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Flexible Hours Caretaker - Part-time

Shoreham Village School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2148-78S
  • Posted:27/09/2023
  • Pay:KR3/4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:From 13th October


This is an exciting opportunity for a flexible, hard-working and reliable Caretaker to join a team of professional, friendly teaching and support staff. The successful candidate will be well-organised, conscientious and able to form good relationships with all members of the school community. They must be able to work on their own initiative, have an extensive level of DIY/handyperson skills and, as regulatory paperwork is involved, the applicant must have a good level of spoken and written English.

This is a permanent, part-time position. The hours are 15.5 per week, 52 weeks per year with 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata).  Hours of work are flexible and the shift pattern can be agreed with the Headteacher. 

The responsibilities will include the security and safety of the premises, basic maintenance and repairs of the building, maintaining statutory paperwork, occasionally driving a minibus and managing small projects.  Please refer to the attached job description for further details.

All interested applicants are invited to contact the office to arrange a visit to the school.

Shoreham Village School is a friendly primary school with well behaved children who are keen and enthusiastic learners. The hard working and dedicated staff are committed to raising standards throughout the school.

At Shoreham Village School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All staff are subject to a DBS. 

Information about the school

Shoreham Village School is situated in the heart of the Darenth Valley in North West Kent. The school has played an important part within the life of Shoreham Village and the local community since 1841.

The school, graded Good by Ofsted in April 2019,offers a broad range of academic, sporting, musical and social opportunities to its pupils who are taught in mixed age classes by a team of dedicated, professional teaching and support staff.

At present we have 86 pupils. We are very much a family with a caring ethos, high standards of behaviour and achievement.

The school is located in the village of Shoreham which, by car is only ten minutes from Sevenoaks, ten minutes from the M25 and fifteen minutes from the M20. There is a station in the village, only a ten minute walk from school, and trains to Sevenoaks and London are frequent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01959) 523252


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.