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Primary School Caretaker

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

New Directions are seeking a hardworking and motivated individual, to cover a temporary Caretaker position in a primary school in Torfaen. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall upkeep of the premises.

All applicants must be flexible and willing to work split-shifts and varying hours as requested by the school. Applicants must also have a practical knowledge of DIY and maintenance as well as an excellent awareness of health and safety.

Duties will include:

  • Key-holding and security
  • Opening and closing the premises
  • General maintenance and repairs on site
  • Painting and decorating
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Cleaning duties

This is an excellent opportunity to join the team at a local primary school and be responsible for the general up-keep and maintenance of the 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
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • 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, branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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