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Job Ref No. ECC7032-114S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: approx. £12,000
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 16 July 2024  

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Treetops Specialist School & College

Centre of Excellence

Buxton Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 2WU

Tel.: 01375 372723


Lettings Caretaker

Pay: approx. £12,000

Hours: 17 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, as follows;

Tuesday to Thursday 1800 to 2130

Saturday 0830 to 1530 (half hour lunch)

Leave: 4 weeks annual leave plus 2.8 weeks statutory holiday (pro-rata)

Required: asap

Treetops School is a special academy catering for pupils with a wide range of needs including moderate learning difficulties, speech and communication difficulties, autism and general developmental delay.

We are looking to appoint a lettings caretaker to work as part of our site team.

Duties & Responsibilities: The main duties will be to support the school's lettings program, which runs outside of school hours. The lettings caretaker will work as part of the site team and will support the Site Manager in his objective of ensuring the efficient and effective day-to-day running, presentation and management of the school site, ensuring a warm, clean, safe and secure environment for all authorised users of the site and visitors. Main duties will include;

· Opening and closing the site and relevant buildings to allow use by lettings clients.

· Manning the School entrance during school events and lettings.

· Clean halls after lettings use, as well as toilet and facilities used by lettings clients.

· Secure site by locking and alarming buildings.

· Additional machine cleaning of floors when and where possible as agreed with Site Manager.

· Carrying out minor ongoing repairs and maintenance.

· Supervision of maintenance contractors on site as directed.

· Portering of deliveries and consumables.

· Supporting the School's timely waste management collections including all recyclables.

· Moving of furniture and the setting up and taking down of tables and chairs for special events, functions and meetings.

· Maintaining of the School grounds; including clearing the grounds of rubbish, leaves, snow/ice as appropriate.

· Ensuring that the boundary area, walls, entrances and exits are clear, accessible and secure at all times.

· Carrying out reasonable duties as required by the Headteacher or senior members of staff.

The Lettings Caretaker will become a trusted 'Key Holder' for the school and will be expected to carry out any necessary duties that this may involve including opening the school in the morning and locking up in the evening.

An application form can be downloaded from our website and submitted either by hand, post or email ( marked for the attention of Mrs K Lambie, HR Manager.

Closing date for applications: midday, Friday 12 July 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 16 July 2024

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a medical check and satisfactory references.

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The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a medical check, satisfactory references and the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

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

Jon Brewer
Treetops School
Buxton Road, Grays
Essex, RM16 2WU
Telephone: 01375 372723

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