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Job Ref No. ECC5208-52S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: 2020 Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/02/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/01/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: 27 January 2020 Shortlisting Starts:  20/01/2020

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We are looking to appoint a Caretaker to join our School Community from February 2020 who will take a pride in looking after our school ensuring that we provide a safe, clean and pleasant environment in which our children can learn.

The position is for 15 hours per week, working Monday to Friday for 52.14 weeks per year. Actual daily working hours are negotiable to suit the needs of the school and successful candidate.

Holidays to be taken during school closure periods.

Candidates should:

· Be friendly, hardworking, reliable, self-motivated and set themselves high expectations to ensure the operation of the schools building, grounds and equipment is run to the highest standards.

· Be committed to the school and its ethos

· Have a flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently

· Have strong DIY and handyman skills

Duties will include:

· General repairs and maintenance, locking and unlocking premises, general security, porterage, DIY, record keeping, etc.

· This role includes working in the school holidays when hours can be consolidated by arrangement.

· Monitor work of cleaners

· Ideally you should have an awareness of COSHH, safe manual handling practices and Health and Safety.

Prior experience within a similar setting is desirable, although not essential.

Visits are welcome and recommended. Please contact Malcolm Over on 07865 043437 to make an appointment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please contact Sally Morris, PA to Headteacher. Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing date midnight on the 19th January 2020

Shortlisting: 20th January 2020

Interviews: 27th January 2020

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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Lisa Webb
High Street
Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO16 0DY
Telephone: 01255 861317

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