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Bank Staff - Site / Assistant Caretaker / Lettings - Casual

Edenbridge Primary School, Edenbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2099-219S
  • Posted:27/04/2023
  • Pay:TPA 2 / NJC 2-4 - £21, 883 - £22,645 pa FTE (Fring
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/07/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Ongoing


Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for Site Assistant, Assistant Caretaker’s and Lettings Assistant to join their growing team of bank staff to cover on the day sickness, pre-arranged absences and support as and when required. The bank staff team are a casual contract member of the school community that can be contacted to provide support on an ad hoc basis.

The role involves assisting the Caretaker or Site Manager on ensuring the security, safety, warmth and cleanliness of the school premises, including maintenance of the site


  1. Routine locking and unlocking of school premises and grounds, setting alarms, reporting defects, preventing trespass and unauthorised parking. (No risk to staff, in line with agreed code of practice)
  2. Carrying out appropriate fire, safety and emergency procedures in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering
  3. Ensuring that premises, furniture, play areas, drains, boiler house, etc. are clean, tidy and safe
  4. Operating the heating plant to provide heating and hot water as required and checking ancillary electrical equipment and controls in the absence of the Caretaker/Site Manager
  5. Reporting defects and carrying out minor repairs
  6. Understanding, operation and maintenance of complex heating equipment
  7. a) Understanding and operation of security equipment
  8. b) Dealing with trespassers and unauthorised parking
  9. c) Understanding and operation of emergency, fire and safety procedures
  10. d) Decisions on application of frost / freezing precautions when appropriate

Information about the school

Edenbridge Primary School is a 2 form entry school within The Pioneer Academy. This happy school, recently Ofsted graded Good, is at the heart of our local community. Our school, complete with a nursery and fantastic purpose built EYFS provision, has large grounds and excellent facilities, including a dedicated music room, art room and computing suite. Our school nurtures and inspires every child to flourish, excel and achieve. Together with our wider community, we ensure each day is an extraordinary school day. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team striving for the best for all children. As part of our moral commitment to putting children first, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to be taught by inspirational teachers with the highest expectations. If this is you, then we would like to hear from you.

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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.