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Caretaker - Full-time/Part-time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-578S
  • Posted:29/03/2023
  • Pay:£20,595
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:27/04/2023 at 11:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The John Wallis Church of England Academy are currently recruiting for a Caretaker to join our established Premises Team.  

We are looking to appoint a Caretaker with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of respect, truth, trust, integrity and love.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week over 2 shifts (between 5am and 19.30).  You would need to be physically fit and be able to work at heights.

We would welcome applications from candidates that may lack Caretaking experience but have the desire to learn and embrace new challenges.

Duties will include:

  • Unlocking/locking the school
  • Taking pride in maintaining our school site both internally and externally to a very high standard
  • Undertaking health & safety inspections and keeping accurate health & safety records
  • Arranging for annual inspections to be undertaken e.g. gas, air conditioning, asbestos
  • General property and site maintenance including redecoration.
  • Porterage services

Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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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 Education.