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Caretaker - Full-time

East Stour Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2272-148S
  • Posted:19/07/2019
  • Pay:KR5 - £18,704 to £20,121 (pro-rata £15,165 - £16,3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/08/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 4 September 2019


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person who would like to provide a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community. 

Duties will include: 
- Lock and unlock the school and carry out security checks on the building 
- Carry out and record statutory checks and help maintain Health and Safety records 
- Maintenance of property and grounds to a high standard including liaising with contractors 
- Monitor site stock and order supplies 
- Carry out DIY above and beyond the scope of a competent DIY person, completing more specialist work as required. 
- Willingness to attend training courses including Health and Safety 

Previous experience would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided. A willingness to learn on the job and take initiative is essential though. The successful candidate will be required to act as a key holder.

30 hours per week, 52 weeks per year with 24 days paid holiday entitlement (during school breaks) plus bank holidays 

The hours of working are Monday to Friday 12.30pm to 6.30pm or 1pm to 7pm. Some weekends may be required but would be additional. These hours are a guide and may be altered according to the needs of the school. 

Job description and Person specification are attached. Please complete the on-line application form on Kent-Teach. Please DO NOT send C.V. as this will not be accepted.

Contact: Cathy Chamber, Business Manager on 01233 619240

East Stour Primary Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought, along with other relevant employment checks and completion of the disqualification by association declaration form (Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009)

Information about the school

East Stour is a lively, friendly and good (Ofsted May 2019) Primary School, catering for both established and developing local communities in Ashford. We have modern buildings, including a nursery, and extensive grounds.

We are situated in South Willesborough, an easy walk from the station, and have the advantage of being a two form entry school with a strong leadership structure.

Come and join a supportive and professional family with a good mix of established and new staff who are very successful in providing exciting curriculum opportunities for children of all abilities.

East Stour School is committed to safeguarding our children and the post is subject to a Enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Emma Law
  • Address:Earlsworth Road, South Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0DW
  • Telephone: (01233) 630820
  • Email: elaw@east-stour.kent.sch.uk


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.