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Caretaker - Full-time/Part-time

Holy Trinity CEP School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5213-230S
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:KR4 - £18517 pro rata
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:March 2024


We are looking for a committed and reliable caretaker to assist and work with our site manager. We are looking for succession planning and th esuccessful applicant will work along our site manager to ensure school is compliant and safe for the children.

The ideal candiate will have experience of life in school along with an understanding of the necessary checks and legislation to be completed in order to be compliant.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  1. Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the establishment, inside and out, including plastering, decorating, repairs on furnishings and buildings, including woodwork to ensure a safe environment is maintained. Storing and maintaining resources such as cleaning supplies and equipment.
  2. Maintain security of the site i.e. opening and closing of the premises including those for lettings, fixing or reporting any problems, attend to all contractors visiting or working on site, to ensure a safe environment and liaising with line manager as appropriate.
  3. Monitor the boiler to ensure it is kept running on a day to day basis to meet the establishments needs.
  4. Provide a porterage service for deliveries to ensure supplies are correctly handled and appropriately delivered.
  5. Take meter readings from appropriate sites around the premises to assist in ensuring invoices received are correct and budget monitoring is maintained when needed.
  6. Ensure that buildings and site are secure, undertaking security checks.
  7. Keep records relating to maintenance and security
  8. Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately
  9. Undertake general portage duties including moving furniture and equipment within school
  10. Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site
  11. Operate systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)

Information about the school

Holy Trinity is a diverse and welcoming community. It is a vibrant and purposeful primary school with over 400 pupils. The school is a caring, Christian school at the heart of a thriving community, and lies on the outskirts of Dartford. The school embraces all of the National Curriculum and enjoys the support of Cornerstone Curriculum. The school supports and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site. There are fourteen classes with a dedicated team of teaching assistants who provide professional support for the children's learning. The staff team are friendly, supportive and diverse and we enjoy working as a team. The schools last Ofsted inspection was February 2023 where we maintained our Good judgement and at the SIAMS inspection In July 2017 received an outstanding judgement in all areas . Governors and the Leadership Team value the continued professional development of all staff, and are committed to supporting the well-being of the school whole community. The school is committed to promoting diversity and equality as well as the safeguarding of children and all candidates will be subject to DBS, right to work and other legally required employment checks.

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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.