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Part Time Caretaker - Part-time

Seabrook CEP School, Hythe

  • Ref:KCC886-3153-54S
  • Posted:26/02/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:14/04/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Hours per week: 10 hours, all year round

Pay Scale: Kent Range 3 (£21293/year pro rata)

Job Description

At Seabrook School, we are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated caretaker who will work to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for our pupils, staff and visitors. The post is part-time for 10 hours per week, with the schedule and days worked to be agreed.

As a caretaker you will ensure our school site is maintained to the highest standard both indoors and out. The role will involve undertaking general repairs (within capability, general cleaning and maintenance, including decorating, basic plumbing, drain clearance and basic carpentry. You would need to be physically fit and be able to work at heights.

We are looking to appoint a caretaker with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of love, respect, hope and perseverance.

We encourage visits to our schools, and would love for you to come and meet our wonderful children and staff and see us in action. Should you wish to take up this opportunity, please email or call the school office; office@seabrook.kent.sch.uk or 01303 238429.   

We would welcome applications from candidates that may lack caretaking experience but have the desire to learn and embrace new challenges.

Duties will include:

  • Taking pride in maintaining our school site both internally and externally to a very high standard
  • Undertaking health & safety inspections and keeping accurate health & safety records
  • Arranging for annual inspections to be undertaken e.g. gas, water hygiene asbestos
  • General property and site maintenance including redecoration.


Child Protection & Safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including DBS checks and satisfactory references. Therefore, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 document, all applications should be made via Kent Teach online. We are unable to accept any CV's emailed to us. This role is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and amendments to the Exemptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are shortlisted, where possible we will obtain references before interview. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of Eligibility to work in the UK.


We reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate apply.

Information about the school

Seabrook Church of England Primary School is situated in a coastal setting in Seabrook, Hythe and is adjacent to the Royal Military canal. Seabrook is an outstanding half form entry school and enjoys excellent links with the local church, St Martin's, and the surrounding community. There are approximately 104 children on role. The school has 4 mixed age classes, each with an average size of 30 children (15 in the reception class). Seabrook CEP School works closely with it's sister school St Martin's CEP School which it federated with in 2017. The schools share an Executive Headteacher and a leadership team that work across both sites. There are excellent working relationships across the federation which enable staff, children and families to work in partnership to support the education of the children.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all the children and staff. For further information please contact the Executive Headteacher, Mrs E Carter or Heads of School, Mrs S James or Mr J Carter.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01303)238195


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 Education.