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Caretaker - Full-time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-187S
  • Posted:01/05/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/05/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Required as soon as possible 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, capable and proactive Caretaker to carry out general caretaking duties. This position is based at our Goldwyn Ashford site in Godinton Lane, Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3BT but may involve working at other Goldwyn sites. 

Duties include:

  • carrying out basic building repairs,
  • scheduled maintenance
  • record keeping
  • statutory testing and recording
  • key holder responsibilities 

The successful candidate will also need to be flexible and self-motivated, have good communication skills and a good understanding of the health and safety requirements. Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential. 

Due to the location of the school, you will need to be a car driver and there is free parking available at the school.

This post is offered on a salary of Kent Range 4; £17,189 to £18,058 but for the right candidate, the salary can be negotiated, and is for 37 hours per week, all year round. Overtime of 5.5 hours per week paid at x1.33 is available.

Please contact Stuart Davis; stuart.davis@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk  if you require any further information or would like to visit the school.


Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have a "learning difference". Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high GCSE aspirations as well as encouraging their inherent talents through music, art, languages, technology, science, sport, vocational education and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational and committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education which develops the whole child academically, socially and emotionally. We focus our energies on ensuring that all children aim for excellence in their work and are able to achieve the very best that they can.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 16 (provision for 16+ is delivered at Goldwyn Sixth Form College). Students who are admitted to the school have complex and wide ranging difficulties and come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and a wide geographical area.

Goldwyn School is an Outstanding School for students with SEMH needs, and consists of: • Goldwyn Ashford in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT) • Goldwyn Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY) • Goldwyn Plus at Goldwyn Educational Studios in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme) • Goldwyn Sixth Form College, Ashford (TN23 3BT) and Folkestone (CT19 5BY)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177


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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.