Home

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Caretaker - Full-time

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-197S
  • Posted:30/11/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 3/4 (£15,628-£18,058)
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:12/12/2018 at 09:00
  • Interviews:17th December 2018

Advert

We have a vacancy for a full-time Caretaker with effect from January 2019. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Site Manager in the cleaning, maintenance and caretaking activities to ensure the safety, security and sound condition of the buildings, hydrotherapy pool, facilities and grounds.

The post holder will be expected to have experience in building maintenance and/or cleaning and skills in a number of disciplines. They will also need to be flexible and self-motivated, have good communication skills and a good understanding of the health and safety requirements of a large site.

Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential.

This is a year round contract for 37 hours per week. Working hours will be finalised on appointment but are likely to be 10.30am to 6.30pm. There will also be a requirement to switch shifts as required and to work evenings and weekends on an occasional basis. Overtime hours will be paid at the appropriate rate.

Please note that Ifield School is federated with our neighbouring primary school, Kings Farm and there will be an occassional requirement to work on that site when the need arises.

For further information or an application form please contact ifieldschool@aol.com or speak to Leigh Picton on 01474 365485.

Information about the school

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. We have a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school.

Ifield was designated a National Teaching School in September 2014 and is committed to the development of the Thames Teaching Alliance.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KSENT, a Co-operative Trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with Kings Farm Primary School under one Governing Body known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Abigail Birch
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: ifieldschool@aol.com

Fax: 01474 569744

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.