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Apprentice Caretaker - Full-time

Astor Secondary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-4113-290S
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:National Apprenticeship Rate
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:16/10/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Astor Secondary School is looking for an Apprentice Caretaker to join our team.


Monday – Friday 08.30 – 4.30 All Year round. You will be entitled to the statutory 28 days paid leave per year. You may have further days off at the discretion of the Trust.


National Apprenticeship rate.

Responsible to:

Site Manager and Site Assistant

Line manager links:

SLT, Cleaners and contractors


Main Purpose of the Job

 To be responsible for all aspects of site management including a wide range of duties and

responsibilities connected with the fabric and grounds of the school. This includes security,

cleanliness, porterage, monitoring contracts/contractors, routine maintenance and

refurbishment, minor repairs, advising on suggested improvements to the

general school environment, to improve the productivity of site management and to carry out

pre-planned maintenance programmes.

If you wish to apply please complete the application form by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the top of this advert along with the Equal Opportunities Form at the bottom of the advert.  Please return to Lisa Penn, PA to Headteacher lisa@astorschool.com or alternatively by post to Miss L Penn, Astor Secondary School, Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent. CT17 0AS.

The successful applicant will need an Enhanced DBS check to comply with our Safeguarding and Safer Recritment Policy.  This will be processed by us.

Information about the school

Samphire Star Education Trust comprises Astor Secondary School (Headteacher, Mr L Kane), White Cliffs Primary School and Pebbles Nursery (Headteacher, Mrs H Castle), Barton Junior School (Headteacher, Mrs M O'Dell) and Shatterlocks Infant and Nursery School.

Our Mission Statement: "To inspire and motivate all students to achieve their best in a safe, caring and creative environment. To offer a range of opportunities that stretch, challenge and develop resilience for every student."

The Trust promotes smoke and vaping free sites and the safeguarding and welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information


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.