Site Maintenance/Caretaker Vacancy

We are looking for a caretaker for 10 hours per week , term time only .Wednesday and Thursday preferably

Grade 5 -£23500 – £24294 pro rata


  • Undertake appropriate repairs e.g. redecorating and fixing.
  • Undertake minor/simple repairs e.g. minor plumbing, changing light bulbs unblocking drains.
  • To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory, as per specific schedule for your school.
  • To organise and carry out minor decoration programme as agreed with the headteacher/ school administrator.
  • To organise and carry out minor improvement work e.g. erecting shelves, notice boards, bookshelves etc. as agreed with the headteacher/ school administrator.
  • To be responsible for the operation of a preventative planned maintenance programme and for routine inspections of the buildings, fixtures, fittings, furniture, premises and grounds to assess for minor work or repairs required to be carried out to maintain safe and satisfactory conditions.
  • Operation and maintenance of heating plant, lighting systems and fire safety equipment
  • Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements.
  • Identify defects and record repair and maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure that pathways and all other external hard surface areas are kept clean, free of litter and weeds and that they are gritted or salted when required during wintry conditions.
  • General grounds maintenance i.e. Lawn cutting, weeding, hedge trimming, pavement clearance and general tidying of grounds.


  • Always comply with health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Always promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils (staff & visitors) *.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are always complied with.
  • Treat all users of the school with courtesy and consideration.
  • Present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities.
  •  Complete COSHH risk assessments when required.


·         Relevant experience desirable

·         Handyperson experience, small plumbing and electrical jobs

·         Caretaking/site-keeping experience in a school or similar environment




·         Willingness to undertake induction training.

·         NVQ 2 OR equivalent qualification desirable

·         Good numeracy/literacy skills / GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English




·         Willingness to develop knowledge of use of ICT and other specialist equipment/resources.

·          Working knowledge of relevant polices/codes of practice/legislation.

·         Self motivation

·         Ability to relate well to children and adults.

·         Knowledge of Health & Safety procedures and precautions

·         Knowledge of COSHH regulations

·         Awareness of health and hygiene procedures

·         Knowledge of moving and handling procedures

·         Willingness to participate in development and training opportunities.



Please send your application form to

Closing Date : Wednesday 13th March 2024 at 12noon

Interview Date : Friday 15th March 2024


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