As part of the school’s site team
Proposed start date – as soon as possible after interview
CONTEXT OF THIS APPOINTMENT
We are looking to recruit an additional Caretaker to join the current caretaking team to cover the afternoon/evening shift during term-time, between the hours of 5pm to 10pm on a rota basis. There may be some overtime when there is a particular requirement by the school.
PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE
The additional caretaker role will be responsible for the day to day caretaking of the school site and associated facilities, specialist site services within the school, site security and liaising with external contractors working on site. The afternoon caretaker will be responsible for locking up the school site at the end of the day.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A CARETAKER WHO CAN:
lead by example
take responsibility for the day to day caretaking of the school site
liaise and communicate clearly with other caretaking staff
work with external contractors working on site
be proactive and hands on, carrying out practical tasks when needed
work on a shift pattern basis and cover occasional weekend and staff absence when required
We are keen to hear from interested candidates who: -
have experience working in a caretaking environment
can demonstrate use of appropriate equipment/resources in a caretaking role
have an understanding of health and safety procedures and precautions, including COSHH regulations and an awareness of health and hygiene procedures
can organise and prioritise work load
work as part of a team
can relate well to children and adults
All of the above attributes are desired but not essential.
Salary - Grade 3 scp 5-7 - £22,185 - £22,995
Hours: Minimum 15 hours per week
(Monday – Friday on a rota system subject to change)
Flexibility to cover occasional weekends and absences when required
Key relationships: Deputy Headteacher
Communication with: Pupils (all the time)
Staff (very frequently)
External agencies (often)
Visitors to the school (occasionally)
Archbishop Tenison’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any appointment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as any other pre-employment checks.
Please return completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.