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Job Ref No. ECC8824000-554 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: LGPS Level 3 Point 5 £19,650 pa plus call out
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: to be arranged on application  

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School Caretaker

Start date: Immediate start

Full Time 37 hours per week operating within a shift system: 5.30 am to 1.30 pm

10.00 am - 6.00 pm

Part-time hours with some flexible working will also be considered.

There will be a requirement to occasionally work outside of these hours to accommodate the needs of the School.

Salary: LGPS Level 3 Point 5 £22,737 pa plus an additional £600 pa call out allowance

We are seeking to appoint a caretaker who will take pride in looking after our school ensuring that we provide a safe, clean and pleasant environment in which our children can learn. The ideal candidate will be friendly, hardworking, reliable, self-motivated and set themselves high expectations to ensure the operation of the school's building, grounds and equipment is run to the highest standards.

Among the duties included, the post holder must be able to undertake cleaning, furniture removal, redecoration, litter clearance, basic repairs and maintenance, heating plant operation and operating mechanical cleaning equipment. Please note that some work involved in this role can be physically demanding.

The ideal candidate will already have relevant work experience and is suitable to work with children and young people. They will be familiar with Health and Safety legislation and requirements (COSHH) and be educated to English and Maths Level 2 or equivalent.

Closing Date: Thursday 27th June 2024

Interviews will be arranged upon receipt of application

Your normal place of work is at Chase High School, however, the Discovery Educational Trust reserves the right to require you to work at any other of its establishments, whether current or future. This may be for a temporary period or on a permanent basis, according to the needs of the employer.

A full job description and application form can be obtained from the school website by following the links to the vacancies section or by contacting Sasha Wisbey, HR Administrator on 01702 354441 or

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the School

Chase High School is a mixed, mainstream secondary school located in Westcliff-on-Sea
, near Southend, Essex. It educates more than 1,000 students aged 11-18 from over 40 countries. Since 2011, the school has had a sixth form.

Chase High School was built more than 100 years ago and recently secured academy status under the Discovery Educational Trust. The secondary school continues to be involved in the community, forging local and international partnerships

At Chase High School, academic achievement and personal performance are pursued in equal measure. Every student matters and the school policy is to treat everyone with dignity and support.

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

Sasha Wisbey, HR Administrator
Chase High School
Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff On Sea
Essex, SS0 0RT
Telephone: 01702354441

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