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Job Ref No. ECC8822001-97 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Level 5, points 7 – 12
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Job Share Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Vacancy Position


Location: Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery, Lancaster Gardens, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NS

Salary Range: Level 5, points 7 - 12 - £24,294 to £26,421 per annum

Hours of work:

This role is full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks per year. The hours of work will be between 7:00am to 11:00am and from 2:35pm to 6pm.

We are open to considering two-part time employees undertaking a job share arrangement for the role. One person on the morning shift (7am to 10:45am) and one person on the afternoon shift (2:45pm to 6pm finish), totalling 18 hours and 45 mins each per week (18.75 hours). Please note - this option will only be available subject to two suitable candidates being available to undertake the job share.

There may also be the requirement to cover external evening/weekend lettings on an overtime basis.

Start Date: As soon as possible

About the role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Caretaker to support the multi academy trust (MAT) working primarily within Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery.

The successful applicant will:

· Be a team player who takes pride in the appearance and maintenance of the MAT's buildings and grounds.

· Be an enthusiastic, approachable, highly motivated and flexible individual who possesses general building maintenance and caretaking skills.

· Have a good range of DIY skills such as electrical work, decorating, minor plumbing and carpentry.

· Possess good communication skills as you will be liaising with contractors and tradesmen as well as students and staff.

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

Duties may also include general cleaning, dealing with spillages, blockages, locking and unlocking the sites and any ad-hoc duties that may be required.

Reporting to the Estates and Facilities Manager

A full driving licence and use of your own car is essential as you may be required to attend site outside of normal working hours or other Portico schools to support other sites.

For more information about the role and a description of the type of candidate we are looking for please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more detail.

For an informal discussion regarding any aspect of the role, please contact Rebecca Sanderson, Director of HR on 01702 987890 x310.

If you wish to apply for this role, please contactRebecca Sanderson for an application pack at recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk or telephone 01702 987890 x310.

Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024 at midday

Interview Date: TBC

Please include a cover letter with your application form, commenting on how you feel you meet the person specification criteria and providing an insight into your relevant experience.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and shortlisted candidates should be aware that the school will consider carrying out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

Information about the School

Porters Grange Primary School and Nursery is part of Portico Academy Trust.

Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils.

Set in the heart of the community, Porters Grange Primary School offers a welcoming environment that provides a rich curriculum, where children can enjoy learning and where achievement in all aspects of life is celebrated.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Rebecca Sanderson
Porters Grange Primary School & Nursery
Part of Portico Academy Trust
Lancaster Gardens, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 2NS
Telephone: 01702 987890
Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

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