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School Caretaker

Required to start as soon as possible

Band 3 (£15,246 - £15,375)

37 hours per week, all year round

6:00am – 9:30am 2:30pm – 6:00pm

(2 hours flexible across the week)


Including a 3 bedroom detached house on the school site (optional)

We are looking to recruit a friendly, enthusiastic and highly committed School Caretaker who will ensure that our children learn in a safe, clean and healthy environment. You will be an important member of our school team and have a positive approach to this key role. A 3 bedroom detached caretaker’s house is included in the post with a generously subsidised rent, although applications from candidates who do not require the house will be considered.


You will:

  • Be dedicated and hardworking and take pride in your high standard of work
  • Be a team player who is friendly and professional, relating well to adults and children
  • Be flexible and reliable with a good understanding of health and safety requirements


The post will involve:

  • Keeping the school clean and tidy, well lit and heated
  • Site security including locking and unlocking premises
  • Routine repair and maintenance tasks and porterage duties
  • Liaison with contractors and ordering cleaning/domestic materials
  • Being the primary key holder for the site
  • Possible working hour variation for some unsociable hours
  • Supervision of cleaning staff


The school will:

  • Provide supportive line management
  • Provide induction and ongoing vocational training
  • Provide administrative support
  • Provide a varied and challenging work context


If you are a practical, outgoing person looking for a varied and interesting role then we look forward to hearing from you!  Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please contact Tina Copley, School Business Manager to make an appointment.   Completed applications should be emailed to before Friday 11th May or if preferred, a paper application can be handed in at the school office.


SAFEGUARDING NOTICE: The post holder will have to provide two verified references and a completed enhanced DBS check before any start date can be arranged.