Caretaker

Permanent
Cleaning/Caretaking, School/Academy Services
Part Time
Forest Town Primary School, Clipstone Road West, Forest Town, Mansfield, Nottingham, NG19 0ED
25
Grade 2 £17,771 to £18, 426 (pro rata)

Could you belong within our hard working and professional team?

Will you aim high with us in our mission to raise attainment and deliver an outstanding educational experience?

Will you succeed with the challenge, encouragement and support we will offer you?

We are seeking to appoint a caretaker, to work 25 hours (split shift) each week, under the supervision of our site manager. Responsibilities would include;

  • Assisting with the security of the premises together with its contents 
  • Attending to the heating of the premises and ensuring that the required temperatures are maintained. Ensure that the boiler plant equipment, heater cabinets, are cleaned and maintained and faults reported 
  • Attend to the heating of the premises at weekends during the approved winter period when necessary and required 
  • Cleaning of designated areas 
  • Carrying out porterage duties as and when required
  • Carry out minor repairs or works 
  • Ensure that all exterior hard surfaces including artificial/turfed areas are kept clean, including emptying litter baskets, cleaning of drains & gulleys, salting and de-icing of hard surface areas during the winter months and moving of snow to ensure access to the premises
  • Giving adequate supervision and directive advice to cleaning staff where applicable 
  • Available to attend to the requirements of the hirers of the premises for the purpose of evening and weekend lettings 
  • In cases of emergency outside the working week e.g. intruders, fire, floods, etc. be required to attend for such as required 
  • Ensuring the cleaning of internal glass and windows
  • Setting out furniture
  • The successful candidate will also be required to be a key holder

Visits are warmly welcomed; please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.  

For an application pack or further information, please contact the school office or used the attached paperwork.

Closing date and shortlisting: Thursday 7th November 2019. 

Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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