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Job Ref No. ECC2027-61S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Band 3
Position Start Date: 01/03/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/01/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 28th & 29th January 2020 Shortlisting Starts:  22/01/2020

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Oakwood Infant and Nursery School are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and practical person to join our friendly and professional site team.

You must have an aptitude for maintenance tasks, be able to work on your own initiative and be able to follow instructions. Key duties will include site security - unlocking and locking, caretaking, cleaning, minor repairs and general maintenance duties.

You will need to be in good health due to the physical nature of some of the work and have a flexible approach to a variety of tasks, whilst understanding the need to prioritise workload, to ensure good risk management in a school environment.

Previous experience in a similar position would be beneficial. Qualifications or experience in a trade (electrical, plumbing, building) would also be desirable.

A general overview of Health and Safety would also be an advantage but training will be given.

You will need to be able to communicate effectively with people including children, staff, outside contractors and school governors.

Oakwood Infant and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

Applications for this position must be made online, via the Essex School's Jobs Site. Visits to the School are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs Langstone, Personnel Manager 01255 421168 or via email

Information about the School

Oakwood Infant and Nursery School is a large, 4 form entry Infant and Nursery School in the seaside town of Clacton.

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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Kathy Maguire-Egan
Windsor Avenue, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO15 2AH
Telephone: 01255 421168

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