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Caretaker - Part-time

Woodlands Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2079-216S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:October
  • App Close Date:05/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:October


Woodlands Primary School, north Tonbridge is looking to appoint a hard working and reliable person who would like to be part of a busy and supportive premises team. The successful candidate will assist in the maintenance and security of the school premises, ensuring a safe working environment, as directed. Experience within a similar position is desirable but not essential.

  • Permanent, Part Time Position
  • 16 hours per week, five days, Monday to Friday
  • Hours - Monday to Thursday 3pm to 6pm & Friday 2pm to 6pm 
  • Salary -  Kent Range 3 £19,293 (Full Time) Pro Rata Salary £8,319.56
  • Start date asap

The Caretaker plays a vital role in the day-to-day running of the premises and will be able to work cooperatively with all members of the school community to ensure high standards are maintained at all times. 

For further details, please refer to the attached Caretaker Job Description.

The successful candidate will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check prior to employment start date.

We reserve the right to interview before the closing date and welcome visits to the school prior to application and interview.  Please contact the Personnel Manager personnel@woodlands.kent.sch.uk to arrange a suitable date and time.

Woodlands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Woodlands Primary School was formed in September 2016 following the amalgamation of Woodlands Infant and Woodlands Junior Schools. We are a successful and happy school in North Tonbridge. Currently we have 640 pupils on roll organised into three classes per year group across three buildings: Saplings (EYFS), Acorn (KS1) and Oak (KS2). An excellent local reputation for both the Infant and Junior schools has been built up over many years. Our enthusiastic and dedicated staff work strongly together to provide exciting learning experiences for the children both inside and outside the classroom.

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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.