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Caretaker - Full-time

Sutton Valence Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2193-149S
  • Posted:24/05/2023
  • Pay:KR3 £21,293
  • Start Date:July 2023
  • App Close Date:09/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:14th June 2023


Our mission is to ensure we all participate in the constant quest of knowledge, learning and adventure so that each individual can build upon their core strengths to aspire to make a real difference.

The pupils, staff and Governors wish to appoint someone with an interest in looking after and maintaining our school premises. This may be someone who is new to a career in this area, who can start the role as a caretaker, receive all the training needed for the post, to potentially become a sitemanager. Our team would be supportive in developing someone to take this role forward.

This post is for 37hrs per week, is a year round post, and is subject to an enhanced disclosure check as part of our school safeguarding procedures.

You must:

  • Be committed to learning the role from internal support
  • Be able to attend training sessions to support your success in the role – such as legionnaires, asbestos and fire training (this is currently being covered so support can be given to enable training to take place)
  • Be able to juggle the many demands of a busy school
  • Be inspiring to pupils who would want to be you on a pupil Takeover Day!
  • Work as part of a busy team

We can offer you:

  • An environment that will support the development of your role
  • An up to date Health and Safety Audit following a successful local authority auditing procedure
  • Pupils who are well behaved who would love to support tasks such as sweeping leaves as part of the Garden Gang
  • A positive, happy and friendly working environment
  • Traditional values with contemporary aspirations

Sutton Valence Primary is a village school with established links with its community. We have a dedicated Governing Body who are supportive in the schools continued journey to be the best that it can.

Visits to our school are welcome.

Information about the school

Sutton Valence Primary School is situated within a beautiful rural setting on the outskirts of Maidstone. Please refer to our school website for further information about the school.

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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.