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Caretaker - Part-time

Sholden CEP School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3358-137S
  • Posted:10/05/2024
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:10/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


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

Sholden CE Primary School and Worth Primary School are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual who uses their initiative to join the team.

The salary will be Kent Range 4 (actual salary £7,332), term time only and occasional need in the school holidays paid as overtime.

Hours are: 10 hours per week at Sholden CE Primary School and 5hrs at Worth Primary School.  Hours to be agreed with Headteachers.

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 could also include 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
  • Carrying out routine checks
  • 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 schools are welcome and encouraged. Please call the Sholden’s School Office on 01304 374852 and Worth’s School Office on 01304 612148 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.


Information about the school

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a delightful small, church primary school located on the outskirts of Deal. We have 4 classes, 3 of which are mixed year groups and approximately 105 pupils on roll. We have wonderful, hard working and well behaved pupils, a dedicated team of professionals to lead them and a welcoming school community.

The school prides itself on being a church school with 5 specific values (Kindness, Courage, Peace, Love and Forgiveness) based on the fundamental beliefs in one God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Anglican tradition.

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a member of DEALT (Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 374852


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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.