- Location: Shropshire - West Midlands
- Start Date: February 2019
- Duration: Permanent
- Job Type: Permanent
- Sector: Ancillary (School Support Staff)
- Category: School Support
- Job Ref: Caretaker_Shrop
- Salary: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
New Directions are currently recruiting for a Groundsperson who is highly motivated and determined to uphold the very highest standard in the maintenance of a local Shropshire schools playing fields and grounds.
The Groundsperson role is a permanent role working all year round at the school, 39 hours per week with flexibility required. The successful applicant will be expected to work in an established team and have good general knowledge of ground maintenance. A relevant qualification or experience of a cricket pitch preparation is desirable but not essential.
Caretakers will be responsible for looking after the school site including the buildings and grounds.
The duties of a school caretaker include: general maintenance and minor repairs, liaising with contractors, managing heating and alarm systems, security opening and closing the school, basic cleaning, and key holding.
Caretakers must be honest, reliable and trustworthy. They must be able to work well on their own using their own initiative, as well as working well within a larger team.
Candidates will ideally have previous caretaking experience; however New Directions will consider candidates who have a background in maintenance, decorating, facilities or security. It is mandatory that caretakers have a clear DBS either registered with the Update Service or a New Directions DBS.
The Role of a School Caretaker
- General maintenance and minor repairs
- Liaising with contractors
- Managing heating and alarm systems
- Security opening and closing the school
- Basic cleaning
- Key holding
Please contact New Directions Education for more information on this job vacancy, on 01978 884290, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 9th January 2019