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General Handyperson

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values. 

We are looking for someone to join our Facilities Management team, working closely with Housekeeping to identify and solve small maintenance activities quickly within the properties on-site, such as boarding houses, and the main school. The role will also involve working with the Estates team on any larger issues identified.

Carrying out duties in the most cost-effective and efficient way, demonstrating all due care to safer practice for children and for all relevant health and safety legislation.

In return we offer the following benefits:

  • Free meal during working hours
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment

Should you have any questions regarding this position or would like further information, please contact Michelle Armstrong,


St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks. 

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18