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Secondary School Caretaker

Job description


  • Full time
  • Initially 3 months contract - with the view to be extended
  • Start date: 15th July 2019 - then returning in September 2019
  • £9.50 p/h
  • Secondary School

An Ofsted graded 'Good' Secondary School in the South of Preston is looking for appoint a School Caretaker to work the hours of 8am until 4pm, full time, Mon-Fri. The role is initially for 3 months, with the view to be extended after the Autumn term.

You will be joining an average sized, and oversubscribed secondary school, in the leafy surroundings in the South of Preston. The school is near major public transport links and easily accessible links from the motorways.

The role:

  • Carrying out day-to-day maintenance.
  • Booking outside contractors for major repair work
  • Making sure that heating, lighting and alarm systems are working properly
  • Making sure that doors and windows are locked when the building is not in use
  • Checking the premises to guard against vandalism or break-ins
  • Opening up the building in the morning and locking it at the end of the day
  • Arranging chairs and tables for meetings and clearing away afterwards
  • Ordering materials & new equipment
  • Taking bookings if rooms in the building are available for hire.

Please contact Emily in the Preston Office on 01772 842152 or email

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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