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Assistant Caretaker - Part-time

Maypole Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2066-241S
  • Posted:01/08/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:24/08/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:To be arranged with shortlisted applicants



Maypole Primary School is looking to appoint an Assistant Caretaker to be responsible for the security of the establishment and provide a cleaning and general maintenance service. 

Days and hours:


Additional work may be available during school holidays for decorating, larger maintenance projects and deep cleaning.

Main duties:

Maintain the security of the premises by closing the premises.

Assist with general cleaning and tidying of the premises, such as sweeping/cleaning floors, emptying bins, cleaning toilets etc., to ensure a tidy appearance is maintained.

Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the establishment, inside and out, to ensure the site is a safe environment for pupils, staff and visitors.

The attached Assistant Caretaker Job Description includes other duties that may be required for this position.

We are looking for a person who:

  • is friendly and reliable
  • is confidential
  • has integrity
  • is committed to maintaining the school premises to a high standard
  • Is flexibility to work extra hours, weekends or holidays if necessary

We request applications using KCC application forms with the names of 2 referees who will be contacted before interviews take place.

Information about the school

At Maypole School, we pride ourselves on our caring, friendly and inclusive environment. We put children first and aim to bring out the very best in every individual. The relationships we develop with our children and families enable us to create a distinctive ethos.

We are very proud of our achievements and the high standards achieved by pupils. We are passionate about educating the whole child and ensuring that we provide pupils with a wide range of experiences and opportunities.

In our Ofsted (June 2018), we were pleased that the school continued to remain good. The school community is committed to pupils reaching the highest possible standards and to further improve their achievements.

We offer excellent CPD opportunities for staff, which includes the development of highly effective ECTs and trainee teachers as well as leadership opportunities for more experienced staff.

We are privileged to have such wonderful children at Maypole School and we always aim to ensure that every child gets nothing less than the very best they deserve.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 556581


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