- Location: Wirral - North West
- Start Date: September 2018
- Duration: Temporary
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Ancillary (School Support Staff)
- Category: School Support
- Job Ref: LCS60
- Salary: £9 per hour
New Directions are looking to appoint a hardworking and reliable School Caretaker, to work in primary school in Ellesmere Port. The position is a temporary position to start mid September 2018.
The successful candidate must be available to work split shifts, 6-9.30am and 2.30-5.30pm. As the main key-holder for the school, the caretaker will be responsible for opening and closing the premises, checking alarm systems and general security throughout the school.
Further duties will include
- General maintenance & repairs
- Litter picking and basic cleaning duties
- Ground maintenance
- Organising external contractors for major works
- Painting and decorating
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong building / maintenance background and excellent knowledge of Health and safety.
Please note all applicants must hold an 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 0151 515 0822, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 27th July 2018