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Job Ref No. ECC2983-81S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 4 Point 6
Position Start Date: 06/06/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 24/05/2022  

Job Description

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Caretaker

Scale 4 Point 6 £20,680 (including Fringe) - Dependent on skills and experience

Hours 37 per week (possibility of a split shift 7am-11.40am and 2.45pm-5.45pm)

Start Date: June 2022

Believe, Succeed, Inspire

Harlowbury Primary School are looking to appoint a Caretaker to work in our school. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who is flexible in their approach to work. You will be self-motivated, reliable, safety conscious, resourceful, energetic and keen to work as part of a successful and hardworking team.

We will be moving to a brand- new school site in the future and by joining the Harlowbury team at this time you will be a key member of staff facilitating the move. The safety of pupils will be of upmost importance and you will be committed to ensuring that the school is a clean, safe, secure and welcoming environment.

Duties also include liaising with contractors and assisting the Headteacher and the governors in making decisions about the school premises. You will be available for occasional out-of-hours work.

The successful candidate should have:

Practical building maintenance skills
Basic IT skills
Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to successfully manage cleaning staff and get involved in cleaning operations around the school
The ability to be organized and use your own initiative
A can- do attitude and a commitment to get "stuck in".

Harlowbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young children and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to full pre-employment checks and enhanced CRB clearance.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and caring person to work as our Site Manager. This is a highly valued and responsible position and it is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate:

A firm commitment to the school and its ethos
A flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently
General maintenance and caretaking skills
A good range of DIY skills for example decorating and plumbing
Good record keeping skills
A good standard of written English
Good ICT Skills
Ability to manage other staff and contractors
The successful candidate will be required to undertake:

Porterage and other manual duties
Some evening and weekend work
Locking and unlocking of premises and key holder responsibilities
Routine Health and Safety checks as required by legislation
Some Cleaning duties
Reporting to the Governing Body on premises matters

Please contact the school office for details or to arrange a visit

Closing date: 20/05/2022

Interview date: 24/05/2022

Information about the School

We are a flourishing single form entry primary school that has an excellent Speech and Language Centre.

Our inspirational staff, rigorous leadership team and dedicated governors are committed to excellent outcomes for all our pupils and will equip them with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to be successful in their learning.

Our amazing pupils believe that they can succeed and overcome barriers to inspire others! Our staff and learning community foster and develop our approach to learning through our core values and attitudes. We aim to inspire our pupils to harness their skills and energy so that they benefit from every minute at school. We encourage children to flourish both emotionally and academically and each child is celebrated for their individuality.

Please see our website which will give you a flavour of school life at Harlowbury.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Vicky Early
Watlington Road, Old Harlow
Essex, CM17 0DX
Telephone: 01279 423444
Email: admin@harlowbury.essex.sch.uk

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