Job Vacancies

Primary School Caretaker

  • Location: Newport
  • Duration: Long Term
  • Salary: £9.50 - £10 per hour
  • Start date: September 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

We are looking to appoint a reliable and motivated school caretaker, to work on a temporary supply basis in primary schools in Newport and surrounding areas.

The positions can vary depending on the specific school requirements; however, the working hours will usually be split-shifts (7 am – 11 am and 3 pm – 6 pm), therefore all applicants will ideally have access to transport. There may also be some requirement to work during school holidays.

Previous maintenance experience is essential, as the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall upkeep of the school premises.

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 offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Cardiff branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0133 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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