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Assistant Caretaker - Part-time

Kennington CE Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2052-142S
  • Posted:16/06/2022
  • Pay:£19,428.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:15/07/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:18th July 2022


We are looking to appoint a caretaker to join our team of friendly and dedicated staff at Kennington CE Academy:

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated. They will ensure our school site is maintained to the highest standard both indoors and out.

The role involves:

General maintenance, undertaking general repairs around the establishment, inside and out.  These will include decorating, repairs, cleaning, basic plumbing, drain clearance and carpentry to ensure the site is a safe and tidy environment for students, staff and visitors.

Assist in portering services for deliveries as and when required. 

Proactively identify and report any defects to the Site Manager to ensure health and safety procedures are followed and to enable repairs to be carried out.  Record serious hazards to site manager immediately. 

Collecting and disposal of waste in appropriate manner; and cleaning and maintaining waste bins.

Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies, and refill and replace consumables.

A wide range of practical skills is essential. Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details.

 In return we can offer you:

  • A welcoming, friendly school
  • Trustees, governors, staff, children and parents who will highly value your role
  • Ongoing support and professional development opportunities
  • A beautiful school site which has potential for further improvement

This post is for 20 hours a week. The shift pattern would be 6am-10pm

Please contact the school office to organise a tour of the school or to find out more. Tel: 01233 623744.


Information about the school

Kennington CE Academy is 3 form entry (12 classes) for Key stage 2 of 360 pupils, situated in North Ashford and serving a mixed community of children who are enthusiastic about learning and their school.

We have strong relationships with our feeder Infant school, Downs View and The Towers, our nearest high school. Our church school status has led us to develop close links with the local parish church. We are sponsored by Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk)

Kennington CE Academy is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Please visit our website at www.kenningtonacademy.co.uk for further information.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lynn Seal
  • Address:Upper Vicarage Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9AG
  • Telephone: (01233) 623744
  • Email: office@kennington.school


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).