- Location: Neath Port Talbot - South Wales
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: Long & Short Term
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Ancillary (School Support Staff)
- Category: School Support
- Job Ref: AW04
- Salary: £9 per hour
New Directions are recruiting for an experienced School Caretaker to work on a relief basis in various primary schools in Port Talbot.
Due to the nature of relief work, all applicants must be flexible, reliable and willing to work in different schools covering temporary staff absences such as sickness or maternity.
Primary school caretakers are usually required to work split-shifts, for example 6am – 10am and 3pm – 6pm, to open and close the school premises.
We are seeking applicants with an excellent knowledge of health and safety and some previous experience overseeing building / maintenance.
Responsibilities will include:
- General maintenance and repairs on site
- Overseeing grounds maintenance
- Painting and decorating
- Cleaning duties and supervising cleaning staff
- General security
Please note, all applicants must hold a Child-Only Enhanced DBS Certificate registered with the Update Service, or be willing to pay for a new DBS.
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 029 2039 0133, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 15th January 2019