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Caretaker Facilities - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-194S
  • Posted:20/07/2022
  • Pay:VIAT 3 £6,433, pro rata to £19,100
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:22/08/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Our children, staff and families are very proud of our school and are looking for a special person who will join our team to help look after our building and grounds.

We are looking to appoint a caretaker who will take responsibility for opening the school in the morning and welcoming our parents and pupils into the school.  The Caretaker would also be ensuring that the site is compliant with our health and safety standards, including preparing the building and grounds to be clean, safe and ready for our pupils to learn in an inviting environment.

This is a term time only role working 15 hours per week, 7am to 10am each day.  

This role would suit a person looking for reduced working hours and would have line management from the Site Manager as well as daily liaison with the Headteacher or Deputy Head Teacher as required. Full training would be given on appointment.

Please downlaod a copy of our appicaiton form and send to Mrs Terrie Hennon: t.hennon@eastborough.viat.org.uk 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.