Caretaker - Full-time

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-180S
  • Posted:07/09/2021
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/10/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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This position is all year round based on 37 hours per week , 52 weeks a year on a split shift basis.

KR4 £18,517- £19,625

6-10.30am - 3-6pm  Monday-Thursday

6-10.00am - 3-6pm Friday

Purpose of the Job

The post involves providing a range of duties covering security, heating, lighting, cleaning, porterage, minor repairs and maintenance.  Working hours may be subject to variation and call-out at weekends and unsociable hours may be necessary from time to time.

Are you the kind of person who:

Is hard working and conscientious?

Is flexible and friendly?

Cares about the environment they work in?

 Our Caretaker is responsible for:

  1. Opening & Locking the school -As primary key holder this is a split shift.  This role also includes being the emergency contact and overtime for lettings.
  2. Organising our team of cleaners.
  3. Health & Safety - This includes liaising with our H&S provider and Trust Business Manager; as well as completing relevant checks.
  4. General maintenance and liaison with external contractors. The role also includes some project management.

The following skills and knowledge would be desirable: Training is provided if required.

  • COSHH
  • Fire Safety 
  • Asbestos Management
  • Water Management - Legionella
  • Health & Safety at work
  • Manual Handling
  • Working at Heights
  • First Aid

 What we can offer you in return

  • Lovely Children
  • A friendly working environment
  • A great team of people 
  • Lovely surroundings
  • A varied , lively and interesting role

Wrotham Road Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references being obtained.

If you would like to know more about our unique school then please contact the office for further information.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in July 2016 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

Wrotham Road is now part of "The Pathway Academy Trust". TPAT consists of 5 schools: Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Culverstone Green and Meopham Community Academy School. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

Wrotham Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure check.

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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.