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Caretaker Facilities - Part-time

Platt CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3325-119S
  • Posted:27/02/2024
  • Pay:KR5 Β£22,595 - Β£23,693
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


🌟 Join Our Team! Caretaker position available at Platt C of E Primary School! 🌟

Are you passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow? We are looking for a dedicated, self-motivated and enthusiastic Caretaker to become an integral part of our school community.

🏫 At Platt C of E Primary School, we believe in providing a supportive and stimulating learning environment for our students. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in everything we do, from our engaging curriculum to our vibrant and welcoming school facilities.  Our school building and site is just over two years old and we want to continue to keep the brand new feeling to it.

🌟 Responsibilities:

As our Caretaker, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness, safety, and functionality of our school premises. Your responsibilities will include:

βœ… Conducting routine inspections of the school grounds and facilities.

βœ… Performing minor repairs and maintenance tasks.

βœ… Ensuring a high standard of cleanliness in classrooms, corridors, and common areas.

βœ… Collaborating with school staff to address maintenance needs.

βœ… Assisting with the setup and breakdown of events and activities.

βœ… Liaising with and working alongside contractors.

βœ… Being a designated key holder, responding to alarm callouts if necessary.


πŸ’Ό Qualifications:

To succeed in this role, you should possess:

πŸ› οΈ Previous experience in a similar caretaker or facilities management role.

🧹 Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

πŸ”§ Basic knowledge of maintenance and repair tasks.

πŸ‘« Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

πŸš€ A highly proactive and positive attitude.


πŸŽ‰ What We Offer:

In return for your dedication and hard work, Platt C of E Primary School offers:

🌈 A supportive and collaborative work environment.

πŸ“š Opportunities for professional development.

πŸŽ“ The chance to make a positive impact on the lives of young learners.


Join us in creating a vibrant and inspiring learning environment for our students! You are welcome to visit the school ahead of applying - please contact the school office.

Platt C of E Primary School awaits your talent and dedication. Apply today and be a part of our educational journey! 🌺🏫

Information about the school

We are a small, one form entry community church of England school made up of 180 kind, motivated and excited learners. Our vision is based on the parable of the mustard seed in that we aim for all children to grow, flourish and be responsible and reflective individuals. The staff at our school are valued and are expected to embrace our Christian vision and the values of Care – Learn – Forgive. Our children are confident and proud of their school and belonging to it. We believe education should not only equip children academically and emotionally but provide memories and shape our children to 'live life in all its fullness' (John 10:10).

We moved into our beautiful new school building in September 2021 and you will be part of growing our site and our learning community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and to this end all staff are subject to DBS checks.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:School Office
  • Address:Platinum Way, St Mary's Platt, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8FH
  • Telephone: (01732) 882596
  • Email: Office@platt.kent.sch.uk


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.