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Caretaker - Part-time

Halstead Community Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2133-51S
  • Posted:23/11/2022
  • Pay:NJC 8-12 (depending on experience)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 5th December


Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for Caretaker to join their team as soon as possible. Main objectives of the post s to ensure the premises and grounds are safe, warm, clean and properly maintained.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Security responsibilities include emergency, security, fire and safety procedures; responsibilities for key holding, locking and unlocking and ensuring locks in good order; setting alarm systems and reporting defects.
  • Cleaning responsibilities include supervision, organisation and monitoring of cleaners, ordering cleaning materials, clearing of paths, drains, gullies etc. and salting frozen paths.
  • Heating responsibilities include the operation and routine maintenance and cleaning of the heating plant and adjacent areas.

In return, we can offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities, Access to professional coaching.
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing 

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 01959 532 224.

Information about the school

Halstead Community Primary School is a thriving village school set in the heart of the local community. Our ethos is one of high quality learning opportunities within a warm and caring environment. We have high expectations for all our children at Halstead Community Primary School. We want them to be happy and successful, and we are committed to giving every individual child a chance to develop their talents, whatever they may be. We are determined to help children achieve and be given the chance to succeed in a secure and reassuring environment. Our aim is to help the children become self-confident and independent individuals who respect themselves, others and the world in which they live. Hence our motto ‘Everybody different, everybody equal.’

Halstead Community Primary School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: Halstead.kent.sch.uk and www.thepioneeracademy.co.uk

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01959) 532224


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.