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Caretaker - Full-time

Kingsdown & Ringwould CEP School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3173-37S
  • Posted:15/04/2024
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:1st July 2024
  • App Close Date:03/05/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you somebody who would take pride in ensuring that our school site provides the best environment for children to learn? Do you have a good knowledge of building maintenance and repair?

Our school is looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual who uses their initiative to join our team.

The salary will be Kent Range 5 - £22,595, depending on skills and relevant experience, all year round (52 weeks).

Hours are: 37 hours per week. split shift of Monday to Thursday 7.00am-11.00am, 2.00pm-5.30pm, Friday 7.00am-10.30am, 2.00pm-5.30pm

You will be responsible for safety, security, facilities and liaising with contractors as well as the general maintenance needs of the school and grounds, duties include:-

  • Unlocking/locking the school. To act as key holder, which also includes responding to 'call out' when the alarm sounds out of hours
  • Maintaining all areas of our school site both internally and externally including redecoration, small repairs
  • Liaising with Central Services Team
  • Liaising with contractors
  • Arranging for annual inspections e.g. gas, asbestos
  • Ensuring the outside areas are kept tidy
  • Maintaining stocks of consumables e.g. toilet rolls, paper towels, Replacing consumables e.g. lightbulbs and batteries
  • Working flexibly to support school events e.g. parents evenings, PTFA events. Attend training courses as required

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please call the School Office on 01304 373734 to arrange a tour.

The successful candidate(s) will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the Kent Teach application form will be considered. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

The school is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

Information about the school

We are a popular village school, set in beautiful grounds by the seaside.

Our most recent Ofsted (May 2023) recognised the school as outstanding in all areas and described our children as thoughtful, caring and respectful of others. The children were found to be ambitious; taking responsibility for themselves and always wanting to do well.

Kingsdown and Ringwould CE Primary School is an outward looking school, always seeking to learn from the best. We are a recognised Thinking School and have Nurture School accreditation.

We strive to raise the aspirations of all, by creating independent and resilient learners, who make an individual and collective difference to our local and global environments.

The school is an founding member of DEALT MAT, which we formally joined in January 2021.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 389415


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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.