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Assistant Caretaker - Part-time

Cygnus Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F48-46-S
  • Posted:13/03/2023
  • Pay:Bexley 04 / NJC3-4 (depending on experience)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:31/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c - 3rd April


About this Role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, friendly, capable, hard working person as a part-time Caretaker to work within our Premises team. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have high standards and a good level of practical skills
  • Be an organised and self-motivated team member, able to prioritise and multi-task.
  • Have great communication skills.
  • Have a flexible approach to work, able to work extra hours occasionally and prepared to be outdoors in all weathers

The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, security and cleanliness of the school premises and site in the mornings, supporting the Premises Manager to ensure that staff, children and visitors to the school are safe at all times. The role involves liaising with contractors and suppliers involved in the repair and upkeep of the building and site, and may involve occasionally working a small number of additional hours.  We are therefore looking for someone who is flexible and is able to be at hand when required. A positive working ethos is essential and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  Our new caretaker can look forward to being very well supported in their professional development.


Post Title:                                            Assistant Caretaker (Part-time)

School:                                                 Upland Primary School

Location:                                              Church Road, Bexleyheath  DA7 4DG

Status:                                                 Permanent

Hours/Week:                                       20 hours a week (7-11am, Mon-Fri, throughout the year)

Grade/Pay:                                          Bexley 04 / NJC3-4 (depending on experience)                                                                                 Pro rata salary £13,340 - £13,560.

Post Start Date:                                  As soon as possible

Interview date:                                   Interviews are planned during week beginning 3rd April.   

Information about the trust

About Gravel Hill Primary School

Gravel Hill Primary School is a popular two-form entry primary school in the centre of Bexleyheath; we are part of Cygnus Academies Trust.

At Gravel Hill, our values of confidence, aspiration, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything that we do. Our school has a vibrant feel; we are proud of our happy, welcoming staff team, the positive atmosphere and our strong community links. We have invested in every aspect of the school to ensure that all areas are very well resourced. Technology is at the centre of every classroom. Our extensive grounds promote outdoor learning and our newly designed early years area provides the best possible start for our youngest children. The exciting, innovative and progressive curriculum at Gravel Hill ensures that our children leave with necessary skills, knowledge and attributes to become learners for life.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust,
    C/O Manor Community Primary School,
    Keary Road,
    DA10 0BU
  • Telephone: 01322224201
  • Email: jenny.baker@cygnus.org.uk



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.