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Job Ref No. ECC7069-221 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/02/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Due to promotion, we are looking for a Caretaker to join our friendly site team to work alongside our Site Manager, to help keep our brand new site sparkling clean and well maintanined.

The ideal candidate is someone that takes pride in their work, is thorough, yet fast paced, is approachable, flexible and has a can do attitude! We need someone that is practical and hands on and works well on their own and as part of a team. You will need to be able to manage a varied workload and be able to prioritise efficently to make sure the school site remains safe and functional.

Ideally you will have a category D1 driving license, as management and minor maintenance of our school mini buses are part of the role. Experience of maintaining swimming pools also an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

37 hours per week 52 weeks per year Scale 3 (£18,933 actual salary).

Hours to be agreed but will involve locking and/or unlocking the school and will need to be flexible. (Hours to cover 6.30am - 8.00pm on a weekly rotating shift basis usually 6.30am-2.30pm or 11.45am-8.00pm), You will also be required to be on call in the event of alarm call outs.

Lexden Springs is an inspiring school where no two days are ever the same (but a smile is always guaranteed!) which caters for pupils aged 3 - 19 who have a variety of severe learning difficulties, including some with autism and/or challenging behaviour and some with serious medical conditions.

Due to current restrictions visits to the school are not currently possible. We strongly encourage potential candidates to explore our website for further details relating to our school. We will be conducting interviews over the next few weeks via Microsoft Teams.

Lexden Springs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the Safer Recruitment process the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,age or disability status.

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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Winstree Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 0PZ
Telephone: 01206 563321

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