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General Handyperson/Caretaker - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-230S
  • Posted:25/03/2021
  • Pay:£18,576 gross per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBA



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Roll: 1546 (630 in the sixth form)

(Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18)


Full time 37 hours per week

Three shift system to include:

6.00am-2.30pm, 7.30am-4.00pm and 10.00am-6.30pm

£18,576 gross per annum

Applications are invited from an experienced or enthusiastic Handyperson/Caretaker to join our site team.  Duties will include assisting with day to day minor maintenance, grounds maintenance and general caretaking duties.  Possession of handyperson skills (painting, carpentry, plumbing etc) advantageous

Previous experience of this role is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate practical skills, be a team player and self-motivated

The premises team consists of five members of staff who work collaboratively, sharing responsibilities as required.

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections.  

Start date:  ASAP

For further details and an application form, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs A Dennett:

Telephone: 01322 223039 Ext 146; Fax: 01322 291426; Email: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please apply by letter with a completed application form to the Headmaster, Mr W J Oakes, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


Information about the school

The Sunday Times IB School of the Decade

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,546, including 630 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426


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.