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Assistant Caretaker - Part-time

Wentworth Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2684-148S
  • Posted:26/01/2024
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Asap
  • App Close Date:27/02/2024 at 12:30
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Caretaker to join our Premises Team.

Are you a practical person with the skills to undertake various maintenance jobs around the school including painting and decorating, moving furniture, minor repairs and general DIY?  The successful candidate will assist the Site Manager in the day to day operation of maintaining the site, ensuring a safe environment at all times. 

An understanding of Health and Safety and premises compliance is required, training will be provided. 

The role is a permanent position for 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 11.00am each day, 42 weeks per year.  This covers both term time and some of the school holidays. 

We do require someone who is prepared to work flexible hours to cover in the event of the Site Manager's holiday and absence.  This may include working up until the close of the school day at 6.00pm including locking up the school.  There will also be a requirement to be on the alarm call out list and to respond to out of hours call outs. 

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be appointed. 

Information about the school

Wentworth Primary School (Acad) is situated near Dartford Heath and is close to the border with the London Borough of Bexley. The School serves its local community in Dartford and Crayford. It is very popular and is regularly oversubscribed, our current pupil role is over 650 pupils. The School is very well resourced in all areas and benefits from ample grounds including our own playing fields. The atmosphere is happy and supportive with an effective team spirit. The Governors and Senior Management offer guaranteed support and CPD opportunities for professional development. We have an Ofsted grading of Good.

Wentworth Primary School is a Non-Smoking environment

Job Contact Information

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.