Caretaker PM Job Share

Parkwood Academy, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2114-232S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 6-7 Point 13-24
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Job Title: Caretaker - PM (Job Share) - Parkwood Academy

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 19 hours 30 minutes - working 52.14 weeks per year

Scale: Scale 6 to Scale 7 Point 13-24 (Depending on experience)

Salary: £14,162.80 to £17,404.54 (Depending on experience)

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: 10th July 2024 - Midday

Interviews: TBC

Parkwood Academy are looking for a dedicated, hardworking and reliable Caretaker to ensure the safe operation, statutory compliance and general maintenance of the school. This position is a job share/flexible working opportunity and may suit a retired professional or someone who wishes to train in property maintenance.

You will be required to work 19 hours 30 minutes per week, Monday & Friday 1:30 - 6:00pm Tuesday - Thursday 2:30-6:00pm (possible flexibility around working times, to be discussed at interview).

We are looking for a Caretaker who will take pride in the management, maintenance and cleanliness of our school premises. At Parkwood Academy, we work collaboratively as a team and therefore the successful candidate will need to be approachable, adaptable and have a 'can do' attitude to meet the needs of this fast paced, school environment.

All enquiries are welcome please contact the school office 01245 354605.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you are:

  • Able to prioritise, with a commitment to providing a high-quality service.
  • Experience in building maintenance desirable.
  • Hardworking, punctual, and committed to keeping the school site safe, secure and clean and are willing to work as part of a dedicated team.
  • An excellent timekeeper, reliable and trustworthy.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of Safeguarding.
  • A good communicator and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and or experience of Health & Safety in the workplace.
  • Able to obtain quotations to achieve best value for site works.
  • A positive role model for both staff and pupils.
  • Prepared to undertake relevant training required for the role.

What we can offer you:

  • A collaborative role with the support of the site management team, Trust Site Manager and Estates Manager.
  • Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.
  • A dynamic and collaborative team of leadership who are dedicated and committed to the success of pupils and staff alike.
  • Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role.
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01245 354605, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Parkwood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply for this vacancy' button to complete our application form. Once completed please send to Recruitment at along with your Recruitment Monitoring Information form.

Job Description and Person Specification is also included in the attachments.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

Nestled in the heart of Melbourne Drive, Chelmsford, Parkwood Academy is a thriving primary school within the South Essex Academy Trust (SEAT), a dynamic network of schools that champion collaboration and mutual support. SEAT is a multi-academy trust comprising a family of primary schools that actively work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and staff.

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

Sam Turner
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702559467

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