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Primary and Secondary School Caretaker, Chester

  • Location: Chester
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £11.00 - £13.00 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking to appoint an experienced school Caretaker to work on a relief basis at both Primary and Secondary Schools within the Wirral and Chester area.

Our clients will offer both short and long term temporary positions, therefore all applicants must be flexible, conscientious and willing to work in various schools.

It is preferred that the applicant has access to transport as some schools will require their Caretaker to work split shifts.

Our clients are seeking applicants who have previously worked within schools and have key-holding experience.

Job Specification

Caretakers are responsible for looking after a 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
  • 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 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’s mandatory that caretakers have a clear DBS either registered with the Update Service or a New Directions DBS.

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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