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Caretaker - Full-time/Part-time

St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3754-131S
  • Posted:22/07/2019
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:31/08/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4 September 2019


Caretaker 20 hours a week (Monday to Friday) including school holidays/closures.

The Governors of St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School are looking to recruit a responsible, friendly, enthusiastic and highly committed caretaker who will ensure that our school is a safe, clean, tidy and secure environment to facilitate effective teaching of our children.

 The post is part-time, with split shifts each day covering 20 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, including 24 days annual leave, to be taken during school holidays.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have a positive and proactive approach to taking care of the school;


  • Be responsible for managing the upkeep of the school building and grounds with the ability to work alone using own initiative;


  • Be practical, dedicated, highly motivated, hardworking and flexible;


  • Be skilful with a proven range of site maintenance skills, including general repairs, cleaning, painting and decorating. Other skills such as plumbing, DIY including carpentry would be advantageous;


  • Be able to relate well to adults and children;


  • Be an important member of our school team and have a positive approach to this key role.


If you would like to find out more about our school please contact the school office to book for an informal visit.


The school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Information about the school

St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School has strong links with our three feeder parishes, has enthusiastic and motivated children from a wide catchment area and diverse backgrounds, and a friendly and supportive staff. The curriculum is creative and well resourced. The school is close to the town centre and set in pleasant grounds. The school is part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership and is linked to St Margaret Clitherow Primary School in Tonbridge with a shared Executive Academy Principal and Area Business Manager.

In November 2015 Ofsted granted us Good with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare.

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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.