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Caretaker - Part-time

The ASPIRE Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F12-21-S
  • Posted:20/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a caretaker to work across two of the Aspire schools for three days a week 8am - 4pm. The caretaker will provide support at Leeds and Broomfield C of E Primary school and Ulcombe C of E Primary school, which will include health and safety checks, and general maintenance  This job would suit someone who enjoys DIY and has a suitable level of edcuation to complete written forms. The post is for 21 hours a week and can be blocked into 3 days or spread out across the week. No formal qualifications are needed just a willingness to get involved and some practical skills. We have another caretaker who provides support in our other two schools so there woukd be some joint working on larger jobs. This position  is for 45 weeks a year - so it includes term time and some work in the holidays. 

Information about the federation

The ASPIRE Federation is a partnership of four small village primary schools in rural Kent, near the county town of Maidstone Two schools are Church of England primary schools and two are community primary schools. The ASPIRE mission statement is:

The ASPIRE Federation will nurture curiosity and creativity through an inspiring, broad and engaging curriculum, where learning is at the heart of all that we do. Our children learn to become resilient and self-assured in environments where pastoral care is excellent. Everyone is challenged and encouraged to thrive and achieve as individuals, preparing them for their role as caring citizens in modern Britain.


We aim to be an outstanding federation at the heart of our culturally diverse communities, striving for excellence, enabling our children to achieve their highest potential in all areas of the curriculum in line with each of the individual school’s values and beliefs. This is summarised through the motto and values of the federation: ASPIRE - A School Partnership In Rural England

Motto : ‘ We Aspire to Inspire’

Our Values K – Kindness U – Understanding P – Patience H – Honesty L – Love B – Boldness

We are committed to safer recruitment and will require you to fill in a self disclosure form if you are shortlisted. We will also require you to produce certain documentation to confirm, identity, qualifications and the right to work in the UK. You will need a copy of your birth certificate. Attached to this job advert is our child protection policy and our recruitment policy.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Emma Hickling
  • Address:Cayser Drive,
    ME17 3QF
  • Telephone: 01622 842674
  • Email:



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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.