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Part-Time Caretaker - Part-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-223S
  • Posted:26/01/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:07/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed



(25 hours per week)


The Governors of The Norton Knatchbull School are looking to employ a part-time caretaker/ lettings controller for 25 hours a week, initially on a 6-month contract to be reviewed depending on the school’s needs going forward. The successful candidate will be required to work independently from the rest of the team during their attendance, with support from the Site Manager and team when needed. Shift cover will be required between 16.00 – 21.00 Monday to Friday. There may be occasion during this employment when additional attendance will be required to support the school lettings programme.


Salary is Kent Range 3 – £19,486 pro-rata.  The role is to ensure the security of the establishment, support the lettings programme, and complete various tasks such as daily maintenance checks and general maintenance when required.  The role will have a strong emphasis on administration tasks throughout the duty. This will include completing and updating site records in the following areas: provide customer support for the letting programme; updating and preparing a letting plan; Site security records; Health and Safety records (Fire equipment checks, legionella testing, legal compliance); weekly classroom reviews and preparing work schedules for the site team once faults have been identified.


Please look on our website www.nks.kent.sch.uk for a Job Description and an application form.  
Please send your completed application form to Mrs Catriona Dunton (HR Officer),
either by post or email cdunton@nks.kent.sch.uk


Deadline for applications:  9am – Tuesday 7th February 2023.  
Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter.

We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received.


NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.


Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Catriona Dunton
  • Address:Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
  • Telephone: 01233 620045
  • Email: cdunton@nks.kent.sch.uk


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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.