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Part time Caretaker - Temporary contract

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Job description

I'm currently working with a Seconadary School who require a caretaker to work Part time until Christmas. The position will be on a temporary basis but could extend after the Christmas Holiday.

Start Date - ASAP

An enhanced DBS is essiential

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and burglar alarms.
  • Be a trustworthy key holder responsible for the open and close of the site.
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of the premises.
  • To assist with inspection of the heating plant on a daily basis, carry out minor maintenance and report other defects. (Items of minor maintenance should be carried out if within the capability of the Caretaker and if the appropriate tools are available in the school).
  • Provide routine development and maintenance i.e. minor decoration, repairs and those tasks which would not normally require the services of an outside contractor.
  • Attend to the heating and lighting of the premises and maintain the required equipment.
  • Be available to attend the school in cases of emergency outside the working week e.g. intruders, fire, weather damage.
  • To sweep all external hard surface areas, remove weeds from between slabs and at edge of building, clear leaves and litter from drain covers and disinfect drains.
  • To clear paths of snow and spread salt as required for the health and safety of pupils and staff
  • To receive deliveries and carry out porterage duties in any area of the site to include removal or rearrangement of furniture within the school.
  • To assist with handyperson duties which are within the capability of the Caretaker and for which the appropriate tools are available in school, and to report defects of the fabric of the building.
  • To remove litter from all areas within the school grounds and within the premises.
  • To clear any blockage, spillage or other hazard arising during the course of the school day.
  • To assist with administrative duties, for example submit job orders, order cleaning materials, under the direction of the Headteacher,
  • If necessary to attend out of normal working hours any emergency situation which may arise.
  • To attend evening lettings when required.
  • Liaise with outside agencies/ contractors as necessary to carry out additional work.
  • Work effectively with the Academy to ensure services, resources and equipment represents value for money within the schools budgetary parameters.
  • To work within the detail of the school's Health, Safety and Welfare Policy.
  • To carry out weekly fire alarms checks and to regularly check fire extinguishers.
  • To carry out weekly and monthly emergency lighting checks.
  • To manage security systems and liaise with the overnight security provider and ensure the effective working of the alarm systems.

Please contact Dave on 01522 244682

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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