after.