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Caretaker - Full-time

Lady Boswell's CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3317-77S
  • Posted:12/09/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/10/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 8 October 2018


We are looking to recruit a caretaker to join our team at Lady Boswell’s Church of England Primary School. The caretaker will be responsible for the security, caretaking, cleaning and general maintenance needs of the school and grounds.

We are a caring and committed team, where the rights and responsibilities of pupils, staff and parents are valued.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week over a split shift 7.00am – 11.00am and 3.00pm – 6.30pm (with a 6.00pm finish on Fridays).

The holiday entitlement of 24 days is to be taken during the school holidays in agreement with the Headteacher.

Duties will include:

  • Unlocking/locking the school
  • Taking pride in maintaining all areas of our school site both internally and externally to a very high standard
  • Undertaking health & safety inspections and keeping accurate health & safety and fire records
  • Liaising with contractors e.g. caterers, cleaners
  • Arranging for annual inspections to be undertaken e.g. gas, air conditioning, asbestos
  • General property and site maintenance including redecoration, small repairs
  • Ensuring the outside areas are kept free from litter and leaves
  • Undertake cleaning duties of our office areas plus other areas as required
  • Replacing consumables e.g. lightbulbs and batteries
  • Maintaining stocks of consumables e.g. toilet rolls, paper towels
  • Porterage of goods delivered to the site
  • Working flexibly to support the school with events e.g. parents evenings, summer and Christmas Fairs. This will involve some pre arranged evenings.
  • Attend training courses as required

The salary will be Kent Range 4 £17,189 - £18,058.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be someone who thrives in creating an organised, safe and clean environment for our children to learn
  • Be a good team player, flexible and prepared to use their initiative
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have regard to the Christian character of the School and its Foundation

Previous experience would be beneficial but training will provided. The successful candidate will be required to act as key holder.

Lady Boswell’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

If you would like to see our school before applying, please call the School Office to arrange a tour (please note the office is closed until Tuesday 4 September).

Please apply on line via www.kent-teach.com.

Information about the school

Set on the edge of the beautiful Knole Park Estate in Sevenoaks Lady Boswell’s Primary School has a strong sense of history, having been established in 1675. We are a Christian school which provides a safe and happy haven that allows every child to develop and learn in a kind and caring environment whilst achieving the highest academic standards.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 465069


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.