Part time Caretaker

Waterman Primary School, Rochford

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Job Ref No. ECC2666-40 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Band 2 Point 11
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/02/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: To be arranged  

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Part time Caretaker for school site

18 hours per week with hours by negotiation.

Preferably 2-6pm 3 days a week and 3-6pm 2 days a week. Additionally some evening lettings for which overtime will be paid.

This roles includes working in the school holidays when hours can be consolated by arrangement.

£8273 per annum. £8.82 per hour. (FTE £17,007) including holidays which must be taken during school closures.

We are seeking a part time Caretaker for our small, friendly school. The successful applicant will be supported by senior staff in keeping our school buildings and grounds safe, smart, compliant and fit for providing a high quality education for our pupils. The hours of work will be agreed locally, and will include some unsociable hours for lettings and emergencies, for which overtime will be paid.

Duties will include:

  • Replenishing stock
  • Manual handling of deliveries, checking them off and reporting any shortfall
  • Routine testing of water temperatures, fire extinguishers etc
  • Minor repairs to equipment and buildings
  • Decorating
  • Liaising with contractors
  • Litter picking
  • Cleaning
  • Keeping the outside area tidy including sweeping and minor gardening
  • Key holding

The success applicant will be a valued team member of this small school and supported by the Trust Premises Manager. To arrange an informal visit or to talk about the position please telephone our Facilities Manager Nathan Haisman-Baker on 01268 572672 or email him on

If we receive enough high quality applicants we will close this vacancy early, therefore we advise that you do not delay applying.

Information about the School

Waterman Primary School is a small, friendly school with lovely children. The school is close to transport links. We are part of the HEARTS Academy Trust, a local Trust of schools that has the values of Happiness, achievement, self-esteem, respect & responsibility, truth, spirituality & service.

The Trust is truly innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar year has 184 days of contact time with pupils, 5 non-pupil days, and the equivalent of 6 days of high quality continuous professional development.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical checks, a prohibited from teaching check and references. References will be requested prior to interview.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Penny Partridge
The Boulevard, Rochford
Essex, SS4 1QF
Telephone: 01702 546237

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