Caretaker/Site Manager - Full-time

The Churchill School, Hawkinge

  • Ref:KCC886-2692-78S
  • Posted:26/06/2020
  • Pay:KR5 £19,335
  • Start Date:1 September 2020
  • App Close Date:09/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13 or 14 July 2020


We are looking to appoint a hardworking, skilled, dependable and self-motivated individual to join our vibrant team. We require someone who will contribute to the smooth running of the school by organising and undertaking the caretaking, maintenance and security of the school site and its equipment, as well as being involved in grounds maintenance. The successful candidate will have caretaking or general maintenance skills, a knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and procedures, and a good sense of humour.

We can offer you:

  • Well behaved children who deserve the very best
  • A friendly and supportive school team
  • Appropriate training as required

The hours of work are 37 hours per week.  Our current Caretaker works a split shift (Mon-Thurs 0630hrs-1030hrs, 1430hrs-1800hrs, Fri 0630hrs-1000hrs, 1430hrs-1800hrs) but this may be open to discussion. A willingness to attend call-outs outside of normal working hours is a requirement of this role. The successful candidate will also need to be pro-active and flexible in their approach, energetic and a good communicator.

Informal visits to the school are encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit or find out more please contact the school on 01303 893892.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.


Information about the school

The Churchill is a two form entry school in the town of Hawkinge, two miles north of Folkestone and 10 miles from Canterbury. It is part of the Vicus Trust with Hawkinge Primary School and Cheriton Primary School.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 894928


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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.