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Job Ref No. ECC2150-122S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale2-3 point 3-5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 7th June 2022 Shortlisting Starts:  26/05/2022

Job Description

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Location: John Ray Junior School, CM7 1HL with possible, occasional travel to our other Braintree school sites

Contract type: 36.25 hours, 52 weeks

Hours: Split shift: 7:00 - 10:30, 14:30 - 18:15

Salary FTE £18887-£19650 , actual salary £18881-£19208

John Ray Junior School is part of the Compass Partnership of Schools, an innovative and forward thinking Trust based in Essex and Greenwich. This unique partnership provides immense opportunities to develop the quality of provision and outcomes for children across our schools.

Are you committed to the local community?

Would you take pride in establishing a learning environment that is safe, attractive and inviting?

Would you like to work as part of a team committed to providing an outstanding education for all our pupils?

Our children need a proactive and cheerful caretaker who they know will take pride in our school and help to keep them safe by looking after our school and grounds. We strive for excellence in the achievement of all pupils and staff. We are looking for someone who:

• is a team player with a "hands on & can do" approach

• is committed, enthusiastic, flexible and shows initiative

• possesses building maintenance, DIY and caretaking skills

• takes pride in their work and appreciates the importance of maintaining a safe and attractive learning environment for children

• has good communication and numeracy skills

Visits are welcomed, please contact to arrange this or for any further information.

Please use the attached application form and send completed forms to Please put in your email header the school you are applying for and the job vacancy title.

Start date is dependent on checks and if candidate is required to give notice to current employer.

The Compass Partnership of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending our schools. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check being completed. This post is also subject to a satisfactory probationary period and medical clearance.

Information about the School

Our school is a four-form entry junior school catering for children from 7-11. We work in close partnership with our neighbouring infant school as well as other local primary schools.

Our school is a calm and purposeful environment where each child is valued and feels part of the school community. We work hard to promote the social, moral and cultural development of children so they develop positive relationships with staff and each other to help them to build confidence, independence and resilience. Our core values of respect, trust, responsibility, courage, perseverance and hope are well known by everyone in our school community and children use these values in all aspects of school life. Our children are happy at school and the staff work hard to ensure that learning is exciting, fun and memorable. We want every child to master the core skills of English and mathematics and for them to learn through a rich and creative curriculum. In short, we want to create a learning community that has every child skipping through our gates each day!

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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Contact Information

Alison Greenhill
Notley Road, Braintree
Essex, CM7 1HL
Telephone: 01376 324107

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