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Assistant Caretaker - Part-time

Shenstone School, Crayford

  • Ref:KCC303-7001-63S
  • Posted:16/06/2022
  • Pay:£22,185 (FTE) £10, 825 (Actual)
  • Start Date:31/08/2022
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:12/07/2022


Post Title:   Assistant Caretaker

Post Location:  Shenstone School

Position Status: Permanent

Contractual Hours: 20 hours per week (7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. & 3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

Contractual Weeks: 40 weeks per year (term time plus 2)

Grade:  Bexley 05 (£11.82 per hour)

Salary:  £22,185 (full-time equivalent), £10, 825 (Actual salary)

Post Start Date: 31st August 2022

Closing Date:  4th July 2022

Interview Date:  12 July 2022

Your Opportunity - We are looking for an experienced Assistant Caretaker to join our friendly team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for security, maintenance, cleanliness of the site, general day-to-day running of the school and help in preparing for events.  The successful candidate will be hard-working, enthusiastic, highly motivated and reliable.  You must be well organised and able to work to a high standard within set timescales.  The successful candidate is required to hold a valid driver’s licence and would have to provide proof of this when employment is offered.  This is necessary as the Assistant Caretaker would be required to travel to all of our sites from time-to-time.

Experience of a similar role would be desirable but all necessary training will be provided.

Your Application - To apply for this vacancy please download, fully complete and return the application form to hr@shenstone-tkat.org.  Please ensure that you are using TKAT application form.

References will be requested for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Information about the school

As from September 2022, Shenstone School is excited to become an all through school primary to secondary. We are a special school for pupils with severe, and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Shenstone School is one school based across three sites. We are committed in supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of all our pupils, staff and parents/carers and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”. Shenstone School was inspected in October 2019 and the outcome is that we continue to be a ‘good’ school, where the children are happy and learning is made fun.

We are very proud of Shenstone School and we are thrilled to have achieved: The Wellbeing Award for Schools, Outstandingly Happy School status, Move Gold quality Mark Award, National Online Safety Certified School status and we are also an accredited Arts Award Centre. We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives in order to maintain the improve services for both pupils and staff.

Staff at Shenstone School can access the following benefits: Excellent Induction and probation process, Comprehensive In-house training (Manual handling, Team-Teach and much more), competitive Pension Scheme, Employees counselling services, vaccination programmes, on-site mental health first aid team and various other wellbeing and social activities.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.shenstone-tkat.org

We are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, For further information about the trust, please visit: www.tkat.org

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Georgia Bissett
  • Address:94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZ
  • Telephone: 01322 524145
  • Email: hr@shenstone-tkat.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).