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Caretaker - Full-time

Knole Academy, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6905-498S
  • Posted:05/04/2024
  • Pay:Knole Academy 6
  • Start Date:May 2024
  • App Close Date:22/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised



Knole Academy Pay Scale 6, £23,801 - £25,262 per annum 37 hours per week all year around

Hours of work Monday to Friday,  including 3 different rota’d shift patterns between 6.30 am and 7.00 pm

Knole Academy in Sevenoaks is looking for an enthusiastic professional to support our Site Manager and his team. 

This postholder will be required to be responsible for the opening and closing of the site at designated times, attend to any contractors, have a good knowledge awareness of general health and safety legislation and issues relating to the school site.  The role also involves general site maintenance, repairs and cleaning and driving of the school minibus so the appropriate driving licence is essential. 

Staff well-being is a focus of the academy and our staff benefit from private medical care, free gym membership, a well maintained and resourced working environment and consideration of maintaining an effective work life balance.

Our academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required. If you would like to join our team please download our application form from our website. 

Closing date: Monday 22 April, 9.00 am

Interviews:  To be advised

Only short listed candidates will be contacted further.


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Information about the school

Introduction to Knole Academy

Knole Academy has a capacity for 1550 students aged 11-19. We are an all ability co-educational school with a grammar stream which has developed exponentially over the last few years. We foster an engaging learning ethos, using state-of-the-art technologies to develop new skills and create high aspirations. We deliver the IB Curriculum within our popular Sixth Form and offer a wide variety of extra curricular activities such as CCF (Combined Cadet Force) and Duke of Edinburgh Awards, dance and PE fixtures. Our Pastoral department is very supportive offering two in house Counsellors, well being dogs and friendly staff.

Our school is located close to good transport links with Sevenoaks and Bat and Ball stations nearby and with ample staff parking facilities.

We are seeking:

  • staff who are reflective about their own teaching practice - we offer a supportive peer lesson observation programme within our teaching and learning team
  • staff who are confident and skilled with behaviour management
  • staff who are committed to ongoing CPD

We offer:

  • a well resourced school environment with great facilities
  • Lead Practitioners and mentors to support our ECTs
  • commitment to staff development
  • free membership to our on site gym
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Well being dogs
  • on line parent consultations
  • supportive of a good work life balance

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Rose Marsaud
  • Address:Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3LE
  • Telephone: 01732 454608
  • Email: hr@knoleacademy.org
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.